Elite Traveler Top 100 Restaurants 2014

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Laurent Perrier

Welcome to the Elite 100 Restaurants 2014, proudly sponsored by Champagne Laurent-Perrier.

The votes are in for the top 100 restaurants in the world, with some expected outcomes and some less so. With 16 new entries in the Elite 100 Restaurants, get ready for some surprises…

Food critics are very important for the business and obviously to bring the general public in, but ultimately you’re cooking for your customers and you want to give them the best pleasure and experience. So to have this recognition, after we’ve been going for nearly twenty years, it’s fantastic.

Heston Blumenthal

1 - 10

11 - 20

Alinea: Worlds Best Restaurant
No. 11

Per Se

21 - 30

31 - 40

41 - 50

51 - 60

61 - 70

71 - 80

81 - 90

91 - 100

Ultra Violet Restaurant Interior
No. 91


Chef of the Year

Chef Interviews

Elite 100 Speaks to The Fat Duck's Heston Blumenthal

Combining a scientific approach with a love of British culinary heritage, Heston Blumenthal is a name that creates instant recognition across the globe.

Elite 100 Speaks to Grant Achatz of Alinea

He's the chef behind the famed Chicago restaurant that draws in guests from all over the world. Grant Achetz of Alinea talks to Elite Traveler about what motivates him as a chef, the changing restaurant scene and where he'd like to go next.

Elite 100 Speaks to Daniel Boulud of Restaurant DANIEL

Owner of one of New York's most famous restaurants, Lyonian chef Daniel Boulud has been an integral part of the city's fine dining scene for almost three decades.

Elite 100 Speaks to Eleven Madison Park's Daniel Humm

Since joining Eleven Madison Park eight years ago, Swiss chef Daniel Humm has forged a reputation as one of New York's culinary masterminds.

Elite 100 Speaks to Le Bernardin's Eric Ripert

A protégé of fine dining legend Joël Robuchon, Eric Ripert has carved out an enviable culinary career since taking the helm of one of the Big Apple's finest French restaurants, Le Bernardin.

Elite 100 Speaks to Azurmendi's Eneko Atxa

Achieving three Michelin stars within just seven years of opening a restaurant is no mean feat. But with his unique food philosophy and superb cooking skills, Azurmendi chef and owner Eneko Atxa has done just that.

Elite Traveler Top 100 Restaurantrs 2013

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