Germany Now Boasts 300 Michelin-Starred Restaurants

The 2018 Michelin Guide for Germany was released in Potsdam on Tuesday, revealing eight new locations distinguished with the coveted honor.

The restaurant Atelier is the 11th to be recognized in Germany with Michelin’s highest rating, three stars. The restaurant, housed in the Munich Hotel Bayerischer Hof, is run by 35-year-old chef Jan Hartwig. “You can’t expect anything like this,” he said. “I’m completely happy.”

The number of two-star establishments rose to 39, thanks to four new additions, and 250 eateries now detain one star.

For the first time, two purely vegetarian restaurants have obtained a star: Cookies Cream in Berlin and Seven Swans in Frankfurt.

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