Girona’s restaurant regains the lead in the guide ‘World’s 50 Best Restaurants’ relegating to Noma, who ousted him last year to third place | Albert Adrià, the best baker in the world, and goes up to the Barcelona restaurant since 42 Tickets
Rumors pointed to the expected list of “The 50 Best Restaurants” depart the focus of Europe, which has been featured on all the issues, to move to another continent. But the suspense until the last moment, rumors last night and euphoria faded broke the announcement that the Roca brothers regained the top spot last year snatched the Danish Noma, René Redzepi, who has gone into third place in the ranking. Radiant, the three brothers of the Celler de Can Roca took the stage, after hugging his family and expressed joy at the recognition this time was Josep Roca who took the word without forgetting to thank the patience to their partners and children, Besides talking about sustainability and sensitivity in the kitchen and shout a ‘Visca Girona “.
The recent news that next year’s gala will be held in the United States encouraged the idea that this year the first place could happen to occupy the restaurant Eleven Madison Park, which has finally been fifth, or Central (Lima) Peruvian chef Virgilio Martinez, who has been fourth. The restaurant recovers the Roca brothers who won first place in 2013 and is situated in front of Osteria Francescana (Modena), Italian Massimo Bottura and said Noma (Copenhagen). Catalan cuisine was last night represented not only by the brothers but also by Albert Adrià, who received the award for best pastry chef of the year award Jordi Roca scored in the previous edition, and got the restaurant Tickets to rise to the position 42 of the list .
Basque cuisine also starred: Mugaritz (Renteria), Andoni Luis Aduriz, maintained the sixth since he had last year, Etxebarri grill passes to 13 and Azurmendu, Eneko Atxa of Biscay, goes up to 18. However low positions Arzak , after several years in eighth place goes to 17. Quique Dacosta (Dénia) is ranked 39.
Spanish chefs were happy yesterday finding that remain leaders in the world of gastronomy and last night wanted to celebrate with their Latin American colleagues, the first major Hispanic festival held in the Iberian restaurant in London.
Joan, Josep and Jordi Roca, who came to virtually the last gala, had submitted the farmhouse, his creative space in the morning. A few hours before the start of the presentation of the new ranking, Josep Roca recognized in his Twitter account that all lists are unfair, including 2013, that clinched first place. This year, as new, the organization did not want to leave all the surprises for the last time and a few days anunción the order of the restaurants between fifty and one hundred of the list does. Among the Spanish, has climbed the DiverXo Madrid, David Muñoz, passing the post 94 to 59, enters the list Nerua, chef Josean Alija restaurant in the Guggenheim Bilbao (at 68) and Martin Berasategui, perhaps the Spanish chef’s critical list for years, out of the first fifty happens to be in the 94.
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