STAFF



GRACIELA NOWENSTEIN - ceo

Following her studies in France, a doctorate in Florence and research work in England and the Netherlands, Graciela made her home in Barcelona. For years she has dedicated herself with passion and talent to the tradition of fresh homemade pasta, collaborating with the most important restaurants in Barcelona and organizing workshops for adults and children. Cycling has been in her DNA since her schooldays.

 

MIGUEL SANTALICES - ceo

Entrepreneur, dreamer and passionate bicycle enthusiast, Miguel has always lived in Barcelona, exploring the beautiful Catalonian countryside, far and wide, on two wheels. The bicycle is central to all his projects and his Espaibici is a real reference point for urban and leisure cyclists from all over Spain.

 



ANTONELLA MESSINA - chef

A true blue Sicilian, Antonella grew up in the country, learning respect for nature and the pleasure of good food. Her love of cooking has been with her since childhood. After her graduation from the hotel institute of Messina, long experiences in Spain, South America and then again in central Italy, Antonella arrived in Barcelona and decided to stay. Here, she continues to cultivate her love of home and of the authentic flavours of Italian cuisine.

 



SERGIO FERNANDEZ TOLOSA - route designer

Born in Barcelona, restless by nature, he has travelled by bike ever since reaching the age of reason. He has crossed deserts, Steppes and cordilleras on five continents. For him, life is an amazing journey and so he tries to transform each day into an unforgettable adventure. His passion for maps and his desire to discover new and more interesting paths, have led him to the Eroica Caffè Barcelona.




ROGER ALBORS - waiter & rider

Roger was born by the sea not so long ago. After loosing patience with public transport, he got on a bicycle and has never gotten off. Bars have always been part of his life, whether the bar of a bike or serving beers and food over a bar. Inspired by a growing passion for craft beer, he's learning how to say "Cheers" in every single language in the world. In his blood there are traces of sea salt, bike oil and lots of malt juice.



MONIKA ZAJAC - bartender

Born and raised in Poland, soon after finishing her Anthropology studies, Monika decided to go travelling through Europe and South America, where she encountered coffee plants for the first time. That inspired her to settle down in London and begin her journey into the world of coffee. She then relocated to the city she fell in love with during her travels - Barcelona. Monika loves bikes, nature, arts and all of the finer things in life.



MARTINA FRANCHI - pastry chef

Born in Alba, Martina grew up among the green hills of the Piedmont region in the north of Italy. Following her studies in graphic design and contemporary dance, she moved to Barcelona, with a desire to discover a new culture. She has always worked in the food service industry. Here she has developed a particular interest in the tradition of fresh pasta making and she has also discovered the pleasure of the bicycle as a means of transport, in fact her bike has become her best friend.