José Avillez, chef and owner of the 2 Michelin-starred restaurant Belcanto, provides food support to those in need every day.
José Avillez, one of Portugal’s most famous chefs who closed the 2 Michelin-starred Belcanto on March 16 due to coronavirus, distributes thousands of meals to those in need every day. Avillez, who, like other chefs in Portugal, has been trying to contribute to society since he closed his restaurant, prepares thousands of meals every day. He distributes healthy meals to the needy in two historic areas of Lisbon and near his restaurant. The celebrity chef, who has received support from suppliers for his outreach campaign, has become part of the powerful charity network in Portugal.