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Chef José Leitão

Chef José Leitão has a professional career with expertise in national and international cuisine, including fusion cuisine and molecular gastronomy.

Passionate about creative kitchen and determined to provide and reinventing the dining experience, he is currently the Executive Chef at NAU Group Hotels & Resorts, within his responsibilities lies the responsibility of managing the different cuisines of the hotels Palace and Salgados Salgados Palm Village Apartments & Suites, highlighting the Moonlight Restaurant & Bar.

Chef José Leitão, uses the ingredients, the techniques, the recipes and the gastronomic concepts to raise the best of regional and international cuisine on a platter able to stir up emotions and make you travel through different places and breathtaking landscapes.

His career has 25 years of vast experience in the kitchen of hotel chains such as CS Hotels, Golf & Resorts, Royal Hotels, passing also by the Hotel Almansor in Carvoeiro Club Méditerranée in Albufeira.

Graduated at the School of Hospitality and Tourism in the Algarve, Portugal, Chef José Leitão also has additional training in Molecular Gastronomy, Food Hygiene, Marketing and Sales, Leadership and Team Management, and Prevention and Safety Fire Training in hotel establishments.

Chef José Leitão, uses the ingredients, the techniques, the recipes and the gastronomic concepts to raise the best of regional and international cuisine on a platter able to stir up emotions and make you travel through different places and breathtaking landscapes.

His career has 25 years of vast experience in the kitchen of hotel chains such as CS Hotels, Golf & Resorts, Royal Hotels, passing also by the Hotel Almansor in Carvoeiro Club Méditerranée in Albufeira.

Graduated at the School of Hospitality and Tourism in the Algarve, Portugal, Chef José Leitão also has additional training in Molecular Gastronomy, Food Hygiene, Marketing and Sales, Leadership and Team Management, and Prevention and Safety Fire Training in hotel establishments.