In the month of mothers, we’ve prepared a program full of family affection.

Programação de Maio

Alongside teachers, former students of Gastromotiva, and prominent figures from the Rio de Janeiro scene who will be present in our kitchen, we’ll also share the stories of two chefs who balance motherhood with careers in the culinary field.

Check out our schedule and experience this at Refettorio Gastromotiva, Monday to Friday, from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm, at 108 Rua da Lapa, Lapa, Rio de Janeiro.

Here’s the schedule:

Day 06 (Monday)
Curating the menu is Dudu Mattos from Encarnado Burger, who has received numerous prestigious awards, including Best Burger Joint by Veja Rio 2022 and the 19th best burger in the world.

Day 13 (Monday)
Chef Bibi Saigon is leading the menu, bringing influences from home-cooked and street food from four countries: Vietnam, South Korea, Japan, and Thailand. Her inspiration comes from affectionate family cuisine, offering an oriental gastronomic experience.

Day 15 (Wednesday)
Chef Milena Pimenta is our guest to curate the day’s menu. She is a social cook, entrepreneur, Gastromotiva graduate, and also studies nutrition. Additionally, she runs her own business of healthy packed meals, @levissiima.

Day 16 (Thursday)
Chef Rayssa Marques from Quintal do Zico joins us in the kitchen. She is a mother, cook, and native of Rio de Janeiro, and will deliver a menu full of homemade flavors and affection.

Day 20 (Monday)
Chef Anderson Paulo from Aldeia Viking takes over our kitchen. He is a Gastromotiva teacher, entrepreneur, consultant, and activist for the preservation of Sepetiba Bay.

Day 21 (Tuesday)
Chefs Gil and Luízie from Bar Saravá sign the menu. They founded Saravá to celebrate black culture through gastronomy and mixology, with original creations inspired by Afro Amerindian influences.

Day 27 (Monday)
Chef Rebeca Serrano designs our menu. She began her culinary career at Copacabana Palace and participated in the 5th season of MasterChef Professionals in 2023. Currently, she works as a Personal Chef.

Day 29 (Wednesday)
Chef Jimmy McManis from Bistro Ogro will lead the kitchen alongside Chef Thiago Flores.
Jimmy Ogro is known for his role as a gastronomic reporter on TV, for his culinary skills, and as the creator of the Reaprove social project.
Chef Thiago Flores, with a gastronomy degree from Buenos Aires and work experience in France and Spain, brings a fusion of cosmopolitan flavors to the menu that he co-curates with Chef Jimmy.