Awards

 

This edition of the competition saw the introduction of a number of new awards at both the Regional Finals and Grand Finale.

The Signature Dishes of the competitors at the Regional Finals were judged against the three Golden Rules by the jury in order to determine the S.Pellegrino Young Chef winner of the respective Region.

In addition, regional winners for the following awards were also announced: the S.Pellegrino Award for Social Responsibility, and the Acqua Panna Award for Connection in Gastronomy. The Fine Dining Lovers Food for Thought Award  was voted by the online audience of the Fine Dining Lovers magazine. Use the dropdown menu below to discover the winners of the four awards of every Regional Final.

  • Winner of Acqua Panna Award for Connection in Gastronomy for Latin America Region with the signature dish “A Day In The Sierra Negra”
    Abraham  Almazan

    Abraham Almazan

    Chef de partie, 'Barroco Restaurante' - Puebla, Mexico

    Winner of Acqua Panna Award for Connection in Gastronomy for Latin America Region with the signature dish “A Day In The Sierra Negra”

  • Winner of S.Pellegrino Young Chef Award for Latin America Region with the signature dish "Milpa Y Mar"
    Cynthia Xrysw Ruelas Diaz

    Cynthia Xrysw Ruelas Diaz

    Sous chef, 'Xokol' - Guadalajara, Mexico

    Winner of S.Pellegrino Young Chef Award for Latin America Region with the signature dish "Milpa Y Mar"

  • Winner of Fine Dining Lovers Food for Thought Award for Latin America Region with the signature dish “Nohoch Ná"
    Eliodoro Xicum

    Eliodoro Xicum

    Chef, 'Restaurante La Villa' - Mérida, México

    Winner of Fine Dining Lovers Food for Thought Award for Latin America Region with the signature dish “Nohoch Ná"

  • Winner of S.Pellegrino Award for Social Responsibility for Latin America Region with the signature dish "Jurel" With Green Mango Spaghetti, Lacto Fermented Mandarin Lemon And Cold Infusion Of Sour Guava
    Sebastián Pinzón Giraldo

    Sebastián Pinzón Giraldo

    Chef, 'Celele Restaurante by Proyecto Cribe Lab' - Cartagena, Colombia

    Winner of S.Pellegrino Award for Social Responsibility for Latin America Region with the signature dish "Jurel" With Green Mango Spaghetti, Lacto Fermented Mandarin Lemon And Cold Infusion Of Sour Guava