And here are the results of the Gault Millau 2016 for Germany

Chef of the year


Peter Maria Schnurr |Falco | Leipzig

Discovery of the year


Jochim Busch |Gustav |Frankfurt

Maitre d’


Kathrin Feix | Il Giardino |Bad Griesbach

Sommelier of the year


Frank Glüer | Ess.Zimmer| Munich

Pâtissier of the year

Thomas Yoshida | Facil| Berlin

Restaurateur of the year


Ali Güngörmüs |Le Canard Nouveau| Hamburg andPageou |Munich

Best German chef abroad


Rainer Becker, who has 13 restaurants (Yuma, Roka and Oblix) on three continents

Hotelier of the year

Heiner and Renate Finkbeiner |Traube Tonbach |Baiersbronn, Schloss Monrepos |Ludwigsburg andMontforthaus |Feldkirch (Austria)

Highest points –19.5 of 20 points

Five chefs reached 19.5 out of 20 possible points this year.

Christian Jürgens| Überfahrt |Rottach-Egern

Harald Wohlfahrt|Schwarzwaldstube| Baiersbronn

Joachim Wissler| Vendôme| Bergisch Gladbach

Klaus Erfort| GästeHaus| Saarbrücken

Helmut Thieltges|Waldhotel Sonnora| Dreis bei Wittlich,Südeifel

19 points

Thomas Bühner | La Vie | Osnabrück

Sven Elverfeld | Aqua | Wolfsburg

Christoph Rüffer | Haerlin | Hamburg

Tim Raue | Tim Raue | Berlin

Claus-Peter Lumpp | Bareis | Baiersbronn

Hans-Stefan Steinheuer | Zur Alten Post | Bad Neuenahr

Christian Bau | Victor’s Fine Dining | Perl-Nennig

Peter Maria Schnurr |Falco | Leipzig

18 points

Daniel Achillles | Reinstoff | Berlin

Hendrik Otto | Lorenz Adlon Esszimmer | Berlin

Michael Kempf | Facil | Berlin

Paul Stradner | Brenners Park Restaurant | Baden-Baden

Andreas Krolik | Lafleur | Frankfurt

Christian Eckhardt | Villa Rothschild |Königstein

Tohru Nakamura | Geisels Werneckhof | Munich

Wahabi Nouri | Piment | Eppendorf