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“I am truly honoured to have been selected to receive this year’s Diners Club Lifetime Achievement Award. The World’s 50 Best Restaurants is an event that is very special to me – it’s very bonny indeed!”
Fergus Henderson, winner of The Diners Club Lifetime Achievement Award
“For members of the Diners Club International community, fine dining is an exploration of different cultures and flavours. As such, we are pleased to honor Chef Fergus Henderson, who has dedicated his career to indigenous gastronomy, using ingredients and techniques that pay homage to classic British dining. We congratulate Chef Henderson and his many contributions.”
Eduardo Tobon, President of Diners Club International
“We are thrilled to be able to present this prestigious award to one of the most celebrated chefs in Britain. Fergus Henderson has always carved his own path in the culinary world by creating a new approach to cooking and with it he has gained the respect and admiration of chefs and food lovers around the world. This award is a symbol of recognition from the restaurant world of his talent and positive influence on our industry.”
William Drew, Group Editor of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants
“This prestigious award is voted for by over 900 international restaurant industry experts and well-travelled gourmets who comprise The Diners Club World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy. Past winners include Alain Ducasse, Thomas Keller, Juan Mari Arzak, Joël Robuchon, Gualtiero Marchesi, Paul Bocuse, Albert and Michel Roux, Eckart Witzigmann and Alice Waters”.
Diners Club Lifetime Achievement Award