Honorary Member

Experimental Sciences

Date of admittance: 11/03/2019

Admission speech: De la Tierra a la Luna

Reply: Dr. José Ramón Calvo Fernández

JOAN ROCA, Chef, from Celler de Can Roca. Doctor Honoris Causa by the University of Girona. Chosen in 2018, the best Chef in the world. With its team, and from La Masia, its R & D center, research, innovation, training and creativity follow the parallel and continuous course of the restaurant’s activity. Through a transversal vision of the culinary creation process, its dishes dialogue both with science and tradition, technology and sensibility, the product and sensory anthropology. He is the author of several books internationally recognized as references in his field and author of several industrial patents. Goodwill Ambassador for the Development Program of the United Nations Organization. Gold medal for merit in Fine Arts