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When you closed El Bulli, considered the best restaurant in the world, you said you wanted “to find out if there’s anything beyond what we’ve already done.” What did you find?
First of all, it’s not that El Bulli closed. It’s that it’s been transformed. The El Bulli Foundation has Bulli 1846, which is looking at the cultural and native roots of food and gastronomy; Bulli DNA, a gastronomy lab; and Bullipedia, which is decoding Western culinary history. The challenge at El Bulli was to create plates. Now it’s to create those who create plates.
Why will 1846 serve food for only one month a year?