Hofmann was established in 1983, out of a dream to be combined with top professionalism.
Mey Hofmann intended to create a school where everyone interested in gastronomy, cooking or pastry found a way for training and development. And she got it absolutely right.
Today Hofmann is a group that comprises the prestigious School of Hostelry, the Hofmann Restaurant (1 Michelin star and at the same time a training centre where students learn to perfect their techniques), Taverna Hofmann (traditional cuisine reinterpreted by our chefs) and the emblematic Hofmann Pastry Shop, next to the annex space of La Seca, that cake lovers have as a destination in Barcelona.
We share your passion for gastronomy. Welcome to Hofmann.
With her vast experience, Mey felt the need to share her knowledge and passion for the culinary world and in 1983 she created her own school of gastronomy in Barcelona. TheHofmann School of Hostelry is internationally recognized for its high standards, quality of teaching and its own know-how.
The Hofmann Restaurant started its activity in 1992 and was awarded a Michelin Star in 2004. It is in that kitchen where students put to practice their techniques, learning the real running of a restaurant kitchen and always following the demands of an establishment of such a standard and quality that is the Hofmann Restaurant.
Pastry cooking, the other great passion of Mey, led to the opening in 2008 of the Hofmann Pastry Shop: an emblematic place that has become the main and indisputable reference in the world of pastry in Barcelona. Located in the neighborhood of Born-La Ribera, it bakes on a daily basis cakes, biscuits, cookies and its classic and famous croissants. Perhaps the most amazing of all of them, its croissant of mascarpone, was unanimously chosen in 2010 as the Best Croissant in Spain. In 2016 the Hofmann Pastry Shop was also awarded the recognition for the Best Tea Biscuit in Spain.
In 2012, and also in the Born district, theHofmann La Seca tasting room was opened, located in Espai Brossa. It is a cozy and perfect place for breakfast, brunch, a snack or simply for a good coffee. Two years later, in 2014, ElRacó Hofmann was opened. A space within the Gastronomic Restaurant where lunch and dinner is served under a new concept. Ideal for those who do not have much time for a meal, but do not want to give up on good gastronomy.
The expansion of Hofmann continued that same year 2014 with the Hofmann Taverna, a restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere in which traditional cooking is reinterpreted. With our magnificent charcoal grills it is the ideal place to share and enjoy our dishes, offering our guests a whole new gastronomic experience.
Welcome to the Hofmann Universe.
The Hofmann Hostelry Course is the most comprehensive and highest level training course given in our School. You will train as a professional chef through a combination of comprehensive theoretical training combined with practical training in a restaurant with a Michelin star.
A one year intensive training course which will allow you, combining theory and training hours, to acquire the technical knowledge and necessary skills to become a professional chef.
Aimed at professionals or cooking enthusiasts who want to deepen and acquire new knowledge and culinary skills. A demonstrative, complete and compact course in 1 day in which you will achieve your goals through an effective and 100% practical methodology with the Hofmann standards and quality seal.
Aimed at professionals or cooking enthusiasts who want to deepen and acquire new knowledge and culinary skills. A demonstrative, complete and compact course divided into two days in which you will achieve your goals with an effective methodology and 100% practical with the standards and the Hofmann seal.
The Level II Pastry course is specifically designed for those who wish to continue expanding their knowledge and growing as amateurs or professionals in the world of pastry.
In the Hofmann pastry course you will learn from our pastry chefs the most advanced techniques to create different pieces of pastry with the artisanal touch and the highest quality that is a Hofmann trade mark.
Even if you don't know anything about pastry, in this course you will prepare with your own hands a cute Easter with quality and creativity characteristic of Hofmann. A monkey that you can take home and that will undoubtedly surprise and excite young and old.
If you want to learn the basic techniques of cooking and develop your skills in a 100% demonstrative and practical methodology, this is your course!
Rice is a staple food in many culinary cultures and our local rice is also present as one of the best known ingredients in our cuisine.
In this course we will teach you how to cook different types of rice as well as how to improve your technique and cooking under the Hofmann supervision.
Welcome to a trip around the world through original and tasty vegetarian and vegan recipes.
In this practical course you will learn how to treat and enjoy food as the Japanese do, directed by Mutsuo Kowaki, a Japanese chef with a solid culinary career of more than 20 years in Japanese cuisine.
Arnau Oró and Luis Sanchez, special honor award to the best students of the H-28 Hospitality promotion.
After the celebration of the second edition of the "Fava de Cacau awards", held in Sant Vicenç dels Horts, the Hofmann pastry shop has been recognized and awarded as the best pastry shop in Barcelona.
Tomás Mateu, is the co-owner together with his parents of the Ébano restaurant in Bellaterra. It stands out for its honest cuisine and quality products.
A two-months training designed for you to learn the techniques of making desserts and a unique work methodology by Rafa Delgado.
Yigit Uzuncarsili, a former student of Hofmann and private chef shares his experience during his training at the School.
The Hofmann School of Hospitality and the "Bean to Bar by MXBCN" present their first "limited edition" panettone made from top quality ingredients and with a mixture of organic cocoa and toasted vanilla for this Christmas sweet of Italian origin and internationally renowned.
Seven unique pieces inspired by the most renowned desserts from Hofmann pastry.
How are cooking and hospitality schools living the effects of the pandemic? Let's find out firsthand by talking to three renowned cooking schools: Le Cordon Bleu (Madrid), the Hofmann Hospitality School (Barcelona) and the Aiala Hospitality School (Zarautz), as well as the Association.
The classic cod and Iberian ham croquettes, the seasonal mushrooms with butifarra del perol or the meatball casserole with squid are some of the suggestions presented in its gastronomic proposal.
Guillem Bach was graduated in December 2019 and he is currently working as a kitchen assistant at the French restaurant, Bras - Michael et Sébastien. Today he tells us about his experience at the Hofmann School.
The Hofmann School of Hospitality will occupy the new 500m2 facilities with a macro I+D space equipped with the most innovative technologies in the sector. The new expanded offer of academic training will include different course proposals
especially focused on the field of Pastry.
Maria Alejandra Riba is part of the H-26 generation. After finishing his studies, he went to France to apply all his knowledge and to learn the most refined cuisine.
Today we share the experience of our former student, David Morillas, who just finished his training at Hofmann started as a creativity assistant at the prestigious restaurant Disfrutar, with two Michelin stars.
He makes his own cheeses, yogurts, his own beer and grows his own vegetables to supply his restaurant located in one of the most beautiful towns in Spain: Tejeda. The young chef and owner of his own restaurant, Texeda, shares with us his beginnings and his experience at Hofmann.
Xavier Alvarez had it clear since childhood. Today the former alumni and head of the restaurant Les Petits Prés shares his experience and his best advice for everyone who wants to get started in this world.
Víctor Torres Muñoz, a former student of Hofmann, is the youngest chef in Spain. In fact, at only 24 years old, he is in charge of the kitchen of the restaurant Las Magnolias de Arbúcies (Girona), a restaurant that has had a Michelin star since 2012.
Elena Perez Carasco is part of the H-19 promotion. Today we know a little bit more about her experience at Hofmann and her professional career.
Ivan Ralston is part of the H-18 generation. His restaurant, Tuju in Sao Paulo is one of the best in Latin America and has two Michelin stars. We spoke with him about his beginnings at Hofmann and what his journey has been like since then.
"For all students, my advice is to make the most of your time at school, to learn a lot and to enjoy the honor of being in a great house such as the Hofmann School of Hospitality."
Today, Miquel and David tell us about the next pastry courses, which they plan to start this October.
Today we had the pleasure of sharing and remembering the experience of Nacho Baucells, a former Hofmann student and current Chef de cuisine at Celler de Can Roca.
The Casal dels Infants and representatives of 63 restaurants in Barcelona celebrated this Thursday the closing of the 9th edition of the Solidarity Cap in the Hofmann Space, an initiative that this year has allowed them to raise more than 21,600 euros thanks to the sale of 40,500 " solidarity tapas
Jean Paul could be defined as an allegation to collective work. The French chef emphasizes always recognizing the work of his companions, his students as well as that of Silvia Hofmann, or that of his mother Mey Hofmann, promoter of the creation of the hospitality school.
Marc Sánchez Figueras, Badalona and former Hofmann student, works leading the chefs of the famous Little Spain Market in New York.
Alfredo Machado Díaz is 29 years old and was born in Maldonado, but for several years he lives in Spain, where he began and forged his career in the kitchen.