Watch The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023 LIVE here on 20th June

Ingrid Paredes - 05/06/2023

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Chefs, restaurateurs, food writers and foodies from Bangkok to Buenos Aires are packing their bags and getting ready for the biggest event in the gastronomic world’s annual calendar. The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, will land in Valencia the city of paella, juicy citric fruits and horchata – from 18-21 June for an unforgettable series of festivities: discover how to tune in and follow the action live from anywhere in the world

If you find yourself in Valencia this June, do not be surprised if you run into some of the world’s top culinary personalities while strolling along the city’s charming streets. Representatives of the top 100 places to eat on the planet will be gathering in the Mediterranean city between 18th and 21st June for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023 events programme: four days of enjoying camaraderie, sharing knowledge, celebrating triumphs and, of course, tasting amazing food.

Ahead of the live celebrations, discover the key events below – including the glamourous awards ceremony that will reveal the new list on Tuesday, 20th June – and how you can watch online or follow on our digital channels, plus explore the digital programme to learn more about 50 Best and get a taste of what’s to come. 
The world’s top gastronomic personalities will gather in Valencia for four days of celebration 

Thursday 8th June, 14:00 Valencia (13:00 London)

Join the digital reveal of the 51-100 list for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023 to discover 50 incredible destinations to add to your gastronomic bucket list – and to join in the speculation around which venues will be included in the 1-50 ranking on June 20.

Tune in on Facebook, YouTube and on @TheWorlds50Best Instagram Stories, where the 51-100 list will be unveiled.

Sunday 18th June, 19:30 Valencia (18:30 London)W50BR23-how-to-watch-la-salita-elena- (1)
Elena Reygadas and Pía Salazar will combine talents at La Salita for a memorable night

Enjoy the best moments of the official Welcome to Valencia Dinner held at renowned restaurant La Salita, where Elena Reygadas – The World’s Best Female Chef 2023 – will collaborate with Latin America’s Best Pastry Chef 2022 Pía Salazar and La Salita’s chef-owner Begoña Rodrigo for an unforgettable dining experience combining Valencian and Latin American flavours.

Follow the live highlights on @TheWorlds50Best Instagram Stories. 

Monday 19th June, 10:00 Valencia (9:00 London)

Want to find out more about The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, how the list is created, why it’s taking place in Valencia and what’s coming next for 50 Best? Then don’t miss the official press conference the day before the awards, livestreamed on YouTube.

Monday 19th June, 12:00 Valencia (11:00 London)

In a year hailed by many as the true post-pandemic rebirth, 50 Best’s long-standing thought-leadership forum #50BestTalks tackles the theme Refresh! A selection of the world’s top culinary figures – including Rasmus Kofoed, Laura Hernández-Espinosa, Jordi Roca, Nora Fitzgerald Belahcen and Ángel León – will share their ideas and innovation to energise gastronomy. Find out more about #50BestTalks in the dedicated article and set your alarms to tune in to the livestream on YouTube.

Monday 19th June, 18:00 Valencia (17:00 London)

The world’s best chefs and restaurateurs will gather at Club Alcatí for the official Chefs’ Feast, an evening dedicated to community and celebration. The night’s menu will be curated by a selection of the best cooks from Valencia, who will seek to wow guests with a focus on rice – Valencia is, after all, the birthplace of paella – served amid breath-taking views of the Mediterranean Sea.

Follow the live highlights on @TheWorlds50Best Instagram Stories. 
The culinary community met in London for The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2022

Tuesday 20th June, 20:40 Valencia (19:40 London)

Don’t miss the live event that will reveal the list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, hosted this year in Valencia’s impressive Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias. Watch the live highlights as chefs arrive on the red carpet from 18:00 on Instagram Stories, then follow all the action from the award ceremony with the livestream starting at 20:40 local time on the 50 Best Restaurants TV YouTube channel and The World's 50 Best Restaurants Facebook page. The live countdown will also be posted on @TheWorlds50Best Instagram and Twitter.

Aside from the countdown from No.50 to No.1, during which a new World’s Best Restaurant will be revealed, special accolades to be announced on the night also include the Estrella Damm Chefs’ Choice Award, Gin Mare Art of Hospitality Award, Flor de Caña Sustainable Restaurant Award, The World’s Best Pastry Chef Award, sponsored by Sosa, the Beronia World’s Best Sommelier Award, and finally the Villa Massa Highest Climber Award and the Highest New Entry Award, sponsored by Aspire Lifestyles.

The list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023 is the result of the votes of almost 1,100 industry experts across the world, with the process independently adjudicated by Deloitte – click here to discover more about the voting system.


Want to be the first to hear the reaction from the new restaurant named No.1 in the world? Shortly after the end of the awards ceremony, head to @TheWorlds50Best Instagram page for the first hot take. Then, for even more content and inspirational quotes, watch the livestream of the official press conference with The World’s Best Restaurant 2023, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, on YouTube.

Follow every moment of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023 events on social media via @TheWorlds50Best and the hashtag #Worlds50Best. Tune in on 50 Best’s Instagram Stories for exclusive content, from live behind-the-scenes access to interviews and more.

We look forward to seeing you online from 18-21 June for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023 event programme. To be the first to hear about the latest news and announcements, join the community on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.