With a total of 210 stars in the Michelin Guide, Spain is among the top 5 countries for the most restaurants with the famous star, owing much to its reputable chefs who pursue avant-garde cooking. Chefs such as Ferran Adrià, Juan Mari Arzak, Martín Berasategui, Jordi Cruz and José Andrés among others.
Spain is in the lead of the gastronomic avant-garde with the most prestigious and inventive chefs of the world's kitchen. Spain has become a tourist destination for "foodies," those who come to visit our high gastronomy and eat at the most prestigious, innovative and avant-garde restaurants.
With 210 Michelin stars, Spain is in the top 5 of countries for the most restaurants with the famous star: 8 restaurants with 3 stars (Arzak, Akelarre, Martin Berasategui, Sant Pau, El Celler de Can Roca, Quique Dacosta Restaurante, Azurmendi and DiverXo), 20 restaurants lauded with 2 stars, and 146 with one star.
Catalonia is the province with the most Michelin stars, more than 50, and San Sebastián is the city with the most Michelin Stars per square meter in the world. Carmen Ruscalleda merits special mention, the only woman in the world in charge of a 3-star establishment and an actual laboratory to discover new ways to taste the best of the Catalan gastronomic restoration
Among our chefs, one finds the most prestigious and avant-garde of the world, such as Ferran Adrià, Juan Mari Arzak, Martín Berasategui, Jordi Cruz and José Andrés among others, without forgetting that on the list of best restaurants, the Roca brothers' Celler de Can Roca is the best in the world.