Road to the World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016: Virgilio Martinez – CentralCultureFood & DrinksInterviews & Recipes
A sophisticated celebration of Peru’s biodiversity, the heart of Central’s ingenious menu is based around ingredients from the country’s incredible variety of altitudes. These range from traditional Peruvian produce to obscure roots and tubers gathered from the most extreme locations. Chef Virgilio Martinez is the driving force behind it all, his passion for innovation ever apparent as he travels the country in search of his next big find. He’s supported by a dedicated team incorporating scientific, culinary and anthropological specialists, all working tirelessly to fuel the chef’s insatiable curiosity.