Category Archive: The SuperStars

Astrid Gutsche, the Latin America’s 50 best restaurants pastry chef of the year

We would like to congratulate to the great Astrid Gutsche who was last night crowned by Latin America’s 50 best restaurants as the best pastry chef of the year. It’s a wonderful recognition… Continue reading

Rodolfo Guzman, chef patron of Boragó (Santiago, Chile)

Rodolfo Guzman’s greatest loves are food and Chile. And you can feel this with every bite you take at Boragó. After graduating at a culinary school he was trained in Spain under Andoni Luis Aduriz at Mugaritz.… Continue reading

Mark Welker, the executive pastry chef of Eleven Madison Park and the NoMad (New York, USA)

Mark Welker has been with Eleven Madison Park since 2009, when he first began working in the restaurant as a line cook. Working beside Daniel Humm he developed a great passion for fine… Continue reading

Andrés Lara, Cacao Barry Regional Chef Asia Pacific

An extreme sensitivity and openness, a beautiful mind, creativity and hard work characterise Andres Lara, the talented chef who is now the Cacao Barry regional Chef Asia Pacific. He gained many important experiences… Continue reading

Enrico Cerea, executive chef at Da Vittorio (Brusaporto, Italy)

Enrico Cerea, the executive chef, is together with his brothers and sisters owner of the three Michelin starred restaurant Da Vittorio and beautiful Relais & Chateaux in Brusaporto (Bergamo). They are one of the most… Continue reading

Rosio Sanchez, former head pastry chef at Noma (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Rosio Sanchez is Chicago born. Soon after training at the Cordon Bleu, she moved to New York to start working at the legendary WD-50 with Alex Stupak. From New York she moved to Europe to find… Continue reading

Paul Cunningham, head chef at Henne Kirkeby Kro (Henne, Denmark)

I’m used to presenting each chef with a few words before publishing their views on chocolate, but with Paul Cunningham, one of the top British chefs who left the country because he fell in love with… Continue reading

Elena Arzak, head chef at Restaurant Arzak (San Sebastián-Donostia, Spain)

Elena Arzak was born into a great family with a rich culinary heritage. Restaurant Arzak, which is now working under the creative direction of Elena and her father, the legendary Juan Mari Arzak,… Continue reading

Sven Elverfeld, chef patron of the restaurant Aqua (Wolfsburg, Germany)

“Cooking is for me freedom to passionately express my thoughts and memories in an emotional statement.” says chef Sven Elverfeld, who started his career as a confectioner and later became the chef patron of… Continue reading

Martin Berasategui, head chef at Martin Berasategui (Lasarte-Oria/San Sebastian, Spain)

Martin Berasategui. Photo: courtesy of Martin Berasategui Martin Berasategui is a legend. He started working at his parents restaurant at age of 14 and was sent to France ​at the age of 17 to continue his… Continue reading

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