The World's Best Restaurant is in Girona

By Richard Vines - 2013-07-22T21:04:12Z

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And the Winners Are...

Spanish Chefs, from left, Joan Roca, Jordi Roca and Josep Roca of El Celler de Can Roca after winning the World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards 2013 at the Guildhall in London. Their website got 12 million hits that day, according to Josep. The waiting list for a table to dine at the Girona, Spain, restaurant has grown from ten months to one year and there is currently a backlog of 3,000 requests. Josep, 47, says in an interview, "We have three employees whose only job is to say no."