• Behind the kitchen, a world to discover

    A powerful activities program with the proximity between speakers and the public as the strongest point

    Live show-cookings, cooking and debate of ideas and recognition to the professionals of the sector. All the activities are free with the Gastronomic Forum Barcelona badge.

    Meet some of the protagonists of the last edition!

    Joan Roca

    Celler de Can Roca***

    Quique Dacosta

    Quique Dacosta ***

    Emile Van der Staak

    Nieuwe Winkel ** *

    Ricard Camarena

    Ricard Camarena   Restaurant **  *

    Sergio & Javier Torres

    Cocina Torres**

    Rodrigo de la Calle

    El Invernadero *    Virens

    Víctor Quintillà

    Lluerna *  *

    Jordi Vilà


    Vicky Maccarone & Jaume Marambio


    Harold McGee

    Escriptor i científic

    Delia Melgarejo & Xune Andrade


    Jordi Butrón

    Espai Sucre

    *Michelin Star

    *Green Star

    Discover the gastronomic show


    The space that allows to enjoy a great cooking show with live presentations of the most prestigious chefs such as Joan Roca, Quique Dacosta or the Torres brothers.


    The proximity between speakers and public offered by Gastronomic Forum Barcelona is demonstrated in the workshop with live cooking sessions with final tasting of dishes. Great masters such as Jordi Vilà or Albert Boronat talked about the return to classic cuisine.


    The space where ideas are cooked. Debates, conferences and round tables led by the best experts in a wide range of disciplines and by the hand of three luxury partners: the University of Barcelona, Centre de Disseny and Clúster Foodservice.

    2022 Guest events

    We're Smart Award Show

    Chefs such as René Mathieu, Xavier Pellicer and Rodrigo de la Calle were present at the prestigious gala of awards for the world’s best restaurants in plant-based cuisine.

    The prestigious annual awards ceremony, organized by We’re Smart Green World, was held for the first time at Gastronomic Forum Barcelona. 

    III Science & Cooking World Congress 2022

    It is an international congress organized by the University of Barcelona, with the aim of exploring the enormous potential of Scientific Gastronomy and how it can contribute to provide solutions to major social challenges. 

    The last edition was focused on Ingredients, Tradition and Innovation.


    It is the Innovation Summit on Food Design, Food Tech, Social Food and Sustainability born in Barcelona and co-organized by Barcelona Centre de Disseny and Plat Institute.

    The ForumLab bring together visionary projects, startups, science, design and innovation to explore and redesign the world of food.


    Sweet Forum

    The Sweet Forum brings together the best confectioners in the sector who show their novelties. The Best Panettone contest and ESPAISUCRETheBestDESSERT took place.


    Aula Catalunya, Aula AMB and Ajuntament de Barcelona, La Setmana del Vi Català and Aula Makro offered training sessions given by professionals from the sector.
    Awards and contests
    The gastronomy show with the awards: Cuiner 2022 Gastronomic Fòrum Barcelona, InnoForum, Josep Mercader, ESPAISUCRETheBestDESSERT, Best Panettone, Plat preferit dels catalans and the WS Award Show.

    All the activities organised by Gastronomic Forum Barcelona are free of charge for all professional visitors to the event. 

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