Michelin Guide 2016 Germany: one new three star and four new two stars

The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 12th November 2015
Michelin has released its fiftieth edition of the Michelin Guide Germany listing 3,359 hotels and 2,303 restaurants. the-table-hamburg-inside_t resizedIn this edition, the restaurant The Table Kevin Fehling, which has just opened in HafenCity, Hamburg, was awarded three stars by Michelin guide inspectors. This is the new restaurant of 38 year old chef Kevin Fehling who had already been awarded three stars in 2013 for his previous restaurant, Belle Epoque, which he closed a few months ago. Michael Ellis, International Director of Michelin Guides, said: "Kevin Fehling masters his art today! In his new, impressively decorated establishment, Kevin transports us to a world where every dish is a moment of excitement. His cuisine demonstrates his total mastery of technique and exceptional maturity which is the prerogative of all top chefs". In all, there is a record 290 starred restaurants in the  Michelin Guide 2016 for Germany, which is approximately 30% more than in the 2010 Guide, demonstrating the rapid growth of haute cuisine in Germany. Michael said: "German cuisine is distinguished by its unprecedented dynamism and is now among the best in the world. In particular, a generation of young, highly motivated and innovative chefs with sound training are bringing a breath of fresh air to the profession. Effectively, among the 26 new restaurants that were awarded a star this year, many belong to a chef under the age of 30".

>>>See the Bib Gourmands for Germany here

39 restaurants were awarded two stars in the 2016 guide, which is double the number in the 2010 Guide. Among them, four were awarded their second star this year: Horváth in Berlin, l’Atelier in Bayerischer Hof, Munich, La Fleur in Frankfurt am Main, and Schanz Restaurant on the banks of the Moselle in Piesport. There are also 241 one-star restaurants listed in the guide, of which 26 are new. Among them, five are in Berlin: Richard, Markus Semmler, Nobelhart & Schmutzig, and Bieberbau and three are in Frankfurt am Main: Gustav, le Restaurant Villa Merton, and SEVEN SWANS. The 2016 Michelin Guide Germany will be on sale from 13 November for 39 Swiss Francs (29.95 Euros in Germany and 30.80 Euros in Austria).

>>>See the full 2016 Michelin Guide Germany here

The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 12th November 2015

Michelin Guide 2016 Germany: one new three star and four new two stars