Hélène Pietrini



Hélène joins The World’s 50 Best Restaurants as Director in 2016, after moving from her native France to London. A brand builder with extensive experience in marketing and communication, Hélène has held international roles in the beauty and hospitality sectors, including as strategic marketing director for Relais & Châteaux and publishing director of the premium gastronomy magazine 3 Étoiles. When she isn’t scuba diving or filming sharks in the blue waters of remote locations, true foodie Hélène can usually be found eating out with her fellow gastronomes.

William Drew

Group Editor

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William is the Group Editor of The World's 50 Best Restaurants series and Restaurant magazine. He has been a journalist and editor for two decades, spanning business-to-business and consumer magazines, as well as national newspapers. He is a former editor of style magazine Arena and continues to write and comment on food and restaurants in the UK and international media. He is privileged to have eaten in a healthy proportion of The World's 50 Best Restaurants, though the experience hasn’t been so healthy for his waistline.

Tiago Restani

Director of Partnerships

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Tiago joins The World’s 50 Best Restaurants team in 2016 after moving to London from the sunny Algarve in Portugal. A marketing professional with more than 15 years of experience, both in agencies and client side, Tiago has led international fashion projects and delivered unforgettable experiential events to luxury brands. As part of this team he fulfils his passion for cooking and discovering new fine dining experiences around the world.

Laura Price

Content Editor

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Laura is responsible for all content across The World’s 50 Best Restaurants global portfolio, including the print guidebooks, website, social media, and event coverage. After working for several years as a financial journalist, Laura joined the 50 Best team in 2014 with a view to combining her three main passions: food, travel and writing. Laura has a soft spot for Latin America and has lived in Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and Ireland. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and is also a qualified translator.

Emer Schlosser

Social Media Manager

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Emer joins the 50 Best team all the way from Canada, home to hockey and poutine. She began as an entertainment journalist, weaving her way through advertising copywriting and on to the wonderful world of social media. Her expertise in the latter will be put to use through all of The World's 50 Best Restaurants’ global portfolio platforms. When not immersed in Facebook, Instagram and the Twittersphere, she pursues her passion for film, food and travel.

Tim Brooke-Webb

Managing Director, Hospitality


Tim is the Managing Director of the Hospitality Division of William Reed Business Media, and has overall responsibility for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants series. Tim also oversees Restaurant magazine, The Publican’s Morning Advertiser, BigHospitality.co.uk and the MCA Report.






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