The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015: Interviews with the chefs
Last night at London’s Guildhall, the Roca brothers of El Celler de Can Roca reclaimed first place, held by Noma for the past 12 months. It was a night of celebration as the biggest international players in the food industry gathered to hear the 2015 list of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants.
Although windy and drizzly, the weather didn’t ruin the moment of joy in the courtyard before the event, with chefs happily catching up with friends and giving interviews to the swarms of journalists. There was a multicultural atmosphere: Italian, South American and Asian chefs called out to one another whilst greeting other friends in Spanish, French or Japanese and giving interviews in English. However, it was also a sad night, as this edition would be the last to be held in London – at least for the foreseeable future. Next year, the World’s 50 Best will move to New York City and it will stay there for a minimum of two years.
Our editor Filippo L’Astorina, interviewer Samanta Stewart and Jess Spiro were on site to have a chat with the world’s best chefs – pay another visit soon because there are more videos to come.
Roca brothers of world number 1 El Celler de Can Roca:
Massimo Bottura and Lara Gilmore of world number 2 Osteria Francescana:
René Redzepi of world number 3 restaurant Noma:
Virgilio Martinez of world number 4 Central:
Daniel Humm of world number 5 Eleven Madison Park:
Ashley Palmer-Watts of world number 7 Dinner by Heston Blumenthal:
Gaggan Anand of world number 10 Gaggan:
Juan Mari and Elena Arzak of world number 17 Arzak:
Eric Ripert of world number 18 Le Bernardin:
Brett Graham of world number 20 The Ledbury:
Grant Achatz of world number 26 Alinea:
Enrico Crippa of world number 27 Piazza Duomo:
Luke Dale-Roberts of world number 28 The Test Kitchen:
Ben Shewry of world number 32 Attica:
Sven Elverfeld of world number 33 Aqua:
André Chiang of world number 46 Restaurant André:
Andreas Caminada of world number 48 Schloss Schauenstein:
Isaac McHale of world number 55 The Clove Club:
Nuno Mendes of Chiltern Firehouse:
Simon Rogan of Fera: