The World’s 50 Best Restaurants & Mexico Exclusive #50BestPass competition on social media

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The World’s 50 Best Restaurants has announced a partnership with Mexico for an exclusive campaign, #50BestPass, leading up to the Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony later this year. After two very successful years in Lima, Peru, this year’s awards ceremony for Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants will take place in Mexico City. Through this, The … Continue reading

World’s 50 best restaurants 2016 awards ceremony will take place in New York

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The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, will be hosting its renowned awards ceremony in New York City in 2016, as part of a global location strategy. Since the list was created in 2002, London has been the host of 14 successful editions of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards, but … Continue reading

Daniel Boulud receives The Diners Club® Lifetime Achievement Award 2015

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Daniel Boulud of Daniel in New York, has been awarded the 2015 Diners Club® Lifetime Achievement Award. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the prestigious award that celebrates the extraordinary achievements of chefs from around the globe at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna. Daniel Boulud, originally from Lyon, earned his first professional recognition … Continue reading

Virgilio Martinez and Mater Iniciativa in London on 12th March at Lima Floral

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Virgilio Martinez, one of the best chefs in the world (currently no. 15 on World’s 50 best restaurants and no. 1 in the Latin America) is known for his passion for the ingredients and his perfectionism in everything he does. He is also founder of the project Mater Iniciativa and creator of dishes which are an explosion of flavours … Continue reading

Worlds 50 Best Restaurants and new triumph for Rene Redzepi and Noma

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Another magical night in the beautiful ambient of Guildhall which has gathered best chefs from all over the world is behind us.  Many expectations, hopes and emotions reach their culmination in this special evening at the end of April each year. For me, it’s not about one winner, it’s about celebrating all the great honest … Continue reading

Interview: Joan Roca (El Celler de Can Roca, Spain)

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When 27 years ago Joan and Josep Roca created their own restaurant beside the one of their parents, they started to realize their own dream. Chef Joan and sommelier Josep were later joined by their younger brother Jordi, who is master of the sweet pleasures. Six years ago they moved into their own space where … Continue reading

Apsleys: Heinz Beck’s restaurant in London – glamourous and exquisite dining

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I’m very picky regarding food and places. There are quite some fashionable places where people more or less go to show off. Places where you have to be seen. I really don’t like them. I once even cancelled a date because the guy chose one of such places. Our choices are our mirrors. What is … Continue reading

World’s 50 best restaurants awards 2013

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Attending the Worlds 50 best restaurants award ceremony is each time a special emotion. For me it was the second time, but I didn’t enjoy less than last year. It’s wonderful to meet all the worlds top chefs in one place, seeing their friendly interactions and feeling the excitement each time a name of the … Continue reading

A look back at 10 years of Worlds 50 best restaurants

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The World’s 50 Best Restaurants List, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna , is now in its 11th year. Dedicated to highlighting some of the best dining experiences on the planet the list has become one of the go to guides for new dining discovery. Rene Redzepi from the Noma restaurant in Copenhagen currently sits on top of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants … Continue reading

Lifetime achievement award winner 2013 is Alain Ducasse

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Alain Ducasse has pushed the boundaries of excellence in cooking and the dining experience throughout his 30-year career in gastronomy. The Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by Diners Club International®, part of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards 2013, acknowledges not only Ducasse’s reputation for innovative French cuisine but also his indisputable influence over today’s generation of chefs and restaurateurs around … Continue reading