Algarve Chefs Week 2018

The 8th Edition of the Algarve Chefs Week, challenges once again some of the most respected chefs of the Algarve to present their creations and gastronomic inspirations according to a common theme, taking place at the participant hotels taking place from May 28th to June 3rd .


Highligthing once again the close relationship and curiosity between the public and the chefs this year edition of the Algarve Chefs Week makes the difference by stepping outside – literally to the  historical streets of Loulé, promoting an indoor and outodoor event with a Street Food Fest and a recipe contest.

This year we are looking for the best recipe, the most original,  the one that honours the region of Algarve at its best. So if you think you have wining recipe, we’re looking for you..


The 2018 Algarve Chefs week will have some surprises

This year’s calendar will have two separate moments:

The first moment of this edition kicks off with a Recipe Contest- yes! We’re looking for creatives, amateur chefs, professional chefs, or simply people who love the art of cooking and plating by sending your favourite recipes* and to be part of this year edition. The winners of this contest will have the opportunity to showcase and cook their recipe to the  chefs and the selected ones will have the opportunity to have their recipe cooked by a chef and be one of the Algarve Chefs menu at the launching event.

A recipe contest, where we appeal to all creatives, amateur chefs, professional chefs or just those who love the art of cooking to send their favorite recipes * and to be an integral part of this project.

The final phase of this competition will take place on May 19 at the Loulé Market and the winners will have the opportunity to be bosses for one day and share their revenue with a boss through their interpretation at the launch event on May 26 to selected.


* Terms & Conditions apply


Recipes Submission – April 23rd to May 4th

Algarve Chefs Week Casting Grand Finale – May 19th

Launch Event – May 26th, Loulé

Submit your recipe from April 23rd to May 4th

The recipe’s theme is at your own criterion: be creative! Check the terms & conditions here.

Congratulations to all the selected recipes!

Alexandre Cabral – Corn Dog
Caue Rosa dos Reis – Wrap da Praça
Cristiana Cristo – Cuscus da Serra Algarvia
Diana Almeida – Ceviche de Pampo
Gabriela Hintze Ribeiro – Salada de Polvo
Guilherme Gomes – Sentidos do Algarve
Joana Apolónia – Bife do Acém
João Geraldes – Massa de Tamboril
João Jesus – Papas de Milho
Maria Belarmina Resendes – Trouxas de Bacalhau
Maria João Valentim – Bolo de Laranja e Alfarroba
Mariline Pinguinha – Croquetes de Sardinha Montanheira
Marina Palatsidis – Cuscus de Salmão
Miguel Ângelo Luis – Pasteis de Sardinha Assada
Nelson Cabede – Picadinho de Atum
Paulo Alexandre – Cornflakes
Pedro Pinto – Olha a Bolinha
Ruben Ribeiro – Papas de Milho Crocantes
Sónia Margarida Tomás – Bolo de Alfarroba
Sónia Pontes – O meu Algarve


Let’s meet on May 19th!


April 23 to May 4

Recipe submission

May 5 to 18

Chefs select among the submitted recipes

May 19

Algarve Chefs Week Casting Grand Finale

May 26

Street Food Fest in Loulé

May 28 to June 3

Event on the Hotels