Tasting Notes

An Intersection of Design, Culture and Dining

Design-forward marque, Lexus, has curated a bespoke brand-experience space, INTERSECT BY LEXUS, which immerses its guests in the Lexus lifestyle through masterful design, innovative programming and culinary creativity.

Luxury lifestyle brand Lexus may be known for their inspired and innovative vehicle designs, but if there is one thing that the brand understands, it is the beauty of an experience. To widen the range of this unparalleled Lexus experience, the brand has developed INTERSECT BY LEXUS, which are unique, luxurious spaces designed to engross guests in the world of Lexus, without getting behind the wheel. Rather, the INTERSECT BY LEXUS spaces...

November 26, 2019

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Guest Chefs and Ticket Sales announced for St. Moritz Gourmet Festival 2020

Set to take place from 31 January to 8 February 2020, the latest St. Moritz Gourmet Festival will highlight ‘girl power’ in the international fine dining scene, inviting an impressive line-up of all female chefs to cook up a veritable firework display of culinary delights in the Upper Engadine next year. 

Ticket sales have now commenced for the St. Moritz Gourmet Festival 2020, which will see highly acclaimed Executive Chefs from the partner hotels cook alongside the world's best female chefs in a jam-packed programme featuring more than forty highlights over the nine-day event. With the decision to invite exclusively female guest chefs to the festival this time around, the organisers are sending a clear message. Suvretta House chef...

November 21, 2019

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South Africa’s Top Restaurants for 2019 Announced

The annual Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards took place in Cape Town on Sunday 17 November, and with it, the best restaurants in the country were revealed. 

South Africa may be known for its safaris, sprawling landscapes and prolific vineyards, but its food scene is equally as impressive as its aesthetic attributes. With the fine food culture growing by the day, it's no surprise that every year new restaurants pop up on the country's best of the best list. This year, as ever, the Western Cape dominated the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards, with 9 of the country's 10 best restaurants...

November 20, 2019

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Grand GELINAZ! Shuffle 2019 Details Revealed

The most anticipated culinary event of the year, the Grand GELINAZ! Shuffle 2019 is set to take place on the evening of 3rd December with 148 participating chefs in 39 countries. The ‘most massive dinner on earth’ will have 700 hours of live cooking across 17 time zones, and will see the world’s best culinary minds swapping recipes for a day.

The world’s largest international chef swap promises a night of thrilling experimental gastronomy, where chefs are assigned the recipes of a random mystery chef from the global shuffle to be used in the comfort of their own kitchens. The recipes are subject to each recipient chef’s creative interpretation, and the twist comes from the unique way in which the recipes are adapted, spontaneously rethought and totally...

November 18, 2019

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