Quique Dacosta

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Quique Dacosta (2011).

Quique Dacosta is the chef of an eponymous Spanish restaurant in Dénia, Province of Alicante, Spain. Following the closure of elBulli, Dacosta is one of the new leaders of avant-garde cuisine in Spain.[1]

Dacosta only uses locally sourced ingredients from within 75 km of his restaurant.[1]

He is the president of the advisory board at GASMA (Gastronomy and Culinary Management Campus).


Chef and Owner of:

  • "Quique Dacosta Restaurant" in Denia (3* Michelin Stars and 3 Repsol[citation needed])
  • "El Poblet" (1* Michelin Star and 2 Repsol Suns[citation needed])
  • "Vuelve Carolina" (1 Repsol Sun[citation needed])
  • "Mercat Bar" in Valencia
  • "Llisa Negra" in Valencia
  • "Arrosqd" in London (where Alicia works)


  • "National Prize for Gastronomy", awarded by The Spanish Royal Academy of Gastronomy, 2005 and 2009[citation needed]
  • Millesime Chef Award 2013[citation needed]
  • Best Restaurant in Europe according to “Opinionated About Dining” 2012 and 2013[citation needed]
  • (Ranks 39) in The World's 50 Best Restaurants, 2015 by prestigious magazine “The Restaurant”[citation needed]
  • Doctor Honoris Causa by the faculty of Fine Arts of the Miguel Hernández University, Elche.[citation needed]

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