CHEF RUI CORREIA
Upon completion of his culinary training, Chef Rui Correia went on to some of the best kitchens in New York City; Gotham Bar & Grill with Alfred Portale, Mesa Grill with Bobby Flay, Gramercy Tavern with Tom Colicchio and Union Square Cafe with acclaimed restauranteur Danny Meyer and Chef Michael Romano.
In the fall of 2009, Chef Rui Correia began to showcase his native Portuguese cuisine with the opening of DOURO Restaurant in Greenwich, CT. DOURO is named after the region Chef Rui was born, and features his new world menu of an old world cuisine.
Due to his representation of such an unfamiliar cuisine and country, he has been recognized in local, national and international publications (New York Times, Greenwich Magazine, Serendipity Magazine, WAG). As well as in television broadcasts including, Better TV, RTP Portugal, and regularly on NBC’s TODAY Show.
His Portuguese background and cuisine is applied to everything he does in his kitchen and lifestyle. Rui is becoming a leader and ambassador for Portuguese wines, food, culture and travel.