The Spanish Tourist Office and The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong are hosting a truly special event this month with a visit from one of the most influential chefs in the world – Ferran Adrià and his protégé Paco Roncero.
In an announcement made on Monday, August 8, Adrià and Roncero will be on hand to showcase Spanish gastronomy at The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong August 26 – 28.
The three-day event will include a conference facilitated by Ferran Adrià, followed by a cooking show by Chef Roncero. Roncero will also take guests’ senses “for a joyride” at The Ritz-Carlton’s Tosca restaurant as he shares his molecular gastronomy skills.
The schedule for this extraordinary culinary event will be:
Friday, August 26, 2011
Conference I – “The El Bulli Story”
- 11:00am – 12:30pm, HK $1,200 per person
- One day at El Bulli video show, Q&A with Ferran Adrià, and cooking show by Paco Roncero
Conference II – “The Present and Future of “El Bulli”
- 3:30pm – 5:00pm, HK $1,200 per person
- Present and Future of El Bulli video show, Q&A with Ferran Adrià and cooking show by Paco Roncero
August 26, 27, and 28
11-course wine-pairing dinner by Paco Roncero
- $4,800 + 10% (per person)
Chef Ferran Adrià just closed the doors to his world-renowned restaurant, El Bulli, last month and now prepares to start work on his El Bulli Foundation – a place where he can concentrate on gastronomic creativity and showcase his creations around the world.
Paco Roncero worked with Chef Adrià in 1998 and is considered one of his star pupils. His contributions to molecular gastronomy are numerous and he is credited with creating new textures for olive oil and milk. Roncero created the “Gestor de Cocina”, a program designed to enhance the development and management of gastronomic venues. He also received a second Michelin star for La Terraza del Casino in Madrid, and developed a new concept for tapas bars – the “gastrobar” “Estado Puro”, located at the NH Paseo del Prado Hotel, also in Madrid.
For this event, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong is running several conference and package offers:
- Conference I and II — HK$ 2,200 per person
- Conference I and II and Dinner on August 26/27/28 — HK$ 7,000 per person
- Conference I and II and Dinner on August 26/27/28 plus one-night accommodation in a Deluxe Room — HK$ 16,750 for two persons
For more information and to make reservations, please call (852) 2263 2270 or email [email protected] For more information on The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong itself, please visit their website, www.ritzcarlton.com/hongkong.
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