New Member: Flavel Monteiro

2020 was a culinary book year for Flavel, releasing two print books in February, an eBook Come Together – The World’s Finest Chefs on Easter Sunday to put smiles on people’s faces and support chefs around the world. The eBook went on to receive the 2020 Spring Harvest Award by Gourmand World Cookbook. He then published and co-authoring the first-ever eBook Home Comforts in July with The World’s 50 Best Restaurants & Bars and later went on to author Cuisinero – Taste The Philippines, elevating Filipino cuisine and all proceeds donated to the Philippine International Aid to support the education of children. The eBook went on to receive the 2020 Summer Harvest Award by Gourmand World Cookbook. In October, he released The Best Of Dubai: A Dining Experienc­e as an eBook and in print, the book went on to receive the 2020 Winter Harvest Award by Gourmand World Cookbook.

Currently, 5 of Flavel’s books are a finalist in 6 categories for Best In The World 2021 Gourmand Awards.

A recipient of the Independent Publishers Award for his book Coffee – Absolute Gastronomy and was awarded the 2019 Best Book In The World by Gourmand World Cookbook Awards for the category coffee. His book Legacy also received the 2019 Best Book In The World by Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. 

Closest to his heart, five years ago, he started a foundation that helps underprivileged children each year in the Philippines to attend culinary school through a scholarship program.

Flavel’s contact details are: Address: PO BOX 74359, Dubai, UAE. Telephone: +971 56 490 94 88. Email: publisher@wgmagazines.com. Websites: wgmagazines.com and dubaisnextchef.com. Instagram: wgmagazines.