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Thierry Marx – Sur Mesure Par Thierry Marx, Paris

Chef Thierry Marx, photographed on June 8th 2016 at the Mandarin Oriental, Paris A native of Paris, Thierry Marx has a well-earned reputation as one France’s most innovative chefs; feted by Gault Millau as their 2016 Chef of the Year, a judge on the French version of Top Chef since 2010, he earned his first Michelin star...  Read More »

Antonio Guida – Seta, Milan

One of Italy’s favourite sons, raised in Puglia, Southern Italy, Antonio Guida has worked at some of the most celebrated Michelin starred establishments, from Pierre Gagnaire’s eponymous restaurant in Paris and Annie Féolde’s Enoteca Pinchiorri in Florence to Don Alfonso on the Amalfi Coast...  Read More »

Tony Lu – Yong Yi Ting, Pudong, Shanghai

It comes as no surprise that when Michelin published their first-ever guide to mainland China in 2017 that it should be for Shanghai; and it is no coincidence that celebrated chef and shanghai native, Chef Tony Lu, should receive a Michelin star for his refined Jiang Nan style cuisine and chic...  Read More »

Carme Ruscalleda – Moments, Barcelona

Not only is Carme Ruscalleda the only woman in the world to hold a total of seven Michelin stars but this culinary queen is self-taught; opening her first restaurant with husband Toni Balam, in the Catalan town of Sant Pol de Mar back in 1988 – a restaurant that has held three Michelin stars...  Read More »

Nobuyuki Matsuhisa

With restaurants on five continents, Chef Nobu has partnered with the iconic Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris to open the first Matsuhisa restaurant in France Nobuyuki is undoubtedly a member of an elite circle of chefs who are acclaimed across the globe; and is renowned for...  Read More »

Scuderia Mellino

Two Michelin stars, successful restaurants in Amalfi & London; once again Chef Antonio Mellino picks up the cudgel as he takes over the kitchen at Amici in Abu Dhabi’s iconic Yas Viceroy Hotel located at the heart of the Yas Circuit during this years Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix. Hailing...  Read More »

Pierre – Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

Seductive modern French cuisine, inimitable style, exquisitely presented With over five decades of experience, holder of more Michelin stars than you can shake a stick at, including three stars at his eponymous restaurant in Paris; two restaurants in the World’s Top 50, Pierre...  Read More »

Paolo Sari 100% Organic 100% inspired

This month celebrated Chef Paolo Sari joins the team at Food and Travel Arabia, with his first column. He has the unique distinction of being at the helm Monte-Carlo Beach’s Elsa, the only all-organic restaurant to be awarded a coveted Michelin star; demonstrating that a commitment to organic...  Read More »