The Chef, Joan Vidal

The chef and director of the Costa Dorada restaurant, Joan Vidal i Bigaire, is now the fourth generation of an emblematic family of chefs and restaurateurs from Sitges.

More than seven decades ago, his great-grandmother, María Paixò i Montserrat, opened "Can Paixò", one of the first low-sea restaurants. Then I already served seafood dishes and fish rices that have been passed down from generation to generation. He followed the gastronomic tradition his grandfather, the great cook

Albert Bigaire i Paixò, who in 1968 founded this Costa Dorada restaurant, so characteristic of San Sebastian beach. They took over from their parents, Montse and Joan, who were already working as boys.

More than half a century later, the Costa Dorada is still a typical seafood restaurant, now with the creative touch of the youngest of the saga.

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