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Delicious Flavours, Tastes and Colours. Food Pleasures
Gastronomy is an Art of Flavours and Colours.
Before dedicating myself to create truly pleasurable gastronomic moments, I worked professionally as a Director, Actor, Writer and as a Teacher.
My travel through Food Pleasures started with years of experience in catering services. I also collaborated with some reputed cuisines in Lisbon. From Chiado to Lx Factory I always kept as a mission: Prepare Unforgettable Flavours.
Nowadays I’m Head Chef of Delicatessen as a Private and Personal Chef in Portugal and I fill my free time researching and creating Delicious Tastes
For me, cooking is...
That moment of silence in which guests savour the dish that I have just served
I learned to cook at...
Mother, grandmother, by my own, other Chefs, professional training. Everyday searching and trying new Foods and Tastes.
A role model in the kitchen is...
Mother and Grandmother
A cooking secret...
99.9lbs of imagination. 500.33oz creative flavouring. 15 cups of work. 3 cups of sleepless nights. A pinch of experiences. 2 tbsp of heavy laughter.
As a professional Chef, I offer the following services
I can create a menu based on your preferences to enjoy in the comfort of your home in Lisbon. Simply tell me what you're craving!
I can provide catering services in Lisbon for weddings, birthdays, corporate events and more.
Enjoy the services of a private chef during your holidays in Lisbon.
Hire me as a culinary consultant in Lisbon to help you with your restaurant.
Reviews about Frederico
We are very satisfied with Chef Frederico. He was very communicative and flexible in his menu. The food was amazing. The preparation of the plates, the taste, everything like in a good restaurant. The kitchen was left very clean. In summary, we are very satisfied with the service.
Marcus Bließ-Sep 8, 2020
Chef Frederico was extremely professional and attentive to all our needs. The food was excellent and the service was great! He made the meal a very special occasion!
He catered for all the dietary requirements that we told him. The food was amazing portions and his celebratory cake was outstanding.
We are a Portuguese and English family and the food was definitely a Great representation of what Portuguese food is all about.
We are already booking him again.
Alison Pereira-Sep 7, 2020
Maria José Alves-Mar 2, 2020
O chefe e assistente eram super atentos, simpáticos e conversadores quando solicitado. O ambiente foi muito descontraído e explicaram muito bem como foram confeccionados os pratos, que inclui entrada, prato principal e sobremesa, que em termos de apresentação e paladar tinham um qualidade 5 estrelas. A colocação da mesa esteve impecável, tal como foi o serviço e a limpeza no fim.
Nelson Rodrigues-Feb 16, 2020
Frederico was fantastic! It was a lovely night in every way.
Laurel James-Dec 2, 2019
All eight of us totally enjoyed this experience in every way. We will be sure to tell our friends of Chef Frederico when we return to the US.
Thank you for such a wonderful experience.
Nannette-Oct 21, 2019
Excellent food and service. Made dining at our house with a large group very easy and fun experience. Also was easy to set up from a distance before travelling
Kerry Harris-Sep 18, 2019
Chef Frederico did a great job job for our group in Sintra. He was very responsive and attentive to me from the very start and was flexible with some of the food requests from the group. He was right on time with his partner to set up and all of the food was prepared on schedule. The food was very tasty and just what we were looking for as a traditional portuguese meal. I would definitely use him again on a return trip.
Dan Whalen Mr-Sep 7, 2019
Frederico was an excellent chef!
The dishes he served to our group of 11 English people holidaying in our villa just outside Lisbon for my wife's 40th birthday dinner were absolutely fantastic! All the the party enjoyed the food and we were really impressed with the service, menu and the attention to detail. It made the evening very special
I would highly recommend Frederico...it was some of the best food we have ever had!
Richard Caton-Aug 5, 2019
The experience was wonderful and chef Frederico was great. He prepared a lovely meal for 9 of us, the food was wonderful and everything was handled beautifully.
Mr Stephenson-Jul 2, 2019
Frederico and his assistant were awesome! We arrived home a bit later, but there was no sense of frustration from them. The meals were better than expected and the dessert was to die for. This experience was definitely worth it, and we can’t wait to do it again!
Mrs Tiffany-May 28, 2019
Amazing experience, delicious food. Great chef and fab service. Would highly recommend Take. A Chef and Frederico in particular
Rebecca Rojas-May 23, 2019
Frederico was lovely - he was very professional and accommodating to all of our changes. He replied straight away and was so helpful. On the day he was punctual, the food was fantastic - it was very delicious and he made cute printed menu cards and decorated the table well. Presentation was amazing and he was truly very friendly. The sous chef was also so lovely and waited on us so professionally. They also left the kitchen spotless before they left. Both a great pair to have had and we would highly recommend them to everyone. I will be sure to book Frederico again for his delicious food, great company and friendliness. Thank you so much!
Asha Manoharan-Feb 18, 2019
I found the whole experience exceptional. Frederico was a fantastic chef, everything tasted unbelievable. The service itself was beyond what we expected, we felt spoiled and very very special.
Since we came home, I have told many many people about Take a chef, I will definitely be using this service again.
Lola Oyelayo-Pearson-Jun 19, 2018
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