Raúl Ribeiro Ferreira, 39 years old, began in 1994 in Hotel Baía (Cascais) as a Cooking intern. In 1997 he assumed the direction of the Oitavos Restaurant and Tea House and in 2003 the management of Estalagem Muchaxo Hotel (4 star), a position he still holds today. Between 2006 and 2013 he was Director and administrator of Hotel Palma in Monforte.
He assumed, between 2014 and 2015, the coordination of the degree in Hotel Management from the College of Tourism and Hotel Management of the Guarda Polytechnic Institute. He is titled as a Specialist Lecture in Hospitality Scientific field and teaches in Lusófona University, among other schools.
He is a member and active partner of ADHP – Portuguese Association of Hotel Managers since 1994 where he is the President since 2013. He is also a consultant and advisor to several tourist organizations, hotels and catering, in mainland Portugal and Angola.
He has the Professional Training Course in the area of Cooking and Pastry in Estoril Hotel School and the degree in Tourism and Hotel Management by the Polytechnic Institute International, in
Currently, besides teaching, he is a partner of Monfortur – Business and Consulting for Hospitality and Tourism.