Chef, entrepreneur, author, leader Ferran Adrià is a spanish chef at the 3 Michelin Star former restaurant El Bulli. Considered one of the best chefs in the world, after having received the San Pellegrino award five times, which honoured El Bulli as the best restaurant in the world in 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009, The Restaurant Magazine, following the vote of over 500 experts from around the world, named Ferran Adrià as the best chef of the decade. Since 2011, El Bulli has been transformed into a research foundation, another major step within Adrià’s creative process.
Ferran Adrià is recognised for its innovative and pioneer use of tree nuts in many dishes. He emphasized the enrichment that tree nuts offer to all sorts of dishes and recipes. In 2013, he received the INC Award for Excellence in Gastronomy in the frame of the World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress held in Barcelona.