The 2021 edition of Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants will return on Monday 22nd November in a new format for one year only – Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants 2013-2021: Pasado y Futuro.
As a result of the devastating impact of Covid-19 on the restaurant sector in Latin America, and the curtailment of travel for diners and voters over the last year and a half, in 2021 the 50 Best awards will pivot to identify the greatest restaurants in the region from the past last nine years. This distinctive one-off list will recognise 100 restaurants based on the aggregated votes of the previous eight editions of the ranking since the awards' inception in 2013.
On 22nd November, the 'greatest hits' list will be revealed simultaneously at a series of live events held in key cities across the region, accompanied by a number of special awards. This unique 2021 edition has been designed to identify and celebrate the broad range of restaurants that represent the enduring spirit of Latin American cuisine, pasado y futuro - past and future.
Returning to local physical events after a virtual awards in 2020 – a period during which 50 Best also devoted its resources to its 50 Best for Recovery fundraising project – Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants 2021 will give chefs, restaurateurs, media and food lovers the opportunity to recognise the resilience and achievements of both individuals and restaurant teams.
50 Best aims to return to a regular annual ranking in Latin America in 2022 and will continue to shine a much-deserved spotlight on the diversity and richness of culinary cultures across the region.
Find out more about the 50 Best for Recovery fundraising project here.