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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.

Four Seasons Hotel George V Honored in Michelin Guide 2020

By Alex Martin

Four Seasons Hotel George V has become more recognized than ever before as a gourmet destination following the release of the Michelin Guide 2020 for France. The ultra-luxury hotel is home to three extraordinary restaurants, Le Cinq, Le George and L’Orangerie, which between them boast five Michelin stars. Le Cinq retained its maximum three-star rating while Le George and L’Orangerie […]

Ampéli Review: The Place to Discover Great Greek Wine

By Alex Martin

There was a time, not too long ago, when London’s Charlotte Street appeared to be suffocating under the weight of its own success. Once the go-to destination for gourmands, excessive rents threatened to suck the life out of it. But it has recently been the site of several exciting openings, the latest of which is Ampéli, a stylish eatery offering […]

The World’s Best New Restaurants for February

By Alex Martin

Following a holiday break, Elite Traveler returns for 2020 with a list of the best new restaurants for February. In this latest edition, we travel to New York, Aspen and Chicago before flying across the Atlantic to check out some exciting new concepts in London. With the start of the new decade, a number of chefs have broken free from […]

Leaders in Luxury: Josh Emett

By Kristen Shirley

One of New Zealand’s most esteemed chefs, Josh Emett, recently wrote The Recipe, a comprehensive cookbook that covers 300 recipes from the world’s best chefs. Before going out on his own, Emett worked at several Michelin-starred restaurants, most notably spending 10 years with Gordon Ramsay. Then, he moved home to New Zealand and opened several very popular restaurants. In his […]

A Culinary Highland Adventure with Chef Tom Aikens

By Alex Martin

Chef Tom Aikens may be busy with the opening of his new restaurant Muse, but the Michelin-starred chef will cut time out of his busy schedule to host an ultra-exclusive culinary retreat in the Scottish Highlands this winter. Aikens, who makes his return to London’s fine dining scene after a five-year absence in January, heads north of the border in […]

Amazónico London Review: The Jungle Comes to Mayfair

By Alex Martin

Amazónico, a rainforest-themed bar and restaurant, arrives in London following notable success in Madrid. Elite Traveler was one of the first to experience the South American-themed sensation in its Mayfair home. It says a lot about a restaurant’s ambition when it parks itself next to the cultural phenomenon that is Sexy Fish. Not only that, Amazónico is taking direct aim […]

Le Bernardin and Restaurant Guy Savoy Top La Liste

By Alex Martin

New York restaurant Le Bernardin has once again topped one of the most thorough restaurant polls in the world, La Liste. Eric Ripert’s legendary eatery was given the same score as three other restaurants to reconfirm its place at the top of fine dining for the second year in a row. Restaurant Guy Savoy (Paris), RyuGin (Tokyo) and Sugalabo (Tokyo), […]

The Grill at The Dorchester Revived by Tom Booton

By Alex Martin

The Grill at The Dorchester first opened its doors 88 years ago, making it one of the longest-standing fine dining restaurants in London. But the last decade has been transformative for the city’s food scene. New and exciting concepts appear every week on London’s streets, and The Grill fell out of relevance. Now, it is threatening a comeback with a […]

The Best Restaurants For December

By Alex Martin

This time of year is defined by family meals and home-based celebrations, but there are still a number of exciting new restaurants worthy of a trip this winter. In our guide to the Best Restaurants for December, we travel to New York, San Francisco, Miami and London to explore new openings, reimagined menus and a Michelin-star-studded pop-up. In New York, […]

Hide Restaurant Launches New A La Carte Menu

By Alex Martin

One of London’s most popular fine dining restaurants, Hide, has launched a reduced A la Carte menu within its Above space in an attempt to make its Michelin-starred cuisine more accessible. The imposing Hide Restaurant opened in London’s upscale Mayfair last year and has since become one of the hottest fine dining spots in the city. It sealed this reputation […]