The Chef

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The Chef Route

A food tour & treasure hunt

More than just a food tour! The Chef route is a treasure hunt full of puzzles and riddles combined with the most delicious food and local drinks. An amazing gastronomic experience in which you need to solve puzzles and look for hidden clues at each location in the game! Only private groups with local guides that will whisk you of the beaten path. For foodies and escape room lovers! A new way to Discover Barcelona!

All groups are private groups, so you will never be paired with another group. Your own, local guide will learn you everything there is to know about Barcelona, its local traditions and food culture. Because it’s not just a food tour the guide is there also to help you out with the game, if needed.

The minimum group size for the Chef hunt is 4 people and the maximum capacity is 10 people.

If you have any dietary wishes or allergies, please let us know before the activity. The Chef’s route is not suited for vegans.

The Price

All our groups are private and you will not be paired with an other group. You always have a guide to your disposal to help and guide the group.

The price depends on the number of people and you have the following options:

  • 10 players per team, €87,50 pp.
  • 9 players per team, €89,50 pp.
  • 8 players per team, €91,50 pp.
  • 7 players per team, €93,50 pp.
  • 6 players per team, €95,50 pp.
  • 5 players per team, €97,50 pp.
  • 4 players per team, €99,50 pp.

What is included?

  • A passionate, local guide who will teach you everything there is to know about Spanish food and culture!
  • A relax walk through the labyrinth of streets. You will pass by some high-lights but will also discover some of the cities hidden gems.
  • Six different stops at local tapas bars, bodegas and stores with different, local delicatessens to taste at every stop.
  • From tapas to churros, from pinxtos to cheese and from vermouth to vino tinto. A complete introduction in the Spanish and Catalan kitchen!
  • High quality material, puzzles and a treasure hunt you will never forget!

The Chef route starts in front of Mercat del Born (CCM el Born). You will find your guide at the corner, right from the main entrance. There is a toilet inside the market and the possibility to buy a bottle of water.

This is the exact address:

Plaça Comercial 12, 08003 Barcelona, Spain.

We offer this unique food tour 5 days (Tuesday to Saturday) a week at 12:00 & 18:00. If you prefer to start at a different time, please contact us via email or phone. We will check if it is possible.

The Chef’s is a challenging treasure hunt that is all about tasting different types of food typical to Barcelona and Spain. At each location you will find your private guide waiting with a clue that will take you further in the game. Solve the puzzle while enjoying the best fuet or taste delicious tapas. All game elements and challenges are linked to the story of the Chef and to the typical Spanish delicacies you are going to taste. Surround yourself with locals and be ready to discover places you have never seen before!

Medieval streets

Barcelona streets of the old town Xventura treasure hunts

Walking through the narrow streets of El Born and the Gothic quarter, instantly transports you back to the Middle Ages. Especially at night, when most of the people are inside, the city has a special glow over it. We promise you you’ll be blown away by the magic of Barcelona by night.

Santa Maria del Mar

Unieke speurtocht Barcelona bij de Santa Maria del Mar

The Santa Maria del Mar is better known as the Cathedral of the Sea. This Gothic church is built in just 55 years, from 1329 to 1383. Step inside to get blown away by the high ceilings and bright stained glass windows.

Plaza Reial

plaza reial Barcelona during a food tour

Plaza Reial, the Royal square of Barcelona is one of the hotspot with regards to food, drinks and party. In the summer you will find the square full of people enjoying a cold drink. Jordi’s grandfather met his wife here on Plaza Reial. Find more information about this unique place via this link.

Food Tour Story

This is an amazing treasure hunt mixed with a tasting tapas tour, a truly gastronomic experience! During this route you will need all your senses to solve the puzzles and find the missing part of the recipe. The story of the Chef is about a young, ambitious head chef called Jordi Vilanova.

He loves his job but is still single and is now looking to find his great love. Unfortunately, he has very little time due to his working hours.

One day, Jordi was working to prepare the lunch, a new sous chef walked in. A gorgeous woman called Montse. With her long dark hair and lush curves, she enchanted Jordi. It was love at first sight!

Now, three years later, Jordi & Montse are planning their wedding! They want to prepare a special dinner for all their guests and have been searching for recipes of Jordi’s grandfather. They found half a recipe carefully stored in a frame. Unfortunately, the other half of the recipe is missing! Jordi & Montse need your help to find the missing part so they can prepare this dish for their guests at the wedding!

 

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Are you ready to immerse yourself into this unique and different food tour and experience the Spanish and Catalan kitchen? Enjoy this delicious food tour while challenging yourself to an exciting treasure hunt! Book online or send us an email.

The Chef Route

Find the recipe!

This is an food tour mixed with an amazing treasure hunt! During this route you will need all your senses to solve the puzzles and find the missing part of the recipe. The story of the Chef is about a young, ambitious head chef called Jordi Vilanova.

Jordi & his great love Montse, are planning their wedding! They want to prepare a special dinner for all their guests and have been searching for recipes of Jordi’s grandfather. They found half a recipe carefully stored in a frame. Unfortunately, the other half of the recipe is missing! Jordi & Montse need your help to find the missing part so they can prepare this dish for their guests at the wedding!

Are you ready to immerse yourself into this unique and different food tour? Enjoy this delicious food tour tour while challenging yourself to an exciting treasure hunt!

The Price

More than just a food tour! All our groups are private and you will not be paired with an other group. The duration is 3,5 hours and you will be tasting 12-13 different dishes. All food and drinks are included in the price. The minimum group size is 4 up to 10 people. The price depends on the number of people joining:

  • 10 players per team, €83,- pp.
  • 9 players per team, €89,- pp.
  • 8 players per team, €95,- pp.
  • 7 players per team, €102,- pp.
  • 6 players per team, €109,- pp.
  • 5 players per team, €112,- pp.
  • 4 players per team, €125,- pp.

The meetingpoint

The Chef route starts in front of Mercat del Born (CCM el Born). You will find your guide at the corner, right from the main entrance. There is a toilet inside the market and the possibility to buy a bottle of water.

This is the exact address:

Plaça Comercial 12, 08003 Barcelona, Spain.

We offer this tour 6 days a week at 18.00. (Monday to Saturday) If you prefer to start at a different time, please contact us via email or phone.

Contact

Send us your questions or suggestions and we will get right back to you. You can use the contact form or send us a direct email.

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