Tagged with El Celler de Can Roca

Martín Berasategui: On top of the world

Martín Berasategui: On top of the world

With the recent awarding of the 2017 Michelin Stars for Spain and Portugal, Spanish chef Martín Berasategui has once again solidified his position as the Spanish chef that has received the most stars from this venerated guide. The most recent of course was the third Michelin star recognition for his Barcelona venture, Lasarte, which relies on … Continue reading

Food, Film and Festivals

Food, Film and Festivals

‘Tis the season of international film festivals and, while we’re on the subject, I thought this would be the ideal time to remind everyone that the San Sebastian International Film Festival is going on this week in that northern Spanish city. This iconic Spanish festival, which is now in its 63rd year, draws film buffs … Continue reading

ICEX Chefs Matched with Spanish Restaurants

ICEX Chefs Matched with Spanish Restaurants

The excitement is surely building for the twelve young  chefs participating in this year’s edition of the ICEX Training Program in Spanish Gastronomy who have received their restaurant assignments for the work experience portion of the program, which will last for approximately three months. July 20th is the big day that that these international chefs … Continue reading

El Celler de Can Roca Best in the World!

El Celler de Can Roca Best in the World!

This was a big week for Spanish restaurants, with El Celler de Can Roca (Girona) returning to the number one, most coveted spot in the annual “World’s Best Restaurants” ranking published by the UK’s Restaurant magazine. Brothers Joan, Jordi and Josep Roca, the chef, pastry chef and sommelier (respectively) of this acclaimed restaurant, were out … Continue reading

Roca Brothers are “Cooking Up a Tribute”

Roca Brothers are “Cooking Up a Tribute”

The Palo Cortado Mystery is just one of the secrets of Spanish gastronomy that will be revealed during the Culinary Cinema segment of the upcoming Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin. On February 10th, Joan, Josep and Jordi Roca will star in “Cooking Up a Tribute”, a documentary that follows these three award winning professionals and their … Continue reading

The Palo Cortado Mystery, Revealed?

The Palo Cortado Mystery, Revealed?

This trailer is just enough to whet your appetite for the much anticipated documentary “El misterio del Palo Cortado”, a film created by award winning Spanish director José Luis López Linares and famed Spanish filmmaker Antonio Saura. This film delves into the world of the rare type of sherry known as Palo Cortado, which is formed … Continue reading

Spanish Ice Cream Goes International

Spanish Ice Cream Goes International

The way this summer’s going, if you say ice cream, I say where? We’ve talked a lot here about the growing trend of avant-garde ice cream shops in Spain, such as Della Serra/Obrador Grate  in La Rioja and top chef Jordi Roca’s (of El Celler de Can Roca) Rocambolesc in Girona, in addition to the … Continue reading

ICEX Chefs Start Culinary Internships

ICEX Chefs Start Culinary Internships

Today is a big day for the thirteen international chefs participating in this year’s edition of the ICEX Training Program in Spanish Gastronomy, as they start their culinary internships in some of this country’s top restaurants. In fact, no less than a total of seventeen Michelin stars will be welcoming these young chefs into their … Continue reading

Spanish Restaurants Among World’s Top 50!

Spanish Restaurants Among World’s Top 50!

In case you hadn’t heard the big news, six Spanish restaurants were ranked on the 2014 San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurant list – announced last week in London! Of course this comes at no surprise, given that last year’s top honor of Best Restaurant in the World went to Spain’s very own El Celler … Continue reading

2013 Worlds of Flavor!

It’s time once again for the USA World’s of Flavor International Conference and Festival, which will be held from November 14th – 16th. Sponsored by the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley, California, this conference was launched in 1998. This, its sixteenth edition, will focus on four thematic areas: Millennial Appetites, Information Technology, Creativity, … Continue reading