A 90 cm Above Floor Level becomes one of the three winners of the Gourmand International Awards

After being chosen the Best Professional Book by the Gourmand Awards in Spain, the book has represented the category “Best Authors and Chefs 2013” at the Gourmand International Awards gala dinners, which took place in Beijing.

The event has count with the participation of more than 8,000 books from 187 countries in 5 continents. Finally, the book has become one of the three best professional books in the world.

What began as a project to universalize knowledge, promote the research and to stablish design criteria for the professional kitchen a year ago, now has become a reference work in the commercial catering sector.

Yolanda Sala, dietitian, and Jordi Montañés, eco-architect, both experts in the commercial catering area, are the authors of the book’s contents. There are defined criteria based on the concept of adapting the system to the specific requirements of each restaurant. Considering that facilities must be based on current needs and, at the same time, they must be flexible enough to accommodate future.

The differential point of the publication edited by the Silestone Institute is not only offer the technical knowledge of the restaurants’architecture, but also providing professional and personal perspective of the most renowned international chefs such as Joan Roca, Andoni Aduriz, Massimo Bottura or Alex Atala, among others, in order to attend the real needs of the professional kitchen facilities.

The book is available in Spanish, English (90 cm Above Floor Level) and Portuguese (A 90cm do chao), all in order to expand knowledge over the world.