A restaurant in the of Modena, Italy, has been named as the best restaurant in the world. The restaurant Osteria Francescana was crowned one at the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards in New York. The ceremony is like the Oscars of the food . Italian food is loved , but surprisingly, this is the first time an Italian has won the annual prize. The Osteria Francescana came second in 2015 and in 2013 and 2014. The chef and owner of the Osteria Francescana is Mr Massimo Bottura. He was very on stage when he collected the award. He said: "I want to thank because it has been so hard. Our job is all about …in the kitchen."
Winning the award has been good for . The Osteria Francescana is booked until November. Anyone who wants to eat there must make a six months in . Customers will now fly to Italy just to eat at Mr Bottura's restaurant. The judges gave Bottura the award for his creative and food and traditional ingredients. In , Bottura makes amazing shapes with cheese and creates, "forms and textures most diners will never have experienced." One of his best-known dishes is a called, "Oops, I Dropped the Lemon Tart". This is a pastry that the chef drops from half a metre and smashes on the .