Olivier da Costa
Chef Olivier da Costa, one of the most renowned chefs in Portugal, inaugurates his very first address on the Italian capital.
The Franco-Portuguese chef with over 25 years of experience in the gastronomy industry is recognized for his futuristic concepts.
Olivier da Costa has a multinational portfolio, which includes 25 restaurants in seven countries.
He is a landmark in the history of the restaurant industry in Portugal, for the revolution he has brought with his brands, trends and concepts. Thanks to these, it guarantees that each customer has a unique experience and moment when they enter a By Olivier space.
Marco Stella started his career at the age of 13, when he got his first job in the hotel industry. After this first experience, he entered the hospitality school in Italy, his home country. After graduating, he decided to move to London to learn more about the world of cocktails and learn English.
He stayed about 4 years in London and from there he went to Barcelona where he accompanied the opening of 2 spaces. In the Catalan capital, he had the privilege to work in some of the best rated bars in Barcelona: Javier de las Muelas and Old Fashion. There he learned about the consistency and quality of the products.
His last experiences before receiving the title of Head Bartender of SEEN NICE were at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park and PDT Hong Honk – named the best bar in the world in 2011.
Denis Gamard, a native of Dijon, was born into a family from Saigon, Vietnam. He has always been inspired by the recipes of his mother’s Asian restaurant, where he started to help at the age of 13, to delight everyone with his dishes.
He has an extensive list of restaurants where he has worked, including Vincent Croizard in Nîmes, Jean-Luc Rabanel in Arles and Franck Putelat in Carcassonne… he claims that his current way of cooking is derived from all these experiences.
He is the chosen Head Chef to lead the SEEN Nice gastronomic experience that will bring influences from all over the world.