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A good restaurant near Alicante

Today we speak with the Zurita brothers, owners of the Abrasador Restaurante Graná, located in Campello (Alicante) and as they define themselves, "Some in love with the Mediterranean gastronomic culture".

The Zurita brothers
Jorge and Juanma Zurita from Restaurante Graná

They are Jorge and Juan Manuel, and they are in charge of running the family restaurant, who has already fulfilled the 50 years since its opening and that so many joys (also the occasional sleepless night) has given them.

A lifetime linked to the world of restoration, these two brothers have toured different hospitality establishments, although his head has always been on the family business; a restaurant that today has become a gastronomic reference in the town. Jorge and Juanma tell us how they have achieved success.

Grana Restaurant Lounge
Graná Restaurant Lounge

Let's talk about your restaurant. When was it created and what characteristics does it have?

Graná Restaurant was created in the year 1970 for our great-uncle, years later it passed into the hands of our parents, and now we manage it, that is to say, it has passed from generation to generation to become what it is today, Burning Graná Restaurant.

Our establishment is characterized by being on the beach, we have a terrace with sea views, where our clients enjoy a meal with great harmony of flavors and personality, as they relax looking out to sea. Our kitchen, traditional, is marked by great quality.

Beef tenderloin
Grilled Beef Sirloin

Your restaurant has become a success story of the Scorching Group, What can you tell me about it?

We chose Burning Ten years ago, more or less, because the quality of the products was assured and, today we can say that everything remains the same, even the quality is even better if possible. The Ramírez family has cared for us from the first moment so that everything turns out perfect and that has made us achieve success.

Grilled meat in Graná
Presentation of grilled meats at Abrasador Restaurante Grana

Why is it important to have a good quality policy in the catering sector?

The client comes, try our dishes and repeat; this can only be achieved with a good quality policy, without forgetting the room service, also very important for the experience to be perfect.

Appearance of grilled meat

What differentiates you from other restaurants in your area?

We would highlight the following elements: we are scorching, our location is very good and the personal treatment towards clients is exceptional, thanks to the experience of more 40 years working in this sector. The sum of all these elements is what makes us different.

Year-old Steak Tartar
The famous Steak Tartar of Restaurante Graná

Do you have any upcoming goals?

Today you could say that our goal is to get ahead, since we are currently in a difficult situation for the hospitality sector, but let's get out, We have to go out! Apart of this, our main and daily objective is to improve, improve in everything we can.

Burning Melani Grana
Mélani winner of the Meters Contest

Now let's talk about your relationship with the Burning Group

How many years have you been associated with the brand ABRASADOR? 

Ten years, And it is said soon! (Laughs). Our experience with Abrasador is very good, they involve you in the project from minute one and it's a very nice process. I wish we could do the same or work half as well with other providers.

What do you think are the keys to success of your restaurant?

Deal with personalized customer, guaranteed product quality and 100% dedication, that is to say, for us it is not a job, It is a lifestyle.

Grana equipment
Restaurant equipment room Scorching Graná

Have you had a sales increase in recent years? 

Yes, at the time we embarked on the project with Abrasador, we begin to notice an increase in sales. I believe that if you embark on a project like this, in the short or long term you will always be successful, you are not wrong.

What values ​​would you highlight of this Group of Restaurants?

The Burning Group has a team that is very concerned, concern for improvement, both them and their product. They are people who constantly advance in what they intend.

Steak tartare dish Scorching Restaurant Graná in El Campello (Alicante), beachside MUCHAVISTA
Steak tartare Scorching Restaurant Graná in El Campello (Alicante)
Lobster dish Meloso
Lobster Restaurant honeyed Graná

In what position are you positioned in your city?

At Google we have a score of 4.2 on 5 and on Tripadvisor we are in the position 21 of 163 Restaurants in Campello.

¿It is important for a restaurant your online reputation and digitization? Why?

Without a doubt today. Years ago we used radio spots or paper ads, but, All that has changed! Right now everything is moving on digital platforms and that is why it is very important to be on them.

Images of Graná Restaurant
Pictures of Abrasador Restaurante Graná

And to finish, do you think that in the world of restaurants a little more training is needed in the sector? Why?

Yes, learning is a constant path. Gastronomy and culture are two branches that are closely related and constantly change, Thus, training is always necessary.

Jorge and Juanma de Grana
Attendance at Training Days

Invitation to Open Days Abrasador

Restaurants grilled meat

Route to know the Finca and the Livestock farms own parenting. As well as Slaughterhouse Y Cutting room. Invitation to a Food-tasting in the restaurant Scorching Toledo to meet the supply and quality of the brand.guests: all candidates hospitality, interested in meats Scorching Group who have previously received the Information Dossier Abrasador.Documentation to be submitted to attendees: Price lists, Rates and escandallos, catalogs, Informative Dossier conditions, Order forms, Business Cards, etc. to begin marketing meats Country Grill Scorching group.Schedule: of 10:00 h a 17,30 hours.

Thursday 21 October 2021 (full)

Monday 25 October 2021 (remain 2 plazas)

Wednesday 3 November 2021 (remain 4 plazas)

Tuesday 9 November 2021 (remain 3 plazas)

Monday 15 November 2021 (free)

Monday 22 November 2021 Scorching Conference with Emilio Duro as Main Speaker (remain 12 free places)

Meeting point or Teeing: In Scorching of Avda. Europe, 8 Toledo to 10 hours

Note: Due to COVID, we can currently only make presentations with a maximum 2-4 people and the same restaurant. It is essential to contact the Central, to reserve seats on phones 647 22 13 93 O 630 89 35 22 or via e-mail, julio.ramirez@abrasador.com O alvaro.martin@abrasador.com . Contact persons: Julio Ramirez O Alvaro Martin.

Food pairing dinners with Abrasador

Full poster hanging in pairing dinners in Alicante

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“Burning” She held last week in the province of Alicante,”Food pairing dinners”, hand some of the best Bodegueros groups Spain, Fisheries group and Freixenet:

scorching Graná Located on the beach” El Campello”, one of the best restaurants in the area, directed by Juanma Zurita, Sumellier and Restaurant Maître Jorge Zurita and his brother and partner as director and head chef. We highlight the delicious Steak Tartar and the secret of Iberian grilled.

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And Scorching “El Raco de Mama Lola” directed by Mariola Hervas in Elche, where we enjoyed with Freixenet of the best pieces of veal and Iberian Abrasador.

Scorching beef carpaccio Orube parenting

Both are associated with the mark Burning several years and hand them has managed to introduce Scorching quality meats Province Alicante with great success.

The first restaurant opened in the province of Alicante was the Scorching Butler, Also located in Elche, so currently there are four restaurants associated with this Abrasador brand in the province of Alicante.

Scorching to book Graná Click here

To book Abrasador El Raco de Mama Lola Click here

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