Alberto Landgraf, chef patron of Oteque in Rio de Janeiro, is bringing his contemporary Brazilian flavours to London in early 2023; it will be on the former site of Maroush (RIP) beneath the Brazilian consulate.
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Launching beneath the Brazilian consulate in Marylebone in a former branch of Maroush – this late 2022 debut represents part of the ever-more thriving Latino scene in the capital. Brazilian chef Alberto Landgraf is of German and Japanese heritage and, back in the day, started working in hospitality in London (for Gordon Ramsay and Tom Aikens) to fund his studies as a physics graduate. Back home and bitten by the hospitality bug, he later went on to found Epice (in São Paolo) and Oteque (in Rio, and on the World’s 50 Best list) before now returning to the capital promising ‘contemporary Brazilian food and a very strong wine and cocktail list’.
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