PERUVIAN CHEFS VIRGILIO MARTÍNEZ AND PÍA LEÓN’S RESTAURANT CONTINUES TO CONQUER THE WORLD. IT WAS RANKED NUMBER 2 IN THE 2022 RANKING.
Central, a restaurant run by Peruvian chefs Virgilio Martínez and Pía León, was voted the second best restaurant in the world in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. The prestigious ranking was announced this afternoon.
The gala, which brought together the best chefs in the world, was held this Monday at Old Billingsgate in London.
Central, located in Lima, has moved up two places in the ranking. Last year it was ranked fourth best in the world. It was also voted Best Restaurant in South America in 2021.
MORE PERUVIANS IN THE RANKING
In addition, the Mayta restaurant, by the renowned Jaime Pesaque, ranked 32nd on the list. It had previously been included in the prestigious list of the 50 Best Latam.
The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, a list compiled by gastronomic experts from all over the planet, celebrates its 20th anniversary in London, its home from 2003 to 2015 before it traveled to New York, Melbourne (Australia), Bilbao (Spain) and Singapore and the pandemic hiatus.