According to the Chef Choice Award 2017, the top chef in the world is from Peru. Virgilio Martinez won this year´s prestigious cooking award, making him internationally famous.
Martinez has long held a reputation for culinary excellence in Peru, as the owner of the renowned Lima restaurant, Central. Central has also received international acclaim, ranking as the 5th best restaurant in the world in the World´s 50 Best Restaurants List.
In fact, the winner of the Chef Choice Award is chosen by the chefs whose restaurants made the World´s 50 Best Restaurants List. (more…)