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 Honolulu

With a name that translates as ‘sheltered harbor’, Honolulu is a melting pot of cultures and cuisines. Tropical island flavors combine with French, Italian and Asian sensibilities at the top end, providing a truly refreshing culinary experience. From fish dishes […]

La Mer
La Mer
La Mer

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 […]

Dungeoness Crab
Dungeoness Crab
Dungeoness Crab

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 […]

Elite Traveler Speaks to Joan Roca

by Zahra Al-Kateb Widely recognized as one of the best restaurants in the world, El Celler de Can Roca was originally founded by three brothers – Joan, Josep and Jordi. Together, they have developed what was initially a small Catalonian […]

Zuma

Located in the International Financial Centre of Dubai and only a stone’s throw away from the Burj Khalifa, Zuma serves Japanese cuisine in an informal yet sophisticated setting. Taking inspiration from the “izakaya” way of dining, food is served to […]

Indian Accent

Manish Mehrotra’s time in London is evident as he seamlessly blends western influences and Indian cuisine at Indian Accent. His unique, contemporary dishes will excite traditional and adventurous palates alike, with menu favorites such as Blue Cheese Naan and Foie Gras […]

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