LONDON. Magic nights. Just like the one set in sizzling London, in Previous Billingsgate, a former fish market overlooking the Thames. Magical for Rasmus Kofoed, head chef at Geranium in Copenhagen (sure, Copenhagen once more), voted the world’s greatest restaurant within the World’s 50 Greatest Eating places. And magical for Italy, which conquers numbers which have by no means been on the record: two names within the prime ten, “Lido 84” by the Camanini brothers, who proceed their spectacular climb in 2021, ending in eighth place, and “Le Calandre” by the Alaimo household. which jumps from twenty sixth to tenth place. However not solely that: Mauro Ulissy, who was 52nd final 12 months and made the largest soar of anybody as a rookie (an organization owned by Camanini in 2021), is in twelfth place. Reale Niko Romito additionally carried out properly in fifteenth place (was twenty eighth) and St. Louis. Hubertus” by Norbert Niederkofler (54th to twenty ninth). However, Enrico Crippa’s Piazza Duomo, now in nineteenth place, is down one place.
“I wrote one thing in case a spell occurred tonight – Kofoed begins his speech, opening a sheet of paper -: and magic occurred! The magic of profitable first place with the Geranium venture, which he defines as “a holistic area for the research of life.”
In second place is Virgilio Martinez’s “Central”, who by no means manages to take first place (which has at all times been shared by Europe and North America) in South America, and in third place is “Disfrutar” in Barcelona. Fourth place forDivergence” to Madrid, fifth in ”Pujol“To Mexico Metropolis, Sixth”Asador Echebarri“In Athondo, the seventh”pigsty“In Sao Paolo, eighth”Lido 84“, no no “Quintonil“to Mexico Metropolis and tenth”LatticePrime ten with extra Spain, Italy and Latin America (in 2021 there have been 5 European eating places, 3 Latin American and two Asian).
Solely three different instances within the 20-year historical past of the more and more influential restaurant rankings (organized by the English firm William Reed Enterprise Media) has Italy had 6 names within the rankings, however by no means globally in such excessive positions.
In London, away from Moscow
Stanley Tucci introduced the ceremony as a tongue-in-cheek host. Who jokes concerning the success of those that could also be rewarded with it, who calls Massimo Bottura, the chef of Osteria Francescana and the grasp of ceremonies on the purple carpet, to the stage to announce the place of Ulissy (a second that Sophia Loren and Roberto Benigni bear in mind with due distinction , however at actual Oscars).
The ceremony (which appears a far cry from the Covid interval, with the one ones carrying a masks even on stage being Den Tokyo’s cooks and employees) occurred in London relatively than Moscow, the town initially chosen for the 2022 version. after which changed by the worldwide cancellations which have swept over Putin’s Russia because the February 24 invasion of Ukraine. Moscow, gaining recognition as a pre-war gastronomic vacation spot, was excluded from the maps for gourmets and past. Along with altering the venue, Russian eating places had been excluded from the competitors (two within the rating in 2021, White Rabbit at twenty fifth and Twins Backyard at thirtieth) – the identical destiny was determined by Michelin, who suspended information work. with whom he surveyed Moscow for the primary time. The battle in Ukraine solely involves the fore after we bear in mind the Champions of Change award given to Oliya Hercules and Alisa Timoshkina, Ukrainian and Russian respectively, for his or her #FoodforUkraine venture.
Numbers on the planet
How has the geogastronomy of the world modified with this version? In 2022, the variety of European eating places elevated (31 in comparison with 25 final 12 months), South American eating places remained 8, Asians decreased from 10 to 7, and in addition dropped within the rating) and North Individuals (from 6 to three), with just one African left . There are at all times only a few girls within the standings: in 2021 there have been 3 of them: Ana Ros with Hisha Franco, Leonor Espinosa with Leo and Dominique Krenn with Atelier Krenn, however the latter dropped to 72nd place. Espinoza named greatest feminine chef on the planetan award that causes lots of controversy and divides: on the one hand, those that imagine that there’s a want for it as a result of girls usually are not acknowledged sufficient, alternatively, those that assume that these awards flip them right into a ghetto.
Different awards embody the Aponiente Sustainability Award, The One to observe award for a restaurant to observe went to Alexandre Mazzia, one of the best pastry chef award to René Franco, the award introduced this 12 months to one of the best sommelier to Josep Roca, and the Icon award to Vavira Njiru.
They have a good time, however above all Rasmus Kofoed, 47, a multi-award-winning Danish chef with three Michelin stars, the one one on the planet to have received Bocuse d’Or bronze, silver and gold in three consecutive editions. And now, having waited for his direct competitor (Nome in Copenhagen, who received final 12 months – once more and never with out disputes in response to the foundations – and dropped out of the race), he additionally acquired the primary place within the rating of one of the best eating places on the planet.
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Right here is the rating of 2022 from place 100 to 51. And right here is the rating of the highest 50 of 2021.
RANKING OF THE BEST 50 2022
1 Geranium, Copenagen, Denmarkmarka
2 Central, Lima, Peru
3 Disfrutar, Barcelona, Spain
4 Diverxo, Madrid, Spain
5 Pujol, Mexico Metropolis, Mexico
6 Asador Etxebarri, Atsondo, Spain
7. Casa do Porco, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
8 Lido 84, Riviera Gardone (Brescia), Italy (was fifteenth in 2021)
9 Quintonil, Mexico Metropolis, Mexico
10 Le Calandre, Rubano (Padua), Italy (Rank 26 in 2021)
11 Maido, Lima, Peru
12 Mauro Ouliassi, Senigallia, Italy (highest rating amongst newcomers, 52nd)
13 Steirerek, Vienna, Austria
14 Don Julio, Buenos Aires, Argentina
15 Reale, Castel di Sangro (L’Aquila), Italy (was twenty ninth)
16 Elcano, Getaria, Spain
7 Nobelhart & Schmutzig, Berlin, Germany (greatest soar in rating)
18 Alchemist, Copenhagen, Denmark (new entry)
Piazza Duomo 19, Alba (Cuneo), Italy (was 18th)
20 Den, Tokyo, Japan
21 Mugaritz, San Sebastian, Spain
September 22, Paris, France
23 The Jane, Antwerp, Belgium (new entry)
24 Chairman, Hong Kong
25 Frantzén, Stockholm, Sweden (was sixth in 2021)
26 Restaurant Tim Raue, Berlin, Germany
27 Hof Van Cleve, Kruishoutem, Belgium
28 Les Clarens, Paris, France
29 St. Hubertus, San Cassiano (Bolzano), Italy (was 54th)
Florilege 30, Tokyo, Japan
31 Arpegge, Paris, France
Could 32, Lima, Peru
33 Atomics, New York, USA
34 Hisa Franko, Kobarid, Slovenia
35 The Clove Membership, London, United Kingdom
36 Odette, Singapore
37 Fyn, Cape City, South Africa (1st African restaurant)
38 Jordnaer, Copenhagen, Denmark (new entry)
39 Sorn, Bangkok, Thailand (new entry)
40 Schauenstein Citadel, Furstenau, Swizzera
41 La Cime, Osaka, Japan (new entry)
42 Quique Dacosta, Denia, Spain (returned)
43 Borago, Santiago de Chile, Chile (was thirty eighth)
44 Le Bernardin, New York, USA
45 Narisawa, Tokyo, Jappone (period 19esimo)
46 Belcanto, Lisbon, Portugal
47 Oteque, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (new entry)
48 Leo, Bogota, Colombia
49 Ikoyi, London, UK (new entry)
50 Singlethread, Hilbsgurg, California