He is “the chef who prints food”. After an intense and outstanding career in the cooking world, Mateu Blanch opened his own restaurant, Caravista, in his hometown of Lleida (Catalonia) and began his career in a field that has become his great passion. He is a pioneer in 3D culinary printing using an innovative technique developed together with Marcio Barradas. Together they have performed demonstrations in Holland, England, Belgium, Germany and Spain.
Despite his youth, Mateu has a brilliant track record. For ten years he has worked as Chef de Cuisine in one Michelin Star restaurants, the most recent: La Boscana and Malena. His versatile skills have also led him to be a speaker at showcookings, congresses and gastronomic fairs. He has been a consultant chef at the Click Clack Hotel in Bogota (Colombia), international chef at the International Polytechnic in the same city, teacher at hotel schools in Spain and institutional chef at the Spanish Embassy in Pretoria (South Africa).
His great work in the kitchen has brought him several awards such as the Chef of the Year 2021 from the prestigious Gourmand Guide or the national award for the Plato de Oro 2019 given annually by Radio and Tourism of Spain. He has also received the Distform Innovation Award at Madrid Fusion 2012 and has been twice winner of the Catalan Young Chefs Competition Àngel Moncusí on 2008 and 1999.