However, seven other restaurants in North Rhine-Westphalia have been honoured with a new Michelin star. The “Guide Michelin 2018” has awarded one star “Fritz’s Frau Franzi” and “Yoshi by Nagava”, both in Düsseldorf, the “Ratsstuben” in Haltern am See, “WeinAmRhein” in Cologne, “Anthony’s” in Meerbusch, the “Hofgut” in Hotel Deimann in Schmallenberg and the “Laurushaus” in the Schlosshotels Hugenpoet in Essen.
With a total of 250 restaurants with 1 Michelin star, the new Guide Michelin Germany has reached a new record. 47 of these restaurants are in North Rhine-Westphalia, and three of them are run by culinary ambassadors in the federal state. With her “Laurushaus” restaurant, which opened in 2016, Erika Bergheim has won a new star, while Holger Berens of the “Berens am Kai” in Düsseldorf and Walter and Sascha Stemberg with the “Haus Stemberg anno 1864” in Velbert celebrated being awarded a star once again. As culinary ambassadors for North Rhine-Westphalia, they ensure that the state becomes even better known as a travel and food destination.
The “Vendôme”in Schloss Bensberg in Bergisch Gladbach remains the only 3-star establishment in North Rhine-Westphalia The “Rosin” in Dorsten, the “Im Schiffchen” restaurant in Düsseldorf and “Le Moissonnier” in Cologne could continue to boast two Michelin stars.