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Sustainable Catalan gastronomy

Nestled between the mountains and the sea, Catalonia has a unique blend of landscape and nature that is reflected in the gastronomy.

Authentic Catalan cuisine is very diverse, typical of the Mediterranean, with a mixture of flavours from the land and the sea. And although this gastronomy has evolved over the centuries and decades, its essence remains the same today: simplicity, seasonal produce and local foods that form a unique culinary experience for the senses.

The Mas de Torrent hotel is located in the Empordà, a region with an abundance of products from the sea and the land, making it the ideal setting for a gastronomic getaway. That's why we invite you to discover first-hand our sustainable Catalan gastronomy, led by chef Ramón Freixa, with authentic flavours straight from the heart of Catalonia.

What is sustainable gastronomy?

Sustainable gastronomy implies a cooking process that is conscious of its impact on the surroundings and the environment. Some of the actions that define this type of cuisine are:

  • A concern for the origin of the food: eco-friendly or km0 sources

  • Purchasing local and seasonal products

  • Menu planning to minimise waste.

  • Water saving

  • Minimizing plastic waste

  • Prioritising authentic and traditional cuisine

Sustainable Catalan gastronomy restaurant

At the Mas de Torrent restaurant we offer local and sustainable cuisine based on the best products from our hotel's surroundings: seafood and fish from the Costa Brava, meat and vegetables from inland Girona and wines from the Empordà. All of this is prepared by a chef awarded with 2 Michelin stars, Ramón Freixa.

The Mas de Torrent Restaurant caters for the most demanding palates with a gastronomic proposal combining Catalan tradition with the modernity and imagination coming from our chef. Pure flavours and fresh products provide an unrepeatable experience in a luxury restaurant with views of the Empordà.

You can experience first-hand our sustainable Catalan cuisine with the lunch menu, focused on seasonal products and featuring rice, or with the tasting menu, ideal for a special occasion. Of course, there is no better way to complement your visit than with a luxury stay at our 5-star hotel in Costa Brava.

Make a gift of the Ramón Freixa experience

The gastronomy at Mas de Torrent is too good to be enjoyed by yourself. Our cuisine is a true source of sensations and indelible memories that begs to be shared with that special person, a family member, or a friend.

That is why our hotel brings you the opportunity to surprise someone by giving them the gift of a gastronomic experience in our restaurant. Visit us with your loved ones and discover together the proposal of the chef's tasting menu, with typical dishes of Catalan cuisine such as croquettes and bunyols, artichoke, cod or suckling pig.

Discover the benefits of Batch Cooking

At Mas de Torrent we are committed to the health and wellbeing of our guests. That's why we offer healthy experiences and retreats to help encourage good habits.

In our healthy food & batch cooking retreat you will learn how to make the most of food, save time in the kitchen and plan a weekly menu based on fresh and varied ingredients. Check out the full programme, which includes two nights' accommodation, yoga lessons and access to our exclusive spa.

Hotel and spa on the Costa Brava

Live a unique experience at Mas de Torrent hotel, where you will experience first-hand the very best of the Costa Brava. Our luxury boutique hotel is located in a renovated 18th century Catalan masia, in a peaceful setting that exudes sophistication and elegance. We have suites with private pool and views, magnificent gardens and an exclusive spa with heated pool, sauna, and treatments.

For food and wine lovers, in addition to Ramón Freixa's restaurant, we have a bar and cellar with a menu of more than 200 specially selected wines. You can taste them at the bar or treat yourself to a wine tasting led by our sommelier.

Book a luxury stay at Mas de Torrent, the best 5-star hotel on the Costa Brava.

October 20, 2022