Antonio Romero (31), known as Toni Romero is Suculent’s head chef since its opening.
Born in Nules (Castellón), Antonio began studying cooking in 2005 at the Costa Azahar Hotel School, in Grao de Castellón.
During the studying period, he participated in different cooking competitions, such as Spain. Skills, being ranked 1st in the Valencian Community and 2nd classified in the national final. He also won the Interatún contest and the Truffle dels Ports Maestrats competition.
He studied the Higher Degree of Restaurants and Catering business in Lleida, and later went to practices at el Bulli.
The last month of internship he was added to the main staff of elBulli, as the head of the meat division. In the closing period of elBulli he worked in R & D at Arzak restaurant, and he held a stage at Akelarre.
After finishing the last season in el Bulli as station chef, he went to Maison Pic, in Valence (3 *Michelin), as a station chef as well.
Later he had the opportunity to make the offer and the opening of Suculent restaurant, in Barcelona, which opened 6 years ago.
In Suculent he recovers and reinterprets popular flavours brought to the present in terms of execution and concept. Characterised by defined and powerful flavours, giving special importance to juices and broths, its cuisine highlights the Mediterranean and Spanish cuisine.
Madrid Fusión (2017)
4amb5 Mujades. Nominado Restaurante Revelación
Madrid Fusión (2013)
Suculent. Nominado Restaurante Revelación
Fòrum de Girona (2013)
Suculent. Finalista Cocinero del Año
Time Out (2013)
Premio mejor restaurante de Barcelona
Maison Pic. 3* Michelin (2011-2012)
Jefe de partida
El Bulli. 3* Michelin (2010-2011)
Jefe de partida
El Bulli. 3* Michelin (2009)
Stage de cocina
Arzak. 3* Michelin (2010)
Concurso nacional Interatún (2008)
Spain Skills, Comunidad Valenciana (2007)
Spain Skills. Final nacional (2007)