Basque Culinary World Prize Winner Announced

Leonor Espinosa, a (Colombian chef) has won the Basque Culinary World Prize, a €100,000 prize for chefs who make a difference.

Ms. Espinosa, the head chef at LEO in Bogota and founder of the Funleo foundation, received the award in Mexico City.

Ms. Espinosa is known for sourcing local ingredients and giving back to the communities that supply them.

The prize was launched last year by the Basque Culinary Centre and the Basque government in northern Spain.