Estela is a Brazilian chef with a passion for sharing dishes and introducing new flavours to others. After 10 years in the kitchen, she opened a food truck in Rio, her hometown, making street style comfort food at markets and festivals. Soon after getting married, she decided to embark on a new adventure in a new country which is how she ended up in Amsterdam. Estela has been based in Amsterdam with her family for the past five years. Estela has worked in a variety of star restaurants including Ron Gastrobar, De Kas and now at Cafe de School, a vibrant plant-based brunch/bar where she is currently holding the position of Head Chef. Her biggest fan is definitely her daughter, who loves to taste her food and help out in the kitchen.