Andrea Miacola is the winner of the Benelux semi-final in the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016 global talent search to find the best young chef in the world.
Following challenging days in De Art in Antwerp, the announcement was made following a unanimous decision from the Benelux jury, a panel of top chefs from the area: David Martin (Belgium), Filip Claeys (Belgium), Giovanni Bruno (Belgium), Tim Boury (Belgium), Ilario Mosconi (Luxembourg) and Hans van Wolde (The Netherlands).
The young chef, who has worked for many years at restaurant De Librije in Zwolle in The Netherlands, won with his signature dish Carmagnola Grey Rabbit in Tom Kha Flavour, Tulips and Vesuvian Tomato Bouillon.
David Martin, part of the jury and chef at Peace, Belgium, will become Miacola's mentor until the World Finals in Milan in October. Click here to find out more about the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016.