World’s Best Female Chef Award 2018 – Clare Smyth

In the run-up to the Worlds 50 Best Restaurants 2018 presentation, June 19th from Bilbao – Spain, the World’s Best Female Chef Award 2018 has now been revealed:

Clare Smyth  – UK

Clare trained under world famous chef Gordon Ramsey and became the only female chef in the UK to head a Michelin 3* restaurant.

Now Clare heads fine-dining restaurant Core by Clare Smyth in the Notting Hill area of London, UK and combines her background of French cuisine with her passion for Great Britain’s  produce to create a unique and British cuisine.


Clare Smyth 2018 female chef


 Previous holders of the World’s Best Female Chef Award:

  • 2017 Ana Roš,  Hiša Franko – Kobarid, Slovenia
  • 2016 Dominique Crenn, Atelier Crenn – San Fransicso, US
  • 2015 Hélène Darroze, Restaurant Hélène Darroze – Paris,  France & Hélène Darroze at the Connaught – London, England
  • 2014 Helena Rizzo,  Maní – Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 2013 Nadia Santini, Dal Pescatore –  Canneto sull’Oglio, Italy
  • 2012 Elena Arzak, Arzak – San Sebastian, Spain
  • 2011 Anne-Sophie Pic, Maison Pic – Valence, France