The netherlands has twelve new restaurants with a Michelin star, turns out on Monday with the publication in Amsterdam. Also there were two restaurants with two stars.
Inter Scaldes in the Zeeland place Kruiningen, De Leest in Vaassen and De Librije in Zwolle to maintain the three stars in the restaurants already had.
The number of restaurants with two stars increases from seventeen to nineteen. None of the existing tweesterrenrestaurants this year, a star is lost.
The restaurant Sabero, that in april 2018 opened its doors, got Monday two Michelin stars. It is not often that a restaurant at one time two stars.
There were twelve restaurants with one star, but there is also lost eleven. This is mainly because a number of restaurants over the past year the doors have closed. There are now 85 restaurants with one Michelin star.
In total, the Netherlands has now 107 michelin star restaurants. Last year there were 108.
Dutch chef do a lot of travelling and are open-minded
According to Gwendal Poullennec, international director of the Michelin Guide, is the number of starred restaurants since 1989, doubled. According to him, is the Netherlands, in particular because of the creativity of a fast-growing market. “Dutch chefs travel a lot and are open-minded,” he explains.
“They do a lot of international ideas and take ingredients and culinary delights from other countries. That they give with their own interpretation and a lot of creativity, a place in the Dutch kitchen. That development gives the Dutch kitchen international allure.”
These restaurants have two Michelin stars:
Pure C, Cadzand
Sabero, Roermond, The Netherlands
These restaurants got their first Michelin star:
The Millèn, Rotterdam
De Loohoeve, Schoonloo
Monarh, Tilburg, The Netherlands
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