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Víctor Torres

The early beginnings and education of Víctor Torres

In the world of gastronomy, few stars shine as brightly as Víctor Torres, an extraordinary Spanish chef who has taken the culinary world by storm. At an exceptionally young age, Víctor achieved a remarkable feat - becoming the youngest Spanish chef ever to be awarded the coveted Michelin Star. In this blog post, we'll delve into Víctor's remarkable journey, his outstanding accomplishments, and the unique vision behind QUIRAT, his exceptional culinary haven.


Barcelona, Spain
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QUIRAT is the gastronomic restaurant at InterContinental Barcelona, directed and supervised by renowned Chef Victor Torres, awarded with two MICHELIN Stars. Experience the purity of the land transformed into haute cuisine as you embark on a journey through the seasons with a menu designed exclusively to celebrate the richness of nature and local produce.

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A passion ignited: Discovering Víctor Torres' culinary inclinations

Víctor's culinary journey began with a profound passion for cooking, ignited by the delightful aromas coming from his grandmother's kitchen during his childhood. This early inspiration laid the foundation for his successful career in gastronomy. As he matured, Víctor's love for cooking grew stronger, prompting him to pursue formal culinary education.

Perfecting skills at Hofmann: Víctor Torres' path to culinary excellence

At the prestigious Hofmann School, Víctor perfected his skills under the tutelage of renowned culinary experts. During his time there, his exceptional talent and untiring commitment to excellence caught the attention of the culinary world, setting the stage for a brilliant career.

Climbing the culinary ladder: Víctor Torres' journey through esteemed kitchens

Venturing through some of Spain's finest kitchens and beyond, Víctor Torres ascended the culinary ladder with ease. His talent led him to work with celebrated chefs, enriching his culinary expertise and nurturing his desire to push the boundaries of traditional cuisine.

The Michelin-star accolade: Celebrating a team’s culinary excellence

Victor's tireless drive for culinary innovation paid off when he was awarded the highly coveted MICHELIN Star in 2018, becoming the youngest chef in Spain to earn this recognition. This prestigious recognition not only acknowledged his culinary prowess, but also solidified his position among the crème de la crème of the culinary world.

QUIRAT: The culinary masterpiece of Víctor Torres and his team

Fuelled by his passion and a dream to create a culinary haven, Víctor embarked on an entrepreneurial journey. Together with a team of culinary experts, he established QUIRAT, a restaurant that personifies his culinary philosophy and creativity.

An artistic symphony of flavours: QUIRAT

At QUIRAT, each dish becomes a work of art that reflects Victor's culinary vision. His approach revolves around capturing the essence of each ingredient, using locally sourced products and fusing traditional recipes with a contemporary twist. The result is an exquisite symphony of flavors that delights the palate and leaves an indelible mark on the soul of every diner. For this reason, his work has been distinguished with a new MICHELIN Star in 2024.