Mallorca has been awarded a total of ten Michelin stars at this year's ceremony for the Spain & Portugal Michelin guide.
The new chefs and restaurants being added for 2022 include:
- Maca de Castro, Alcúdia has been awarded Estrella Verde' for Sustainable Gastronomy
- Voro Restaurant, Canyamel, headed up by chef Álvaro Salazar has been awarded two Michelin stars
- Fernando P Arellano’s Zaranda – which had two Michelin stars at its previous location at Castell Son Claret hotel – has moved to the 5-star Es Princep hotel in Palma. Zaranda has been awarded one Michelin star this year.
On the Mallorcan Michelin stars list already are:
- Adrián Quetglas, in the centre of Palma, aims to democratise haute cuisine, with market produce and bistro-styling to create a welcoming feel
- Andreu Genestra, near Capdepera, serves up authentic flavours of the island, with traditional recipes revisited by the most modern techniques
- Marc Fosh, housed in the 17th century building that is Hotel Convent de la Missio, creates tasting menus highlighting the best local produce sourced from across the Balearic islands
- Es Fum, set in the lush gardens of the St Regis Mardavall Hotel, enjoy modern creative dishes clever combinations of textures, all made from the best locally sourced ingredients
- Bens d’Avall restaurant in Deiá is run by father and son, Benet and Jaume Vicens
- DINS restaurant within the boutique hotel El Llorenç Parc de la Mar in Palma is run by Santi Taura
Some noteworthy news, Es Racó d'es Teix by Josef Sauerschell in Deia, having pioneered Mallorca's gourmet scene since 1999, has returned the star, to relinquish the pressure associated with having a Michelin Star.
Alongside these Michelin-starred restaurant culinary highlights, Mallorca continues to be a creative hub for gastronomy and with it's myriad of superb restaurants, and remains a Mediterranean destination of choice for all foodies and lovers of fine local produce. ¡Buen apetito!