Eleven Madison Park in New York has secured the No.1 spot in the 2017 list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. This year’s winners were revealed at an awards ceremony at the historic Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne. Eleven Madison Park is named The World’s Best Restaurant for the first time.
France, Spain and the USA each count six restaurants on the 2017 list
The 2017 list features nine new restaurants: six making their debut and three returning to the list as re-entries.
Rising 37 places, Blue Hill at Stone Barns wins the Highest Climber Award, sponsored by Lavazza.
Virgilio Martínez of Central in Lima, Peru, is the 2017 recipient of the Chefs’ Choice Award, sponsored by Estrella Damm.
Dominique Ansel is named The World’s Best Pastry Chef.
Ana Roš of Hiša Franko, Slovenia, is named The World’s Best Female Chef 2017.
Now in its 15th year, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants welcomes six brand new entries and three re-entries to the 2017 ranking. Showcasing a broad cross-section of cultures and cuisines, it includes restaurants from 22 countries across five continents. France, Spain and the USA each count six restaurants on the list.