On the occasion of the presentation of the authorized biography of Ferran Adrià, the famous chef of El Bulli, Hotel 1898 Barcelona has been the place where gathered together the best chef in the world and the author of his biography, Colman Andrews.
With the suggestive title of Ferran Adrià: A relentless journey of gastronomy (Phaidon Publishing) Colman Andrews shells the trajectory of the owner of El Bulli. A book which, as the same author relates, began writing 30 years ago when he visited Catalonia for the first time.
Colman Andrews (born in California, 1945) is an American writer and editor and authority on food and wine. Since then, he has been the restaurant columnist for Gourmet. He is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on Spanish cuisine, particularly that of the Catalonia region.
Ferran Adrià i Acosta is a Catalan Spanish chef born on May 14, 1962 in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat. He is the head chef of the El Bulli restaurant in Roses on the Costa Brava, and is considered one of the best chefs in the world.