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South Beach Wine & Food Festival Welcomes Barcelona’s Iconic Majestic Hotel & Spa

South Beach Wine & Food Festival Welcomes Barcelona’s Iconic Majestic Hotel & Spa

For the first time ever, the five-star hotel will be participating in the star-studded, four-day destination event showcasing the world’s most renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities.



Miami, FL (February 20, 2023) – Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona arrives to Miami Beach, Florida for the 22nd anniversary of The Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival. Each year, the national, star-studded event welcomes talents of the world’s most renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities.


For the first time ever, the iconic, award-winning, five-star Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona marks its entrance as a benchmark of haute cuisine. The hotel has been a symbol of five-star hotel excellence since 1918 and member of the Leading Hotels of the World since 2015, becoming a benchmark of timeless elegance in luxury, style and nouvelle cuisine around the world. Its Majestic Breakfast Experiencewas recognized at the 2018 by the Prix Villégiature awards as the best breakfast in Europe for its selection of top-quality products and proximity, always hand in hand with Mediterranean flavors.


With a rich tradition behind it and 105 years of history, Majestic plays an emblematic role in the most fascinating gastronomic experiences and will join the nation’s most acclaimed chefs and top wineries from around the world. Always faithful to their farm-to-table philosophy and under direction of the hotel’s chef consultant [Michelin Star Nandu Jubany] and executive chef [David Romero], Majestic offers a unique gastronomic sharing experience, ready to delight all palates under the emblem of the highest quality and care, with an innovative and avant-garde touch. Each event will surprise even the most distinctive appetites and deliver the finest products in tribute to the Catalan culture.


At Majestic Hotel, guests can enjoy the best views of the city from La Dolce Vitae Rooftop, the hotels crown jewel. The view is also paired with a la carte menus, curated by season with a selection of traditional Spanish and Mediterranean dishes. The hotel’s main restaurant, SOLC, is located on the 1st floor of the hotel and was designed as a tribute to the local produce used in Catalonian cuisine throughout history, offering local, seasonal, Mediterranean dishes prepared with the finest quality ingredients, delighting even the most selective palates.


“With great passion and respect, we bring to you the best of regional cuisine with a series of carefully curated dishes, showcasing pure Spanish tradition, Michelin Star gastronomy and Majestic’s best selection of wines from our own Alta Allela winery,” said executive chef David Romero at Majestic. “Join us at this unforgettable experience – one that will guide you through the flavors of the land, sea and the setting that surrounds them.”


The weekend with Majestic Hotel kicks off on Thursday, February 23rd with an immersive dinner experience at LEKU restaurant from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Two virtuosic artists – LEKU’s Chef, Carlos Garcia and Majestic’s Chef, David Romero – both headliners, will reveal a profoundly personal approach to their region’s classics. This private event will allow invitees to both see and taste the splendor of Northern Spain just as they do.


Additionally, Majestic will be participating in Friday’s Best of the Best, presented by Wine Spectator and sponsored by Capital One. This event pairs over 60 of the nation’s most acclaimed chefs with more than 65 first-rate wineries from around the globe. The Fontainebleau Miami Beach sets the perfect stage on Friday February 24th  from 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM, for a swanky walkaround tasting spotlighting a superb roster of James Beard Award winners, Food & Wine Best New Chefs, and Michelin-starred restaurants alongside some of the world’s most renowned winemakers.


“It is an honor to be a part of the over 450 leaders in hospitality uniting at this year’s SOBEWFF. This experience offers Majestic Hotel & Spa visibility in the U.S. market, especially South Florida, which is one of our top markets,” said Pascal Billard, CEO of Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona. “We hope that through this collaboration and participation, we are able to connect and inspire others to explore international cities like Barcelona and stay at hotels like Majestic Hotel & Spa, where we value and prioritize the quality of our gastronomy and cultural offerings.”


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About Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona

“In the world of great luxury hotels, the old is now the new,” – that’s what the experts say when speaking of hotels with such profound tradition and history like Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona. Since opening in 1918, the five-star hotel owned by the Soldevila-Casals family has played an emblematic role in Barcelona architecture, society and lifestyle, hosting notable guests such as Ernest Hemingway and Antonio Machado. Led by interior designer Antonio Obrador, the neo-classical French style property has completed a five-year renovation and has reclaimed its place among the iconic landmarks of the vibrant city.


With a privileged location in the heart of Barcelona on stylish Passeig de Gràcia, the 271-room property is home to an unmatched 1,000-piece art collection with works by artists such as Antoni Tàpies and Josep Guinovart. In 2019, Prix Villégiature recognized the hotel yet again, naming its newly-renovated La Dolce Vitae rooftop terrace – with its panoramic city views — as Europe’s Best Hotel Terrace. Under the direction of Michelin star Chef Nandu Jubany, a robust gastronomic offering is highlighted by the Majestic Breakfast Experience, named Europe’s Best Breakfast in 2018 by Prix Villégiature. Additionally, The Leading Hotels of the World, a prestigious organization that represents independent luxury hotels from around the world, recognized the property with the Remarkably Uncommon award in 2018; the hotel has been a member of the organization since December 2014. Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona is also home to the city’s largest suite, a 5,000-square-foot penthouse with capacity for six, a dining room, two panoramic terraces and access to a personal butler and chauffeur, named The Best Hotel Suite in the World in 2022 by Prix Villégiature.