Executive Chef Albano Laurenco was distinguished with one Michelin Star in the Arcadas Restaurant in the Boutique Hotel Quinta das Lagrimas in Coimbra, surrounded by gardens and history it preserves the story of D Pedro de Ines in a romantic style by means of its light and elegant décor and the appeal of each dish created by Executive chef Albano Laurenco.
He has been the executive chef in Boutique Hotel Quinta das Lagrimas where he develops an excellent work allied to creativity and flavours of the region and the Mediterranean. Holder of a Michelin star Chef Albano Laurenco born in Seixo de Mira first had contact with cuisine for fun but it has become a lasting passion, his career was made per various restaurants in the Algarve and he is frequently invited to participate in gastronomic events throughout the country, he was also distinguished by Inter Magazine as figure of the year in Portugal.
Myself and the group were guests in this magnificent Boutique hotel Quinta das lagrimas, visiting the beautiful University town of Coimbra and surroundings in the mornings and evenings would be spent in the cooking school with Chef Albano learning his Artistic and magnificent philosophy of cooking.
This is a great tour for a group of friends and to learn the beauty of Portuguese Cuisine, the highlight of this trip I must point out are the desserts, Portuguese desserts are the best in the world.
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