Swedish Chef and Restaurateur Björn Frantzén have partnered with Unlisted Collection to open the new restaurant Zén on November 21.Executive Chef Marcus Jernmark of 3-star restaurant Frantzén in Stockholm will oversee the operation during the first months.The team will include General Manager Aaron Jacobson from 3-star Benu in San Francisco and Head Chef Tristin Farmer with a background including Maze by Gordon Ramsay in London, Aberdeen Street Social in Hong Kong and Marina Social in Dubai.
The World’s 50 Best Restaurants organisation and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) announce the 50 Best BBVA Scholarship, which will provide unique opportunities for aspiring chefs from all around the world.The annual scholarship scheme will identify talented chefs and seek to develop their potential with the aid of internships or ‘stages’ in the kitchens of some of the world’s best restaurants. For the inaugural scholarship in 2018, the recipient will be invited to work at Mugaritz in San Sebastian, Spain, and Atelier Crenn in San Francisco, USA, over a three-month period. He or she will also be flown to Spain to attend The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018 awards in Bilbao next June, where they will be presented on stage in front of the world’s leading chefs and media.
André Chiang, officially unveiled his first restaurant project in China during the “Interpreting Sichuan Flavour . In collaboration with the The Bridge Group, a restaurant industry leader in China, creative and culinary director Chef Andre presents a revolutionary concept to Chengdu, ‘THE BRIDGE’.