Are still in the memory of all the striking images of the fires this summer have laid waste almost the whole Country. Flávio Silva, head of the restaurant The Buke, installed in the Villa Pampilhosa Hotel, it was just one of those who went through the hell of the flames, always ready to help the firefighters, either in the fighting on the ground, to the front of the stove, cooking to feed the many volunteers who responded to the appeal to protect the region.
By the time of the fire, Flávio Silva left the kitchen for, with the team that he leads, to save from the flames the hotel where he works. Spent days without sleep, always in a pot in hand to feed those in need, and today, months after the aftermath, is still feeling the need to help and rebuild this area of the centre of the Country.
Today, December 6, Flávio Silva will once again try to make the difference with the support of many companies, offers a dinner outreach in the School of Hospitality and Tourism of Coimbra, where in addition to lead the entire region to the table , reverting the totality of the revenue in favour of the victims of the fires of June and October. Account also the presence of the sommelier António Lopes, the “Wine Guru of Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort, which will harmonize your meal with the wines of the producers associated to this dinner of solidarity.
This Dinner Outreach in the School of Hospitality and Tourism of Coimbra, where he was a student and today is the trainer of the various modules of the kitchen, lecturing in courses of level IV and V, and in the Degree in Gastronomy, Flávio Silva will still count with the help of the chief Patrícia Duarte of Hotel management and Tourism School of Lamego. Will be responsible for the dessert, the volunteer students of the two schools shall ensure the service of the table.
The Dinner Outreach will start at 19h30, with a welcome drink, the dinner is scheduled for 20h00. The menu is part of an “Amuse bouche” , which takes the name of the Caresses of the “Pampilhosa da Serra”. The entry will be “Nuts to warm the soul” and the fish dish, Bacalhau, corn Bread and Turnip greens”. The meat dish will present “Tenderloin, Mushroom and Pumpkin” , and the dessert a “Abbot’s regional egg”.
The Dinner Outreach in the School of Hospitality and Tourism of Coimbra , Rua Teófilo Braga, 53, Coimbra, portugal. Tel. 239 007 000) has a cost of €20 per person, reversing the revenue, in full, to the victims of the wildfires in Pampilhosa da Serra.
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