His establishment had already received the title of best restaurant in the world, now Jordi Roca has just been crowned best pastry chef of the planet. As reported by the Catalan daily Diari of Girona, the pastry chef was crowned at an event of the prestigious “World Pastry Stars” award in Milan, Italy. According to magazine Italian Gourmet, the presentation of the “WPS Grand Prix for the best pastry chef in the world” to the Catalan leader was followed by five minutes of applause.
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El Celler de Can Roca
Jordi Roca founded the famous restaurant El Celler de Can Roca, located in Girona, with his two brothers Joan and Josep in 1986. The establishment has been awarded the three stars in the Michelin Guide in 2009 and has been consistently cited as one of the best restaurants in the world for a decade. It was notably voted best restaurant in the world in 2013 and 2015.