The new Michelin Key which will be introduced in 2024, has preselected more than 5,300 hotels in 120 countries, with 32 of them based across Poland and will ‘highlight establishments offering exceptional hotel and travel experiences’.
In addition to Bottiglieria 1881 becoming the first Polish restaurant to win two Michelin stars, Warsaw-based Nuta also won a star, Poznań’s Muga became the city’s first ever restaurant to be awarded a star, and seven other restaurants across Poland were recognised with Bib Gourmands, whilst a further 39 were listed for inclusion in the latest edition of the acclaimed foodie bible.
Gwendal Poullennec, International Director of the Michelin Guides, said: “Its cuisine reflects its cosmopolitan outlook, with influences ranging from Italy to Japan and, while chefs show respect for traditional recipes, they are not afraid to interpret these in a modern fashion.”
Raised in Bari, Italy, but present in Poland for the last seven years, the launch of Andrea Camastra’s latest project has been hailed as a watershed for a sector rendered punch drunk by Covid.
Chef and restaurateur Damian Wawrzyniak has gone from managing Michelin-starred kitchens to baking bread for delivery to adapt to the pandemic lockdown.
A believer in hard work, famed chef Damien Wawrzyniak is busier than ever cooking food for the locked-down masses.
As the implications of a restaurant shutdown ring around Poland’s F&B sector, those involved in the industry have struck back in a spirited bid to keep the segment afloat. TFN’ s Alex Webber spoke to some of those leading the charge.
The Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) has serviced over 20 investment projects of French companies in the last five years, thanks to which nearly 5,000 jobs are expected to be created, PAIH Director Jan Kamoji-Czapiński has told PAP.
The only Pole to appear in the competition, Wojciech Amaro who owns the Atelier Amaro restaurant in Warsaw, was ranked 90th in the 100 best chefs awards, ahead of competitors from Italy, the US and Mexico.
One of Warsaw’s leading and pioneering restauranteurs, Pawełek has much to say about the Polish food scene and how to carve out success in the restaurant business.
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