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.

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 […]

Cocktail of the Week: National Margarita Day

By Olivia Cuccaro

Break out the blenders, shakers and limes — it’s time to celebrate National Margarita Day. The original recipe of tequila, triple sec and lime juice leaves plenty of room for interpretive mixology, and we’ve rounded up everything from wine-infused margaritas to margaritas with extra spice. Whether you prefer yours frozen or on the rocks, with tequila or with mezcal, these […]

The Chefs to Watch in Tokyo Right Now

By Lauren Hill & Will Grice

Tokyo has long overtaken Paris as the culinary capital of the world. Collectively the city holds over 300 Michelin stars (that’s three times more than New York), so while the choice of places to eat has never been better in Tokyo, one question that has always lingered over the city’s fine-dining scene is how sustainable it all is? While many […]

Chef Thomas Keller Has a New Caviar Company

By Olivia Cuccaro

As if seven Michelin stars, consistent recognition by the James Beard Foundation, cookbooks and a chocolate company weren’t enough, revered chef Thomas Keller has added another venture to his long list of achievements: caviar. Meaning ‘royal egg’ in Latin, Regiis Ova caviar is hand selected from high-quality sturgeon farms in the US, South America and Asia. Working directly with farms around […]

The Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings in Australia

By Lauren Hill & Will Grice

As many of our readers will know, Elite Traveler is a big fan of Aussie cuisine. Taking inspiration from the surrounding Asian cultures, as well as drawing on traditional aboriginal food (and of course the more traditional European and Mediterranean countries), the cuisine on offer in Australia is easily some of the best. Whether you’re looking for fresh seafood, some of the […]

Cocktail of the Week: PDT Hong Kong

By Olivia Cuccaro

Bad Hunter at PDT, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong 1.5 oz Chivas Regal 12 whisky 1 oz Fernet Hunter 1/2 oz lemon juice 1/4 oz ‘dragon eye’ syrup 1 oz Moët & Chandon Impérial Brut champagne To create this cocktail of the week, simmer 32 oz simple syrup with 8 oz longan fruit (also known as ‘dragon eye’) over […]

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 […]

Frédéric Panaiotis of Ruinart on Valentine’s Day Champagne

By Olivia Cuccaro

The day of love is upon us and we think that calls for a champagne toast. Crafted through a production process where time and attention are so crucial, it’s no wonder that champagne has an emotional side that suits intimate Valentine’s Day festivities. Over centuries, the French sparkling wine has been tied to romantic occasions, with the bubbly beverage perfectly […]

The 17 Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings in London

By Lauren Hill & Will Grice

2018 is going to be a big year for fine dining in London. Whether it’s the return of Ollie Dabbous and his new dining project, or the arrival of Quiqui Dacosta (southern Spain’s iconic three-Michelin-star chef), London is continuing to cement its place as one of the greatest culinary cities in the world. While the fine dining options in Mayfair […]

Cocktail of the Week: Valentine’s Day Cocktails

By Olivia Cuccaro

A candlelit gourmet dinner and a toast between you and your loved one complete the classic Valentine’s Day date. Whether it’s a new relationship or your eternal flame, an enticing cocktail adds a touch of enchantment to an evening of puppy love or passion. These are our picks of the most romantic cocktails to sip beside your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day. […]