It has undergone a real revolution, which, in the space of a few short years, has put Spain at the forefront of international gastronomy. With traditional styles as the basis, a modern, innovative cuisine has developed, identified by the use of quality products and by the creativity of its chefs.
Cuisine as an artistic creation to delight the senses – this is the way gastronomy is seen in Spain. A range of five-star culinary attractions offering a world of tastes, presentation, aroma, textures, colour… Dishes by chefs such as Adrià, Arzak, Berasategui, Ruscalleda, Santamaría, Subijana and Roca have placed Spain at the forefront of international haute cuisine.
Ferrán Adrià’s ‘El Bulli’ was voted the world’s best restaurant as many as five times by the prestigious Restaurant Magazine, and today there are three Spanish names on the list of top ten restaurants and up to seven restaurants have the maximum score awarded by the influential Michelin Guide.
Ferrán Adrià has for many years been the standard-bearer of Spanish haute cuisine, and his restaurant, El Bulli, has been considered by many to be the best in the world. It’s famous our gastronomic tours and wine or olive oil tastings. Spain is a country with one of the world’s best culinary offerings.
Some products and Spanish dishes are very famous and highly demanded, such as Olive Oil, Wines from Rioja or Ribera del Duero and Catalan Cava (Spanish Champagne), Jabugo ham and sausage, sweets and traditional dishes such as Paella, Tapas, Pintxos, Spanish Omelet, fish cooked in a salt cover or grilled meats (lamb, pork, etc…).