Burgundy joins The World’s 50 Best Discovery 2019

Burgundy joins The World’s 50 Best Discovery 2019


Burgundy joins The World’s 50 Best Discovery 2019

Burgundy, is now one of the 50 Best Discovery F&B venues that enjoy global repute. The venues featured have all received votes from the experts who create the rankings of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and Bars. The digital collection is compiled from the results of these annual rankings, but extends far beyond the elite establishments celebrated in each list. The result is a more diverse range of expert-recommended restaurants and bars across the world, offering everything from emerging talent and local favorites through to fine dining and fine drinking establishments.

Burgundy restaurant and wine cellar combine old-world charm with contemporary flair: menus don’t have prices and edible flower garnishes are works of art. The chic dining room is framed by walls of bottles and an arched ceiling. Opting for one of the tasting menus is the best way to experience the breadth of Chef Youssef Akiki’s formidable skills, which when paired with Burgundy’s extensive wine collection, results in nothing less than, spectacular.

The restaurant offers French cuisine with an international inspiration interpreted in strikingly-innovative fashion. Metal, wood and concrete set the mood in the modernistic dining hall, designed in a pure and refined style. The result, is a contrast of modernity and authenticity within a chic and refined ambiance. It is luxury, in its most difficult expression: simplicity.

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Commenting, Chef Akiki said, “Despite the incredible circumstances Lebanon is experiencing, we still managed to receive global mention as a top-end F&B establishment. That, in itself, is evidence to the highest standards we adhere to. It also goes to show the unshakable belief we harbor in the future and the inherent potential of our country against all seemingly insurmountable odds. In terms of what lies ahead, our growth strategy is primarily based on our ability to continue to innovate, while maintaining our level of consistency, both of which, oftentimes, exceed our guests’ expectations be it in terms of novel products offered based on relentless research in keeping with the changing seasons.”


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