Ferran Adria

Alan Bird, whose restaurant Bird of Smithfield will open in London next month

Alan Bird: Pearls of Wisdom

By Emma Eversham

Alan Bird was chef at the Ivy for 19 years before going on to work with the Soho House Group. His first restaurant Bird of Smithfield, a five-storey bar, restaurant and events space, is due to open its doors at the end of March in Smithfields, London. 

Elena Arzak

Pearls of Wisdom: Elena Arzak

By Emma Eversham

Elena Arzak is the third generation of chefs to work at Arzak in San Sebastian in Spain. She currently runs the restaurant, number eight on the S.Pellegrino World's 50 Restaurants list, with her father Juan Mari.

The finest chefs from both the UK and overseas join forces with authors, inventors and sommeliers to pack the centre stage with industry know-how

The Restaurant Show 2011: Day two

By Luke Nicholls

The Restaurant Show 2011 continues at Earls Court 2 today, with Elena Arzak Ashley Palmer-Watts among those featuring on the centre stage, while The National Chef of the Year Awards take place this evening.

Fluid Movement's latest London bar VOC has taken inspiration from abroad

Learning from abroad: Pubs and bars

By Emma Eversham

As pubs and bars struggle to cope with alcohol tax rises and red tape, operators who want to do more than simply survive need to come up with new ideas to boost their business. In the third part of this month's feature we take a look at some of the...

Omar Allibhoy says his all-day tapas bars will be

Omar Allibhoy plans to take tapas bars across UK

By Lorraine Heller

Young Spanish chef Omar Allibhoy will next week launch a tapas bar in London’s Westfield shopping centre, which he plans to be the first in a series of venues to open throughout the UK

Ferran Adria has teamed up with Estrella Damm to create Inedit

Ferran Adria launches Inedit beer in UK

By Becky Paskin

Barcelona-based Estrella Damm Brewery has now launched Inedit in the UK, a premium beer exclusively designed in collaboration with Ferran Adria and Juli Soler from El Bulli

Behind-the-scenes at Ferran Adria's El Bulli workshop

Behind-the-scenes at Ferran Adria's El Bulli workshop

By Becky Paskin

BigHospitality, Restaurant magazine and a handful of R150 members visited the El Bulli workshop in Barcelona to find out what Ferran Adria's plans are for the future of the restaurant, which will transform into a culinary academy in 2014

Ferran Adria is Spain's new ambassador for tourism

Ferran Adria made tourism ambassador for Spain

By Paul Wootton

The first European Congress of Tourism and Gastronomy was launched at the Spanish Embassy in London this week by El Bulli’s chef-patron Ferran Adrià, the country's new tourism ambassador, and Spain’s Secretary of State for Tourism, Joan Mesquida.

Ferran Adria will close the doors of El Bulli for two years from 2012

World's best restaurant El Bulli to close

By Emma Eversham

El Bulli, voted the world's best restaurant for the fifth time at last year's S. Pellegrino World's 50 Best awards, is to close for two years chef-owner Ferran Adria has announced