António Nobre likes to be considered a Chef with Alentejo roots, able to innovate within the limits of the Mediterranean gastronomy, aiming at the preservation of its authenticity and always in touch with the products of the earth. He manages to be at the same time innovative and conservative, as we can confirm through his cookbook published in 2010, "Entre Poejos e Coentros" ("From pennywort to coriander").
All the menus of the restaurants of the two M`AR De AR Hotels are the full responsibility of Chef António Nobre. He contributes with the quality of his art to the good name of the Restaurant Degust`AR at the Aqueduto Hotel and the restaurant "Sabores do Alentejo", at the Muralhas Hotel, where he had his debut in 2002.
Among other activities, Chef António Nobre is a Brother of the Gastronomic Guild of the Alentejo. He participates since 2002 in the prestigious San Sebastian Congress "Lo Mejor de la Gastronomia". He was the pioneer in 2002 in the creation of a list of all the olive oils of Portugal. In 2004 he received the prize "Panela ao Lume". In 2006 he published the book "Portuguese Chefs, the best recipes" and received 2 golden awards in the contest "Gastronomy with Port Wine". He cooperated in numerous newspapers and sites, and in September 2006 he was chosen as teh editor of the page "Appetites" in the Portuguese newspaper Expresso. In cooperation with the Norwegian Council for Fishing (NORGE), he created a series of simple recipes with dry and fresh cod and salmon. He was invited by Chef Henrique Sá Pessoa to participate in the T V program "Entre Pratos" (Between Courses) and is preparing a cookbook entitled "70 easy recipes for the entire family".