Elite Traveler has published its annual list of the Top 100 Restaurants in the World.
For a fifth year consecutively Grant Achatz’sAlinea restaurant in Chichago has come out on top, followed by Azurmendi in second and Eleven Madison Park in third.
The list is compiled through a poll of Elite Traveller readers who are asked to ‘vote on their favorite restaurants, chefs, young chefs and which culinary maestro deserves the lifetime Elite Traveler achievement award.’
The Young Chef of The Year award went to Esben Holmboe Bang from the Maaemo restaurant in Norway. Chef of The Year was awarded to Gordon Ramsay.
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