Quique Dacosta

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Birthday
12, 1972
Birthplace
Spain
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
12, 1972 (age 47)
Birthplace
Spain

About

Spanish professional chef who is known for being the head chef at Quique Dacosta Restaurant in Denia which has earned three Michelin Stars. He is also known for having worked as the chef and owner of El Poblet which also earned a Michelin Star. 

Before Fame

Specializing in avant-garde cuisine and using locally sourced ingredients, he first gained attention working as the head chef as Mercat Bar in Valencia. After winning several Gastronomy awards, he later became the president of the advisory board at the Gastronomy and Culinary Management Campus. 

Trivia

He has won several awards as a chef including the National Prize for Gastronomy by the Spanish Royal Academy of Gastronomy in 2005 and in 2009. He also won the Millesime Chef Award in 2013. 

Family Life

He was born and raised in Spain and shared a photo of his son through Instagram in April of 2018. 

Associated With

Other Spanish chefs who have also earned Michelin stars include Martin Berasategui and Ferran Adria