The bid bore no fruit and Roca suffered heavy defeat; with the leading contender getting 67.000 votes and the last candidate elected earning 22.000 votes, Roca enjoyed support of only 9.000 voters. Actualment, les cuines catalana i basca comparteixen llocs de privilegi entre les preferències gastronòmiques d'arreu del món. We had already been working with them for years, striving to improve precision and the time-temperature relationship. Its cuisine is avant-garde and integrates innovative culinary techniques.  His original Traditionalist vision was diluted further on by social-Catholic threads, as he approached Acción Social Popular and its periodicals. What improvements do you find in comparison with the previous model?  His son and Joan's father, Ramon Roca Masferrer (1861-1932), became a prestigious personality within the realm of Barcelona editors, arts and culture.  In April 1938 the Comité produced an own armistice draft; later it was increasingly focusing on humanitarian issues. , mixing with the likes of Pau Font de Rubinat, Albert Bastardas i Sampere and Emili Junoy i Gelabert, Coll i Alentorn 1993, p. 186, Raguer i Suñer 1976, p. 96, as opposed to other Catalan Carlist politicians of the early 20th century like, already in 1922 he took part in Conferencia Nacional Catalana, Coll i Alentorn 1993, p. 186, Coll i Alentorn 1993, p. 186-7; he performed the role for some 15 years, until he resigned in November 1936 shortly before leaving for France, see, some authors claim that the Catalan leadership was aware of its activities but preferred not to intervene, Vallverdú i Martí 2008, p. 19.  Junyent was known for his moderate sympathy for Catalanism and at that time also Roca's Carlism was assuming an increasingly pro-Catalan tone, though he did not join those who abandoned the movement to join Acció Catalana. The Roca family has traditionally owned vineyards in the Barcelona province; heavily hit by the phylloxera plague in the mid-19th century, it was driven out of business. this of secretary of Comité de servicios correccionales de Cataluñya.  In the early 1920s he was already one of the most dynamic regional party activists of the young generation, becoming member of Junta Directiva of the local circle, secretary of Junta Regional Tradicionalista of Catalonia and president of the Barcelona AET. Durante la guerra civil de 1936-1939, en el frente siguió una antigua afición: la de acuarelista. FOUNDATION In 2013 & 2015, it was named the best restaurant in the world by the Restaurant Magazine. , The young Joan received his first education in the very prestigious Barcelona Jesuit college known as Colegio de Caspe; he entered the school in 1908 and received his bachillerato in 1914. Actualment, les cuines catalana i basca comparteixen llocs de privilegi entre les preferències gastronòmiques d’arreu del món.  During Berenguer's dictablanda, Roca decided to actively re-enter official politics; in the last elections of the monarchy in April 1931 he co-ordinated party campaign in the Tarragona province and unsuccessfully tried his luck as a Traditionalist candidate to the local Sarrià council. To have an oven that allows him to improve the precision and the temperature-time ratio, especially for vacuum and low temperature cooking. As she developed serious health problems, Roca decided to take the risk and join her; in May 1942 he returned to Barcelona. As Correo Catalan was managed by his father-in-law, Roca became first secretary of the editorial board and later started to contribute himself.  Due to his corporate engagements in the mid-1940s Roca lived permanently outside Catalonia, mostly in Bilbao, San Sebastián and Madrid; he settled at Carrer de Madrazo in Barcelona as late as in 1946.  Activity of the group was very much formatted as cultural and scientific initiatives, usually associated with the re-created Instituto de Estudios Catalanes; Roca became vice-president of the associated Sociedad Catalana de Estudios Jurídicos, Economicos y Sociales.  During gear-up to the Cortes Constituentes electoral campaign of June 1931 he negotiated with the conservative Catalanist La Lliga about building a right-wing alliance list in the region.  During late Francoism UDC emerged as one of more popular Catalan groupings, its moderate Christian-democratic and nationalist profile appealing to Catalan bourgeoisie. El Celler de Can Roca was founded in 1986 by the brothers Joan and Josep Roca.  Security services of the regime were aware of his activities, though he was spared heavy repressive measures; once briefly detained, he was questioned by the police also in few other cases. , While the country was undergoing rapid political polarization Roca and UDC tried to keep off what they considered extremes. In the early 1960s they launched new periodicals, either on clandestine or semi-clandestine basis.  The same year he entered Faculty of Law at the University of Barcelona, where he joined as unenrolled student.  They settled in Paris; in financial dire straits, Roca tried to earn a living by teaching Catalan. , In the late 1920s Roca formed part of an informal Jaimist nationwide network known as "La Protesta"; some scholars claim that together with Melchor Ferrer and Pedro Roma he led the Barcelona cell. He is known as co-founder of Unió Democràtica de Catalunya and recognized as representative of a "Third Spain", the group which emerged during the Spanish Civil War and claimed to have stood in-between the warring factions. S?ha format professionalment al restaurant familiar dels seus pares Can Roca, i acadèmicament a l?Escola d?Hosteleria i Turisme de Girona. Distform is a restless business and a business which in its restlessness and non-conformity is ready to take on challenges.  At that time already advanced in age and suffering from deteriorating health, Roca ceded many roles to his son, Miquel.  Joan's paternal grandfather, Antonio Roca Calvet (1840-1917), inherited nothing but clothes and had to build his position in mid-ranks of the Barcelona bourgeoisie, the task facilitated by his marrying into an established Masferrer family. Au sein de la péninsule ibérique, et plus précisément vers son lieu de naissance, la capitale de Gérone, à une heure au nord de Barcelone, il a peu à peu fait évoluer cette région vers un sanctuaire épicurien mondial.