Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique in the San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants – Asia 2013


Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique in Ubud and Chef Owner Chris Salans is recognized as the Best Restaurant in Indonesia by the San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants – Asia 2013.

The San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants – Asia 2013 winner were announced February 25th at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore in a ceremony to salute the top 50 best restaurants in Asia.  Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list features the restaurants in Asia that have received the most votes from The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy sponsored by Diners Club International®.   Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique in Ubud, has received the highest honor of the Best Restaurant in Indonesia as well as a spot on the top 50 place for all of Asia.  Sitting at number 50, Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique is also the only restaurant in Indonesia which has made the top 50 list and it stands proud at representing Bali as a culinary destination.

The top winner of this year’s Asian Best 50, is Narisawa Restaurant from Japan, followed by Nihonryori Ryugin from Tokyo, Nahm from Bangkok, Amber from Hong Kong and Andre’s from Singapore.   The list features the top of Asia’s culinary world with restaurants from China, Hong Kong and Macau, Singapore, Thailand and Japan, and more for a total of 25 Asian Countries represented.  Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique also stands at the top of honors with fellow Miele Guide winners like Iggy’s and Waku Ghin in Singapore.  The published announcement of the best in Indonesia adds that “Salans has not only built Mozaic into Bali’s finest restaurant, but has made it a genuine global gastronomic destination.”

Chef Owner Chris Salans adds: “I am thrilled to see Mozaic listed on the Best 50 restaurants list and being bestowed the honor of the best Indonesia.  Our team is over the moon with this privilege.  I hope to see more Indonesia on the list in the next few years, because we have great chefs here, and fantastic fresh ingredients to inspire us.”

Organized by Restaurant magazine since 2002, The San Pellegrino World’s Best 50 restaurants’ list and Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants’ list is an annual snapshot of the opinions and experiences of over 900 international restaurant industry experts. What constitutes “best” is left to the judgment of these trusted and well-travelled gourmets.  For these awards, voting is strictly confidential before the awards’ announcement and panellists vote for 7 restaurants, at least 3 must be outside their region.  Voters must have eaten in the restaurants they nominate in the last 18 months and are not permitted to vote for restaurants they own or have an interest in.  Nominations must be made for the restaurant, not for the restaurateur or the chef and panellists submit their 7 choices in order of preference (this information is used to decide on positions in the event of a tie).  This is what makes The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants unique and not comparable to any other guides or ranking of restaurants.