|Molino El Cano (foto:lavozdigital)|
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Top Chef Opens “Laboratory” in El Puerto
Ángel León, the double Michelin starred chef and owner of the legendary restaurant A Poniente in El Puerto de Santa Maria, has taken a 30 year lease on the a beautiful old tide mill (“El Caño”) in which he will set up a laboratory of gastronomical research. It will be a centre for experimentation, training and learning and also offer cultural events open to the public.
The solid two storey flour mill is built over a channel which merges with the river Guadalete at its estuary. It is of XVIII/XIX century construction with the milling equipment on the ground floor and living and administration on the upper floor. The mayor of El Puerto, Alfonso Candón is delighted that this treasure will be well maintained, help environmental conservation and attract tourists.