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.

 

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Upcoming Courses

TAPAS GOURMET
Start dateFeb 7, 2020Finish dateMar 27, 2020
10:00 AMh. - 2:00 PMh.

TAPAS GOURMET

La Tapa es un concepto muy característico de nuestra gastronomía y que hoy más que nunca está en auge.
Una buena fórmula de presentar nuestra cocina en miniatura. Hofmann ha seleccionado sus recetas de tapas, las más ricas y divertidas, para ofrecerlas en este curso.

€870.00
2 months


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COCINA MEDITERRANEA
Start dateFeb 1, 2020Finish dateMay 30, 2020
9:00 AMh. - 2:00 PMh.

COCINA MEDITERRANEA

Curso intensivo teórico práctico para aficionados y amantes la cocina.

€2,040.00
4 months


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 INTENSIVE CHEF TRAINING
Start dateJan 21, 2020

INTENSIVE CHEF TRAINING

The Hofmann Chef intensive training course prepares you to enhance your passion for cooking, providing you with the knowledge, technique and necessary skills to achieve a professional chef level.

€3,060.00
6 months


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HOSTELRY
Start dateSep 5, 2019

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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 INTEGRAL CHEF
Start dateJan 20, 2019
9:30 AMh. - 2:30 PMh.

INTEGRAL CHEF

If you are either a professional or an amateur and want to continue learning in the world of cooking we offer you this complete and compact course to help you achieve your goals through a proven methodology. A 100% training course with the standards and the requirements that define the quality of the Hofmann.

€5,720.00
11 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
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4:30 PMh. - 7:30 PMh.

COMPLETE CHEF TRAINING PROGRAM

Do you like to cook but you feel at the same time that you lack the knowledge to achieve your desired level? If you are a professional or amateur with this course you can make a leap forward, through practical training, to the world of professional cooking.

€5,830.00
11 months


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ADVANCED COOKING
Start dateJan 14, 2020Finish dateJun 16, 2020
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
Start dateSep 7, 2020Finish dateJul 26, 2021
4:30 PMh. - 7:30 PMh.

PASTRY

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

€3,410.00
11 months


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 PASTRY LEVEL I
Start dateSep 19, 2019Finish dateMar 12, 2020
4:30 PMh. - 7:30 PMh.

PASTRY LEVEL I

The Advanced Course of Pastry is specifically designed for students who after passing the Pastry Course wish to continue learning and growing as professionals of the sweet cuisine.

€1,950.00
6 months


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RICES
Start dateFeb 6, 2020Finish dateMar 26, 2020
10:00 AMh. - 2:00 PMh.

RICES

Through this Hofmann Specialization course, you will expand your knowledge of this ancestral product, typical of our gastronomy. We will teach you the most appropriate cooking techniques for each type of rice and the best way to use each variety based on its characteristics and particularities.

€870.00
2 months


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HOFMANN COOKING. EVENING COURSE
Start dateFeb 6, 2020Finish dateMar 26, 2020
8:00 PMh. - 11:30 PMh.

HOFMANN COOKING. EVENING COURSE

The Hofmann Evening Cooking Course is specifically created for anyone who wants to learn how to cook in a relaxed atmosphere. A different way to learn how to cook having a good time. With easy recipes and fresh products from local markets.

€800.00
2 months


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COCINA VEGANA
Start dateFeb 10, 2020Finish dateMar 30, 2020
4:30 PMh. - 8:30 PMh.

COCINA VEGANA

La cocina vegana es variada, suficiente y apta para los gastrónomos más exigentes.

€800.00
2 months


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COCINA JAPONESA
Start dateFeb 5, 2020Finish dateMar 25, 2020
4:30 PMh. - 8:30 PMh.

COCINA JAPONESA

En este curso aprenderás a tratar y a disfrutar los alimentos como lo hacen los japoneses.

€870.00
2 months


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INICIO A LA PASTELERIA
Start dateFeb 3, 2019Finish dateMar 23, 2020
10:00 AMh. - 1:00 PMh.

INICIO A LA PASTELERIA

Con este curso te enseñaremos a elaborar nuestras mejores recetas para iniciarse en el mundo del dulce.

€620.00
2 months


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News, events and press

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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28FEBRUARY2019

A PUPIL OF THE HOFMANN PASTRY SCHOOL WINS THE 2nd PRIZE IN THE NATIONAL PASTRY CHAMPIONSHIP

Congratulations to our champion! Ángela Torres Corchado, a student of the Hofmann Pastry School, has obtained the 2nd prize in the National Championship of Hospitality Schools held in Intersicop from 23 to 26 February.


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21JANUARY2019

Miquel Guarro, nuevo jefe pastelero de Hofmann

La incorporación del ganador del Trofeo Lluís Santapau más joven de la historia coincide con la apertura del nuevo obrador y nueva aula de pastelería en Via Laietana.
La escuela firma un acuerdo con la Universidad Ramón Llull para proponer a sus alumnos un curso de extensión universitaria.


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19OCTOBER2018

HOFMANN Y BLANQUERNA SALUD FIRMAN UN CONVENIO DE COLABORACIÓN

La Escuela de Hostelería Hofmann y la Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud Blanquerna-URL han firmado un convenio de colaboración, desde sus respectivos ámbitos de actuación, en actividades formativas entre otras.


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14MARCH2018

Excelente acogida de la MasterClass de Ducasse Education

El 19 y 20 de junio se celebrará una nueva convocatoria que lleva por título "FRENCH BISTROT: BETWEEN TRADITION AND INNOVATION, las inscripciones se realizan a través de la web de Hofmann Barcelona y las plazas son limitadas.


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13FEBRUARY2018

HOFMANN Y CASAGRAND LUXURY SUITES

Dedicación, magnificencia y tradición se dan la mano para crear un binomio de excelencia, la unión de Casagrand Luxury Suites y Hofmann. Un proyecto que suma potenciales de ambas casas para ofrecer un servicio de rigor basado en dos puntos en común, la implicación en calidad y alma de cada detalle.


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7MARCH2017

HOFMANN CULINARY SCHOOL SIGNS A COLLABORATION AGREEMENT WITH DUCASSE EDUCATION

Hofmann Culinary School signed a collaboration agreement with the prestigious French Chef to bring to Barcelona the highest gastronomy through various Master Classes; the first of them the next 6 and 7 of march.


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Hofmann Culinay School

+34 933 195 889

C/ Argentería, 74-78
08003 Barcelona

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