Teresa Carles

Head chef

Influenced by her training in traditional Catalan family cooking, Teresa has taken to the kitchen with a clear objective: to use the best products from her family's land in Algerri (Lleida) to create recipes as tasty as those of her grandmothers and her mother, but even healthier and more natural. The desire to learn more led her to travel around Europe and the United States, analysing the different variants of vegetarian cuisine. In addition to being an expert in cooking with vegetable and natural products for more than forty years, she is also the author of outstanding books, such as La cuina del cel, receptes de cuina vegetariana, recipes for vegetarian cuisine, and has extensive experience in advising on the creation of other healthy restaurants.
Teresa Carles Healthy Foods is a healthy eating and restaurant group. Founded in 1979, innovating in the field of tasty, healthy and sustainable food, today it has more than 250 professionals, 8 restaurants and a workshop of more than 6,500 m², as well as its own R&D team that works to improve people's lives and contribute to a healthier, happier and more sustainable world. Among other awards, it has become the first Spanish food and hospitality company to achieve B Corp certification. Through the Flax & Kale brand, the group aims to transform the world of plant-based food. Today, it produces and markets the most complete range of plant-based meats and cheeses, as well as kombucha, ready meals and cold-pressed juices, among other innovative and healthy products.