Published on : Thursday, October 20, 2016
“After 14 years hosting the awards event in London, we decided to take The World’s 50 Best Restaurants on a global tour, kicking off in New York in June 2016,” said William Drew, group editor of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants.
“Now we could not be more thrilled to be moving to Melbourne, one of the great food cities of the world, in 2017.”
The event will be hosted at the historic Royal Exhibition Building on April 5, 2017 in partnership with Tourism Australia.
“Come April next year, Australia will undoubtedly be the place to be for those passionate about great food and inspired restaurants. In partnership with Tourism
Australia, we will also take the opportunity to highlight the country’s unique produce, brilliant wines and dynamic dining scene,” Drew added.
Adding cherry on the cake, the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, “one of Australia’s most internationally-acclaimed gourmet celebrations will be held parallely (March 31–April 9) with The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017 (April 1–7).