Spanish chef Albert Adrià of Tickets in Barcelona was recognized as The World’s Best Pastry Chef 2015 at the annual The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards gala in London, UK.
Adrià started working at El Bulli, one of the most famous restaurants in the world that receives up to 1,000,000 reservation requests a year, at 15. He cooked his way around the restaurant’s sections but settled on pastry because of the scope for creativity. Adrià headed the seminal Roses restaurant’s pastry section for many years, and latterly led its development kitchen in Barcelona.
According to The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, the chef does not restrict his culinary output to pastry, but also oversees five restaurants in Barcelona. Adrià was voted The World’s Best Pastry Chef 2015 in recognition of his extraordinary contribution to the global pastry scene.
“Over the past two decades, Adrià has pioneered dozens of new techniques, many set out in painstaking detail within the two seminal books he has published on desserts.
The World’s 50 Best Restaurants brings together extraordinary culinary talent to celebrate global gastronomy. Featuring restaurants from 21 countries around the world across six continents, the list provides an annual barometer of the greatest gastronomic experiences across the globe.