Chef Elena Reygadas, who brought Mexico City a restrained, rustic but elegant dining destination influenced heavily by Italian cuisine, has been named the best female chef in Latin America.
Reygadas of Rosetta restaurant has been named the successor to Brazil’s Helena Rizzo, who was given the inaugural award last year by organizers of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants.
Described as the “understated queen of Mexico’s restaurant scene,” this year’s recipient of the Veuve Clicquot Latin America’s Best Female Chef award trained at The French Culinary Institute in New York and worked in some of London . . .