June 16, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – At the annual world fine dining event “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016”, held yesterday at the Cipriani Wall Street restaurant in New York, Osteria Francescana, Modena, was named the world’s best restaurant. The award was presented to Michelin-starred Chef and restaurant patron Massimo Bottura, Maserati Brand Ambassador, and his wife Lara Gilmore.
It was a very proud moment for Bottura; after being named Europe’s top chef in January, he now further confirms his status as one of the best chefs in the world, and is also the first Italian to receive this award. Osteria Francescana is famous worldwide for its genius in finding masterly, fresh combinations for the ingredients of Italy’s traditional cuisine.
The World’s 50 Best Restaurants award celebrates fine dining the world over by bringing together an amazing pool of culinary talents and restaurants from 23 countries across the globe.
Maserati’s association with Massimo Bottura, which began in May 2015, combines the Brand’s automotive excellence with the outstanding gastronomic values of the Modena-based Chef and his “Osteria Francescana”, with its 3 Michelin stars.