Guillermo Méndez at El Olivo

Guillermo Méndez is head chef at La Residencia, a luxurious and charming five star hotel in the picturesque town of Deià with poolside service at Son Fony and its gourmet restaurant El Olivo. Along with his professional team, Guillermo entices his clients to try new creations, as well as savour once again his star dishes – on the menu for more than 10 years! He explains: ‘We offer a signature cuisine with Mediterranean roots. My idea is to re-create the tastes that remind me of my childhood and the Mallorcan kitchen. We also use high quality imported products like foie gras, caviar etc, to add an international flair to local flavours.’

Launch of Mallorca Gourmet 121

Mallorca Gourmet 121 is a new website that will keep track of new happenings on the gastronomy scene in Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain. Our main intention is to highlight and promote the wonderful, diverse gastronomy Mallorca has to offer.

The website has a Gourmet Directory where we will be profiling gourmet products and businesses in English and Spanish. There will also be a membership section that will entitle you to a Mallorca Gourmet 121 Club Card. Here you will be able to benefit from special promotions which gourmet businesses will promote from time to time.

There is current a award-winning guide book out , in its second edition, called Mallorca Restaurants 121 which has a gourmet directory section gastronomic highlights and events in Mallorca.
See also our new food and wine website with comprehensive information about more than 200 restaurants in Majorca, and wine estates and gourmet products and services in Mallorca: SkyBlue Mallorca Food & Wine Guide

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Jordi Calvache at Gran Hotel Son Julia

Chef Jordi Calvache has cooked in some of the best kitchens in Barcelona, Cataluña, and Mallorca. He also worked for some time at the famous El Bulli in Sevilla. He likes keeping things simple, so as to let the flavours on the dish speak for themselves. What excites him? Creating dishes with the best products the island of Mallorca has to offer. Sample Jordi’s cuisine at Hotel Son Julia’s gourmet restaurant, Son Julia