2010. Ferran Adrià chairs the Basque Culinary Center.
In July, some of the most influential chefs in the world, under the chairmanship of Ferran Adrià, form the International Advisory Committee of the Basque Culinary Center. Among them are Yukio Hattori, Massimo Bottura, Michel Bras, René Redzepi, Gaston Acurio, Dan Barber and Heston Blumenthal. The aim of the organisation is to give professional advice in strategy assignments to the board of the future Faculty of Gastronomy Science and that of the Research and Innovation Centre of the University of Mondragon.