Chef Henrique Sá Pessoa is one of our most high-proﬁle chefs which have won over all the country’s food critics. A self-made chef deeply inﬂuenced by his travels.
Originally from Lisbon, soon has discovered that the world has no bounders for him while studying abroad in the Pennsylvania Institute of Culinary Arts and having worth in London and Australia. Recently has inaugurated Arca Restaurant in Amsterdam and returned to London, where all started, to open JOIA at the iconic Battersea Power Station. Across his projects, the jewel of the crown is Alma Restaurant, his restaurant in Lisbon awarded with 2-michelin stars since 2018.
In 2022 Henrique joins Vinha Boutique Hotel to oversee its complex culinary world.
With over 20 years of expertise and leading projects from East to West, Henrique Sá Pessoa became a worldwide awarded chef but also a nature leader in the kitchen.
Experienced in forming teams from scratch, bringing the best of each member, and building a squad that performs to chase excellency in every detail to odd an outstanding fine dining experience.
A young and vibrant team formed by a crew of well-motivated members who share an equal vision. Some have been part of the team since day one, a few have joined the project along the way, but all aim for the same: offer a one-of-a-kind journey of tastes to our beloved clients.
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