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Top Brazilian Chef Yara Roberts at CIA and NAO This Month

The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio says that critically acclaimed Brazilian chef, Yara Roberts, will serve as a visiting instructor in the college’s Latin Cuisines Certificate Program. She will be here Aug. 10 and 11.

Yara Roberts

In addition to teaching students in the program about the cuisines of Brazil, she will offer food lovers a unique opportunity to taste her cuisine with two special dinners at the college’s restaurant NAO: New World Flavors. These will be Friday, Aug. 10 and Saturday, Aug. 11.

A five-course tasting menu will be offered for $65 a person, some of the dishes include: chicken with cerrado sour heart of palm and Brazilian truffled béchamel rice, stuffed pork loin with creamed beans and crispy collard greens and seasonal greens, mango and baru nuts with a passion fruit vinaigrette.

NAO: New World Flavors, is at the Pearl, adjacent to the CIA. Reservations are encouraged.  Reserve your seats today on, or by calling Nao at 210-554-6484.


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