Following their success at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards at London’s Guildhall last week, where El Celler de Can Roca took the No.1 spot, the Roca Brothers are continuing their celebrations with the launch of their edible opera,El Somni,which features 12coursesover a span of 12 acts, each one paired with its own wine and music.
The first showing ofEl Somnitook place on Monday 6 May in Barcelona, attracting chefFerran Adriàand American cookbook author and researcherHarold McGee.
Also in the audience was Indian actressFreida Pinto,Indian filmmaker and directorNandita Das, painterMiquel Barceló, poet and essayistRafael Argullos, orchestra directorJosep Pons,andresearcher and engineerAbderrahmane Khedar.
Research biologistBen Lehner, HIV researcherBonaventura Clotet, theoretical physicistLisa Randall, andanthropologistJoel Candauwere also on the guest list.
With the first being held at the Arts Santa Mònica in Barcelona,El Somniwill also be hosted at 12 different locations around the world and is set to become a book, an exhibit and a film by Mediapro.
With this innovative gastronomic exploration following their 50 Best victory, who knows what the three Roca’s will bring the culinary world next…