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Jordi Cruz

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29, 1978
Manresa, Spain
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29, 1978 (age 44)
Manresa, Spain


Award-winning chef who took the lead of ABaC Restaurant & Hotel in May 2010, was honored as Chef de l'Avenir by the International Gastronomy Academy, and became a judge on the program Master Chef Spain in 2013.

Before Fame

He studied cooking at the Escola Superior d'Hosteleria Joviat. When he was 14, he began working at the restaurant Cercs Estany Clar, where he received his first Michelin star in November 2002, becoming the youngest chef in Spain and second in the world to receive the distinction.


He authored Cooking with Logic: Technique and Concepts in the Kitchen of Estany Clar. He worked as manager and head chef at Angle de Mon Sant Benet and opened a restaurant called Ten's Tapas Restaurant in 2012.

Family Life

He was born in Maresa, Barcelona, Spain.

Associated With

In 2006, he was championed as Chef of the Year CCA, an event where he would become vice president of the jury, working alongside Martin Berasategui, the president of the jury.