#FOURNews | Alex Atala to cook at Mirazur

22 Jun 2016
2 min read
As part of the ten year anniversary celebrations taking place at Mauro Colagreco’s Michelin star restaurant, Mirazur, chef Alex Atala will man the helm on June 28.

Over the next few months ten great chefs and ten great friends of Mauro Colagreco will be welcomed into the kitchens of Mirazur to cook forthe anniversary of the restaurant turning ten.

Argentinian-born chef, Mauro Colagreco,has organised an impressive line-up of guest chefs for the celebrations, which are expected to be some of the most sought after events of the year. With limited availbility for the dinners, advanced booking is highly recommended for these one-off collaborations.

The first such dinner took place on 27 May when three Michelin-starredDavid Kinchappeared as the first guest chef atMirazur. Hisunique style of cooking is recognised throughout the world for its creative combinationof Japanese and Catalan-inspired flavours.

Next on the list will be world famous chef, Alex Atala of award-winning D.O.M restaurant inSão Paulo, Brazil. The ex-punk DJ and Michelin star chefwill be joining Mauro to cook in the restaurant on 28 June.​Alex Atala is akeen explorer of the ingredients of his native land, Brazil, andhas quickly gained a reputation as one of the world’s most influential chefs and one who continues to redefine Brazilian cuisine, one extraordinary dish at a time.

Opening his first restaurant, D.O.M, inSão Pauloin 1999, Alex was one of the first to use indigenous and exotic produce sourced in the Amazon forest in a fine dining setting.Since, Alex has gone on to dedicate his culinary life to exploring Brazilian ingredients and finding sustainable solutions to sourcing them, both at his restaurant and on paper, including publishing reference-cum-recipe bookD.O.M – Rediscovering Brazilian Ingredientswhich gives readers an insight to his unique relationship with Brazilian produce and the food he creates with it.

After the exclusive guest chef dinner with Alex on June 28,the guest dinners will continue as below;

July 7– Japanese chefNarisawa Yoshihiroof Tokyo based restaurant Narisawa.

September 8 -Andoni Luis Adurizof the Spanish restaurant Mugaritz.

September 21– Peruvian chefVirgilio Martinezof Central restaurant in Lima.

October 4- Emmanuel Renautof Flocons de Sel in Megeve.

October 5-Sebastien Brasof Bras restaurant inLaguiole, France.

October 19– Mexican chefJorge Vallejoof Mexico City’s Quintonil restaurant.

October 27-Last but not least,Massimo Bottura, chef of Osteria Francescana.

You can find details about the special eventshere.