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.

Zurich Prepares for Third Annual Epicure Food Festival

By Olivia Cuccaro As the tradition of fine dining has a long history in Switzerland, it comes as no surprise that the festival celebrating its thriving culinary culture needs an extra day this year. From September 14-18, Zurich will hold the third annual Epicure Food Festival, an extended weekend of classes and cuisine hosted by some of the most distinguished […]


The Michelin Guide Arrives in Singapore

By Codelia Mantsebo Singapore, the city notorious for its world-class dining scene, has joined the Michelin fold. The fine dining bible awarded its coveted stars to 29 of the city’s top dining establishments – among them two street vendors. Michelin released its first-ever guide to Singapore, complete with dozens of eateries, from gourmet venues spearheaded by celebrity chefs to street […]


Elite Traveler Top 100 Restaurants 2016 : Full List Revealed

By Codelia Mantsebo The wait is over as the winners of the Elite Traveler Top 100 Restaurants 2016 are finally announced today. For the fifth consecutive year Elite Traveler readers have voted for their favorite fine dining destinations in the world. The top spot went to Chicago’s renowned Alinea for the fifth year running, while Spanish restaurant Azurmendi came in second […]

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Nick Edgar Recruited as Head Chef of The Samling

Nick Edgar has been recruited as Head Chef at The Samling’s Michelin Star restaurant. Edgar started at Raymond Blanc’s famous hotel and restaurant in 2000, rising his way up through the ranks before becoming Head Chef in 2013. He has been Head Chef at one of Europe’s most famous restaurants however Edgar believes that The Samling offers him a superb opportunity. […]

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Located in the heart of historic St James’s, Boulestin takes pride in attention to detail with every aspect of a meal. In the first half of the 20th Century,  X. M. Boulestin’s knowledge and love of his country’s cuisine enabled him to showcase French recipes as well as dishes from other parts of the world. And it’s his level of passion that […]

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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 three stars, 254 awarded two stars and 342 being awarded one star. The esteemed panel of senior judges included some […]


Chef Extraordinaire Joël Robuchon Launches New Book in London

A frequent jetsetter, chef Joël Robuchon touched down in London town earlier this month. But this time, he wasn’t there to preside over a new restaurant opening nor to examine one of his famous kitchens. Robuchon, alongside longtime friend Dr. Nadia Volf, has in fact penned a new book, Food & Life, and the lively launch took place at publisher Assouline’s […]

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The Good Food Guide 2015 Top 50 Restaurants Announced

By Zahra Al-Kateb The respected Good Food Guide 2015 published by Waitrose has announced its Top 50 UK restaurants today, featuring three restaurants with top marks. L’Enclume in Cumbria, The Fat Duck in Berkshire and Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in Chelsea, London, all received the prestigious honor by scoring 10/10. As well as this, Clare Smyth, chef proprietor of Restaurant Gordon […]

Chef Pino Sees Red at Tosca The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong

Pomodoro, a.k.a. tomato, is considered both a fruit and a vegetable.  A variation of the word, pomo d’oro, is the Italian term for “golden apple”. Michelin-starred Chef Pino Lavarra looks to his homeland for tasteful inspirations for a menu that creatively uses ten specially imported varieties from Southern Italy.  The “All About Tomato” menu is available at Tosca from August […]

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New Fall Offerings at Mission Hill Family Estate

Mission Hill Family Estate is located in one of the world’s most exciting, emerging wine regions: British Columbia’s pristine Okanagan Valley. A natural extension of the Pacific Northwest wine appellations, the region covers one full degree of latitude. From the 49th parallel on the Canada/US border, with vineyards extending north for roughly 200 km. The Okanagan Valley The southern part of the valley where many […]