Peruvian named best chef in the world


Virgilio Martinez received the Chef Choice Award 2017 and became the best chef in the world. Congratulations!

Virgilio’s talent and passion for cooking have taken him to be recognized as the best chef in the world. Virgilio has always been trying to expand his horizons and promote the Peruvian cuisine to the world and now his efforts are being recognized.

He owns Central which is the 5th best restaurant in the world according to the World’s 50 Best Restaurant list. It is located in Miraflores and it has a peculiar touch; the menu is organized according to the altitude of the products, it can range from local shellfish to pearl-like bacterial from 3,600 meters above sea level.

The Chef Choice Award recognition, sponsored by Estrella Damm, was given to Virgilio based on votes of chefs from The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list.

Congratulations to Virgilio!



Ana Gamero