In the run up to the Worlds 50 Best Restaurants ceremony to be held live from Bilbao, Spain, on June 19th 2018, the WINNER of the Miele One To Watch Award 2018 has now been announced as:

Single Thread in Healdsburg, USA

Single Thread

This Michelin 2 star restaurant in the heart of Sonoma Wine Country and at the hands of chef Kyle Connaughton and his farmer wife, Katina.

Single Thread is a farm, a restaurant and an inn. The farm is located on five acres between the Russian River and the historic San Lorenzo Ranch and supplies vegetables, fruit, herbs, flowers, honey, eggs, and olive oil to their restaurant kitchen.

In the dining room an eleven-course tasting menu can be enjoyed, showcasing the seasonal produce from the couple’s farm combined with Japanese technique.

Single Thread Dish

The One to Watch Restaurant Award is sponsored by Miele, and is part of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards. Previous winners of the One To Watch Award are: 

2017 – Disfrutar, Barcelona – Spain

2016 – Den, Tokyo – Japan

2015 – Sepia, Sydney – Australia

2014 – Saison, San Francisco – USA

2013 – The Test Kitchen, Cape Town – South Africa

2012 – La Grenouillere, La Madelaine-sous-Montreuil – France

2011 – Frantzen/Lindeberg, Stockholm – Sweden

 

Other Individual Awards have been announced in advance and here are the following results that have already been revealed:

World’s Best Female Chef Award 2018

The Diners Club® Lifetime Achievement Award 2018

 

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The countdown begins with the 51-100 list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018