CDC is closed. Welcome to Haut de Gamme

Dear all, CdC is an old outdated project. I am looking forward to welcoming you at Haut de Gamme, my new site. Best wishes, Andreja

World’s 50 best restaurants celebrates the great talents and hard work

Originally posted on London Chocolovers:
Once a year all best chefs from all over the world get together to celebrate the great talent and hard work at the World’s 50 best restaurants award ceremony. It is a wonderful moment full of emotions for each of them. This year’s winners are the great Roca brothers with their…

Slow Fish 2015 in Genoa, Italy

The seventh edition of Slow Fish will take place in Genoa, Italy from May 14 to 17, 2015. Dedicated to the world of fish and marine ecosystems, visitors will be able to take part in Cooking School lessons , Taste Workshops , Dinner Dates and an extensive conference program (Water Workshops ), as well as thematic participative workshops and much more. The full program of the events is available … Continue reading


Hélène Darroze of Hélène Darroze in Paris, France and of Hélène Darroze at the Connaught in London, UK has been named the 2015 Veuve Clicquot World’s Best Female Chef. She will be honoured at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, in London on the 1st June. French-born Hélène Darroze is a fourth generation chef who, after completing … Continue reading


For its 14th edition The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, will be returning to London’s historic Guildhall for a prestigious ceremony on Monday 1st June, 2015 The awards provide an annual snapshot of the world’s gastronomic scene; a globally recognised and respected reference point which showcases leading trends and highlights culinary treasures … Continue reading

Parabere – Bilbao, 1st and 2nd March 2015

  PARABERE Forum is an independent international platform featuring women’s views and voices on major food issues. The forum is committed to improving the state of the gastronomy, food, nutrition and agriculture by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society. Deploying women’s experience and expertise across all generations and geographies, it offers practical discussions … Continue reading

Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2015

The Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2015 was published today. “The 14 new stars in our 2015 guide highlight the enormous richness and variety of the UK’s restaurant scene. They range from country pubs to hipster hangouts, from counter-restaurants to classic dining rooms”, said Rebecca Burr, Editor of the Michelin guide. The new stars … Continue reading

Central takes top spot in Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014

The list of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014 was presented in an emotional ceremony held on September 3rd, along with 17 individual awards for chefs and restaurants across the region.  The ceremony – held in Lima, Peru, and organised by William Reed Business Media, the people behind The World’s 50 Best Restaurants – was attended … Continue reading

Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants list will be announced on Wednesday, September 3rd

The best chefs in Latin America will flock to Lima next week to celebrate the announcement of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014. Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014 awards ceremony, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, will take place on Wednesday, September 3rd. The event is organised by William Reed Business Media, the people … Continue reading

Why should you embrace the tickets booking system at restaurants

Tickets reservations system is coming to restaurants close to you, so get ready! Restaurants owners love it, but some of them are afraid to lose clients who believe that this system is not right. Is it really not right?   I understand that people who don’t know deeply the situation behind the scenes of the most … Continue reading