"The history of chocolate is particularly fitting for Barcelona, and the diversity of the products was delightful. I never thought I would say this, but even I couldn't eat all that chocolate."
A Barcelona native, Esther grew up cooking with her mother and grandmother. Their love of Catalan traditions and use of local ingredients laid the basis for her very sophisticated knowledge of Catalan cuisine. Having studied business administration and marketing on the university level, Esther has traveled extensively, giving her a very good sense of the comparisons between cuisines and traditions. When not leading walks for Context, she can be found in Barcelona’s restaurants and markets.
Adriana Sánchez Uebelhoer is a young entrepreneur who is passionate about gastronomy, design, and sustainability. She loves the all-around experience of working in a gastronomic space (some of them have even become her work office or “second homes”), and is completing a gastronomic and entrepreneurial course while exploring different aspects of the food industry. These include working in patisseries, waitressing in hotels, designing and organizing culinary-artistic events, hosting experimental baking workshops, and creating her own creative concept agency. Based in Barcelona since 2016, Adriana leads Context's Pica pica tour in Poble Sec and the Chocolate Tour. Through all the Context tours she leads, Adriana enjoys sharing her knowledge about Barcelona’s gastronomic culture and its healthy cuisine to visitors from all over the world.
Teresa Mas de Roda, a native of Barcelona, artist and Professional Chef for 18 years, has lived and travelled all over the world in a continuous search for creative paths such as graphic design, photography, drawing, singing, writing and at last cooking. She studied Professional Cooking in Luis Irizar, San Sebastian. At the moment in addition to continuing with her individual Conceptual Chef project, she is working on her Gastronomy Blog and a new pairing project for wineries. She is a food lover always looking for new gastronomic pleasures to explore her passion for food and for her city Barcelona.
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Various Restaurants in Poble-Sec
La Boqueria and Various speciality food shops