Mexican pride as world’s best chef is named and here’s where you can try her creations in CDMX

Mexico’s own Elena Reygadas was named best chef in the world by The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. With her innovative style she has succeeded in the world of haute cuisine all the while elevating the gastronomic culture of Mexico.

Elena Reygadas Mejor chef del mundo Rosetta
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Born in Mexico City in 1976, her initial studies would have little to do with her current profession. After studying English Literature at UNAM, she trained professionally in New York at the International Culinary Center and worked in various restaurants in Europe, which allowed her to develop and expand her skills. Discover her exquisite dishes in the following places.


Rosetta is Reygadas’ flagship restaurant and the first to open in 2010. Located in a spectacular Porfirian mansion on Colima in the Roma neighborhood, there is a focus on respect for seasonality, offering dishes that breathe new life into the abundance of Mexican ingredients. Rosetta itself has appeared on the list of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants.

IG. @restauranterosetta

Café Nin

In a charming old building with a garden space, the menu offers breakfast, brunch, and lunch options from diverse influences. The dishes are prepared with local and seasonal ingredients, standing out for their simplicity and fresh flavors. They also have a selection of natural and organic wines.

IG. @cafe_nin

Panadería Rosetta

Undoubtedly one of the most well-known bakeries in Mexico City, inspired  by French baking techniques and incorporating traditional Mexican sweets like piloncillo pigs and chilindrinas. Perfect for breakfast or brunch.

IG. @panaderiarosetta


A cozy casual dining room in Condesa with a long bar and an open kitchen serving a range of culinary options. While the dinner menu is irresistible, be sure not to miss out on the breakfast and brunch options as well.

IG. @lardomexico

Bella Aurora

A beautiful spot in Roma with a menu based on Italian recipes using top quality Mexican ingredients. The long bar invites you to join for the delicious cocktails you are sure to be served.

IG. @bellaauroramx

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