World’s 50 Best Heads to Oz

From New York to Australia.

The World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards in April 2017 will be in Oz, following a very successful awards reception for 2016 in New York.

The World’s 50 Best (@theworlds50best) is a list produced by British magazine Restaurant based on a poll of international  chefs, restaurateurs, and media. There are also side awards such as the Best Female Chef Award, Chef’s Choice Award and Lifetime Achievement Award.

This year’s Top 8 are:

  • No.1. Osteria Francescana. Modena, Italy.
  • No.2. El Celler de Can Roca. Girona, Spain.
  • No.3. Eleven Madison Park. New York, USA.
  • No.4. Central. Lima, Peru.
  • No.5. Noma. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • No.6. Mirazur. Menton, France.
  • No.7. Mugaritz. San Sebastian, Spain.
  • No.8. Narisawa. Tokyo, Japan.

The World’s 50 Best will be held in Melbourne at the Royal Exhibition Building on Wednesday April 5. The awards will be streamed live from

Massimo Bottura, currently the world's No. 1. I took this photo at the World's 50 Best Awards in London in 2012.
Massimo Bottura, currently the world’s No. 1. I took this photo at the World’s 50 Best Awards in London in 2012. As you can see by Massimo’s weight haha 🙂