On the plates of Dani García, rich tradition and imaginative innovation come together. After studying at the La Cónsula Hospitality School in Málaga, the Marbella-born chef and entrepreneur rapidly became a household name in Spain’s lively culinary scene. Attracting international attention at the family-run Tragabuches, Dani received his first Michelin Star early on, followed by his second at Calima and third in 2018 at Dani García Restaurant.
Your work has taken you all over the world. What’s your favourite city? And what are the top 5 spots in this city you’d recommend to your best friend when he or she’s in town?
I am lucky enough to have travelled a lot and any of my dishes are inspired by the cities or countries that I have visited, but for me, there is no city like Marbella, my home town. I would recommend…
Along the seafront and the pier at Marbella Club.
The mountain areas and routes
And visiting La Concha.
BiBo, Leña and Lobito de Mar
And of course, eating in BiBo, Leña and Lobito de Mar.