Our chef participates in the cheese fair Montanejos

On the Next 7th and 8th of October, our chef, Pedro Montolio, will participate in the Feria del Queso Artesano Montanejos a cheese fair of the agri-food sector that will be held in Valencia, where the best cheese masters will meet.

Pedro chef Barcelona Princess

Pedro chef Barcelona Princess

The fair is organized by the Tourism Foundation of Montanejos of the Valencian Community, and some lactic companies will participate in it too.

During the cheese fair it will be possible to taste the best flavors, and more than 10.000 tasting are expected along with showccokings with the best chefs.

This year our awarded chef, Pedro Montolio, offers a live showcooking in which the spectators can see directly how a professional of the kitchen works, with the cheese as protagonist.

Original Web - Feria Quesos Montanejos - Twitter

Original Web – Feria Quesos Montanejos – Twitter

Through this contest, many cheese creators with delicious flavors will have the opportunity to make a first sample of their products and in this sense; the Chef of the Hotel Barcelona Princess will participate as a jury. This is the reason why it is an event of great importance in which you can discover new lactic products that can surprise anyone.

Montanejos Artisan Cheese Fair

Sunday October 8 – 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Showcooking (Scenario B)

Live cooking with Pedro Montolio – Chef of the Hotel Barcelona Princess.

http://www.feriaquesomontanejos.com/programa-2/

Interview with Carlos, worker at the Hotel Barcelona Princess

Athlete, creative …. Meet Karlos at #YoSoyBarcelonaPrincess
At the Hotel Barcelona Princess we like to know more about our staff and we want you to know them too, for this reason we usually do interviews to know a little more about them, in this case we speak with Karlos, our dynamic bartender.

Bartender

Bartender

1. Where are you from?
I am from Poland, from the city Poznan, a nice interior and big city with a great history.
I also lived in England for 10 years. As a curious fact, the player Robert Levandowski played on the football team of my city.

2. What do you do in the hotel?
I am the food and beverage supervisor of three of the Barcelona Princess Hotel’s restaurants / bars and the events that are organized in their different event rooms.

3. How long have you been here?
I have been living in Barcelona for three years, and I started working at the hotel two and a half years ago.
I chose to come to Barcelona because I think that is a very complete city with beach, mountain, a perfect weather, and open and sociable people. I think it’s a very cosmopolitan city with many festivals

4. What do you like most about your work team?
What I like the most is the good atmosphere among the workers.

5. Do you want to tell any anecdote about your experiences at the Hotel Barcelona Princess?
One time a couple celebrated their anniversary at the hotel and the girl asked me to prepare a special cocktail as a surprise for her boyfriend.
I’ve always had a creative mind, so at the same moment, I had the idea of making a mojito and decorate it with leaves and lemons as a smiling face. The couple loved it and started taking photos. I named it “Happy mojito”.

6. What cocktail do you recommend to those who come to The Gym Bar?
To the girls I recommend the “Close to you”, I created it with my girlfriend on Valentine’s day and is a sweet cocktail with a touch of passion.
To the boys I recommend the “Mango cooler” a refreshing long drink made with mango and vodka, with a delicious fruity flavor.

Cocktails

Cocktails

7. From your day to day, how do you contribute to the hotel’s social and environmental responsibility plan?
In the food and beverage department of the hotel we use seasonal products that come from proximity. Even in our breakfast our customers can identify them with a 360 green logo.

8. Last year you were part of #BarcelonaPrincessTeam and you did the Barcelona Triathlon 2016 for a good cause. Do you repeat this year?
Yes, on the last year a had a great time doing the Barcelona triathlon in team, besides, all the #Barcelonateam, did it to raise funds to fight against rare diseases. This year I repeat in the cycling circuit.
9. Which is your favourite place in the hotel?
The terrace of The Gym Bar, is a fun and dynamic place, every Thursday of the summer there is a DJ so there are people and it generates a very good atmosphere.

10. If you came to visit the city, what could not you miss seeing or doing in Barcelona?
I could not miss the beautiful Sagrada Família and the Tibidabo mountain, which has amazing views of the city.

¡Thanks you for sharing your time with us!

Mediterranean Sounds in Barcelona – Music inspired by the sun and the sea

This summer you can enjoy the wonderful sunsets of Barcelona on the terrace of the Hotel Negresco Barcelona, in which with the collaboration of Mediterranean Sounds by Moet & Chandon, you can have the privilege of listening to renowned DJs from the city of Barcelona.

Mediterranean Sounds - Barcelona

Mediterranean Sounds – Barcelona

Every summer week from Thursday to Sunday until September, feel the Mediterranean essence from our panoramic terrace with views to the city, through our music inspired by the sun and the sea that are the pleasures of summer. Do it with the performances of our amazing DJs, who will fill you with energy.

Take note of the performances of these great Mediterranean Sounds DJs during the month of August in La Terrazza from 20:00 to 23:00 and make your plan for the summer.

DJ Doza:
– Saturday 05
– Thursday 10
– Saturday 19
Dave Bridge
– Friday 04
– Friday 11
Madame Moet
– Saturday 12
– Thursday 17
– Thursday 24
– Saturday 26
Swana
– Friday 18
– Thursday 31
Enjoy the best sunsets of Barcelona in our terrace, we are waiting you.

Mediterranean Breakfast in Barcelona

The urban hotels of the Princess Hotels & Resorts chain, Negresco Princess and Barcelona Princess are situated in the amazing city of Barcelona, so with this splendid location you can’t miss our natural Mediterranean food.

The Breakfast is the most important food of the day, and what better way to start the day with than our delicious buffet?

Desayunos del mediterráneo

Desayunos del mediterráneo

In both hotels, Barcelona Princess Hotel and the Negresco Barcelona, you have the possibility to enjoy the best Mediterranean breakfasts prepared by our chefs. In addition, you can identify with the 360º logo in those products that are sustainable, from km 0, seasonal or from fair trade.

Desayunos en Barcelona

Desayunos en Barcelona

In the case of the Negresco, Hotel in the center of Barcelona, on weekends we extend the breakfast buffet until 12 so that you can sleep and rest more.

If you want to enjoy the sun and the pool, in our beautiful terraces a coffee, croissant and juice will be perfect to start the day at 100%.

All this while enjoying the best views of Barcelona and a pleasant morning sun that will activate your body, allowing you to start your day in a pleasant way, so that you feel awake and full of energy.

Let’s take a breakfast?

NEW Weekly menu at Hotel Negresco Princess

The Mediterranean diet is becoming a benchmark of gastronomy and Barcelona is a clear example of that.

Menú Semanal - Hotel Negresco Princess

Menú Semanal – Hotel Negresco Princess

A weekly menu arrives at Hotel Negresco Princess, the daily menu for all who want to enjoy a gourmet meal with seasonal, proximity and fair trade products. Every week the chef Jon Garcia will prepare a delicious proposal.

In the heart of the Eixample, the Negresco Restaurant is the ideal place to eat for relax and prepare the afternoon, continue to sightseeing in Barcelona, return to work or climb the terrace and enjoy its panoramic views.

Hotel Negresco Princess

Hotel Negresco Princess

You can choose the full menu option or the express menu. The week from 11 to 14 July the menu will be:

STARTERS:
Watercress and corn salad  with mango, radish, and pumpkin seeds
Salmorejo  with crunchy Iberian ham
Cold tomato and mozzarella cannelloni with basil foam

MAIN COURSE:
Sautéed chicken and vegetables with Thai sauce and coriander
Fusilli mint pesto with mozzarella and dry tomatoes
Vegan legumes burger with chips

DESSERT:
Cheese cake with red berries
Chocolate and hazelnut mousse
Fresh fruit salad

Precios y horario
Full menu – Starter, main course and dessert (Drink, bread and coffee included) – 17,00€
Menu express – Starter or main course and dessert (Drink, bread and coffee included) – 13,50€
From 13.00h to 15.30h
Bon profit!