Victoria & Albert’s, the renowned dining destination at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, has been awarded its first MICHELIN star during an awards ceremony held in Tampa on April 18. This recognition highlights the restaurant’s exceptional culinary artistry and service, establishing it as a true crown jewel of the Walt Disney World Resort.

The distinguished team behind Victoria & Albert’s includes John Berko, director of food & beverage for Walt Disney World Resorts, Executive Chef Kevin Chong, Chef de Cuisine Matthew Sowers, Culinary Director Scott Hunnel, and Sommelier Israel Perez, maître d’hôtel. Their combined expertise and commitment to excellence have helped Victoria & Albert’s achieve this remarkable milestone.

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Adding to the accolades, Sommelier Israel Perez was honored with the 2024 Florida Service Award during the ceremony, acknowledging his dedication to providing impeccable hospitality.

The team at Victoria & Albert’s continues to set a high bar for fine dining experiences. Their meticulous attention to detail, masterful culinary creations, and exceptional service make every visit an unforgettable journey. Congratulations to Victoria & Albert’s on this well-deserved achievement!

(Steven Diaz, Photographer)