Cartagena-born chef Leonor Espinosa was selected as the best female chef in the world after receiving the award from the list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants -’50 Best’-, which constantly visits the most creative and avant-garde tables of the five continents.
The announcement, published Tuesday in the official accounts of The world’s 50 best, and sponsored by Nude Glass, is a recognition voted by experts from around the world that has been positioning restaurants in a global guide for years.
“Leonor Espinosa has become one of the most iconic Latin American chefs of her generation, championing her country’s biodiversity and cultural diversity like no other. Combining extensive scientific research with culinary innovation, she is a self-taught chef who continues to seek new knowledge as well as to educate others. We are thrilled to be able to recognize her incredible work with this important award,” said William Drew, Content Director