Dekton® by Cosentino: Official Sponsor of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019
News, Top Life
May 30, 2019
Dekton®, the innovative ultracompact surface by Cosentino, is the official sponsor of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019, also sponsored by S. Pellegrino & Acqua Panna. This is the 9th year that Cosentino has sponsored this world-renowned celebration of haute cuisine.
After successfully hosting the event in 2018, Bilbao has passed the baton to Singapore, which has now become the first Asian city to host the event known as the “Oscars” of the gastronomy sector. This event takes place from June 22nd to 26th, and serves as a time when the world’s best chefs, restaurateurs and industry professionals, as well as dozens of press and media representatives, come together. The official list on prestigious attendees will be announced on Tuesday, June 25th, during an event hosted at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel.
Dekton® is the event’s official supplier of countertops, and sponsors a variety of culinary masterclasses led by the best chefs in the world in the days leading up to the main gala, held at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel. These masterclasses form part of a dynamic and comprehensive program of activities, organized alongside this celebration of international cuisine.
Nine Years of Collaboration with The World’s 50 Best Restaurants
Cosentino’s business is closely linked to the hospitality industry, as Cosentino creates innovative surfaces with advanced technology in order to cover all types of professional kitchens, providing quality, excellent performance, undeniable beauty, and great service.
Cosentino is also proud to say that the best restaurants in the world incorporate these countertops into their kitchens, along with other applications such as flooring, walls, and cladding, all of which are made using Dekton® and Silestone® surfaces. Examples of these restaurants include Mugaritz, Disfrutar and Diverxo in Spain; De Librije in the Netherlands; and The French Laundry, Mercado Little Spain and Somni in the United States.
The Cosentino Group’s relationship with The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, an initiative launched by Restaurant magazine, stretches back to 2011. Since then, it has sponsored the event through the Dekton® and Silestone® brands:
|Year||Participation in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants|
|Silestone® sponsors “The Highest New Entry” award, which was given to The Ledbury Restaurant (United Kingdom).|
|2012 and 2013||Silestone® sponsors “Chefs’ Choice” award which was given to the restaurants Mugaritz (Spain) and Alinea (United States), respectively.|
|2014||Dekton®, a surface which has just made its debut in the global market, sponsors “The One To Watch” award, which was given to the restaurant, Saison (United States).|
|2015||Silestone® sponsors “The One To Watch” award, which was given to the restaurant, Sepia (Australia).|
|2016||Dekton® is the sponsor and official supplier of countertops for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, which is held in New York (United States). It also organises a breakfast at the Cosentino City in Manhattan for the international gastronomy community.|
|2017||Silestone® sponsors the “Sustainable Restaurant” award, which was given to the restaurant, Septime (France)|
|2018||Dekton® sponsors the “Sustainable Restaurant” award, which was given to the restaurant, Azurmendi (Spain).|
About Dekton® by Cosentino
Dekton® by Cosentino is a revolutionary and innovative the ultracompact surface for the world of architecture and design. It is a sophisticated mixture of the raw materials used to make glass, next-generation porcelain surfaces and quartz surfaces. It is made with exclusive Sinterized Particle Technology (TSP), which is an innovative ultra-compaction process.
It boasts superior technical properties, such as resistance to UV rays, scratches, stains and thermal shock, and very low water absorption. Dekton® is able to recreate any type of material with a high level of quality. It is manufactured in large-format slabs (up to 320 cm x 144 cm) in five different thicknesses (0.4cm, 0.8 cm, 1.2 cm, 2 cm and 3 cm). Dekton® is the perfect surface for a wide range of applications, both indoors and outdoors (façades, paving, cladding, worktops, sinks, etc.).
As part of our commitment to sustainability and a circular economic model, various Dekton® colors are made with recycled materials from the product’s own manufacturing process. In 2016, Cosentino obtained an Environmental Product Declaration for Dekton®.
Dekton® has been chosen to feature diverse architectonic and design projects throughout the world, like Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar in Manacor, the residential building Valdebebas 127 in Madrid, the 4* and 5* Hipotels hotels in Palma de Mallorca, the Gunni&Trentino showroom in Madrid, TOPA Sukalderia in San Sebastian, Archway Tower in London, Le Meridian hotel in Yilan (Taiwan), Cap Ferrat building in Rio de Janeiro or the restaurant The French Laundry of chef Thomas Keller in California.
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