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Innovative Gastronomy
Barcelona & San Sebastian
1-5 Oct. 2019

Get a clear 360 view of the world of innovative gastronomy business and creativity in Spain visiting Barcelona and San Sebastian.

Learn directly from the industry’s key influencers
how trends, design, creativity and technologies are shaping a new era of

Join the 1 week International Program (Download the full program for all details and costs).

Innovation is impossible in isolation.
Learn from the hands behind the brands.

1 week International Program
10 Participants Participants
Price International Program: €2500 (excluding travel costs)

International Program details /10.00am -17.00pm daily/

Day 01


  • Gastronomy & Design
  • 3h. Talk: How to design for Michelin star restaurant!
  • 3h. Talk & Exclusive tasting: Josper, the art of fire 
  • *Optional: Evening Gastronomic Experience in Barcelona

Day 02


  • Gastronomy & Innovation
  • 6h. Talk & Gastronomy tour: led by Michelin Star Chef.
  • *Optional: Evening Gastronomic Experience in Barcelona

Day 03


  • Gastronomy & Markets
  • 3h. Talk & Tour: Gastronomy markets in Barcelona
  • Flight Barcelona - San Sebastian
  • *Optional: Evening Gastronomic Experience in San Sebastian

Day 04

San Sebastian

  • Gastronomy as a city brand
  • 2h. Talks & Tours: Basque Culinary Center.
  • 4h. Exclusive talk & tour led by international food expert: Exploring San Sebastian gastronomic map.
  • *Optional: Evening Gastronomic Experience in San Sebastian

Day 05

San Sebastian

  • Gastronomy and Tourism Development
  • 4h. Talk & Tour: The international gastronomic boom.
  • Wrap-up Session & Farewell Ceremony
  • *Optional: Evening Gastronomic Experience in San Sebastian

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Meet your guides

Over 29 million people work in the creative industries globally. CreaCities puts you in the room with successful industry leaders, giving you the opportunity to learn, collaborate & connect.

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Carles Tejedor

Michelin star Chef
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Dr. Carmelo Zappulla

Best designed resturante in the world
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Gabriella Ranelli

One of top 10 food guides in the world.
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Sofia Hotel with Michelin Star Chef Carles Tejedor

How it works

CreaCities offers creatives the chance to fast-track their career. Our programs create a space in which everyone learns from each other, generating valuable insight and knowledge transfer, and promoting rewarding multidisciplinary developments.

Get an edge

Programmes are geared towards emerging talent and professionals looking to expand their skills get a leading edge in their industry.

Step 01



Be inspired by skilled creative minds and guided through their cities.

Join us to meet your community.

Step 02



Continue the journey when you get home. Personalised online coaching. Stay connected and supported.

You’re not alone anymore!

Step 03



Keep up the momentum. On-demand, tailor-made Capsules. Achieve your goals faster.

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Alkimia Restaurant - Best Design of the World 2017

The CreaCities Journey

Meet the makers and creators applying innovative design to the world of gastronomy.

Experience inspirational Spanish cuisine and culture.

Learn about the new wave of culinary and cultural tourism sweeping the world.

Establish your place in the industry.

Be exposed to emerging trends & techniques in our ex - ploration of the cities through talks and tours.

Build your network and create lasting international professional relationships.

Persons CreaCities


Join a global network of successful creatives in the fields of architecture,
design, urban art, gastronomy and more.

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Jassim AlNasrallah - Arabic Calligrapher

“This program gave me the needed tools to merge between calligraphy and 3D pieces and products, I was always enchained by the 2D work of the calligraphy, moving forward was needed for me, CreaCities offered me this”
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Mona Al-Qanai

“Building these connections and memories will be with me for the rest of my life! The exposure, interactions, vast amount of knowledge and inspiration was amazing. I learnt where I stand as a creative and how I need to build myself in the business world”
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Nawar Al Kazemi - Square One Studio

On the behalf of myself all the participants, thank you! This has been a great place to start for some, a good evaluation for those whose career is escalating, and a pleasure for all of us to be exposed to this vast amount of knowledge and inspiration. I can’t wait to share this with everyone! Looking forward to more collaborations!”
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Rocío Martinavarro, Director & Founder Mayuscula

“I Just wanted to say it was a great experience to have you all here.I think CreaCities has a great future based on this first trip… I wish I were one of the participants ;)”