The Chef, João Oliveira
João Oliveira, 36 years old, graduated in 2006 as Technician of Culinary from Escola Profissional Infante D. Henrique in Porto. Since then, he has worked in the main gastronomic references of Portugal, such as Largo do Paço restaurant in Amarante, awarded with one Michelin star, as Sous-Chef at the Yeatman Hotel in Porto, also with one Michelin star, as well as at Hotel Vila Joya, awarded with two Michelin stars.
In 2015. João Oliveira took over VISTA´s leadership.
In 2019 he was awarded by the International Academy of Gastronomy with the “Chef de L’Avenir” award, and conquered VISTA’s Michelin star and the Golden Fork award presented by Boa Cama Boa Mesa.