Francis Paniego

Francis Paniego's career speaks for itself. Born in April 1968, in Ezcaray (La Rioja, Spain), the chef was awarded two Michelin stars and three Repsol "suns" for his work at the family restaurant El Portal de Echaurren (Ezcaray, La Rioja, Spain), which s 'adds to the Michelin star they received in 2011, for the kitchen of the Marqués de Riscal cellars hotel (Elciego, Álava, Spain), whose culinary offer has been managed since 2006.

In addition, he led other projects, such as the Tondeluna restaurant (Logroño, Spain), or the gastronomic space of the emblematic Hotel María Cristina de San Sebastián (Guipúzcoa, Spain), which he managed during the summer 2018 and 2019.

In November 2019, Paniego becomes the gastronomic advisor of the Sport Hotel Hermitage & Spa in Andorra to which he undoubtedly brings his experience in hotel catering. A vision and a culinary design that combine tradition and actuality and that allow customers to offer a unique experience, which includes mountain dishes from La Rioja and traditional recipes from the Andorran borders, made with quality products and for the majority made with local products.