Chef Josh Boutwood’s Helm Makes It to the Prestigious 50 Best Discovery List

Helm, the  fine dining restaurant of Chef Josh Boutwood, has been included in the prestigious 50 Best Discovery List, an expert-approved collection of superb dining and drinking destinations worldwide.

By virtue of the recent citation, this 10-seater exquisite culinary wonder located at The Arya Residences in BGC, Taguig, is now part of just over 2,000 venues on the planet that pride themselves  as part of en  elite collection of restaurants and bars.  Helm joins some of the best and the most sought-after dining destinations patronized by discerning gourmands.

The 50 Discovery List curates its selection based on responses  from their global voting academies, who name the best restaurants and bars as part of the lists for The World’s 50 Best RestaurantsThe World’s 50 Best BarsAsia’s 50 Best RestaurantsAsia’s 50 Best Bars and Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants

It provides a recommended  listing for its 2 million  or so  followers to explore in their travels, providing a roadmap of where to dine and drink  across Asia, Europe and the Americas. 

Of Filipino-British descent,  Chef Bouwood  is recognized  as a culinary maverick  who worked with some of the best restaurants in Europe. In 2012, he joined The Bistro Group as executive corporate chef. This wunderkind’s talent has not gone unnoticed, reaping awards locally and in the international scene.


“I am ecstatic to share @helmmnl inclusion in @50bestdiscovery.  These are challenging times but we shall continue to press on.  It’s nice to have some good news for a change. I am deeply honored to be part of this esteemed list,” Boutwood said.  “ This wouldn’t have been possible without those who worked with us in the past, our managers and our customers. I believe that this recognition is going to be a major part of the recovery of the restaurant industry, when our economy opens up and our guests  can once again indulge in gastronomic experiences. It will be a significant boost to Helm.”

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Chef Boutwood is a staunch advocate of using only the best and, at times, unique ingredients that he weaves into elegant and innovative food.  Even  humble local produce can be magically turned into fine dishes that please the palate to  no end.   At Helm, Boutwood oftentimes serve his 11-course degustacion menu creatively based on certain themes like colors, for instance.  Nonetheless, a  visit is always a multi-cuisine gastronomic experience.  

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