50th Best Restaurant Latin América 2015
50th Best Restaurant Latin América 2014
50th Best Restaurant Latin América 2013
Classified among the 50 business geniuses in Colombia by Dinero Magazine.
Joven Millenial Telefónica 2013
Award Rosa De Los Vientos for best restaurant 2013 ACOPET
Order "Comendador de la Patria" of the Congress of the Republic 2013
Elcielo Restaurant was selected as a case study by INALDE Business School of the Universidad de la Sábada and by IESE in Barcelona (Spain)
Classified as a world-renowned chef by the international press present at Madrid Fusión.
Success Awards Iberoamérica 2011. Recognition of leadership, excellence, quality and outstanding management of ElCielo Cocina Creativa and Juan Manuel Barrientos as a business leader.
Order of Patriotic Honours of the Congress of the Republic.
Top 5 chef Colombia. 2010
Chosen as one of 15 young peace leaders from around the world to attend the Global Nonkilling Center in Honolulu Hawaii 2010
The "ElCielo" Restaurant is the tourist destination and icon of the city according to the Greater Bureau of Medellín.
Named young entrepreneur in 2009 by the Congress of the Republic of Colombia.