THE best female chef in Latin America this year is from Brazil: Manu Buffara name in command of restaurant manu in Curitibawas crowned with the distinction this Tuesday (20).
Recognition was given by Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants award that elects the best restaurants in Latin America.
In the announcement on social media, the chef celebrated the title and stressed that “to be recognized not only for my food but for my philosophy is an honor that I am proud to share with my family and the entire Manu team”.
With a career that spans 16 years in gastronomy, the chef has already name in Copenhagen – voted the best restaurant in the world for five years -, and in the trendy Alinea in Chicago.
In 2011, the professional opened her own house in the capital of Paraná, Manu, which helped put Curitiba on the gastronomic map.
“This is just the beginning for us, and we intend to use this platform and the power of female voices to elevate Curitiba on the world stage and show first-hand how community engagement around food can lead to a better quality of life for all. ”, pointed out the chef.
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O manu, his restaurant in Curitiba, currently appears in the 49th among the best in Latin America . The award highlights the house from Paraná as “an ode to a cornucopia of Brazilian flavors”.
From the kitchen come family-inspired dishes with characteristics inherited from their parents – from their beginnings in the countryside with their father to their moments at the seaside with their mother.
Sustainable agriculture, fair food and the waiting time for each harvest are some of the pillars worked by the chef. Beef, including, has not been on the menu since 2019.
In 2020, he founded the Manu Buffara Institute which focuses on projects for healthy eating and social inclusion.
Currently, Buffara is about to open her second restaurant, this time in New York. christened of she the house must combine North American ingredients with Brazilian flavors.
The chef will receive the award in hand on November 15 at the 2022 Latin America 50 Best Restaurants unveiling ceremony.
The Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants event will take place in Mérida, a city on the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, and will return to the in-person format, which has not taken place since 2019.
Source: CNN Brasil