It will be the second time the prestigious S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna-sponsored event, which names the best restaurants and chefs across Asia, has taken place in its glitzy new home since its departure from both Singapore and Bangkok.
Was last year really the last time for Gaggan Anand or will his progressive Indian restaurant Gaggan in Bangkok scoop the Best Restaurant in Asia title for a fifth consecutive year? Tune in to find out.
Warm up Events
The assembled line-up of the best chefs in Asia will be treated to a number of warm-up events, including one day discussion forum, #50BestTalks, the day before the ceremony when they'll share ideas on "vital ingredients" sustainability and other industry issues. In the evening they will be treated to a celebratory chef's feast which is bound to be phenomenal given the honorary guests.
While waiting for the list to be revealed some special awards have already been announced.
Japanese chef Seiji Yamamoto has been named as the inaugural winner of the American Express Icon Award for his outstanding contribution to the restaurant industry worthy of international recognition.
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Geranium's Rasmus Kofoed has decided to stop serving meat at the restaurant currently ranked number two on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list. But the Danish chef isn't yet willing to go purely plant-based.