Asia 50 Best Restaurants
ODETTE IS THE NEW #1 OF ASIA'S 50 BEST RESTAURANTS LIST
Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, the event sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, has crowned its winners in Macao: after a domain of four years in a row, Gaggan Anand from Gaggan gave the scepter to chef Julien Royer from Odette in Singapore. Gaggan is now at number 2 of the full list, while the third position went to DEN in Tokyo owned and lead by chef Zaiyu Hasegawa, who also won the Chefs' Choice Award.
Japanese chef Seiji Yamamoto had been announced as the inaugural winner of the American Express Icon Award: the award is a new addition to the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 existing portfolio and "celebrates individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the restaurant industry worthy of international recognition, whether over their career to date or in recent years, leading them to reach the status of culinary icons".
Garima Arora, executive chef and founder of Gaa in Bangkok, won the title of elitTM Vodka Asia’s Best Female Chef 2019, while JL Studio in Taichung, Taiwan, has been picked as the 2019 Miele One To Watch.
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