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Professional Vegan Cuisine Chef
I m a 39 year old female professional chef with 7 years experience as a vegan chef. With classical training at Lisbon's Tourism and Hospitality institute, I have found my way has a vegan chef thru professional experience and passion.
I am the founder and executive chef at the Portuguese Vegan catering agency Comer Amor.
During my time as a vegan chef, I have catered to hundreds of private costumers, on big events like 100% plant based weddings and been featured in the media several times.
I have my own vegan recipe column at the Portuguese food magazine Sabores de Cozinha and am proud to say I have been the first and only vegetarian MasterChef Portugal contestant, being a well known Portuguese vegan cook helping spread the message.
I have taught countless workshops, offered showcooking nationally and internationally and worked with children on many healthy food actions all over Portugal.
I am also a vegan cuisine consultor and can help develop menus for your new vegan place in Portugal.
For me, cooking is...
Is a calling. My all life and passion. It is something I am blessed to call my job.
I learned to cook at...
Lisbon's Tourism and Hospitality institute and working in restaurants and catering jobs all over Portugal.
A role model in the kitchen is...
Chef Chloe Cascarelli
A cooking secret...
Using only the best fresh produce, quality and simplicity and let the real flavours of the ingredients shine.
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!
At home cooking course
Choose this option for a private cooking class in Lisbon and I will put together a tailor-made cooking lesson for you.
Interactive or demonstrative, I can provide showcooking services in Lisbon.
Weekly healthy meals in Lisbon, prepared in your home or delivered once per week
Book your experience with Vera Carvalho Vera
Specify the details of your requests and our Chefs will send you a customised menu.