On 29 April 2014 the eyes of the world will once more fall on London as the World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards take place. Organised by Restaurant Magazine, the awards aim to get people talking about restaurants, and to shine a bright light on excellence and innovation in an exciting industry.
02-Dec-2011 - Elena Arzak is the third generation of chefs to work at Arzak in San Sebastian in Spain. She currently runs the restaurant, number eight on the S.Pellegrino World's 50 Restaurants...
19-Oct-2011 - The next S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards will take place on 30 April 2012, it has been announced.
07-Sep-2011 - Earlier this year BigHospitality announced that Jay Rayner, UK chair of the S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards would be stepping down from his position of three years.
01-Aug-2011 - Thomas Keller is to launch his pop-up version of his three-Michelin starred Californian restaurant The French Laundry at Harrods on 1 October.
29-Jul-2011 - El Bulli, the most influential restaurant in the world, is to close tomorrow after more than two decades of pushing the boundaries of modern gastronomy.
13-Jul-2011 - Giorgio Locatelli's Dubai outpost Ronda Locatelli, has been announced the winner of the Birra Moretti Best Authentic Italian Restaurant Award for the Middle East and Africa.
06-Jul-2011 - Bloomberg chief food critic Richard Vines has been appointed the new UK chair of the S.Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants Academy.
20-Apr-2011 - Anne-Sophie Pic was this week awarded the first ever S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants award for being the World’s Best Female Chef.
19-Apr-2011 - While just four UK restaurants featured on the S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants list this year, a further six venues fell just short of making the top 50.
19-Apr-2011 - Demand for Noma in Copenhagen has refused to die down after it was named the S.Pellegrino World’s Best Restaurant last year.
19-Apr-2011 - Brett Graham, chef owner of The Ledbury in Notting Hill, entered the S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards for the first time at number 34 this year.
18-Apr-2011 - Noma in Copenhagen has been named the World’s Best Restaurant for the second year running in the S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Awards.
18-Apr-2011 - Heston Blumenthal has said that gaining the number one spot at the 2005 S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Awards helped save The Fat Duck from closure.
18-Apr-2011 - With just hours to go until the S. Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards, tune in to BigHospitality on Facebook and Twitter for live updates, photos and gossip as the...
12-Apr-2011 - Rene Redzepi’s Danish restaurant Noma was last year voted the Best Restaurant in the World for the first time, toppling long term stalwart El Bulli from its number one position....
11-Apr-2011 - Anne-Sophie Pic, chef proprietor of Maison Pic in Valence, France, has been named the first ever winner of the Veuve Clicquot World’s Best Female Chef 2011.
11-Apr-2011 - Juan Mari Arzak, chef proprietor of Arzak restaurant in San Sebastien, Spain, is to be presented with a S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants’ Lifetime Achievement Award.
11-Apr-2011 - In preparation for the S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards which are just one week away (18 April), BigHospitality has conducted a series of video interviews with top figures involved...
29-Mar-2011 - The S.Pellegrino Worlds 50 Best Awards will this year see the launch of a brand new award category – the Veuve Cliquot World’s Best Female Chef Award.
16-Mar-2011 - Rene Redzepi’s Danish restaurant Noma has failed to acquire a third Michelin star in the latest Michelin Guide to the Main Cities of Europe.
14-Feb-2011 - This year’s S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurant awards are due to be announced on 18 April, marking the tenth year for the restaurant industry’s most influential awards.
25-Jan-2011 - Thomas Keller plans to launch a pop-up restaurant at Harrods in November, BigHospitality can reveal.
05-May-2010 - As the S.Pellegrino World's 50 Best awards drew to a close for another year, BigHospitality caught up with Daniel Boulud at his first London restaurant at Mandarin Oriental Hotel, where...
27-Apr-2010 - The World's 50 Best Restaurant Awards 2010 were held this year at London's Guildhall, where the team from Noma were given the accolade for Best Restaurant in the World for...
27-Apr-2010 - Noma chef-patron Rene Redzepi talks to Nigel Barden about what it means to win the top accolade in the S.Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards.