20 May '11, 12pm

Gerechten van de beste vrouwelijke chef te wereld! #keukenvuur

A French chef already festooned with awards and accolades, including three Michelin stars, has been recognized as World’s Best Female Chef. Anne-Sophie Pic, who helms the restaurant Maison Pic in Valence, France, beat out Elena Arzak of Spain and Nadia Santini of Italy to snag the coveted title. The category was introduced for the first time this year from the S. Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards. The announcement firmly entrenches Pic, only the fourth woman in history to hold a third Michelin star, as a giant in the gastronomic world, still dominated largely by men. Decorated with gold-gilded mirrors, plush sofas, a chandelier centerpiece and old black-and-white photos of multi-generational Pic family cooks, the restaurant exudes a hushed elegance that’s on par with her cooking, described as soft, feminine and respectful. Frank, distinct tastes, new flavor comb...

Full article: http://www.luxuo.com/gastronomy/anne-sophie-pic-world-bes...

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