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Gault&Millau UAE unveils 2022 Guide & Ratings for top chefs & restaurants

Gault&Millau UAE has revealed the results of its closely guarded, anonymous investigations of the UAE’s best restaurants.

The world-famous food critique brand released its 2022 guide, along with its highly anticipated restaurant ratings, at the landmark Gault&Millau UAE 2022 Gala event held on Tuesday, June 14 at the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah.

The gala event brought together 200 of the country’s top chefs, sommeliers, and restaurateurs for an evening of celebration.

One of the world’s most established and widely respected fine dining critique brands, Gault&Millau’s revered rating system sees restaurants visited anonymously and then ranked on a scale of 1 to 20, with points awarded based on the quality of the food, service, drinks atmosphere and the restaurant itself.

Depending on that rating, restaurants are able to display between one to five toques (or chef hats), reflecting their standing in Gault&Millau’s guides. All visits by Gault&Millau critics are anonymous and fully paid for. The gala event culminated with the special Gault&Millau UAE 2022 Awards, recognising the highest-rated restaurants and chefs in the UAE.

The winners and rankings revealed at the event:

Sustainable Kitchen of the Year 2022


International Brand of the Year 2022

L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon

Home-grown Restaurant of the Year 2022

Trèsind Studio

Non-Alcoholic Offering of the Year 2022

11 Woodfire

Wine Offering of the Year 2022

Al Muntaha

Sommelier of the Year 2022

Eleanora Caso, Orange Hospitality

Sustainability Champion of the Year 2022

Omar Shihab, BOCA

Restaurant Manager of the Year 2022

Hervé Lorit, Pierre’s Bistro TT

Future Great 2022

Solemann Haddad, Moonrise

Pastry Chef of the Year 2022

Nicolas Lambert, Four Seasons Dubai

Chef of the Year 2022

Grégoire Berger, Ossiano

Gault&Millau UAE’s Toque ratings

One-toque restaurants

11 Woodfire


BB Social Dining

Brasserie Boulud


Carnival by Trèsind








Il Borro Tuscan Bistro

Il Ristorante – Niko Romito

Indego by Vineet

Indya by Vineet

L’Amo Bistro Del Mare

La Cantine du Faubourg

LPM Restaurant & Bar


Martabaan by Hemant Oberoi

Mimi Kakushi

MINA Brasserie



Punjab Grill


Social by Heinz Beck

STAY by Yannick Allé

Talea by Antonio Guida

Tasca by José Avillez

The Artisan Il Ristorante


Two-toque restaurants

At.mosphere Restaurant & Lounge, Burj Khalifa

Mauro Colagreco, One&Only Royal Mirage

Folly, Madinat Jumeirah

Hoseki, Bvlgari Hotel Dubai

L’atelier Du Joël Robuchon

Pierre’s Bistro TT

Trèsind Studio

Three-toque restaurants

Al Muntaha, Burj Al Arab

Armani/Ristorante, Armani Hotel Dubai

Ossiano, Atlantis, The Palm

Restaurant of the Year

Ossiano, Atlantis, The Palm

Source: Arabian Business

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