Institut Ramon LLull


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World famous chefs Joan Roca and Antoni Luis Aduriz discuss the culinary revolution

Gastronomy.  New York,  14/12/2015

After the screening of the film Snacks: Bocados de una revolución, by directors Verónica Escuer and Cristina Jolonch, world famous chefs Joan Roca, of El Celler de Can Roca (Girona), and Andoni Luis Aduriz, of Mugaritz (Donostia) will talk about their vision of the evolution of Spanish gastronomy to later delve into their research about sensoriality and about seasoning dishes with emotions and creativity. 

A group of Spanish chefs was able to infect the world with their passion to create freely. What was Nouvelle Cuisine for them? What were the aims of the new Basque cuisine? How and why did El Bulli break the old rules of the game and create a new language for cuisine that today is spoken throughout the world? These are some of the key questions in a film that discusses creativity, talent, craft, rivalry, friendship, business, illusion, plagiarism, complicity, future...



Joan Roca, of El Celler de Can Roca (Girona), Best Restaurant Award by The World's 50 Best Restaurants in 2013 and 2015.

Andoni Luis Aduriz, of Mugaritz (Donostia), 6th place by The World's 50 Best Restaurants in 2015 and the only restaurant to remain among the top 10 in over a decade.

Verónica Escuer and Cristina Jolonch, directors of Snacks: Bocados de una revolución


Organized by: Instituto Cervantes in New York

In collaboration with: Spain Tourist Office in New York,, Foods from Spain - ICEX, The Institut Ramon Llull, Costa Brava Pirineu de Girona, Basque Country, International Cooking Concepts (ICC), Fever-Tree, Blanxart, Paul and Pippa.

Monday, December 14

Instituto Cervantes in New York

211 East 49th Street

11:00 am Press only

7:00 pm General admission


In Spanish

The Institut Ramon Llull

is a consortium that comprises the Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia), Balearic Islands Government and the Barcelona City Council, and its mission is the promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad.

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