D. Ferrán Adrià, Spanish chef considered internationally as the best Chef in the world, and included in the list of the 10 most innovative personalities in the world by the magazine TIMES.
As Chef and owner of the restaurant El Bulli, he received the highest gastronomic distinctions, among which are the best restaurant in the world in 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and the award S. Pellegrino for 4 consecutive years, something that no other establishment has achieved so far.
In addition, he has received throughout his extensive career the highest distinctions such as, 3 Michelin stars, 5 gas stations from the guide Campsa, 3 suns from the guide Repsol or a score of 9.75 in the guide Gourmetour.
El Bulli has been chosen as the best restaurant in the world for several years. Time magazine has included Ferran Adrià in its list of the hundred most influential people in the world.
List of prizes, distinctions, awards, etc. granted to Ferran Adrià and El Bulli
Qualification in gastronomic guides
- Three Stars in the Michelin Guide.
- 5 Gas Stations in the Campsa Guide.
- 3 soles in the Repsol Guide.
- 9.75 in the Gourmetour Guide.
- 9.75 in Rafael García Santos' Guide to the Best of Gastronomy.
1999 Cover of the magazine El País Semanal.
2003 president of Bocused'Or
Front page of The New York Times magazine, August 10.
2004 cover of the Sunday edition of the newspaper Le Monde, which represents the highest recognition for the world's leading gastronomy.
Cover of Time magazine, considering Ferran Adrià as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
The Spanish Royal House chooses Ferran Adrià together with Juan Mari Arzak, for the preparation of the gala dinner offered to the royal families of the world, the night before Prince Felipe and Dona Letizia's wedding.
Ferran Adrià, President of the Advisory Committee of Alicia (Food and Science). Project of Caixa de Manresa in the monastery of San Benito de Bages. It is a unique project, which works for a better nutrition in the future.
The Forum Marcas Renombradas Españolas names him ambassador of the Spanish Brand in the category of Culture together with Juan Antonio Samaranch, Amancio Ortega, José Carreras, El País, Severiano Ballesteros and Valentí Fuster.
2005 the Ferran Adrià Chair of Gastronomic Culture and Food Science was created at the Camilo José Cela University in Madrid.
2007 In Madrid Fusión, 60 journalists from all over the world establish a list of the Ten Most Influential Chefs of the last ten years, and choose Ferran Adrià in first place.
2007 on June 16th the Documenta 12 art exhibition will be inaugurated, to which Ferran Adrià has been invited. The intervention consists of converting the Bulli restaurant, in cala Montjoi, into the Documenta G pavilion, which is a response to the contextualization of the world of avant-garde cuisine in the world of art.
In December, the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Barcelona awards Ferran Adrià an honorary doctorate, at the proposal of Professor Claudi Mans. 2008 in the month of February two films inspired by the career of Ferran Adrià will be screened at the Berlinale film festival, in the section on culinary cinema.
Ferran participates in a debate within this framework.
The University of Aberdeen, in Scotland, at the proposal of Professor Christopher Fynsk, of the Centre for Modern Thought of this institution, has awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Humanities to Ferran Adrià, who is compared, because of his influence, with Picasso and Miró.
The Grand Cross of the Order of Civil Merit, awarded by the Council of Ministers of Spain and proposed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, recognizes the civil merits of persons who have rendered relevant services for the State with extraordinary works, profitable initiatives or with exemplary constancy in the fulfillment of their duties.
Order of the Rising Sun, with Golden Rays and Rosette (2015)