Silvia Hofmann

Welcome to Hofmann

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.

 

 Silvia Hofmann

The History of 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.

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Upcoming Courses

HOSTELRY
Start dateOct 13, 2020Finish dateDec 20, 2022

HOSTELRY

The Hostelry Course is the most complete and highest level course taught by the Hofmann School. You Will become a professional and you will practise at Hofmann Restaurant (1* Michelin). If you are creative, have capacity for work and motivation, we guarantee you a unique experience that will be with you all your life.

€28,200.00
28 months


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 PROFESSIONAL CHEF
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PROFESSIONAL CHEF

A 1 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.

€9,900.00
12 months


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COMPLETE CHEF TRAINING PROGRAM - 1 DAY
Start dateNov 5, 2020Finish dateJul 30, 2021
4:30 PMh. - 9:30 PMh.

COMPLETE CHEF TRAINING PROGRAM - 1 DAY

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.

€4,770.00
9 months


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COMPLETE CHEF TRAINING PROGRAM - 2 DAYS
Start dateNov 2, 2020Finish dateJul 28, 2021
4:30 PMh. - 7:30 PMh.

COMPLETE CHEF TRAINING PROGRAM - 2 DAYS

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.

€4,770.00
9 months


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ADVANCED COOKING
Start dateJan 12, 2021Finish dateJun 29, 2021
9:00 AMh. - 2:00 PMh.

ADVANCED COOKING

The Advanced Cooking Course is specifically created for those students who, after completing the Intensive Cooking Course, the Complete Cooking Course or the Integral Cooking Course, wish to continue progressing in the world of cooking.

€3,300.00
6 months


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PASTRY LEVEL I
Start dateOct 5, 2020Finish dateJul 28, 2021
4:30 PMh. - 7:30 PMh.

PASTRY LEVEL I

The Hofmann Pastry Course prepares you to enjoy the pleasure of making exquisite sweets and desserts. We will teach you the most relevant, popular and successful traditional and international pastry formulas

€3,100.00
10 months


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 PASTRY LEVEL II
Start dateOct 8, 2020Finish dateJul 29, 2021
4:30 PMh. - 7:30 PMh.

PASTRY LEVEL II

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.

€3,300.00
10 months


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COCINA VEGANA - COMPLETE COURSE
Start dateOct 5, 2020Finish dateNov 30, 2020
4:30 PMh. - 8:30 PMh.

COCINA VEGANA - COMPLETE COURSE

A trip around the world through original and tasty vegetarian and vegan recipes.
We will learn and refresh the knowledge in the world of vegan food and create fantastic recipes that will combine different preparations, cooking and presentations with the products that the earth gives us.

€800.00
2 months


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COCINA JAPONESA
Start dateOct 7, 2020Finish dateNov 25, 2020
4:30 PMh. - 8:30 PMh.

COCINA JAPONESA

In this course you will learn to treat and enjoy food as the Japanese do, with the help of Mutuo Kowaki, a Japanese chef with a solid culinary career with more than 20 years in Japanese cuisine.

€870.00
2 months


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HOFMANN COOKING. EVENING COURSE
Start dateOct 8, 2020Finish dateNov 26, 2020
8:00 PMh. - 11:30 PMh.

HOFMANN COOKING. EVENING COURSE

Market cuisine, current and intuitive for those who wish to learn to cook with basic techniques and an entertaining and 100% practical learning. In this course, various menu proposals will be developed so that you can apply it both in a professional and personal environment.

€800.00
2 months


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RICES
Start dateOct 8, 2020Finish dateNov 26, 2020
10:00 AMh. - 2:00 PMh.

RICES

Rice is a staple food in many culinary cultures, and ours is also present as the basis of one of the best known dishes in our kitchen.
In this course, we will teach you to prepare different types of rice as well as to improve your techniques and cooking, under the Hofmann seal.

€870.00
2 months


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News, events and press

20JUNE2020

Taverna Hofmann reopens its gastronomic space on June 30.

The gastronomic restaurant of the Hofmann Group resumes its activity from Tuesday to Saturday, maintaining the classics on the menu and introducing new seasonal dishes.


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10JUNE2020

Pistachio with citrus jam, the new proposal from the Hofmann pastry team, for the celebration of Sant Joan

El pastelero Jesús Fuentes y su equipo de bollería Hofmann, reinventan la coca de San Juan con una propuesta que funde el sabor único del inigualable brioche de pistacho y crema de cítricos.


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7JUNE2020

HOFMANN SCHOOL REOPEN ITS DOORS NEXT MONDAY, JUNE 8.

omorrow, June 8, the Hofmann School reopens its doors in the time zone from 09:00 to 18:00, from Monday to Friday in order to be able to provide information about upcoming courses and provide personalized attention.


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4JUNE2020

INFORMATIVE SESIONS AT HOFMANN

OPEN DAY!

The Hofmann Hostelry School invites you to their online open day; a unique opportunity to get to know the hostelry professional course in detail.


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4JUNE2020

Hofmann starts with its new business model: delivery and take away.

The #Hofmann team, led by Silvia Hofmann, brings its gastronomic offer and its most emblematic sweets to the homes of Barcelona.


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11FEBRUARY2020

HOFMANN PARTICIPATES IN THE 7TH EDITION OF THE GRAN CANARIA FAIR “ME GUSTA”

Hofmann has collaborated in the seventh edition of the Gran Canaria Me Gusta fair with a gastronomic exhibition on “the flavor of the avant-garde”.


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10FEBRUARY2020

One more year, Hofmann participates in the solitary project: “tapa solidaria” organized by the Children's House.

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


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5FEBRUARY2020

JEAN PAUL MARAT, SMALL GASTRONOMIC REVOLUTIONS

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.


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4FEBRUARY2020

Marc Sánchez, a former Hofmann student, leading the Little Spain Market in New York.

Marc Sánchez Figueras, Badalona and former Hofmann student, works leading the chefs of the famous Little Spain Market in New York.


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22JANUARY2020

ALFREDO MACHADO, THE URUGUAYO AND EX-STUDENT OF HOFMANN WHO HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED AS THE "PASTRY REVELATION 2020" IN SPAIN

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.


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17JANUARY2020

GRADUATION: H27 HOSPITALITY PROMOTION

Yesterday we celebrated the graduation of the H27 promotion.
In total, 28 young people completed the complete hospitality and pastry studies where they were recognized with an official Hofmann diploma and special recognition to the three most outstanding students of this promotion.


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16DECEMBER2019

THE "BEST SELLERS" OF HOFMANN BECOME TURRONES

For the first time in its history, the Hofmann pastry team, led by Miquel Guarro, creates a range of nougat inspired by desserts that the public likes the most.


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3DECEMBER2019

CHEF ÁLVARO CLAVIJO, A FORMER HOFMANN STUDENT, IN 21ST PLACE IN THE LATIN AMERICA´S 50 BEST RESTAURANTS

The young chef Alvaro Clavijo, positioned in the 21st position of the Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants.


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20NOVEMBER2019

HAIKULINARIO

On Tuesday, November 26 at 6:00 pm, the official presentation of the book "Haikulinario" written by Marta Lopez Cuartero with a prologue by Silvia Hofmann


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18NOVEMBER2019

ALEXANDRU CHITIC, HOFMANN'S EX-STUDENT, RECEIVES THE AWARD FOR THE BEST PRALINÉ AT THE FIPGC

Alexandru Chitic, a former Hofmann student, has just received the award for best praline in "The World Trophy of Pastry Ice Cream and Chocolate FIPGC."


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11NOVEMBER2019

WE CELEBRATE TWO YEARS OF THE OPENING OF CASA VICENS GAUDÍ

Miquel Guarro created a chocolate piece inspired by Gaudí and will be on sale starting Novembre, 16th.


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10OCTOBER2019

CARLOS GARCÍA, A FORMER HOFMANN SCHOOL STUDENT, RECOGNIZED AS THE BEST CHEF IN LATAM

In the award of the "50 Best Restaurants in Latin America," Venezuelan chef Carlos García has been chosen as the best in his class among a group of 50 Latin Americans.


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8JULY2019

L'INFORMATIU MIGDIA DE TVE PRESENTS THE BIRTH OF THE MEY HOFMANN FOUNDATION

Yesterday the TVE news in Catalonia devoted a few minutes to the presentation of the Mey Hofmann Foundation and its activity to support women with breast cancer.


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25JUNE2019

THE VANGUARDIA INTERVIEW SILVIA HOFMANN

La Vanguardia offers an in-depth interview with Silvia Hofmann, the woman and entrepreneur at the helm of the Hofmann Group, who has brought modernity, innovation and entrepreneurial strength to the brand, as well as printing her personal and charismatic stamp.


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19JUNE2019

MEY HOFMANN FUNDATION HAS BEEN PRESENTED TODAY

Silvia Hofmann today has presented the Mey Hofmann Foundation, a project born with the aim of helping women cope with breast cancer with a transformative attitude to overcome it. A project that is also a tribute to his mother, Mey Hofmann.


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3JUNE2019

HOFMANN RECEIVES A PRIZE FOR HIS PRESENCE IN SOCIAL NETWORKS

Yesterday was held the grand Gala of the Pastisseria in the foundation Joan Miró of Barcelona. In the course of the evening, Hofmann was awarded a prize for the best social networking presence. Prize they collected on behalf of all the team Hofmann, Silvia Hofmann and Miquel Guarro.


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29APRIL2019

SILVIA HOFMANN PARTICIPATES IN A WINE PAIRING

Silvia Hofmann participates, together with relevant figures from the journalistic and gastronomic world, in a wine pairing organised by Dicomsa.


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7MARCH2019

OUR HEAD OF PASTRY, MIQUEL GUARRO, JURY IN BAKE OFF SPAIN

Yesterday, the Spanish edition of the "Talent" of baking and pastry "Bake Off" began in Cuatro. In this contest, 12 amateur pastry chefs will test their skills and their mettle under the pressure of a professional jury, of which Miquel Guarro, Pastry Chef at Hofmann is part.


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5MARCH2019

HOFMANN PRESENT AT THE SCIENCE & COOKING WORLD CONGRESS BARCELONA 2019

Hofmann was present at the Science and Cooking World Congress Barcelona 2019, offering a sample of the excellent results obtained by mixing science, technique, innovation and creativity, ingredients that are part of the gastronomic DNA in our school.


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4MARCH2019

NTERVIEW WITH SILVIA HOFMANN AT VIAEMPRESA.CAT

In the interview Silvia Hofmann explains the novelties and new projects of Hofmann. In addition to a tour of history, school and Hofmann restaurants.


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Hofmann Culinay School

+34 933 195 889

C/ Argentería, 74-78
08003 Barcelona

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