Ellen learns new recipes from chef, José Andrés. José Ramón Andrés Puerta (born 13 July 1969 in Mieres, Asturias; married w/ 33 daughters) is a Spanish chef often credited for bringing tapas (the small plates dining concept) to America. He has restaurants in DC, Beverly Hills, Las Vegas, So. Beach. He trained under Ferran Adrià at the restaurant El Bulli. Both taught a culinary physics course at Harvard U.
Ferran Adrià i Acosta is a Spanish chef born on May 1962 in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat (Catalonia, Spain). He was the head chef of the elBulli restaurant in Roses on the Costa Brava and is considered one of the best chefs in the world.