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It’s coming…ASIA’S 50 BEST RESTAURANTS TO BE HELD IN MACAO IN 2018 AND 2019

It’s Coming “ASIA’S 50 BEST RESTAURANTS TO BE HELD IN MACAO IN 2018 AND 2019” Sixth edition of annual awards ceremony scheduled for 27th March 2018 at Wynn Palace Cotai. THAIGUIDE will closely monitor the event.

Are you ready to enjoy the annual awards ceremony “ASIA’S 50 BEST RESTAURANTS” in this year. After successfully organizing the event in Thailand 2 times. This year Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, has announced that Macao will host the 2018 and 2019 editions of its prestigious awards and associated event program. On Tuesday 27th March 2018, the region’s most respected chefs and influential restaurateurs, together with leading industry figures and international media, will gather at Wynn Palace Cotai for the announcement of the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018 list and special awards.

William Drew, Group Editor of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, says: “After three years in Singapore and two in Bangkok, we are thrilled to announce Macao will be the host destination for the sixth and seventh editions of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna. Macao’s rich history is reflected in the diverse food culture and vibrant restaurant scene. ”

In 2017 a record nine Bangkok restaurants made the list, including Gaggan, which was #1 on Asia’s 50 Best for the third year in a row.

In 2017, the annual list – a snapshot of expert opinions and prevailing restaurant trends – saw 12 different countries represented, including 10 new entries in total. The festivities came to a crescendo with Bangkok restaurant Gaggan named The Best Restaurant in Asia for a record-breaking third time in succession.

Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes, Director of Macao Government Tourism Office, says: “What a great honour it is for Macao to stage Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants awards for the first time. I look forward to welcoming Asia’s great community of chefs and taking the opportunity to offer participants a taste of our destination. Macao has all the ingredients to provide an inspiring backdrop to this prestigious event given our dynamic and diverse gastronomy scene, ranging from food stalls to high-end restaurants. The event will also be an excellent occasion to celebrate Macao’s inclusion in UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network in the field of gastronomy.”

Clement Vachon, International Relations & Events Manager for S.Pellegrino, said: “We have been the main sponsor of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants since its first edition in 2013 and seen this event evolve year by year, becoming among the most trusted and credible references to the best places to eat around the region. We are proud to be a part of this, for its contribution to the growth of the fine dining industry in Asia, and we look forward to two more years of a productive and successful partnership and collaboration in supporting the best of gastronomy.”

 The 2017 list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, featured 10 new entries and included special awards such as Asia’s Best Pastry Chef, Chefs’ Choice Award, the Diners Club® Lifetime Achievement Award and Asia’s Best Female Chef.

Which restaurants will win the awards, and Thai restaurant will get this one or not? Please follow me to update the event closely.


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