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Kevin FEHLING is awarded three stars

The fiftieth edition of the MICHELIN Guide showcases the new generation of talented young chefs

Michael Ellis bei der Bekanntgabe der Bewertungen des Guides 2016
v.l.: Jan Hartwig, Andreas Krolik, Florian Zumkeller, Michael Ellis, Sven Nöthel, Joachim Busch, Micha Schäfer, Sebastian Frank, Thomas Schanz, Kevin Fehling
Michelin has released its fiftieth edition of the Germany MICHELIN Guide listing 3,359 hotels and 2,303 restaurants. In this edition, the restaurant The Table Kevin Fehling, which has just opened in HafenCity, Hamburg, was awarded three stars by MICHELIN guide inspectors. This is the new restaurant of 38 year old chef Kevin FEHLING who had already been awarded three stars in 2013 for his previous restaurant, Belle Epoque, which he closed a few months ago. "Kevin FEHLING masters his art today!" commented Michael ELLIS, International Director of MICHELIN Guides. "In his new, impressively decorated establishment, Kevin FEHLING transports us to a world where every dish is a moment of excitement. His cuisine demonstrates his total mastery of technique and exceptional maturity which is the prerogative of all top chefs". In all, there is a record 290 starred restaurants in the 2016 Germany MICHELIN Guide, which is approximately 30% more than in the 2010 Guide, demonstrating the rapid growth of haute cuisine in Germany. "German cuisine is distinguished by its unprecedented dynamism and is now among the best in the world" continued Michael ELLIS. "In particular, a generation of young, highly motivated and innovative chefs with sound training are bringing a breath of fresh air to the profession. Effectively, among the 26 new restaurants that were awarded a star this year, many belong to a chef under the age of 30". 39 addresses were awarded two stars in the 2016 Germany MICHELIN Guide, which is double the number in the 2010 Guide. Among them, four were awarded their second star this year: Horváth in Berlin, l’Atelier in Bayerischer Hof, Munich, La Fleur in Frankfurt am Main, and Schanz.Restaurant on the banks of the Moselle in Piesport. There are also 241 one-star restaurants listed in the 2016 Germany MICHELIN Guide of which 26 are new. Among them, five are in Berlin: Richard, Markus Semmler, Nobelhart & Schmutzig, and Bieberbau and three are in Frankfurt am Main: Gustav, le Restaurant Villa Merton, and SEVEN SWANS. The 2016 Germany MICHELIN Guide will be on sale from 13 November at the price of 39 Swiss Francs (29.95 Euros in Germany and 30.80 Euros in Austria). The 2016 Germany MICHELIN Guide's selection is fully available on the MICHELIN restaurants website ( and on all digital media. This fiftieth edition lists 3,359 hotels and 2,303 restaurants, including 290 starred restaurants:
  • 10 three-star restaurants, of which 1 is new
  • 39 two-star restaurants, of which 4 are new
  • 241 one-star restaurants, of which 26 are new
  • 471 Bib Gourmand restaurant, of which 50 are new

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Kevin Fehling

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The Table in Hamburg

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Thomas Schanz

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schanz in Piesport

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Sebastian Frank

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Horváth in Berlin

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Andreas Krolik

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Lafleur in Frankfurt (Main)

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