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- Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards took place yesterday in Singapore
- Following the same rules as for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, the winner of the Chefs’ Choice Award sponsored by Silestone® was selected by renowned professionals in the international haute cuisine industry
- The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013 will take place in London on 26 April. This is the third time that Silestone® has sponsored this renowned list
UK, 26 February 2012.- The world leader in quartz worktops, Silestone®, has sponsored the Chefs’ Choice Award at the first Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants ceremony, which took place last night at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. Nihonryori RyuGin, run by Seiji Yamamoto was the winner of this prestigious prize, which was presented by Cosentino’s Group Area Manager for South East Asia, Rocío Arjona. Organised by Restaurant magazine, these awards follow the same rules as those of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list where the winner was selected by renowned professionals from the world of haute cuisine.
Seiji Yamamoto has been recognised by his contemporaries in Asia’s restaurant industry for innovating Japanese cuisine through the fusion of traditional and modern techniques. Yamamoto creates dishes that push the boundaries of creativity, following his philosophy “to pursue every single possibility for Japanese cuisine in the future”, a theme carried out at his restaurant Nihonryori RyuGin in Tokyo’s Roppongi district, that has been ranked no. 2 on the list.
Silestone® trays in different colours that were used by the organisers to serve the meal to the guests, who were also presented with an elegant set of coasters made from Silestone®. In addition, an elegant Silestone® worktop was a highlight of the exquisite decor chosen for the event.
The complete list of prize-winners is available at: http://www.worlds50best.asia/
The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013 will be announced at the prestigious Guildhall in London on 26 April 2013. This is the third time that Silestone® has sponsored this outstanding and prestigious list, and the second time it has sponsored the Chefs’ Choice Award, which was won in 2012 by the Spanish restaurant Mugaritz run by Andoni Luis Aduriz.