News & Views 1 minute 09 December 2019

MICHELIN Guide Malta Coming in 2020

Malta will join the 32 countries already covered by the MICHELIN Guide in 2020. A major tourist destination, Malta has attracted the attention of MICHELIN’s inspectors and their forthcoming selection of the best restaurants in the country will be revealed in February 2020.

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"Our mission at the MICHELIN Guide has always been to highlight the best gastronomic establishments around the world to its readers, and today, the Maltese culinary scene has talents that are worthy of discovery by foodies from around the world. In the centre of the Mediterranean, Malta is a very attractive cultural destination with a unique cuisine style that beautifully combines European influences and local traditions,” says Gwendal Poullennec, international director of the MICHELIN Guides, of the first Maltese selection.

In an effort to respect local specialities and culinary knowledge, and to value the work of passionate men and women, the inspectors of the MICHELIN Guide particularly appreciated the diversity of the cuisine to be found on the archipelago. At the crossroads of cultures, the Maltese gastronomic scene is a reflection of its rich past by marrying culinary influences from Italy, Mediterranean countries, North Africa and Great Britain—not to mention contemporary trends.

MICHELIN will reveal its first Maltese selection on February 26, 2020, and this selection will be available free-of-charge on our digital platform.

An international benchmark for gastronomy for more than 120 years, the MICHELIN Guide selects the best restaurants using a unique methodology based on the independence, anonymity and expertise of its inspectors, and the respect of universal criteria. Together these ensure consistent and trustworthy selections that offer readers the same gastronomic experience wherever they travel and use a MICHELIN Guide.

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