Albert Adria began his cooking career with his brother, Ferran Adria, at the world-renowned El Bulli. He played a key role in the development of El Bulli's modernist techniques its most innovative dishes. David Chang of Momofuku noted that, “If Ferran is God, then Albert is Jesus”. Since El Bulli closed in 2011, Albert has opened a number of restaurants in Barcelona including the tapas bar, Tickets; a Mexican eatery called Yauarcan, and the 32 seat, Japanese-Peruvian restaurant, Pakta. Albert continues to create exciting and innovative dishes like soy milk “flan” flavored with avocado and topped with salmon roe, yuzu and sea urchin, and gyoza stuffed with sucking pig. His 2008 book, Natura, documents his time as pastry chef for El Bulli.