Amazon Prime has picked up on a 2011 documentary on the legendary elBulli restaurant and has made it available on demand as a 15-part series.
ElBullli: The Story of a Dream documents how the Adrià brothers turned an unassuming French eatery in Roses on Spain's Costa Brava into the world’s most innovative restaurant, one which held three Michelin stars from 1997 until its closure in 2011 and topped the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list five times.
Estamos muy emocionados de que, a partir de hoy, Amazon Prime Video lleve el documental “elBulli, historia de un sueño” a más de cien países. pic.twitter.com/kJuUdavDch
He has of course helped brother Albert launch a number of restaurants in Barcelona, including Tickets and Enigma, but his main projects currently include a 35-volume food encyclopaedia (Bullipedia) and the long awaited opening of elBulli 1846, a cooking and research centre, on the site of elBulli.
Staff shortages are hitting the hospitality sector hard, prompting some restaurants to look outside the industry to train those without restaurant experience for life in the kitchen. Andrew Friedman finds out more.
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