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Celebrating 15 years of The World's 50 Best Restaurants.The biggest event on the global culinary stage is taking place in Melbourne in 2017. To celebrate, the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is inviting eight chefs whose restaurants have featured on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list to host their signature MasterClass series. As always, these MasterClasses are an incredible opportunity to learn from the best heads and hands in the game. In 2017, you will learn from some of the most interesting chefs to have ever featured on the list – from those who prefer traditional techniques to those who chose the scientific, experimental route. Saturday 1 April:Carlo Cracco - Milan’s Ristorante Cracco, W50B ranking: #34 (2011)David Thompson - Nahm Bangkok, W50B ranking: #37 (2016)Wylie Dufresne - wd~50, W50B ranking: #45 (2010)Zaiyu Hasegawa - Den, W50B ranking: #77 (2016)Sunday 2 April:Jorje Vallejo - Quintonil, W50B ranking: #12 (2016)Ashley Palmer - Watts- Dinner by Heston (both London and Melbourne), W50B ranking: #45 (2016) Gaston Acurio - Astrid y Gaston Lima, W50B ranking: #30 (2016)Grant Achatz - (Sold out)