Roca Brothers and Sherry, Berlinale’s Key Culinary Ingredients Reply

Roca Brothers

The Roca brothers, owners of the “El Celler de Can Roca” restaurant, as well as a documentary about Spanish Sherry wine, will star at the Culinary Cinema program of the 65th Berlinale, which starts Feb. 5.–BERLIN – In “Cooking Up a Tribute,” a road (cooking) movie directed by Luis Gonzalez and Andrea Gomez, brothers Joan, Josep and Jordi Roca, conscious of the need for introducing their cooking to the world and their obsession with innovation, decide to close their restaurant for five weeks to go on tour.

The film is a unique experience detailing their journey last summer to six cities in four countries on the American continent (Houston, Dallas, Mexico DF, Monterrey, Bogota and Lima), during which they prepared 50,000 dishes for over 2,700 people. The film, according to its creators, is a tribute to American cuisine, which has offered so much to European and world gastronomy.



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World’s Top Restaurant to Visit Houston

Greg Morago writes for the Houston Post, April 16, 2014–The Roca brothers – international culinary superstars and owners of El Celler de Can Roca in Girona, Spain, which holds the distinction of being the world’s best restaurant – are set to rock Houston. BBVA Compass will bring the Rocas (chef Joan Roca, sommelier Josep Roca and pastry chef Jordi Roca) to Houston in August as the first stop of the Roca & Roll World Tour 2014, a partnership between the restaurant and parent company Spanish bank BBVA. Details of the tour will be announced by BBVA Compass on May 19 in Houston with Joan Roca, the eldest of the brothers and co-founder of the restaurant, in attendance. More…

Dear Celler de Can Roca, Where Do You Go from Here? Reply

Celler Can RocaThe Roca brothers–Joan, Josep and Jordi–now face the quandary of all the most successful people in the world: what to do for an encore? The Rocas are partners in the Celler de Can Roca restaurant in Girona, Spain, north of Barcelona, the newly proclaimed “Best Restaurant in the World” by London’s Restaurant magazine. More…

Visit El Celler de Can Roca Inside Reply

Can Roca Would you like to have a look into the interior workings of the recently-crowned “best restaurant in the world,” Spain’s El Celler de Can Roca? Would you like to know who they are and how they do it? This video was produced by The Guardian in 2010 when Can Roca was still second on the list of the world’s greatest. It offers a privileged view of the work that goes on in the kitchen and wine cellar of this extraordinary restaurant, and includes interviews with the three brothers responsible for it’s success. See if you’re not impressed by the good taste and professionalism throughout the operation and, above all, the levels of creativity contributed by each one of the brothers, Joan, Jordi and Josep. More…