Project History



1996 – project „Gurmán“ („Gourrmet“), a guide on Czech restaurant, was founded
– the publication „Gurmán“ („Gourrmet“), a guide on Czech restaurant, was for the firts time released
– the publication Maurer's Selection GRAND RESTAURANT was founded 
- the www.grand-restaurant.cz websites were launched
May​ 2006
– publication of the cookbook Tajemství nejlepších šéfkuchařů (Best Chefs Secrets) presenting the art of 21 best Czech chefs from the GR publication
August 2006 –
launching a new product – rating via text messages sent from mobile phones
August 2007
– the partner websites www.praguefoodfestival.cz were launched
September 2007
– the first year of the PRAGUE FOOD FESTIVAL 2007 in the Museum Kampa in Sova’s Mills. The most important public show and tastings of the best gastronomy on the Czech market.
December 2007
– launching a new product – a newsletter sent to our reviewers
November 2008 –
launching a new product – when searching for a restaurant via mobile phones, just send a text message “RESTAURANT” on +420 900 11 04, you can also immediately tell us your feelings about the restaurant via your mobile phone (m.grand-restaurant.cz)
January-February 2010
– the first year of the GRAND RESTAURANT FESTIVAL – from January 15 to February 15, 2010, the best Czech chefs offered “both usual and unusual meals” from their restaurants for festival prices

July 2011 - launching a free Maurer's Selection GRAND RESTAURANT app for iPhones. Easy to install in App Store or download via iTunes to your computer.

October 2011 - the publication Maurer's Selection Grand Bar was founded, websites www.grandbar.cz were launched

The guide Maurer’s Selection GRAND RESTAURANT is updated on the web once a year in the beginning of December. The list of TOP 10 is revealed at a prestigious gourmet party. We invite our most active reviewers to this ceremony with the best chefs preparing a special menu, too. Every year, the party is held at an unconventional place. There is also an accompanying program such as music or gastronomic fashion shows.




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Historical TOP 10 Charts Gurmán


  1997 1998 1999
1. Circle Line Villa Voyta Hotel, Voyta U Malířů
2. Inter-Conti Hotel Zlatá Praha Pasha Villa Voyta Hotel, Voyta
3. Villa Voyta Hotel, Voyta Circle Line Svatá Klára
4. V Zátiší Esplanade Hotel Franz. Rest. Inter-Conti Hotel Zlatá Praha
5. Renaissance Hotel, Potomac Forum Hotel Harmonie Circle Line
6. U Modré Kachničky V Zátiší Esplanade Hotel Franc. Rest.
7. La Provence Miyabi Ostroff
8. U Páva U Modré Kachničky Renaissance Hotel Potomac
9. Parnas - Bellevue David Bellevue
10. Esplanade Hotel Franc. Rest. Bellevue Le Bistrot De Marléne




  2000 2001 2002
1. Circle Line V Zátiší

Radisson Sas Hotel Alcron

2. Inter-Conti Hotel Zlatá Praha

Espianade Hotel Franc. Rest.

Four Seasons Hotel Allegro


Palace Hotel. Gourmet Club

Inter-Conti., Zlatá Praha

Villa Voyta Hotel Voyta

4. U Patrona Circle Line

U Třech Modrých Koulí

5. U Lípy II Bellevue Svatá Klára
6. Bellevue Il Ritrovo Esplanade Hotel Franc. Rest.

Villa Voyta Hotel, Voyta

Radisson Sas, La Rotonde

Paříž Hotel Sarah Bernhardt


Renaissance Hotel Potomac

Villa Voyta Hotel Voyta

V Zátiší
9. V Zátiší U Lípy

Inter-Conti., Zlatá Praha

10. U Malířů Svatá Klára U Malířů





Four Seasons Hotel Allegro

2. Flambée    
3. Svatá Klára    
4. Na Staré kovárně    
5. V Zátiší    
6. Diana hotel    
7. Inter-Conti., Zlatá Praha    
8. Villa Voyta Hotel, Voyta    

Radisson Sas Hotel Alcron


Circle Line




Historical TOP 10 Charts Maurer’s Selection Grand Restaurant


  2004 (Awards Ceremony Pictures) 2005 (Awards Ceremony Pictures) 2006 (Awards Ceremony Pictures)
1. Four Seasons Hotel, Allegro U Kastelána Four Seasons Hotel, Allegro
2. Ambiente Brasileiro Four Seasons Hotel, Allegro Radisson Sas Hotel, Alcron
3. U Lípy Ambiente Brasileiro Le Terroir
4. Radisson Sas Hotel, Alcron The Sushi Bar Obecní dům., Francouzská restaurace
5. Flambée U Modré Kachničky Radisson Sas Hotel, La Rotonde
6. Diana Hotel Obecní dům., Francouzská restaurace Aromi
7. Kampa Park Flambée Ambiente Brasileiro
8. U Modré Kachničky Hoffmeister Hotel, Ada U Kastelána
9. Svatá Klára V Zátiší Středověká Krčma
10. V Zátiší Nebeský Mlýn Kampa Fish




  2007 (Awards Ceremony Pictures) 2008 (Awards Ceremony Pictures) 2009 (Awards Ceremony Pictures)
1. Four Seasons Hotel, Allegro U Lípy Radisson Sas Hotel, Alcron
2. Radisson Sas Hotel, Alcron Paříž, Sarah Bernhardt La Degustation Bohéme Bourgeoise
3. Radisson Sas Hotel, La Rotonde Obecní dům, Francouzská restaurace Obecní dům, Francouzská restaurace
4. Obecní dům, Francouzská restaurace Auberge de Provence Rialto Ristorante
5. U Kastelána Promenáda V Zátiší
6. Diana Hotel Savoy Hotel, Hradčany Bellevue
7. The Sushi Bar Miyabi Radisson Sas Hotel, La Rotonde
8. Savoy Hotel, Hradčany La Degustation Bohéme Bourgeoise Le Terroir
9. V Zátiší Four Seasons Hotel, Allegro U Kastelána
10. Svatá Klára Radisson Sas Hotel, Alcron Four Seasons Hotel, Allegro




  2010 (Awards Ceremony Pictures) 2011 (Awards Ceremony Pictures) 2012 (Awards Ceremony Pictures)
1. La Degustation Bohéme Bourgeoise La Degustation Bohéme Bourgeoise Terasa u Zlaté studně
2. La Finestra in Cucina Terasa u Zlaté studně Radisson Blu, Alcron
3. Divinis Four Seasons Hotel, Allegro Radisson Blu, La Rotonde
4. U Kastelána Koishi Fish & Sushi La Degustation Bohéme Bourgeoise
5. V Zátiší Le Terroir V Zátiší
6. Bellevue V polích Koishi Fish & Sushi
7. Le Terroir Radisson Blu, Alcron Le Terroir
8. SaSaZu The Augustine, Monastery Obecní dům, Fr. rest. Art Noveau
9. Radisson Blu, Alcron V Zátiší Chateau Mcely, Piano Nobile
10. Diana Hotel u Kuchařů Chateau Mcely, Piano Nobile Sansho




  2013 (Awards Ceremony Pictures) 2014 (Awards Ceremony Pictures) 2015 (Awards Ceremony Pictures)
1. Koishi fish & sushi Chateau Mcely, Piano Nobile Terasa U Zlaté studně
2. Radisson Blu hotel, Alcron La Degustation Bohême Bourgeoise Radisson Blu hotel, Alcron
3. Le Terroir Radisson Blu hotel, Alcron Farma Košík
4. Terasa U Zlaté studně Bellevue Koishi fish & sushi
5. Chateau Mcely, Piano Nobile Kalina Le Terroir
6. La Degustation Bohême Bourgeoise Promenáda Bellevue
7. V Zátiší Le Terroir Mandarin Oriental hotel, Prague, Essensia
8. Aria hotel, Coda Koishi fish & sushi La Degustation Bohême Bourgeoise
9. Francouzská restaurace Art Nouveau Terasa U Zlaté studně Promenáda
10. Radisson Blu hotel, La Rotonde Francouzská restaurace Art Nouveau Chateau Mcely, Piano Nobile




  2016 (Awards Ceremony Pictures) 2017 (Awards Ceremony Pictures) 2018 (Awards Ceremony Pictures) 
1. Spices Restaurant and Bar Radisson Blu Alcron hotel, Alcron Entrée
2. Kristin Hrádek Terasa U Zlaté studně Radisson Blu Alcron hotel, Alcron
3. Terasa U Zlaté studně Bellevue Terasa U Zlaté studně
4. Radisson Blu Alcron hotel, Alcron Chateau Mcely, Piano Nobile Radisson Blu Alcron hotel, La Rotonde
5. Chateau Mcely, Piano Nobile Aria Hotel, CODA Restaurant Miura hotel
6. V Zátiší Pavillon Pavillon
7. Miura hotel Promenáda Four Seasons hotel, CottoCrudo
8. La Degustation Bohême Bourgeoise La Degustation Bohême Bourgeoise Chateau Mcely, Piano Nobile
9. KOISHI fish & sushi InterContinental hotel, Zlatá Praha Bellevue
10. Borgo Agnese Nautilus hotel, Goldie Grand Cru
10. Jičín hotel, U Dělové koule 1866    




  2019 (Awards Ceremony Pictures)    
1. Terasa U Zlaté studně    
2. InterContinental hotel, Zlatá Praha    
3. Radisson Blu Alcron hotel, Alcron    
4. Pavillon    
5. Grand Cru    
6. V Zátiší    
7. Bellevue    
8. Miyabi    
9. Marriott hotel, Midtown Grill    
10. U Labutě    




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Anthelme Brillat-Savarin