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Science Movie Night: El Bulli
El Bulli: Cooking in Progress
At El Bulli – repeatedly voted the world’s best restaurant – renowned Spanish chef Ferran Adriá blends science and art as he pushes the boundaries of avant garde cuisine. An elegant, detailed study of the creation of a new season’s menu in a culinary “lab,” this film provides a rare glimpse of the work of the man who helped bring molecular gastronomy to the forefront of modern cooking.
Prior to the film, Mark Smith, Certified Executive Chef, will provide us with a primer on molecular gastronomy. While working in Spain, Smith had the opportunity to meet and work with Ferran Adriá at the Gastronomique Convention in San Sebastian.
Director: Gereon Wetzel
Run time: 108 minutes
Not rated, In Spanish with English subtitles
Official Selection – 2011 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival; Official Selection – 2011 Sydney Film Festival; Official Selection – 2010 International Documentary Festival Amsterdam
Science Movie Night is presented by the Natural History Museum of Utah in partnership with the Utah Film Center. We thank the Salt Lake City Public Library, our presenting sponsor.
This event is free and open to the public.