Chef Gastón Acurio Sets up at Mandarin Oriental Barcelona

Police officers stand next to the van involved on an attack in Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain
Photo by AP Photo/Manu Fernandez via Newscred

Terrat at Mandarin Oriental Barcelona

Ceviche, anyone? Just in time for the sultry summer season, the “Ambassador of Peruvian cuisine” has arrived at the Mandarin Oriental Barcelona. Celebrity chef Gastón Acurio is taking over the luxury hotel’s two al fresco spaces—Mimosa Garden and the rooftop terrace, Terrat (pictured here), where he’s serving authentic Peruvian cuisine. Acurio already works with the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, as he manages La Mar restaurant at Mandarin Oriental Miami.

In Barcelona until October 2016, Acurio has joined the Michelin-starred culinary team overseen by chefs Carme Ruscalleda and her son, Räul Balam. Acurio’s cuisine can be ordered at Mimosa Garden during the day then on the terrace after 8 p.m.—paired with cocktails, music, and views over Barcelona.

Free Luxury Travel Newsletter

Like this story? Subscribe to The Dossier

Luxury Travel Advisor’s only newsletter, covering unique destinations and product news for affluent travelers. Delivered every Tuesday & Thursday.

Located on Passeig de Gràcia, Mandarin Oriental Barcelona has 120 guestrooms, award-winning restaurants and an expansive spa with eight treatment rooms, a 39-foot lap pool, a fitness center, steam room, and a Pedi:Mani:Cure Studio by Bastien Gonzalez.

Suggested Articles:

Airport employees and teachers joined nationwide strikes in France, as a crippling transportation strike hit a sixth straight day. Read more here.

Victoria Cruise Lines will launch a new ship in the spring of 2020, which will be the largest river cruise ship in the world. Learn more here.

Aman's fourth property in the U.S. will built on the site of the former Versailles Hotel on Collins Avenue, part of the Faena District. Read more.