by Juan Manuel Barrientos
The Elcielo Restaurant is characterized for offering its clients unique culinary experiences, in which all the senses are involved from the first course. Avant- garde techniques are mixed with traditional methods of Colombian cuisine. Colombia, precisely, is at every step within Elcielo: the ingredients and those who prepare them are Colombians who dream of our flavors reaching the citizens of the world.
The menu is divided into gastronomic moments, that lead the diner to feel and experience endless emotions. Elcielo is signature cuisine, where avant-garde techniques are mixed with traditional methods of Colombian cuisine.
Chef & Owner
Known in the gastronomic world as “Juanma,” he is the Founder and Executive Chef of Elcielo Hospitality Group. At 37, he is recognized internationally as one of the most important entrepreneurs, businessmen and peace leaders in Colombia. He is the first chef in history to lead a Colombian cuisine restaurant, Elcielo Washington, D. C., awarded a Michelin Star (April 2021).
Follow him on @juanmaelcielo to learn more about him.
We always dreamed and believed that a Colombian cuisine restaurant could shine with its own Star!
Our Elcielo Restaurant in Washington, D. C. was awarded a Michelin Star from @michelinguide. This will be just the beginning to see our flag shine with more stars. Thanks to our entire family, today, we are already more than 10K lovers of unique experiences!