Chiado Portuguese Restaurant Opens at Sands Cotai Central

Sands®Cotai Central has announced the official opening of Chiado Portuguese restaurant.Offering a genuine taste of Portugal, Chiado was developed in partnership with celebrity chef Henrique Sá Pessoa, and is a modern, causal fine-dining yet informal concept emphasising traditional dishes.

Top quality ingredients are beautifully prepared and elegantly presented, complemented by an extensive Portuguese wine cellar and friendly, warm service. Offering generous sharing plates and a full à la carte menu, the emphasis is on flavours that epitomise the best of Portuguese cuisine.

Involved from the outset, Chef Henrique, a leading figure on the dynamic Portuguese culinary scene, led the design team in terms of kitchen and restaurant concept and menu creation. He was also responsible for recruiting Chiado’sPortuguese head chef sous chefs, and training staff prior to opening.

“I am thrilled to be opening our new Chiado restaurant here in Macao, where Portuguese food and wine culture has been celebrated for so long,” commented Chef Henrique. “We are not only bringing wonderful, contemporary Portuguese cuisine to Sands Cotai Central, but a genuine flavour of the country’s vibrant culinary scene and traditions.”

At Chiado diners can expectsignature dishes such as tuna tataki with vegetable escabeche and tomato tartare; salted cod à bráswith slow-cooked egg yolk and onion purée; roasted pumpkin soup with coconut cream, prawns and almonds; king prawn cataplana with sweet potato perfumed with lemongrass and ginger; 24-hour slow-cooked suckling pork with sweet potato purée, pak choy and orange; lamb tenderloin, asparagus and corn bread migas, garlic cream, roasted tomato and clam sauce; crispy vanilla parcels with raspberry coulis; chocolate bombe with salted caramel and hazelnut ice cream.

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