Hello fellow food lovers. My name is Americo Fernandes and I am a Paris born chef to Portuguese parents. My first experience with food started with my beautiful mother and grandmother who collectively taught me the fundamentals of farm to table cooking. They inspired my love of food and cooking, which then lead me at 15 years old to an apprenticeship at the esteemed Michelin Starred InterContinentalHotel, Paris.Following a 10-year culinary career in France and Europe, my desire to travel took me to Melbourne, where I was offered a position at Sofitel Melbourne on Collins.Since moving from Melbourne, I have worked in restaurants all over Brisbane and have earned hats at both Bacchus and Malt Dining.I would describe my style of cooking as European fusion with predominantly French technique.My loves are good food, good people, and good conversation so I hope to bring this to you at your bespoke dinner.
Americo’s Personal Menus
- Complementary home made bread and butter.
Alheira croquette Garlic emulsion & paprika sweet potato
Traditional Portuguese recipe made of chicken, pork and rye
Grilled Octopus, lemon bean puree and dukkha wafer
Sous vide Lamb rump, carraway carrot and cabbageaumônière, jus gras
Crusted Macamadia Barramundi, leek, celeriac, coriander and beurre blanc
Spiced roast cauliflower, cashew scordalia and chimmichurri
Rosemary creme brulée
Irish coffee Mille-feuille
Brûléerice pudding, roasted pineapple