Here are five chefs in Barcelona, who are mastering #TheArtOfPlating.
Jordi Cruz, ABaC
Ever since chef Jordi Cruz took the reigns of ABaC, this restaurant quickly attained its two Michelin stars within just two short years. ABaC stands on the forefront of gastronomic experimentation, offering an unforgettably playful and interactive dining experience, from serving desserts on an enchanting bed of smoke to presenting strawberry ice in lipstick tubes.
“On a bed of smoked bread brittle, roast biscuit, banana, coffee, vanilla and bourbon” by Jordi Cruz of ABaC, Barcelona. Photo courtesy of Restaurant ABaC.
Paco Pérez, Enoteca
Catalan chef Paco Pérez brings out the heart and soul of Mediterranean cuisine at this exquisite two Michelin-starred restaurant. This is the go-to spot in Barcelona if you’re looking for the very best of fish and seafood from the local Mediterranean region.
Photo courtesy of Hotel Arts Barcelona, Enoteca Restaurant.
Paolo Casagrande, Lasarte
Brought to you by famed Basque chef Martín Berasategui and headed by chef de cuisine Paolo Casagrande, this Catalunya gem sits in the heart of Barcelona and allows only an exclusive 30 to dine. Since opening its doors in 20016, Lasarte has recently been awarded 3 Michelin stars.
Sea salad with buffalo sauce, tonnata foam and green pepper by Paolo Casagrande of Lasarte, Barcelona. Photo courtesy of Lasarte.
Carme Ruscalleda, Moments
Chef Carme Ruscalleda brings forth an innovative, fresh, and healthy style of Catalan cuisine to the table while staying true to the foundation and essence of fine dining. Situated inside the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, two Michelin starred Moments and its decor wonderfully complements its fine cuisine.
Photo courtesy of Moments.
Juan Pretel, Roca Moo
Overseen by the legendary Roca brothers – Joan, Jordi, and Josep – who brought you El Celler de Can Roca, Roca Moo is a side concept which offers two tasting menus: one with contemporary Catalan dishes and the other with classic dishes from El Celler.
Photo courtesy of Roca Moo.