Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants 2016 in 15 Instagram pictures

Emer Schlosser - 03/10/2016

Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants celebrated its fourth annual edition last week in Mexico City.

Here are the highlights according to Instagram.


1. Viva Mexico

The 50 Best festivities returned to Mexico City for a second – and final – year. (Stay tuned to find out where we're moving to in 2017.)


Todo mundo reunido no Centro Arresanal La Ciudadela 💀💀💀 #mexico #latam50best

A photo posted by Marcelo Katsuki (@marcelokatsuki) on

2. #50BestTalks: Latin Liquids

Mexico's own Enrique Olvera was among the brilliant speakers at our 10th #50BestTalks event, focusing on national drinks from across Latin America.

3. #50BestEats

Chef de cuisine Olivier Deboise Mendez hit the spot with great canapés during #50BestTalks at J&G Grill at The St Regis Mexico City.


#LatAm50Best #50besttalks

A photo posted by Lorenza (@lorenzaviesca) on

4. Chefs’ Feast

An outdoor photo call during a downpour in the middle of Mexico City did nothing to dampen spirits at the annual celebratory banquet.

5. Pin me

50 Best chefs on the list received a badge of honour at the awards ceremony.


A photo posted by Diego Hernandez B (@dhbaquedano) on

6. Ciro's sombrero

Ciro Watanabe from Osaka, Santiago, brought a bit of humour to the awards ceremony.

7. Red Carpet

Panama celebrates its first restaurant on the Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants list with Maito.


@maitopanama #latam50best #theworld50best #36💥 #df #mexico #itsallhappeningnow 💥🎉🙌🏻

A photo posted by Kristina Perez-Macas (@kristinaalexa29) on

8. Tastemakers

We were so happy to celebrate with some of our 50 Best Tastemakers – aren’t they a good-looking bunch?

9. Kicking things off

50 Best's Group Editor William Drew opened the awards ceremony with a cracking multilingual intro speech.

10. All the chefs please stand up

The winners gathered on stage for the annual victory shot.

11. Mexican chefs together

The chefs and restaurateurs of our official host country got together for a group shot.


#TBT #MexicanPower #latam50best 🇲🇽 (26.09.16)

A photo posted by RESTAURANTERÍA MX (@restauranteriamx) on

12. Viva Chile!

The Santiago contingent posed for a pic.

13. Party time

Daniela Soto-Innes of Cosme gets snap-happy with Carlos García of Alto and friends.

14. Tacos and trophies

Guillermo Gonzalez Beristain celebrates his Chefs' Choice Award, sponsored by Modelo, with a snack.


Celebrando el Chef's Choice Award de #latam50best en El Huequito.

A photo posted by Guillermo Gonzalez Beristain (@ggberistain) on

15. Academy Chairs

Thank you to our Academy Chairs, the people who select the voting panels that form the Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants list. From left to right: Diego Salazar, Pablo Baños, Raquel Rosemberg and Josimar Melo.

Now watch the video highlights:

Discover the list in pictures, see all the highlights on our Twitter, Instagram and Facebook channels and stay tuned for more videos coming soon on YouTube.