We’re proud to announce that 9 of our incredible hosts have received the reputable award in the 2020 edition.

You might be familiar with the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence but this year, the honor is celebrated as the Travelers’ Choice Award that goes only to the top 10% of all listings on the platform. Based on millions of reviews and opinions from travelers from all around the world, this annual award recognises the very best tourism establishments based on many different criteria and across a range of categories. With over 8.7 million businesses listed on TripAdvisor, the awards are a testament to the service and quality that our Eatwith hosts have been consistently providing to their guests.

From the veteran hosts and chefs that have won the prestigious award every single year to the newcomers that now received the recognition they deserve, we want to give a round of applause to our 9 hosts for their hard work and dedication they brought to the table. Read on to discover who they are and book your private event with the hosts near you or save their experiences in your bucket list for when you are ready to travel.

Host Rudi in Barcelona, Spain. 

“Nothing less than extraordinary” is often the wording that you come across many times when reading the review for Host Rudi’s table –  where you will be treated to a luxurious Mediterranean fine dining experience with local organic wines. As you indulge in the delicious menu, Host Rudi will explain its culinary origin and the story behind every dish. The event is hosted in a beautiful private venue a stone’s throw away from the iconic Barcelona beaches.

Book Rudi’s table for your private group here

Hosts Eva and Olga in Barcelona, Spain. 

Coming to Host Eva and Olga’s dining experience feels like having dinner at your longtime friends’ house where you are not only welcomed with open arms and wonderful hospitality but you are also served with a seasonal Catalan dinner that combines traditional cuisine with modern techniques. The 6-course menu features the freshest and highest quality produce,  paired with excellent local wine and cava will become the highlight of your trip in Barcelona.

Ready to join Eva and Olga’s dining table? Book here.

Host Antonio in Madrid, Spain. 

Simple recipes, great quality ingredients and passion are the essential things for Italian Host Antonio, and you’ll get all that and more at his popular 3-course Italian dinner in Madrid. The traditional menu created using recipes from the host’s grandmother with Spritz cocktails and wine are included will be the perfect private intimate dinner for you and your loved ones!

Privatize the dinner here.

Host Jean-Yves in Paris, France. 

If you can have one meal in Paris, there’s only one place you should have it: at Chef Jean Yves’s stunning home in the heart of the city! Enter his culinary world to enjoy a gastronomic 4-course menu with boutique wine pairings and discover a perfect harmony of taste, colors, and smells. This experience will definitely leave you wanting to book again to share with your friends and family.

Find out more about Chef Jean Yves’s event here.

Hosts Martine and Olav in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 

Experience a truly memorable meal overlooking the canals of Amsterdam while swapping stories and sharing the love of  music with Hosts Martine and Olav. Once the former owners of a successful French restaurant in the city, the couple creates everything from  fresh ingredients and expertly pairs it with different types of wine, all sprinkled with lively conversation. You’ll leave this event feeling like a member of Martine and Olav’s family!

Ready to join Martine & Olav’s table? Book here.

Hosts Federica & Barbara in Rome, Italy

When visiting the Eternal City, make sure to  pull up a seat with a  real Roman family and enjoy a festive Roman dinner prepared by our hosts Federica and Barbara. In an elegant location in the heart of Rome’s Trastevere quarter, you will discover a  5-course menu which includes locally-sourced, seasonal products, homemade pasta, delectable desserts and complimentary wine is sure to be the highlight of your stay in Rome.

Find out more about Federica & Barbara’s experiences here.

Hosts Dimitris & Savaas in Athens, Greece

Join Dimitris & Savaas in Monstiraki Square, the historic center of Athens. On an impressive rooftop terrace with a breathtaking view of the Acropolis, you’ll be treated to the ultimate experience of traditional Greek hospitality and the best locally-sourced ingredients. A true taste of Athens!

Find out more about Dimitris & Savaas here.

Host Diana in New York, United States

From a private dinner party to an intimate cooking class, from traditional filipino dishes to holiday whoopie pies, crispy risotto balls or tacos , there’s nothing that Diana cannot do.  As your host, Diana makes everything from scratch using fresh and nutritious ingredients, pouring her love into each meal and creating flavors that were delicious and mouth-watering, not to mention that she also takes really good care of your dietary restrictions, no matter how complicated they are!

Ready to be amazed by Diana? Join her experiences here.

Host Emilio in San Francisco, USA

For a one-of-a-kind evening in San Francisco, join local host Emilio! A true party person, Emilio is known for his tropical sounds, delicious cocktails and a menu inspired by the “Spice Trail” cuisines of the Caribbean but with a modern Californian twist. African, Spanish, Taíno and Middle Eastern (Jewish & Arabic) flavors come together to make up traditional Dominican dishes. You can also join a hands-on cooking class and learn to make empanadas from scratch with locally-sourced organic ingredients.

Don’t want to miss out? Book your seat here.