Marc Puig-Pey

A member of the revolutionary kitchen team of elBulli for almost two decades, Puig-Pey decided one day to put his creativity at the service of science and health. Responsible for the Cooking Area of the Fundació Alícia in Barcelona, the chef researches and creates food solutions so that children and adults with dietary restrictions can eat food that is as healthy and as tasty as possible. His leadership has been fundamental to the success of projects that have improved the daily lives of people that normally are resigned to unappetizing diets. He has designed recipes for patients who can only eat modified textures and has been involved in the production of educational resources for kids. More recently, Puig-Pey has worked with interdisciplinary teams in the study of alimentary solutions for people undergoing treatment for cancer, building diets accordingly to the type of cancer. These guides are free and available to the entire population online.