|Born||26 July 1957|
Sant Celoni, Catalonia, Spain
|Died||16 February 2011 (aged 53)|
Jaume Santamaria i Puig (26 July 1957 – 16 February 2011), known as Santi Santamaria (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈsanti ˌsantəməˈɾi.ə]), was a Spanish Catalan avant-garde chef. He was the first Catalan chef and owner to have his restaurant receive three stars from the Michelin Guide (Can Fabes in 1994).
His second restaurant (Sant Celoni) was awarded two Michelin stars.
- The Economist, "Santi Santamaria", 24 February 2011, p. 93.
- Burnett, Victoria (1 June 2008). "Spain's Top Chefs Clash Over Ingredients and Culinary Innovations". The New York Times.
- Abend, Lisa. "Dueling Spanish Chefs". gourmet.com.
- Abend, Lisa (1 May 2008). "Round Two in the Santamaria vs. Adrià Smackdown". gourmet.com.
- Parra, Belén (16 February 2011). "Fallece en Singapur el cocinero catalán Santi Santamaria" (in Spanish). elmundo.es.