Category Archives: 50 Best

Osteria Francescana takes No1 at World’s 50 Best Restaurants

“Cooking is not only about the quality of the ingredients but also the quality of the ideas” Massimo Bottura Massimo Bottura opened Osteria Francescana in Bottura’s hometown of Modena in 1995. From early on, the restaurant engaged in a profound … Continue reading

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Sweet Success for Thailand

Swapping Poppies for Agricultural Sustainability. World`s great international chefs travelled to Northern Thailand to pick Chinese chive flowers and cape gooseberries. **** A very short video showing the international chefs in Thailand I hope you enjoy watching this video. It … Continue reading

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Joan Roca, Ashley Palmer-Watts and Peter Gilmore Extend Their Botanical Research

GLOBAL: On the 29th February 2016, the world’s best chefs visit Northern Thailand, as part of 50 Best Explores, to uncover the gastronomic riches and traditions of Thailand’s world famous cuisine. Travelling to the King of Thailand’s rural and agricultural … Continue reading

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HELENA RIZZO, THE VEUVE CLICQUOT WORLD’S BEST FEMALE CHEF HONOURED IN LONDON.

HELENA RIZZO, THE VEUVE CLICQUOT WORLD’S BEST FEMALE CHEF HONOURED IN LONDON. Last week, prior to The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony, at The Guildhall in central London, Veuve Clicquot Maison held a gourmet, champagne tea event at Ametsa with Arzak Instruction at … Continue reading

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Female Chefs around the world

In anticipation of The Veuve Clicquot World’s Best Female Chef 2014 announcement on Tuesday, we thought we’d take a look at some notable female chefs around the world. We’ve created a snapshot of the women we know are cooking up … Continue reading

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VEUVE CLICQUOT WORLD’S BEST FEMALE CHEF TO BE ANNOUNCED 25TH MARCH 2014

VEUVE CLICQUOT WORLD’S BEST FEMALE CHEF TO BE ANNOUNCED  25TH MARCH 2014 The Veuve Clicquot World’s Best Female Chef 2014 will be announced on the 25th March, with the winner honoured at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony on 28th April at the Guildhall, … Continue reading

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2013- A year worth preserving

2013- A year worth preserving Last year we started working with Niklas Ekstedt, the Swedish chef-restaurateur, tv personality and award winning cookery author and his bold fine dining restaurant EKSTEDT which uses only the power of wood flame to cook … Continue reading

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And at number 3 on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list is…….

If you missed the moment that Massimo Bottura and his team from Osteria Francescana in Modena found out they had been named the 3rd best restaurant in the world you can re-live it here. 3 is the magic number!

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#3 is the magic number.

Osteria Francescana placed at 3rd position in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants ranking 2013. Chef Massimo Bottura and his team sit amongst the top 5 in the influential list for the 3rd year. At Restaurant Magazine’s The World’s 50 Best … Continue reading

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Massimo Bottura updates

We are excited to announce a series of public events (both in London and further afield) that Osteria Francescana’s 3* chef Massimo Bottura will be attending over the next few months. Please see below. Though his schedule will be tight … Continue reading

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