Illycaffè becomes global coffee partner for the World’s 50 Best Restaurants and Bars

Itlian coffee roaster illycaffè has become the global coffee partner for The World's 50 Best Restaurants and The World's 50 Best Bars. The World's 50 Best Restaurants is a worldwide ranking of fine dining, now in its 18th edition. “We are delighted to work with illycaffé as our official coffee partner for our Restaurants and Bars events,” says William Drew, Content Director for The World's 50 Best Restaurants & Bars. “Sustainable quality coffee is an essential ingredient in the world of premium eating and drinking, and we could not imagine a more appropriate brand with which to join forces in discovering, recognising and celebrating the best restaurants and bars across the globe.” Illycaffè will be present at the guide's international and regional events, starting with the The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2019 awards ceremony, held on 25 June in Singapore. “It is a great honour for us to announce this exclusive international partnership with The World's 50 Best Restaurants & Bars, which is a symbol of global excellence in the world of fine food and drink. This is an area that has always been at the heart of our business and is where coffee and the culture that surrounds it play a fundamental role,” illycaffè CEO Massimiliano Pogliani says. “Many of our illy ambassadors are listed among these rankings. We are here to support them and to continue to develop an increasingly virtuous path of sustainable quality with them. Our dream is that coffee, which plays a fundamental role in cafés and bars, will also plays an equally important role in the menus of the great chefs, and achieve the same status as wine on the great tables of the world.” illycaffè is an Italian family-owned company founded in Trieste in 1933. It produces a blend of Arabica coffee, seven million cups of which are enjoyed around the globe in over 140 countries, according to illy. For more information, visit

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