Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants will reveal the 2019 list and special award winners in Macao on Tuesday, 26 March 2019, it has been announced today.
It will be the second time the prestigious awards ceremony sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna takes place in the glitzy city-state gathering the most celebrated chefs, renowned restaurateurs, industry VIPs and international media to celebrate the red carpet event at Wynn Palace Cotai.
Gaggan Anand was last year's winner, a title that he's held for four consecutive years, with Den and Floriage taking second and third spot respectively. The list also featured 8 new entries.
The one-day discussion forum, #50BestTalks will also return on Monday, 25 March allowing world-leading chefs and culinary leaders to discuss "Vital Ingredients" sharing big ideas around sustainability, sourcing, over-consumption and other current issues facing chefs, restaurateurs and diners.
The awards ceremony was first launched in 2013 and has since been hosted in Singapore (2013-2015) and Bangkok, Thailand (2016-2017) before being staged in Macao for the first time in 2018.
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.