With a steadfast determination to remain true to his Brazilian routes, Sao Paolo native and head chef at D.O.M., Alex Atala, showcases Brazilian ingredients in each dish with creativity and exuberance.
Atala is often a frontrunner in experimenting with new ingredients from the Amazon forest, crops from local farmers and edible flowers and plants grown in Brazil.
D.O.M. consistently ranks as one of the top restaurants in the world because of Atala’s ingenuity in the kitchen and sustainable practices. Menu items include ingredients like heart of palm, cambuca fruit and tucupi juice. Food is executed to perfection, mixing European culinary techniques with an unmistakably Brazilian touch.
One visit to this restaurant will have diners agreeing with the multitude of food critics and acclaimed magazines that rank D.O.M. as one of the top 10 restaurants in the world.
Atala, who once left home to become a DJ in the bustling city of Sao Paolo and then backpacked around the Europe, has received nothing but praise from foodies and other culinary masters worldwide.
Photo source: D.O.M.