Two Michelin stars for El Portal de Echaurren restaurant in La Rioja – Spain

El Portal de Echaurren restaurant in La Rioja has been awarded a second Michelin star at the ceremony in Bilbao´s Guggenheim Museum. El Portal de Echaurren was among the 20 Spanish restaurants which will appear in the Michelin Guide to Spain and Portugal 2014 



Francis Paniego, the head chef of the Portal del Echaurren restaurant,  is known for his avant-garde reinterpretation of the traditional cuisine of La Rioja, as well as his being the first restaurant in the region to gain a Michelin star in 2004.

His study of aromatized olive oils and the use the aromas of smoke from vine wood are a few of the technical contributions made by this chef from La Rioja.



Big congrats  to Francis Paniego and his team for the deserved Michelin Star!!…

Want to know what it’s like to work in the kitchen alongside  chef, Francis Paniego? Help him and his excellent team prepare lunch or dinner for Echaurren diners. 

The Echaurren Boutique Hotel offers the chance to self enjoy or even give as a gift to a friend a wide range of different Echaurren Experiencies”, always with gastronomy as the core of its activity.


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