Congratulations toCentral,No.1inLatin America’s 50 Best Restaurantsfor the third year running, and to all the restaurants and special awards winners on this year’s list. Forthe third year in a row, Virgilio Martinez’s restaurant Central in Peru, earned the poll position atthe award ceremony. His Peruvian-centric restaurant is already considered one of the top dining destinations in the world, with the latest win firmly cementing this reputation.

The fourth annual edition was unveiled onMonday 26th SeptemberinMexico, withspecial recognitionsalso given out toClaude Troigros, for ‘The Lifetime Achievement’award.The ‘One to Watch’award went toFrancisco Ruano andKamilla Seidler was givenLatin America’s ‘Best Female Chef’.Latin America’s Best Pastry ChefwasGustavo Saezand the ‘Chef’s Choice Award’wasGuillermo González Beristáin.

With this year’s list spanning 11 countries including;Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guyana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, the results revealed some fantastic newcomers and one’s to watch.

Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016

1 – Central, Peru

2 – Maido, Peru

3 – D.O.M., Brazil

4 – Boragó, Chile

5 – Pujol, Mexico

6 – Quintonil, Mexico

7 – Astrid Y Gastón, Peru

8 – Mani, Brazil

9 – Tegui, Argentina

10 – Biko, Mexico

11 – Sud777, Mexico

12 – La Mar, Peru

13 – El Baqueano, Argentina

14 – Gustu, Bolivia

15 – Amaranta, Mexico

16 – LEO, Colombia

17 – Olympe, Brazil

18 – Lasai, Brazil

19 – Pangea, Mexico

20 – Ambrosia, Chile

21 – Don Julio, Argentina

22 – 99, Chile

23 – Parador La Huella

24 – A Casa do Porco, Brazil

25 – Roberta Sudbrack, Brazil

26 – Aramburu, Argentina

27 – Osso Carnicerìa y Salumeria, Peru

28 – Mocoto, Brazil

29 – Criterion, Colombia

30 – Rafael, Peru

31 – Elena, Argentina

32 – Alto, Venezuela

33 – La Cabrera, Argentina

34 – Fiesta, Peru

35 – Chila, Argentina

36 – Maito, Panama

37 – Nicos, Mexico

38 – Malabar, Peru

39 – Corazòn de Tierra, Mexico

40 – Harry Sasson, Colombia

41 – Isolina, Peru

42 – 1884, Argentina

43 – Osaka, Chile

44 – Remanso Do Bosque, Brazil

45 – Tuju, Brazil

46 – La Bourgogne, Argentina

47 – Tierra Colorada Gastro, Paraguay

48 – Dulce Patria, Mexico

49 – Andrés Carne De Res, Colombia

50 – Pura Tierra, Argentina

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