Features 1 minute 19 September 2017

The Michelin Inspection Process: An Illustrated Guide

How do the MICHELIN Guide's famously anonymous inspectors comb through tens of thousands of restaurants around the globe every year? And what happens when inspectors disagree among themselves

With 60 hotel stays, 250 meals and nearly 19,000 miles are traveled per inspector, and some 45,000 readers' letters received and read yearly—there's much, much more to the MICHELIN Guide's system of reviewing and awarding restaurants than meets the regular diner's eye. Here, we break it down for you.


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