Paulo Airaudo - Amelia, San Sebastian, Spain - Innovation Award 2019 - by Olitalia
Innovation is key to progress. Paulo Airaudo attaches great importance to upholding the best of gourmet cuisine and culinary heritage, while creating unexpected experiences and unique pleasures. High-quality regional products and state-of-the-art techniques are used to create innovative dishes for a new era.
JURE TOMIC - Ošterija Debeluh, Brežice, Slovenia - Service Award 2019 - by Illycaffè
The soul of a restaurant is determined by its standard of hospitality – from the perfect ambience, a carefully curated wine cellar to supporting young professionals to excel in outstanding service. Jure Tomiç is, together with his team, devoted to the guests’ wellbeing.
ANDREAS DÖLLERER - Döllerers Geniesserrestaurant, Golling, Austria - Taste of Origin Award 2019 - by Pommery
Respect for nature is one of our main, on-going concerns. Andreas Döllerer lives in harmony with his environment and is committed to serving local, fresh and ethically sourced ingredients. In doing so, he raises awareness of how our choices impact the world around us.
JAN-PHILIPP BERNER - Söl'ring Hof, Sylt, Germany - Talent of the Year Award 2019 - by Pastificio dei Campi
Jan-Philipp Berner strikes the right balance between excellence in cuisine and service, ensuring they are in harmony with the restaurant’s values and philosophy. He has that extraordinary skill and creativity and takes gourmet standards to the highest level possible.
SONJA AND RICHARD RAUCH - Geschwister Rauch, Trautmannsdorf, Austria - Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2019 - by Mastercard
To dine at a JRE restaurant is to enjoy a seamless, perfectly executed experience. However, behind the scenes, a team of professionals work tirelessly to ensure only the highest of standards. This brother-sister-team shows that you can turn the expected into the unexpected as they have truly started something priceless.
LUCA MARCHINI - L'Erba del Re, Modena, Italy - Heritage Award 2019 - by Parmigiano Reggiano
As JRE we wish to preserve the past and celebrate the future. We are committed to keeping tradition alive and that for almost 46 years. In the name of our peers, their art of living and long-standing expertise, one of Luca Marchini's core values focuses on the transfer of skills and knowledge.