Mauricio Faria, Madeira Island’s Classic Portuguese Chef

We take a journey to the Beautiful Island of Madeira Portugal, where Patrick interviews Chef Mauricio Faria, of the highly acclaimed Akua Restaurant in Funchal, Madeira. Mauricio’s deep knowledge... See More

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Mauricio Faria, Madeira Island’s Classic Portuguese Chef Mauricio Faria, Madeira Island’s Classic Portuguese Chef

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We take a journey to the Beautiful Island of Madeira Portugal, where Patrick interviews Chef Mauricio Faria, of the highly acclaimed Akua Restaurant in Funchal, Madeira. Mauricio’s deep knowledge of Portuguese and international seafood cuisine is shared as he discusses Madeira’s rich food history, including a discussion of the classic Portuguese Caldeirada De Peixe. Mauricio also provides his Bolo do Caco recipe, a famous bread originated on Madeira Island!

We take a journey to the Beautiful Island of Madeira Portugal, where Patrick interviews Chef Mauricio Faria, of the highly acclaimed Akua Restaurant in Funchal, Madeira. Mauricio’s deep knowledge of Portuguese and international seafood cuisine is shared as he discusses Madeira’s rich food history, including a discussion of the classic Portuguese Caldeirada De Peixe. Mauricio also provides his Bolo do Caco recipe, a famous bread originated on Madeira Island!

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Patrick Honeywell

Patrick Honeywell has 30 years of experience in the Food and Pastry Industry. Formerly served as Pastry Chef for Westin Hotels and Resorts where he assisted in new hotel openings and creating pastries and providing recipes for the cookbook, “Food and Wine the Westin Way.”

Patrick works closely with food industry experts- Las Vegas Casino Pastry Chefs, Hotel Chefs, European and American Consulting Chefs, Master Artisan bakers. Working together, sharing each others passion ideveloping new products and menus.