Ferrán Adriá was born in 1962 in a suburb of Barcelona and began his culinary career as a dishwasher in different restaurants where he learnt the classic culinary techniques.
Ferrán is considered by many critics and customers as one of the great chefs of the world, with Gourmet magazine having referred to him as "the Salvador Daliof the kitchen".
His restaurant, elBulli, is one of the most renowned restaurants in Europe, and held 3 Michelin stars. Ferrán is fascinated with molecular gastronomy and is an advocate for experimental and creative dining. His business and his successful career are studied in prestigious universities, such as Harvard.