The story behind the world's most iconic and revolutionary chef.
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234 x 156 mm, 9 1/4 x 6 1/8 in
50 colour illustrations
The first and only full biography of Ferran Adrià (b.1962), the best chef in the world
Charts his culinary revolution from his very beginnings as a cook in the military service to the huge success of elBulli restaurant
Renowned food writer Colman Andrews’ unmissable account draws on his vast experience of gastronomy and a decade of conversations with Ferran himself
Explains the living and working Ferran as well as his media personality with a refreshing and lively perspective
Reveals the full story behind the announcement that elBulli is to close in 2011, and to re-open two years later in a very different form
An intimate, intelligent look at Ferran Adrià’s astonishing career and its far-reaching impact on the culinary world
About the author(s)
Colman Andrews is an award-winning food writer, restaurant reviewer and gastronomic commentator based in the USA. His previous books include Catalan Cuisine and Flavours of the Riviera. He co-founded Saveur magazine and acted as editor-in-chief for four years, and went on to be a contributing editor for Gourmet magazine. He has known Ferran Adrià for many years.