50 Best Restaurants

OSTERIA FRANCESCANA IS THE BEST RESTAURANT IN THE WORLD FOR 2016: CONGRATULATIONS TO CHEF MASSIMO BOTTURA!


This year, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants ceremony took place at Cipriani Wall Street, New York, with Massimo Bottura's Osteria Francescana at #1.

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We already knew that Dominique Crenn - who runs both the Atelier Crenn and Petit Crenn restaurant in San Francisco - has been picked as The World’s Best Female Chef 2016, while Alain Passard will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. Famed for his three Michelin starred Parisen restaurant Arpège, Passard, “The Maestro of Vegetable Cuisine” applies a strong vegetable centric approach to his cooking. 

The #1 position of the 2015 edition was awarded to El Celler De Can Roca, Spain, owned by The Roca Brothers. The announcement was made during the event held in London, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna: the brothers made a come back to the top spot for a second time after dropping to second place in 2014.

Second place on the list went to the energetic Italian chef Massimo Bottura and his Osteria Francescana restaurant in Modena, Italy. The chef and team climbed up one place from third in 2014.

The overall four-time-winner Noma with chef René Redzepi dropped from the number one spot in 2014 to number third place.

 

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