Massimo Bottura, Italian chef of Osteria Fracescana continued his slow but gradual rise in the list as he reached the second spot for the first ever time. Noma, took third place.
Peruvian chef Virgilio Martinez of Central, Lima made it to 4th place while Daniel Humm, who won the Chef’s Choice award came fifth with his restaurant Eleven Madison Avenue.
There were a few surprises on the night as the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list was announced at the 14th annual event that took place in London Guildhall.
Spain in total claimed seven spots out of the 50 list, the United States had six places in the top 50, France had five places and Italy 3.
Earlier during the day it was announced that next year’s event will be held in New York.
In its 14th edition, this year’s event has attracted more controversy then usual as Occupy50Best called for more transparency in the awards particularly the power it has come to yield in the culinary world.
The following is the full list:
- 1. El Celler de Can Roca (Spain) Best Restaurant in Europe
- 2. Osteria Francescana (Italy)
- 3. Noma (Denmark)
- 4. Central (Peru) Best Restaurant in South America
- 5. Eleven Madison Park (United States) Best Restaurant North America
- 6. Mugaritz (Spain)
- 7. Dinner (UK)
- 8. Narisawa (Japan) Best Restaurant Asia
- 9. D.O.M (Brazil)
- 10. Gaggan (Thailand)
- 11. Mirazur (France)
- 12. L’Arpege (France)
- 13. Extebarri (Spain) Highest Climber award
- 14. Astrid y Gaston (Peru)
- 15. Steirereck (Austria)
- 16. Pujol (Mexico)
- 17. Arzak (Spain)
- 18. Le Bernardin (United States)
- 19. Azurmendi (Spain)
- 20. The Ledbury (UK)
- 21. Le Chateaubriand (France)
- 22. Nahm (Thailand)
- 23. The White Rabbit (Russia) Highest new entry
- 24. Ultraviolet (China)
- 25. Faviken (Sweden)
- 26. Alinea (United States)
- 27. Piazza Duomo (Italy)
- 28. The Test Kitchen (South Africa) The best restaurant in Africa
- 29. Nihonryori (Japan)
- 30 Vendome (Germany)
- 31. Frantzen (Sweden)
- 32. Attica (Australia) The Best Restaurant in Australasia
- 33. Aqua (Germany)
- 34. Le Calandre (Italy)
- 35. Quintonil (Mexico)
- 36. L’Astrance (France)
- 37. Bikomx (Mexico)
- 38. Amber (Hong Kong)
- 39. Quique Dacosta (Spain)
- 40. Per Se (United States)
- 41. Mani (Brazil)
- 42. Borago (Chile)
- 42. Tickets (Spain)
- 44. Maido (Peru)
- 45. Relae (Denmark) The Sustainability Award
- 46. Restaurant Andre (Singapore)
- 47. Au Plaza Athenee (France)
- 48. Schloss Shauerstein (Switzerland)
- 49. Blue Hills (United States)
- 50. French Laundry (United States)
The 51-100 was announced a week earlier for the first time. From the list Sepia, a restaurant in Sydney, Australia was awarded the one to watch award.
The following were the awards on the night:
One to watch award: Sepia (Sydney Australia).
The World’s Best Female Chef: Helene Darroze
The World’s Best Pastry Chef: Albert Adria
Chef’s Choice Award: Daniel Humm
Lifetime Achievement Award: Daniel Boulud