Restaurants

From molecular gastronomy to the classic coq au vin, elite dining is one of the biggest joys of a private jet lifestyle. Join us as we explore the world’s best restaurants.

Best Restaurants in San Diego

by Andy Hayler San Diego is just 23 miles from Tijuana in Mexico, and the influence of its southern neighbour is evident in a city that actually only became part of the USA in 1850. This can be seen in […]

An Evening at Pied a Terre

By Zahra Al-Kateb Nestled in the heart of Fitzrovia, restaurateur David Moore opened Pied a Terre in January 1992. Earning its first Michelin star just 13 months later, the restaurant was an instant success. He earned his reputation by working […]

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The World’s Best Wine Lists 2015: The Results

The World of Fine Wine has once again announced The World’s Best Wine Lists, celebrating the importance of a good wine selection from around the world. This year saw the judges assess over 4,000 wine lists with 300 being awarded […]

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The Chancery by Andy Hayler

By Andy Hayler The Chancery has been running since 2004. It is tucked way in a quiet street off Chancery Lane, with smart décor but fairly small tables. From summer 2014 its new head chef has been Graham Long, who […]

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Andy Hayler Discusses the Elite 100 Restaurants 2015

The Elite Traveler top 100 restaurant list is unusual in that it is based on the votes of paying restaurant customers, rather than via panels of industry experts. In the 2015 list there is plenty of change, and I would […]

Welcome: Elite Traveler Top 100 Restaurants 2015

by Aoife Moriarty The fine dining scene is changing. Gone are the days of stuffy service, starched tablecloths and the mandatory hushed atmosphere. In their place, a more relaxed and casual approach with no real rules apart from this: exceptional […]

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Elite Traveler Speaks to Daniel Humm

By Zahra Al-Kateb Since becoming New York’s culinary wunderkind, Swiss chef Daniel Humm has been awarded an abundance of accolades, from a four star review in The New York Times to numerous James Beard Awards. One of the finest chefs […]

Elite Traveler Speaks to Sean Brock

by Tina Nielsen Nominated for Young Chef of the Year, Sean Brock, the man behind Husk restaurants in Charleston and Nashville, describes himself as a chef and a preservationist. With a keen interest in heirloom ingredients, he is firmly focused on […]

Elite Traveler Speaks to Joshua Skenes

by Emily Mathieson Starting life as a humble pop-up and winning its third Michelin star last year, San Francisco’s Saison is a force to be reckoned with. Head Chef Joshua Skenes trained with the likes of Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Anthony Ambrose and is one […]

The Best Restaurant in the World: Alinea

by Aoife Moriarty “There’s always that underlying understanding that anything less than number one is not what we want to be,” Grant Achatz tells me, on the phone from Chicago. The 40-year-old fine dining doyen is more soft-spoken than one […]

Elite Traveler Speaks to Eneko Atxa

by Zahra Al-Kateb As a young boy growing up in the Basque County – a region widely recognized for its gastronomic cuisine – Chef Eneko Atxa watched his mother and grandmother, working for hours on end in the kitchen at […]