• The World's 50 Best Restaurants
  • Hélène Pietrini

    DIRECTOR

    Hélène joins The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 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 remote locations, true foodie Hélène can usually be found eating out with her fellow gastronomes.

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  • William Drew

    GROUP EDITOR

    William is the Group Editor of The World's 50 Best Restaurants 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.

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  • Vasu Read

    HEAD OF GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS

    Vasu is the head of partnerships for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants global portfolio and comes with 13 years' media and agency experience. She brings a wealth of experience in creating and delivering long-term creative executions for partners across multi platforms. Since joining William Reed Business Media in 2014, Vasu has dedicated her time to becoming an avid cook and has recently taken part in a truffle-finding course.

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  • Laura Price

    CONTENT EDITOR

    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.

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  • Maria Olite

    SENIOR EVENTS MANAGER

    Maria is responsible for organising all events across The World’s 50 Best Restaurants’ global portfolio. Joining the team in 2015, she has 15 years of experience managing events across industries including classical music, pharmaceuticals and even coffee. She was born in Spain but has happily settled down in London, and she loves travelling, music, dance, food and all sports, in particular tennis and football. Maria is especially fond of Rafa Nadal and Real Madrid.

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  • Emer Schlosser

    SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

    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.

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  • 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 MCA Report.

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