Marcos Morán & Carlos Martínez
Is the gastronomic director of Hispania. A fifth-generation member chef of the Morán family, this young chef heads up the kitchen of the restaurant Casa Gerardo, in Asturias (Spain). Casa Gerardo, established for more than 100 years, is quite an institution that has been awarded one Michelin star and a ‘three suns’ award by the Repsol Guide (the highest restaurant recognition in Spain).
The Moran family and Casa Gerardo have received as well the National Gastronomy Award in Spain. Despite his youth, the professional career of Morán has been honored with multiple awards such as “Chef of the year” in 2008, “Chef Millesimé” in 2010 and Chef de l’Avenir by the International Academy of Gastronomy, and has been recognized as a reference in the Spanish gastronomic forefront.
He manages the kitchen at Hispania London, the biggest restaurant in Europe dedicated to Spanish Gastronomy. In 2017, Marcos Moran and Hispania received, by the Royal Academy of Gastronomy, the award “Marqués de Busianos” to recognise the role in showcasing Spanish gastronomy around the world.
Was born in Palma de Mallorca. He is one of the most talented chefs from the Island, being the right-hand man of Marcos Moran. He studied at the School of Gastronomy of the Balearic Islands, surrounded by the most brilliant chefs of the island: Victor Garcia and Javier Soriano. A great connoisseur of Balearic cuisine, he brings to the city of London his passion and knowledge of Spanish gastronomy.
Other key members
Since August 2017 Javi is Hispania´s sous chef. Born in Asturias he moved to London in 20XX where he has developed much of his career as a chef. Since then he has been Chef de partie and has carried out tasks of great responsibility in renowned London restaurants specialized in Spanish cuisine.
Victor is our head of pastry. Born in the Dominacana Republic he has trained in important schools in Argentina and Santo Domingo where he developed his careara until his arrival in London in May 2018.
With Victor, Hispania has made a quality leap to offer its customers an elegant, handmade desserts line that gathers the best of the essence of the desserts of the Spanish gastronomy.