• Cuisine that is committed to preserving biodiversity

    Meet some of the speakers of the last edition!

    Albert Adrià

    Enigma*, Barcelona

    Artur Martínez

    Aürt*, Barcelona

    Caroline Baerten & Nicolas Decloedt

    Humus x Hortense, Brussels

    Javier Olleros

    Culler de Pau **+*V, d’O Grove, Pontevedra

    Jesús Sánchez

    Cenador de Amós ***+*V , Villaverde de Pontones, Cantabria

    Joan Roca

    El Celler de Can Roca***+*V, Girona

    Jordi Butrón

    Espai Sucre

    Joke Michiel

    Souvenir, Gante

    Kamilla Seidler

    Lola, Copenhagen

    Manon Fleury

    Datil, París

    Oriol Castro, Eduard Xatruch y Mateu Casañas

    Disfrutar **, Barcelona

    Poul Andrias

    Koks**, Denmark

    Rodrigo de la Calle & Diana Díaz

    El Invernadero*+

    *Verde, Madrid

    Zineb Hattab

    Kle *V, Switzerland

    And many more!

    Discover the gastronomic show


    The space that allows you to enjoy a great cooking show with:

    Live speeches by the most prestigious chefs such as Joan Roca, Albert Adrià, Oriol Castro, Eric Verbauwhede...

    Thematic speeches and dialogues focused on (bio)diversity, the transformative power of cuisine, women in the cuisine and fire as a living element.


    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 Bego Rodrigo, Juan Sahuquillo or Javier Sanz talked about biodiversity in the kitchen.

    Forum Lab

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

    Aula Mercat Metropolità

    Activities in which the present and future of sustainable gastronomy and biodiversity were discussed.
    Space organized by the Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona, Ajuntament de Barcelona and Mercabarna, with the collaboration of Slow food BCN and Oficina Conjunta d’Alimentació Sostenible (OCAS).

    Cuina de l'Espai Catalunya

    La Cuina de l'Espai Catalunya is a live cooking space promoted by the Barcelona Provincial Council, the Girona Provincial Council, the Lleida Provincial Council and Prodeca where producers and chefs from all over Catalonia meet. 22 sessions showcased products, producers, artisans, chefs and sommeliers from all over Catalonia as a sample of the gastronomic wealth of Catalonia.

    Aula Makro

    Makro showed its commitment to the dissemination of knowledge in gastronomy with Aula Makro. It offered seventeen sessions aimed at all professionals interested in learning about the latest gastronomic innovations to apply them in their hospitality businesses. To do this, it had the experience of up to 23 nationally recognized chefs.

    HUB Alimentació i Acció Climàtica

    It is the space that hosts presentations, exhibitions, round tables... focused on the field of food and climate action. The sector has very important challenges: in this space different projects and initiatives are presented to face them and turn these challenges into opportunities. The space is promoted by the Department of Climate Action, Food and Rural Agenda of the Generalitat de Catalunya and had the participation of different agents of the sector.

    Forum Bar

    The space for trends in the liquid world and mixology applied to the world of bar and gastronomy. Cocktails, premium distillates, health drinks, specialty coffees... In addition, in 2023 we celebrated the Maîtres de Hotel competition that recognized the work of hotel managers and hotel waiters.
    Awards and recognitions
    The spectacle of gastronomy with the Innoforum Awards, Josep Mercader Awards, Cuiner Gastronomic Forum Barcelona 2023 Award, Plat Favorit dels Catalans, Best Artisan Panettone Award and Best Chocolate Panettone in Spain 2023, ESPAISUCREthebestDESSERT '23 Award, Best Hotel Maître Award and The Baker Award.

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

    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.

    Guest events 2023

    FOODTURE. The future Kitchen

    Foodture Barcelona is the Innovation Summit in Food Design, Food Tech, Social Food and Sustainability born in Barcelona in 2010.

    In this fifth edition, hold within the framework of the GFB, the objective was to publicize the most disruptive food innovation in order to explore and define new trends.

    Foodture Barcelona highlights and brings together the creative minds who are leading the change in the global food order. Proposals that seem utopian but are now a reality.

    Social Restoration and Circular Economy Congress

    The International Congress on Social Restoration and Circular Economy Congress returned to Barcelona as a continuation of the one already held in Barcelona in the fall of 2021. This edition brought together national and international experts, academics and professionals.

    A congress created within the aim of creating a multi-sector and avant-garde space for reflection and debate, that promotes the exchange of knowledge and experiences that allow continued progress in the necessary transition towards a gastronomic sector based on more sustainable, conscious and responsible management and restoration systems and models.


    We're Smart Award Show

    Cocineros como René Mathieu, Xavier Pellicer y Rodrigo de la Calle estuvieron presentes en la prestigiosa gala de premios a los mejores restaurantes del mundo en cocina vegetal. 

    La ceremonia de entrega de los prestigiosos premios anuales organizada, por We’re Smart Green World, se celebró por primera vez en Gastronomic Forum Barcelona. 


    III Science & Cooking World Congress 2022

    Es un congreso internacional organizado por la Universitat de Barcelona, con el objetivo de explorar el potencial enorme de la Gastronomía Científica y como esta puede contribuir a dar soluciones a los grandes retos sociales. 

    La pasada edición giró en torno a Ingredientes, Tradición e Innovación.


    Es el Summit de Innovación en Food Design, Food Tech, Social Food y Sostenibilidad nacido en Barcelona y coorganizado por Barcelona Centre de DissenyPlat Institute.

    Dentro del FórumLab, se dio cita a proyectos visionarios, startups, ciencia, diseño e innovación para explorar y rediseñar el mundo de la alimentación.

    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

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