Comida means food or meal in Spanish & Portuguese

The Team


Simone Ruotolo

Simone Ruotolo is a Brazilian events creative producer based in London. She has 20 years experience in managing, producing and promoting small and large-scale productions in the cultural industries. Her repertoire as a producer includes music events, fashion shows, cinema and TV, theatre, cultural fairs, festivals and parties. In 2012 she produced the Great Britain Campaign Launch in Rio de Janeiro, the official event of Prince Harry visit to Brazil.

Alicia Bastos

Alicia Bastos is the Founder and Director of Braziliarty CIC, a Brazilian arts platform producing cultural events since 2008. She has has over 16 years in the creative industries, and after an extensive career in fashion she has dived into cultural events. Alicia has created and produced over 55 events with Braziliarty and works as a freelancer curator, producer and art events communications and management for festivals and events in Europe.

Gizane Campos

Gizane Campos is a Brazilian journalist, marketing and PR professional with 15 years experience in food and travel PR. Living in the UK for the past 10 years, she worked as a Director for the leading Food and Travel PR agency Sauce Communications and for Branding Latin America PR both based in London. Gizane founded AVE PR in 2014 focusing on food and drink brands and festivals.