THE WORLD’S 50 BEST RESTAURANTS AND BBVA TEAM UP TO LAUNCH NEW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR ASPIRING CHEFS

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.