In an increasingly competitive market, chef Alexandre Silva distinguishes himself by irreverence, creativity & innovation. His career began in 2007, as an Executive Chef at Bocca restaurant, he won Portugal’s TV Top Chef, in 2012 giving him access to, El Celler de Can Roca. In 2012 he to opened Alentejo Marmóris Hotel & Spa, as Executive Chef, with total creative freedom.
He returned to Lisbon in 2013, to take over at Bica do Sapato; soon after he opened Alexandre Silva no Mercado. Later, he presented A Guerra dos Platos.
Late 2015, he opened LOCO and developed Research and Development, an experimental laboratory, developing new techniques and producing new creations. In 2016, 8 months after opening, LOCO received a Michelin Star, becoming one of few restaurants to win a Star so soon after opening. Also in 2016 he was awarded the Highlight of the Year, by Mesa Marcada, among other awards. In 2017, he won the Platinum Fork & Chef of the Year.