PremiumRicardo Costa: Identity refined according to time

40 years old, 20 years of career and 10 years in front of The Yeatman restaurant, with an unmissable view over the Douro River. Chef Ricardo Costa adds round numbers of age and experience, in addition to the two Michelin stars he already had on the menu, in a year that is not being easy for the world. We went to meet the man behind the chef's jacket.

On one of the slopes of the Douro, more specifically on the banks of Vila Nova de Gaia, stands The Yeatman, whose kitchen has been in charge of chef Ricardo Costa for 10 years.

With his sleeves rolled up and ready to dominate the kitchen he commands, the chef who was born in 1980 celebrates this year three round numbers: 40 years old, 20 years of career as a chef and 10 years in front of the gastronomic restaurant The Yeatman, which was born precisely in 2010.

Ricardo Costa is from Aveiro, but it was in Vila Nova de Gaia that he became executive chef in 2010, and where in 2011 and 2017 the gastronomic restaurant reached, under his leadership and authority, the maximum exponent that any luxury cuisine in Portugal dreams of. reach: Michelin stars, in this case the gastronomic restaurant even adds up to two.

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