The eldest of the Roca brothers, Joan Roca, has once again won the award for the world’s best chef (Best Chef Awards), an award he also won in 2017. This award recognises the task of chefs not only in terms of gastronomy but also in terms of leadership and personal values.
Other awards of the Best Chef Award
Best female chef: Emma Bengtsson
As for the girls, we have to go down to the 35th position to find the first female chef. It’s Swedish Emma Bengtsson, with her restaurant Aquavit in the city of New York.
The #Pastry18 award: Antonio Bachour
Puerto Rican chef Antonio Bachour has set himself apart on the global pastry-making stage. Now in the United States, he is continuing his brilliant career in the sector of desserts and pastries.
The #FoodArt award: Matt Lambert
This award went to Matt Lambert, originally from New Zealand and owner of the restaurant The Musket Room. The delicacy, dedication and story behind his dishes make him worthy of the art award of The Best Chef Awards.
The #RisingStar award: Floriano Pellegrino and Isabella Poti
The young chefs of Italian restaurant Bros’ show promise, and not only Floriano and Isabella but the whole team who work hard, with passion, originality and freshness in everything they do.
The #FolLovers award: Gregoire Ossiano
For the first time there was an award for the most enthusiastic chef on the social networks and in the media. On this occasion, the award went to Gregoire Ossiano
The #CityGourmet award: Andrea Aprea
The organisation wanted to acknowledge the gastronomy sector the award ceremony relates to; this time round the award went to the restaurant of Andrea Aprea, VUN Andrea Aprea.
Image’s source: The Best Chef Awards website