Chef, Consultant, Culinary Educator and Lecturer, Caterer
With almost three decades of working experience in the Food Service Industry, and vast experience as a working chef. Chef Almir has gained great knowledge and expertise after deep research and study on the Cuisines of Brazil, and now invites you into “Flavor Source / Fonte Sabor” site.
“Providing classes, workshops and lectures in America and over-seas, Chef Almir Da Fonseca today do the “noble job” of a type of Ambassador to the Brazilian Cuisine by teaching the techniques, the history, as well as developing menus and dishes”
~ Gula Magazine, Brazil, nov. ‘09
“As an educator I am working in sharing with students and culinary enthusiasts, as well as chefs the Gastronomy of Brazil, teachings the variety of products, cooking techniques, flavor profile of the regional cuisines, aromas, colors and textures of this amazing cuisine. “
~ Chef Almir Fonseca, Gula Magazine, Brazil, nov. ‘09
The last fifteen years I have devoted all my efforts to complete a deep study and research of my home country's cuisine. It has been an amazing experience to learn so much.
I am truly thankful to be able to experience Brazilian cooking and its culture of food the way I have done over the years.
- Chef Da Fonseca
I take pride in knowing that my product is the freshest possible - a flavorful, colorful, eye appealing presentation and a great emphasis on local, seasonal and sustainable products, with special attention to the authenticity of the cuisine flavor profiles, cooking techniques and accurate presentation.
- Chef Da Fonseca
“This website is a celebration of my profound love and understanding of the Cuisines and Cookery of Brazil. My research has been truly a work of love and a lifetime of reading, researching and collecting the best information I could find. Come in, check it out, and lets start a conversation that create a place where we can learn and share knowledge and the respect for what I think is one of the great cuisines of the world…
- Chef Almir Da Fonseca
His book, after fifteen years of study and research, a incredible bibliography, many trips to his home country, hours of interviews with native chefs and gastronomy experts, thousands of photographs, and of course tasting, cooking and savoring all the amazing food products and special dishes...Read more...
Here I share my photos, not just of Brazil, but from my trips around the world.
Feasts, fish, eateries, cultural tools of the trade - People, places, my extensive clay pot collection...
Life is a story worth sharing...Photos
Chef Almir’s approach is neither trendy or experimental, it’s a natural extension of the cooking wisdom he has grown up with – and has since developed into to a high art form.
Join us and Chef Almir Da Fonseca in making this world more flavorful…