Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants list is published by William Reed Business Media, which also publishes The World's 50 Best Restaurants, launched in 2002, and Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, launched in February 2013. William Reed is a family-owned and operated business with offices in the UK, USA, France and Singapore, and is best known for The Grocer and Restaurant magazine.
The World's 50 Best Restaurants list is an annual snapshot of the opinions and experiences of almost 1,000 international restaurant industry experts. It is recognised around the world as the most credible indicator of the best places to eat on Earth and is the trusted arbiter of what matters in global cuisine.
The Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants list is formed from a separate body of 252 restaurant industry experts from across the region. For the purposes of voting, Latin America is divided into four separate regions: Mexico and Central America; South America (North); South America (South), and Brazil.
Each region has its own panel of 63 members, including a chairperson to head it up. The panels are made up of chefs and restaurateurs, food writers and critics, and other well-travelled gastronomes and food experts.