Restaurants and chefs across Latin America came together in Lima, Peru, on September 4th to celebrate the announcement of Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants.
Astrid Y Gaston - the restaurant run by chef Gaston Acurio - took top spot on the list. The Brazilian chef Alex Atala picked up second place with the D.O.M restaurant in Sao Paulo Brazil, which was also chosen as the S.Pellegrino Best Restaurant in Brazil. For third place the judges looked to Mexico and Enrique Olvera at the Pujol restaurant. Olvera's innovative restaurant was also given the S.Pellegrino Best Restaurant in Mexico award as well as being picked as the Chefs' Choice.
The list featured a number of exciting new chefs from a part of the world that is slowly revealing itself as the next big culinary destination.
Click here to see the full list of Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants for 2013.