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.

Eight Rising Star Chefs in New York City

By Olivia Cuccaro

New York is known as the the city that never sleeps, and for good reason. Arguably the fine-dining capital of the US and a major gastronome hub of the world, the restaurant scene in New York City is never static. The Michelin Guide for 2018 awarded its coveted stars to six new New York restaurants for a total of 56 […]

Cocktail of the Week: St Patrick’s Day Cocktails

By Olivia Cuccaro

This weekend, we’ll be looking at the world through green-tinted glasses in celebration of St Patrick’s Day. Whether you’re toasting the holiday on the Emerald Isle itself, or gathering with friends at a local pub for some Irish-themed antics, we’ve rounded up our favorite festive cocktails for March. See our picks of cocktail recipes featuring ingredients that hail from Ireland. […]

The Chefs to Watch in France Right Now

By Lauren Hill & Will Grice

France is widely regarded as one of the greatest fine dining countries in the world, but with legacy chefs often taking the limelight, Elite Traveler thought it would be time to look at the next batch of culinary superstars taking the city by storm. From the innovative bistros of Paris right through to fusion food on the west coast, these are the […]

Six-Michelin-Starred Dining: A Manresa and Maaemo Collaboration

By Lauren Hill

Considered one of the world’s best restaurants and the recipient of three Michelin stars, Manresa is a restaurant people travel for. Here, renowned chef David Kinch crafts farm-to-table plates that draw on the restaurant’s setting at the base of the Santa Cruz Mountains by embracing each season’s local produce. Now, the esteemed chef is stirring up even greater excitement as […]

The Best Hotel Restaurants in Tokyo

By Lauren Hill & Will Grice

It’s no secret Tokyo is now the food capital of the world. However one thing that does often get overlooked in pretty much every city is hotels with fantastic restaurants. While cities such as London, Tokyo, Paris and New York are full of fantastic places to eat, both big and small, there is something extremely satisfying about having a great […]

Cocktail of the Week: Copper Dog Apple Dog

By Olivia Cuccaro

Apple Dog 1.5 oz Copper Dog whisky 1 Granny Smith apple To create this cocktail of the week, juice one granny smith apple. Combine apple juice with Copper Dog whisky in a lowball glass. Add cubed ice. Despite the charming Hugo Guinness illustration on the bottle, a ‘copper dog’ is more than a beloved pet. The history of the term […]

Celebrating Five Years of Ametsa with Elena Arzak

By Lauren Hill

The Arzak family name is synonymous with gastronomy having been at the forefront of the global fine dining scene for decades. Restaurant Arzak was brought to its three-Michelin-star status by Juan Mari Arzak, whose grandparents began the venture in 1897, and now the culinary institution is run by his daughter, the accomplished chef Elena Arzak. It was in March 2013 […]

The Female Chefs to Watch in 2018

By Lauren Hill & Will Grice

While there are more Michelin starred female chefs than ever before, the restaurant industry is still incredibly unbalanced in terms of gender equality. According to the Restaurant Opportunities Center and the Office for National Statistics less than 20% of kitchens in the US and the UK are run by women. To celebrate International Women’s Day, and the hard work and […]

Cocktail of the Week: Oscars Red Carpet Rose

By Olivia Cuccaro

Red Carpet Rose, Inspired by the Oscars 1 part Beefeater 24 gin 2 parts Lillet Rosé aperitif 3 parts Mumm Napa sparkling wine To create this cocktail of the week, combine Beefeater 24, Lillet Rosé and Mumm Napa in a glass over ice. Garnish with a grapefruit twist. Whether you’re walking the red carpet for awards season or watching the […]

Cos d’Estournel Winery Launches $22,000 Vintage

By Olivia Cuccaro

In celebration of a century of wine excellence, Bordeaux’s Château Cos d’Estournel is releasing a limited-edition red vintage worth coveting. The single varietal vintage, COS100, is derived from 100-year-old Merlot vines grown on a special plot known as “Parcelle des Femmes” within the heart of the Saint-Estèphe vineyard. But eager oenophiles best act quickly — just 10 balthazars (12 liters) […]

The 11 Best Hotel Restaurants in Paris

By Olivia Cuccaro & Will Grice

With well over 100 Michelin stars and a number of the world’s most exclusive hotels, it’s no surprise that Paris is one of the world’s most luxurious dining destinations. To celebrate this perfect combo, Elite Traveler has rounded up the 11 best hotel restaurants in the City of Love. Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée – Hôtel Plaza Athénée Inside the gorgeous Hotel […]