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Four Seasons Private Jet is delighted to welcome guests aboard for a global journey curated in collaboration with Noma, a leading restaurant of the world.

Taking place from 27 May to 14 June 2017, stops include the following nine destinations:

Seoul, South Korea
Tokyo, Japan
Hong Kong
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Mumbai, India
Florence, Italy
Lisbon, Portugal
Copenhagen, Denmark
Paris, France

This extraordinary journey tracking the evolution of food, culture and gastronomic creativity across Asia and Europe offers guests a seamless experience of the very best each destination has to offer. This exclusive itinerary has been curated by Noma’s René Redzepi to give travellers an insider’s look at the way certain elements have shaped the way we perceive and enjoy gastronomy today.

The itinerary of this journey breaks down as follows:

Seoul, South Korea

The journey kicks off at the Four Seasons Hotel Seoul over cocktails with your dedicated support team. Highlights include dinner at celebrated chef Jong Kuk Lee’s home and a visit to Mt. Bukhan to trace the spiritual legacy of Buddhist preparation of temple food used for centuries. Further immerse yourself in Korean culture by visiting a ceramicist’s studio, have lunch at a local brewery and enjoy a festive meal at Jungsik, one of Asia’s top 10 restaurants.

Stay: Four Seasons Hotel Seoul

Tokyo, Japan

Travellers have multiple options from joining renowned chef Namae Shinobu on a foraging expedition outside the city followed by dinner at Michelin-starred L’Effervescence to learning the basic movements of sword fighting from Tetsuro Shimaguchi, perhaps best known for his choreography in Kill Bill (2003). Savour the city’s finest Kobe beef at a private dinner at Yakiniku Nakahara. Visiting Ginza’s famed food halls and sushi-making are also options while guests stay at Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi.

Stay: Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi

Hong Kong

Take in Hong Kong’s eclectic influences with dim sum at Lung King Heen, Four Season’s three Michelin-starred restaurant. Step into the future with molecular dining at the Alvin Leung Jr. restaurant Bo Innovation for an “X-treme Chinese Dinner”. Enjoy the sights at sunset of Hong Kong’s famed harbour in a traditional red-sail junk boat amongst other unforgettable cultural activities. Partake in a traditional banquet with a full suckling pig at Fook Lam Moon.

Stay: Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong

Chiang Mai, Thailand

A visit to Thailand offers a unique look at the Southeast Asian country’s cultural and culinary traditions. Begin your stay with an elephant trek through the lush forests and misty mountains in a nearby tribal village. Dine with Garima Arora, former Noma chef, over lunch at Royal Project farm that aims to boost sustainable farming. Experience Chiang Mai nightlife with Duangporn “Bo” Songvisava, co-founder of Bo.Ian. She is also one of Asia’s best female chefs. Complete your stay at dinner by acclaimed chef David Thompson.

Stay: Four Seasons Hotel Chiang Mai

Mumbai, India

Mumbai is one of the most vibrant cities on the planet. It is a city where old seamlessly coexists with the new and where street-food is as noteworthy as India’s finest cuisine. Garima Arora will take travellers through Crawford Market at night for the best kebabs, mutton biryani and other iconic dishes in traditionally Muslim areas. Noma chairman Marc Blazer will meet with the group at Four Seasons for an insider’s perspective on the future of restaurants.

Stay: Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai

Florence, Italy

With a focus on fine wines, this leg of the tour will take guests to Tenuta di Valgiano’s estate at a former medieval site. Dine at the historically rich town of Lucca at Damiano Donati’s renowned bistro. Wrap the visit up in Chianti by meeting Dario Cecchini, a fifth-generation butcher, after which dinner will be served at Fulvietto Pierangelini’s Il Bucaniere on the beach at San Vincenzo. On returning to Florence, guests will enjoy a private visit to Uffizi Gallery and Galleria Dell’Accademia.

Stay: Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is renowned for its seafood-rich culinary history. Traditional Portuguese maritime cuisine has also been influenced by the delicate spices of North Africa and other fiery flavours of the New World. A local chef will guide you through the historic Mercado da Ribeira, one of Europe’s most renowned fish markets. Nuno Mendes, of Chiltern Firehouse fame, will lead a food tour of Lisbon followed by lunch or an extended tour of Lisbon’s nightlife and street food. End your trip with a gala dinner at José Avillez’s Belcanto, a two Michelin-starred restaurant.

Stay: Four Seasons Ritz Lisbon

Copenhagen, Denmark

On arrival, receive a warm welcome from René Redzepi the mastermind behind your journey. Join him and the Noma team on a discovery of how the renowned restaurant has come to be. Meet his family, friends and vendors behind his world. Enjoy aperitifs on Amager Beach after foraging with the Noma team for ingredients. Immerse yourself in the world of Noma with curated conversations with René and learn about their innovative methods and the future of Noma. Gather for a full private meal with Noma featuring behind-the-scene’s access and insights into what makes this restaurant one of the best the world has ever known.

Paris, France

There’s no better way to end your journey than with a trip to the City of Lights. Guests will enjoy the splendour of Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris mere moments from the iconic Champs-Élysées. Cruise the Seine from a private riverboat while sipping on champagne at sunset. Visit Noma’s curated selection of local patisseries and wine shops followed by an intimate tasting at the historic, secret cellar in the hotel. Take a day trip to Normandy and then return to Paris for a private meal at the property’s three Michelin-starred restaurant, Le Cinq.

Stay: Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris

Booking a seat now avails a start-to-finish service that includes business class airfare to and from your home city for up to $5,000 USD per person.

For more information on this offer on Four Seasons Private Jet’s Culinary Discoveries, please contact your Insignia Personal Assistant.

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