BURGUNDY TOPS 50 BEST DISCOVERY RESTAURANTS IN THE WORLD
Burgundy (Beirut, Lebanon) the wine cellar and restaurant, which combines old-world charm with contemporary flair, tops the list of 50 Best Discovery Restaurants in the World
The venues featured on 50 Best Discovery have all received votes from the experts who create the rankings of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and The World’s 50 Best Bars, as well as Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, Asia’s 50 Best Bars and Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants. The digital collection is compiled from the results of these five annual 50 Best rankings but extends far beyond the elite establishments celebrated in each list. The result is a more diverse range of expert-recommended restaurants and bars across the world, offering everything from emerging talent and local favorites through to fine dining and fine drinking establishments. The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy comprises more than 1,000 international restaurant industry experts, with a 50/50 gender split.
According to theworlds50best.com “Opting for one of the tasting menus is the best way to experience the breadth of Chef Youssef Akiki’s formidable knife skills. Wine pairings are, unsurprisingly, superlative”
Chef Youssef Akiki has done several culinary excursions abroad, including Alain Ducasse, Joel Robuchon, Nicolas Le Bec, Cuisson Sous-vide a juste temperature, with Bruno Goussault and Joel Robuchon and specialization in Gluten and Lactose free pastry from the Ecole Nationale Superieure De La Patisserie, before holding the reins of the kitchen brigade in Burgundy Beirut.