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Arola Restaurant Celebrates 10 Years of Creativity inBarcelona With Exciting Menu Features


New York, NY – March 6, 2014 – In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the famed restaurant, Arola, Hotel Arts Barcelona andArola are introducing a new surprise menu that is a treat for all senses. Set along the incomparable Mediterranean coastline, Hotel Arts Barcelona features some of the finest dining in Barcelona, including the stylish Arola restaurant, renowned for creating exciting contemporary and high quality tapas. The trendy restaurant celebrates 10 years inBarcelona with the introduction of new dishes on the menu and suggested tapas and cocktail pairings designed to surprise and delight all visitors.


Through the use of his culinary knowledge and expertise, Michelin-starred chef Sergi Arola sources fresh, high quality products from the famous Boqueria market or straight from selected Catalan producers. With these ingredients, he has introduced a selection of new and innovative dishes for Arola diners to sample this season, including red prawns from Roses, grilled mushrooms in garlic and parsley, or fish and crisps “Arola Style.”


With so many mouth-watering choices on the menu, it is quite difficult for guests to choose which dish to indulge in first. For guests who cannot decide, the Arola team is on hand to suggest a choice of 4 or 6 surprise tapas dishes, along with the restaurant’s cocktail of the day, handcrafted by Arola’s onsite mixologist and best suited for the dishes served. Guests at Hotel Arts Barcelona can relax and enjoy as they are delighted and surprised by the selections made for them.


Backed by a Michelin star-winning chef, Arola has been a signature eatery in Barcelona for the past ten years, setting a benchmark in the trendy dining scene in the city. The restaurant draws on its Catalan roots, but also brings modern flare to its locally sourced tapas menu. In addition to its stylish space, Arola is the ideal setting for spring and summer gatherings, with an outdoor lounge terrace offering breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea, live music in the summer and tapas style cuisine – perfect for sharing with friends or family!


Information and reservations: +34 93 483 80 90,


About Hotel Arts Barcelona

Hotel Arts Barcelona boasts stunning panoramic views from its unique location on the waterfront, in the heart of the city’s Olympic Village area. Designed by renowned architect Bruce Graham, Hotel Arts features 44 floors of exposed glass and steel, making it a prominent feature ofBarcelona’s skyline. The waterfront hotel’s 455 rooms and 28 exclusive duplex Apartments feature sleek, modern design complemented by an impressive 20th century collection of works by contemporary Catalan and Spanish artists. The only hotel in Spain featuring two Michelin-starred chefs, Hotel Arts is one of the premier culinary destinations inBarcelona with Enoteca and Arola restaurants. Guests seeking a serene escape may enjoy signature treatments in the 43rd floor Spa by Six Senses Spas. Recognized as one of the top business hotels in Spain, Hotel Arts provides over 3,000 square-feet of function space overlooking the Mediterranean in Arts 41, for board meetings and conferences as well as social events, weddings and celebrations. The hotel offers an additional 24,000 square-feet of function space, with the main meeting space located on the lower ground and second floors. For more information, please visit


About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 86 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, an award that originated in 1987. Its purpose is to promote the awareness of quality excellence, recognize quality achievements of companies and publicize successful quality strategies. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company won the award in 1992 and 1999. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.K. 0800 234 000 or visit the company web site The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR).


About Imagine Communications

Imagine Communications is a boutique public relations firm specializing in travel and tourism. The agency prides itself on close relationships with clients, a deep understanding of their products, a quiet competence, and a personal knowledge of the people and companies represented. For more information, visit




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