Emilio Garcia

Chef Emilio Garcia has been with the team Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant in Brookline since the official opening in 2012. He leads the team as the Executive Chef overseeing all culinary operations and menu planning.

Prior to stepping into his role at Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant, Emilio Garcia was at the award-winning Italian restaurant, Via Matta, in Boston for several years. In his previous role, he gained valuable experience learning the ins and outs of the kitchen, especially under Chef Adam Halberg, whom he later reunited with at Barcelona where Halberg now serves as Senior Vice President.

Garcia was also the executive sous chef at the Latin fusion restaurant, Tico, where he immersed himself in the tapas culinary culture before moving on to help open Happy’s Bar & Kitchen in Boston.