The 6th edition of THE BEST CHEF AWARDS powered by Perlage returns to Spain. This time it will be on September 18, 19 and 20 in the capital city – Madrid. As usual, the great international gastronomic event will include the AREA TALKS debates, the FOOD MEETS SCIENCE conference and will close with the grand AWARDS GALA where we will discover this year’s list of the best 100 chefs in the world.

Hello amazing Madrid!

It is no secret to anyone that gastronomy is a fundamental pillar of Spanish culture and this year, Madrid will be in charge of hosting professionals, journalists, foodies and chefs from all over the world for a new edition of The Best Chef Awards. After successfully celebrating editions in Warsaw in 2017, Milan in 2018, Barcelona in 2019, a virtual edition in 2020 and the great return to Amsterdam in 2021, Madrid will become the center of the culinary world.

This year’s guests will be able to exchange knowledge with their colleagues from each continent and discover their great projects while enjoying one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, full of history, culture, art and home to several of the best restaurants and chefs in the world, including no. 1 of The Best Chef Top100 2021, Dabiz Muñoz.


The Best Chef

THE BEST CHEF works every day to promote gastronomy and the talent of chefs, in a fresh, modern and inclusive way, and Madrid city and the region of Madrid are a choice that perfectly reflects these values. A vibrant destination and an undeniable gastronomic capital of the world.

Madrid city and the region are amazing – full of culture, flavors, amazing chefs, and projects worth sharing. Every time we visit, we leave in awe of the gastronomic level and for us it is an honor to be able to host the next edition of The Best Chef Awards there”, states Joanna Slusarczyk, one of the creators of THE BEST CHEF.

“I could not imagine a better combination than meeting the top-level kitchen and our Perlage water. And all this in the wonderful, lively Madrid and the region – famous for its sophisticated style and top-quality cuisine. For Perlage, it is a natural environment, and I am excited that guests from all over the world will be able to take part in this amazing event and culinary journey with us”, said Dorota Weka, Co-founder and Creative Director Perlage Brand.


Food Meets Science – is science necessary for gastronomy? Does gastronomy use science on a daily basis? Of course! Science and gastronomy are areas that definitely go hand in hand. This year Food Meets Science will take place on September 19th, you will be able to find out more about it through cooking demonstrations as well as speeches by amazing chefs and scientists.

The main topic is “Avant-Garde and Awareness”. Be prepared for a lot of interesting talks and amazing cooking shows!

Detailed program coming soon!


Area Talks – hot discussions, universal topics and current issues and politically not correct zone – yest it is Area Talks – this year on 18th of September.

Two inspiring discussion panels with experts from around the world sharing inspirational ideas, innovative solutions, and exciting experiences – this is just a short summary of what awaits you in Madrid. We will connect live with chefs, journalists, foodies, and marketers from all continents. We will discuss current topics as well as universal content.

Detailed program coming soon!