60 Seconds with Adriano Carvalho , Loveday Abbey Road Head Chef.
Name: Adriano Carvalho
Position: Head Chef – Abbey Road
How long have you worked at Loveday - 8 months
Where do you live:
I live in Newbury, West Berkshire with my Wife, Daughter and my Border Collie.
Hobbies & interests:
Cooking, driving and astronomy
Favourite part of London:
City of London
Favourite restaurant (in London):
Amazonico London – a Latin American Restaurant
Favourite holiday destination:
A Beautiful Mind
To have received the Above & Beyond Special Award 2022 from Care Home and Catering Magazine.
Favourite meal to enjoy with Members?
Pressed Pork Belly, Roasted Apple & Celeriac Puree.
What music gets you dancing with Members?
Macarena always gets me dancing!
Favourite part of job?
Conversations with Members
Favourite activity to do with Members?
Favourite part of the day?
Serving - Lunch Time
What gets you out of bed in the morning?
Apart from my 4am Alarm Clock, the desire to give people wonderful food experiences to
evoke their happy memories.
If you could take Members on a journey anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
I would take them to Brazil - Fernando de Noronha as it is one of the most beautiful places in
the world. Here the members could experience raw nature, unique exotic food and wonder at the amazing marine life.
What does good care mean to you?
Understanding the members, respecting, hearing their views and carrying out their wishes.