trend setting cuisines and chefs for 2012

thefoodpeople have released their trend setting cuisine and influencing cuisines for 2012. Each year we take a look at 20 global cuisines and rank them according to their trend setting influence, in addition we take a look at the chefs that will be influencing the gastronomic stage.

  • Big on the global stage - Scandinavian & Japan
  • To watch in food service - Brazilian & Korean
  • To watch in retail - Mexican & Spanish
  • Bubbling under - "Prussian" & Peru
  • In the eyes of the world - British
  • Old favourites re-defined - Italian & French

When it comes to influencing chefs...

The global influencers:

  • Rene Redzepi
  • Heston Blumenthal
  • Grant Achatz
  • Alex Atala
  • David Chang

Global rising stars:

  • Magnus Nilsson
  • Frantzen & Lindeberg
  • Roderigo Oliver
  • Gaston Acurio

Trend setting in the UK

  • James Knappett
  • Brett Graham
  • Ben Spalding
  • The Young Turks
  • Nuno Mendes 

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