Jordi Roca from El Celler de Can Roca in Spain elected World’s best Pastry Chef
The first World’s Best Pastry Chef award, sponsored by Cacao Barry, celebrated Jordi Roca from El Celler de Can Roca in Girona (Spain).
In a country that is not short of illustrious dessert specialists, Jordi Roca’s name rings out.
Chef, architect, and magician, Jordi is known for his creativity and irreverence when it comes to desserts; his vision matched by incredible skill and precision.
Jordi is a pastry pioneer and developer of original techniques, Campari and grapefruit juice is painstakingly sealed into a cocoa butter-covered bonbon that explodes on contact with the mouth, for example.This eccentric but modest genius has recreated famous fragrances in edible form and even launched his own avant-garde scent based on a lemon dessert.