Eating at Central or Mil involves more than just a meal, but a whole Peruvian experience. Immerse yourself in the Peruvian ecosystems from sea level all the way up to the Andean Mountains, with a diverse menu that rocketed Central to the #2 restaurant in the world.
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Located in Barranco, Lima, a team of about 60 passionate employees takes their guests on a journey through the diverse ecosystems of Peru that are at many different altitudes with their 12 or 14 course tasting menu.
Central's gastronomic experience takes you through the diverse ecosystems of Peru. From 25 meters below the pacific ocean, through the depths of the Peruvian Amazon Jungle, and then up to 5050 meters above sea level into the Andes Mountains.
His love for travel is what led him to be a cook as it was a career that he could do anywhere in the world. Virgilio studied culinary arts at Cordon Bleu in Ottawa. During the beginning of his culinary years, he went on to work at top-rated restaurants in New York, Spain, and Columbia. In 2009, Virgilo returned to Lima, Peru and opened his restaurant Central, which is now the best restaurant in the world, and later opened MIL Restaurant in 2018 located in the Sacred Valley.
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Central was recognized with 15th place in World's Best list. It was voted the #1 restaurant in Latin.
Virgilio was the winner of the World's Top Chef award and featured in the Netflix docuseries Chef's.
MIL was established in the Sacred Valley.
MIL was South America's Best Restaurant by FOOD & WINE.
Virgilio featured with Zac Efron on Netflix and Gordon Ramsey on National Geographic documentaries.
Central voted as #1 restaurant in the world
The MIL Experience is more than just a meal, but a cultural experience. Voted by FOOD & WINE as the best restaurant in Latin America in 2019, this experiential center and restaurant focuses on answering the question of what can grow at the towering height of 5000 meters above sea level in the Andean Mountain range.
Dine on an 8-course lunch and learn more about local culture, agriculture, and food production from a very unique perspective and part of the world. Creativity and sustainability is imperative as all ingredients that are used in the menu come from the same ecosystem and altitude.