Edición: 2019

Pia Sörensen

Pia Sörensen is Senior Preceptor in Chemical Engineering and Applied Materials at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. She directs Harvard’s Science and Cooking program, which includes teaching, managing outreach efforts, and leading research programs that explore the intersection of science and food. She teaches the popular general education course Science and Cooking: From… Read more »

Massimo Bottura

An innovator and restaurateur for over twenty years, Bottura has consolidated his reputation as one of the most creative culinary forces. At Osteria Francescana, his 3-Michelin-star restaurant in Modena, dining becomes an emotional act driven by Bottura’s focus on culture, art, music and storytelling. Bottura has been questioning Italian traditions from the very begining and… Read more »

Jorge Ruiz Carrascal

Professor of Food Science at the University of Extremadura and Affiliated Professor in the Food Science Department of the University of Copenhagen. He also has conducted research at the Foulum Research Center (Denmark) and Cornell University (USA). Author of over 130 articles published in high impact-factor journals, he is also the principal researcher of the… Read more »

F. Xavier Medina

Professor of Social Anthropology at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC), and co-director of the food and nutrition research group of the Health Sciences Department at UOC. He is also director of the UNESCO Chair on Food, Culture and Development, and the World Chair of the International Commission on the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition… Read more »

Anthony Myint

Through conviction, persistence and creativity, Anthony Myint uses cooking to tackle one of the most pressing challenges in today’s global society: climate change. Based in San Francisco, he leads initiatives such as ZeroFoodprint that draw attention to the environmental impact of restaurants and provides tools for chefs to reduce or eliminate their businesses’ carbon footprint,… Read more »

Yoshihiro Narisawa

Yoshihiro Narisawa is the chef-proprietor of two-Michelin-starred restaurant Narisawa in Tokyo, Japan. Narisawa’s father was a confectioner and the kitchen became his playground until, at the age of 19, he travelled to Europe to train with renowned chefs such as Joël Robuchon and Paul Bocuse. Returning to Japan in 1996, Narisawa opened his first restaurant,… Read more »

Dominique Crenn

Dominique Crenn transforms memories into food in her, modernist and imaginative at restaurant, Atelier Crenn, which was the first restaurant with a female head chef to be awarded three Michelin stars in the USA.She lectures widely, including at Harvard, and attends many conferences all over the world. She received the «2015 Leadership Award Augie» the… Read more »

Joan Roca

Joan Roca was raised in the family restaurant in Catalonia, where he now runs his own three-Michelin-starred restaurant, El Celler de Can Roca, with his two brothers Josep and Jordi (a brilliant sommelier and patissier respectively). The three siblings have also recently been made UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors, advocating for better nutrition and food security to… Read more »

Enrique Olvera

Hailed for his extraordinary skill, his charisma, and for transforming Mexican cuisine in the eyes of the world through his bold, simple, evocative cookery. Among other ventures, Olvera heads Pujol, Mexico’s number one restaurant, and has recently made an acclaimed debut in New York with Cosme. He keeps his food simple and unfussy, with a… Read more »