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       GOURMET RESTAURANTS BY REGION  (105 countries) :
Africa Asia - 386 Michelin starred Australia Caribbean
Central America Europe - 1807 Michelin starred restaurants Middle East North America - 128 Michelin starred restaurants
Oceania South America - Top 100
  • 50 Next - Meet the people of shaping the future of gastronomy - "Meet the class of 2021." Discover the inaugural 50 Next list.
  • 2021 World's 50 Best Restaurants - "Since 2002, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants has reflected the diversity of the world's culinary landscape. Thanks to its panel of more than 1,000 culinary experts, as well as its structured and audited voting procedure, the annual list of the world's finest restaurants provides a snapshot of some of the best destinations for unique culinary experiences, in addition to being a barometer for global gastronomic trends."
  • And the award for 'Restaurant of the Year' goes to .... - "Paris hosts inaugural World Restaurant Awards."
  • BOCUSE D'OR - the Concours mondial de la cuisine, World Cuisine Contest is a biennial world chef championship since 1987. Named for the chef Paul Bocuse, the event takes place during two days near the end of January in Lyon, France at the SIRHA International Hotel, Catering and Food Trade Exhibition, and is one of the world's most prestigious cooking competitions.
  • CHEF'S CHOICE AWARD - The World's 50 Best Restaurants.
  • Gourmand International - founded in 1995 by Edouard Cointreau. It is free competition and open to publishers in all languages and countries. The Gourmand Awards celebrate global cookbook and wine book publishing and feature many world renowned chefs each year. It is sometimes described as the "Oscars of food awards in Paris".
  • Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Awards 2021 - "The awards are the Oscars of the Australian food and wine world, and are our longest-running national restaurant awards, beginning back in 1981."
  • INTERNATIONAL DINING AWARDS 2021 - since 2018. "The Most Prestigious Restaurant Awards in the World."
  • INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT & HOTEL AWARDS - since 1947. "The International Restaurant and Hotel Awards conducts one awards season each year open to restaurants and hotels anywhere in the world. All hotels and restaurants are judged within main categories based on service rates. All participating hotels and restaurants are considered for citywide, regional, countrywide and worldwide recognition."
  • INTERNATIONAL STAR DIAMOND AWARDS - since 1949. By American Academy of Hospitality Sciences. Prestigious award of true excellence in hospitality, gastronomy, attitude, quality, cleanliness and above all service.
  • JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION AWARDS - since 1990. Often called "The Oscars of Food."
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - by Restaurant Magazine | The World's 50 Best Restaurants.
  • LUXURY RESTAURANT AWARDS 2021 - since 2015. "The World Luxury Restaurant Awards is a recognized global organization which inspires excellence, ignites healthy competition in the luxury restaurant industry, and provides restaurants with the recognition they deserve."
  • MICHELIN GUIDE AWARDS - since 1900. The guide awards one to three stars to a small number of restaurants of outstanding quality.
  • NATIONAL RESTAURANT AWARDS - since 2007. "The largest gathering of chefs and restaurateurs in the UK, the event will also include the inaugural Estrella Damm Gastronomy Congress with Restaurant magazine, which will feature cooking demonstrations from Michelin-starred chefs from around the world."
  • Observer Food Monthly Awards - since 2003. Reward the best in British food and drink.
  • Opinionated About Dining - the lists 2020 - since 2004. "Opinionated About Dining is the only dining survey that factors experience into its rating system. Our 2019 results are based on over 200,000 reviews contributed by more than 6,000 people who registered for the survey."
  • SCOTTISH RESTAURANT AWARDS 2020 - "The 2020 Restaurant Awards-Scottish Edition recognise top establishments in Scotland"
  • SUSHI AWARDS - by Eat-Japan.
  • The Best Restaurants in the U.S. for 2020 - "Tripadvisor is serving up the best restaurants in the U.S. as part of its annual Travelers' Choice Awards."
  • Time Out Dubai Restaurant Awards 2021 - "The best restaurants, cafés, breakfasts, brunches, bars and pubs in Dubai in 2020, as decided by Time Out Dubai's team of experts based on our anonymous, independent reviews."
  • Time Out Food & drinks AWARDS - New York City.
  • Time Out Food AWARD 2020 - Beijing.
  • White Guide Global Gastronomy Award - "Best Restaurants in the Nordics."
  • WINE SPECTATOR RESTAURANT WINE LIST AWARDS 2021 - recognize restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers.
  • World Culinary Awards 2020 - since 1994. "World's Best Fine Dining Hotel Restaurant 2020."
  • World cup of baking - since 1992. "Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie."
  • WORLD SUSHI CUP JAPAN 2020 - since 2014. Comprises of two events: the individual competition and the restaurant competition.
  • World Travel Awards 2019 - since 1994. "World's Leading Fine Dining Hotel Restaurant 2019"
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