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Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona Announces First Four Hands Menu Guest Chef of 2020: The Renowned Chef Laurent Lemal

Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona Announces First Four Hands Menu Guest Chef of 2020: The Renowned Chef Laurent Lemal

The five-star hotel’s head chef Luis Llamas and Michelin-star chef Laurent Lemal will present a new Four Hands Menu on January 23


BARCELONA, Spain (January 21, 2020) Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona, the five-star luxury hotel with a privileged location in the heart of Passeig de Gràcia, will invite Michelin-Star holder and Bocuse d’Or winner, Chef Laurent Lemal, to bring his talents to Barcelona on January 23. Luis Llamas, head chef at the hotel’s farm-to-table concept restaurant SOLC, will collaborate with Chef Laurent Lemal to prepare a unique Four Hands menu for guests to enjoy.


The property occasionally hosts chefs of international fame, offering them the opportunity to showcase their unique talents while guests are able to enjoy an exciting twist to the daily menu. This year’s first Four Hands will feature a ten-course menu incorporating the season’s highest quality products such as lobster roasted in butter with cabbage parcel, tarragon juice and snail croquettes. The menu will also include a wine pairing carefully selected by the hotel’s sommelier, Pablo Fernández. This offering will be priced at 68 euros per person (wine pairing and VAT included).



About Laurent Lemal

Laurent Lemal’s specializes in contemporary cuisine, incorporating local products and prioritizing the balance and aesthetics of each dish. He’s currently the chef at La Balette, a renowned restaurant on the French coast. Prior to taking on this role, Lemal was responsible for overseeing the gastronomic offerings at Hotel Riberach’s La Coopérative restaurant, where he received his Michelin star in 2014.


Throughout his successful career, Laurent Lemal has worked under the guidance of distinguished chefs such as Thierry Blanc, Michel Dussau, Fabien Lefebvre, and Guy Delmotte. In 2015, he won the Bocuse d’Or in France and participated in Europe’s most prestigious gastronomy competition, the Culinary Olympics.


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About Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona


“In the world of great luxury hotels, the old is now the new,” – that’s what the experts say when speaking of hotels with such profound tradition and history like Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona. Since opening in 1918, the five-star hotel owned by the Soldevila-Casals family has played an emblematic role in Barcelona architecture, society and lifestyle, hosting notable guests such as Ernest Hemingway and Antonio Machado. Led by interior designer Antonio Obrador, the neo-classical French style property has completed a five-year renovation and has reclaimed its place among the iconic landmarks of the vibrant city.


With a privileged location in the heart of Barcelona on stylish Passeig de Gràcia, the 271-room property is home to an unmatched 1,000-piece art collection with works by artists such as Antoni Tàpies and Josep Guinovart. Under the direction of Michelin star Chef Nandu Jubany, a robust gastronomic offering is highlighted by the Majestic Breakfast Experience, named Europe’s Best Breakfast in 2018 by Prix Villégiature. Additionally, The Leading Hotels of the World, a prestigious organization that represents independent luxury hotels from around the world, recognized the property with the Remarkably Uncommon award in 2018; the hotel has been a member of the organization since December 2014.Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona is also home to the city’s largest suite, a 5,000-square-foot penthouse with capacity for six, a dining room, two panoramic terraces and access to a personal butler and chauffeur.