Chef Bruno - Fishes & More

The Top Chef Aruba contestant of Fishes & More is Bruno Santos (40) who has been at the helm of the kitchen at Fishes & More since 2017.

The Chef


Bruno is from Minas Gerais, Brazil and moved with his parents to Aruba at age 12. After completing culinary school in Aruba, Bruno worked at the Bushiri Hotel and seafood restaurant Brisa del Mar and furthered his career at 'The Restaurant at Tierra del Sol', formerly known as 'Ventanes del Mar', a restaurant at the golf course. In 2010, he joined the kitchen team of Fishes & More and worked through the ranks from line cook to finally chef in 2017.



Chef’s Philosophy

Creating food is art and kitchen art never dies. Combining flavors, colors and nutrition which make you feel good, result in true art.



The Dish


The Golden Age

Reversed cooked golden corvina filet, served with ‘púrpura ñame’ (purple yam), roasted baby carrots, a thin slice of crispy cassava chips, green pear gel, coriander dust and prosecco-gold flakes foam.


Price: US$ 26.00 p/p Available at: Fishes & More


This dish reflects the soul of my team and I, as well as the character of Fishes & More. The combination of flavors, creativity and colors make this dish very special.




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