In the competition, World’s 50 Best Restaurants, the French restaurant- Mirazur was awarded the title of World’s Best Restaurant. Run by an Argentine chef, Mirazur is located on French Riviera.
The ceremony of the competition took place in Singapore and lauded the restaurant for its prized menu, especially the salt-crusted beetroot with caviar cream, a product from the restaurants’ garden. Moreover, the restaurant’s “unrivalled views of the French Riviera, three levels of cascading vegetable gardens churning out the sweetest produce and a team of outrageously talented cooks and front-of-house staff” added to the winning qualities of the Mirazur.
World’s 50 Best Restaurants was launched in 2002 and provides a fantastic platform for chefs around the world to showcase their culinary talents. The competition sees an expert panel of more than 1000 connoisseurs, along with an audited and well-structured voting procedure. Moreover, the competition sets a stage for global gastronomic trends. In strict competition with famous Michelin Stars, the World’s 50 Best Restaurants is regarded as an upcoming coveted validation for global chefs.
The list of top 50 restaurants is released through an anonymous poll by the panel of culinary experts. According to reports, the panel does not follow a previously outlined criteria while assessing the restaurant. Moreover, this year the rules were changed in order to exclude the previously top voted restaurants.
As per the results, Spain has three restaurants in top 10, whereas Peru, Denmark and France have two entries each. The UK on the other hand had two top restaurants in top 50. Both the voted restaurants are located in London’s Shoreditch.
Based on his winning experience at the competition, the restaurant chef, Mauro Colagreco, said in a statement he “was in the sky”. Moreover he added the award “showed the world when you have a dream all is possible”. Mirazur was inaugurated in 2006 and is lauded with three Michelin stars.