George Mendes


About George Mendes

George Mendes is the chef/partner of Lupulo and Aldea. As a first-generation American born to Portuguese parents, he has fond memories of the elaborate, festive meals his family would prepare while he was growing up in Danbury, Connecticut.

  • Nominee for Best Chef: New York City
    James Beard Foundation
  • Best New Chefs
    Food & Wine

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  • One Star
    Michelin Guide
  • Ten Best New Restaurants
    GQ Magazine
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in NYC

Where I go out

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