Designer Ice at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, D.C.

The bar at Bourbon Steak DC in Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC, is serving up the future of cocktails with its designer ice program.

April 1, 2015 News

My favourite of the evening, the 2006 #LaMarginale from Saumur Champigny in the Loire Valley. A benchmark of the #CabernetFranc, La Marginale is produced by #biodynamic #winemaker Thierry Germain of Domaine des Roches Neuves. @fsparis @restaurantlecinq #FourSeasons #FSTasteGood morning #Bahrain! Let's start the day with a delicious breakfast at our all day dining Bahrain Bay Kitchen! Definitely the best recipe for a fabulous day. Looking forward to welcoming you! #fstaste #fsbahrain #breakfastThis is what 100 kg (220 lbs) of chocolate looks like in very ornate form. It makes the whole area smell so good! #fstaste #hongkong #luxurytravel #familytravel #lifewelltravelled #fourseasons @fshongkongEaster is all about chocolate, right? These desserts of figs, chocolate and gold coated macadamia nuts are the perfect grownup treat! #fssydneyevents #easter #fstaste #chocolate photo by: @eating_with_me#roasted #halibut, #smoked #celeriac purée, sautéed celery, #snap #peas, pickled grapes, #walnut #brittle, #buttermilk #dressing. #yewyvr @fsvancouver #fourseasons, #vancouver, #fstaste,... But first #champagne. @fsparis @jackiekaiellis #FourSeasons #FSTaste #winecellarBeautiful breakfast buffet per usual where the attention to detail is so thought out and tidy that I even took a picture of the cereal display for future reference. The lettuce leaves in the salad bowl are all pretty much exactly the same size, pastries perfect and then some. #fstaste @fshongkong #yum #luxurytravel #familytravel #instagood #foodie #lifewelltravelledAsian Pear Keep your bags packed and let our Croque Madame bring you the flavors of France.How AB&G does a Reuben at sunset - Potato Skins with corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and 1000 island #FSTaste #FourSeasonsHow do you top your fries? AB&G is making theirs Loaded Cajun style with cheddar cheese, bacon, green onions and crema. Try it on the new Sunset Starters menu coming soon! #FSTaste #FourSeasonsAB&G's new Sunset Starters menu will be taking #hummus to a new level with this Chipotle Crab version #FSTaste #FourSeasonsBeef Sliders with crispy pork belly and tomato - coming soon to AB&G's Sunset Menu, available daily from 4:30pm #FSTaste #FourSeasonsNew Sunset Starter menu items are on the horizon at our beachfront AB&G, like this Chicken & Waffles with bacon and cheddar waffles and jalapeño honey #FSTaste #FourSeasonsNew spring lunch menu in The Garden Restaurant! #fourseasons #fstaste #spring #layout #instagramSpringtime Chocolate Bomb!
#chocolate #dessert #pastry #fstasteBuy your #Easter treats today!!! #Repost @niharikat with @repostapp.
How adorable are the #Easter goodies on sale @FSMumbai !! Ms.froggie is my favourite :-D #fourseasonsmumbai #easteregg #chocolate #FSTasteCUT by @chefwolfgangpuck @fsbahrain - what a great choice for the best steak in #Bahrain! From prime dry- and wet-aged beef to shellfish and roasted whole fresh fish, CUT's menu provides broad appeal.17115000. #fstaste #FourSeasons #diningPeek-a-egg-boo! Join us as we have our social media Egg Hunt around the hotel : hope this Humpty Dumpty doesn't fall off the wall after its tipple! Guess where this is here at #FourSeasonsSingapore 🍸 #fourseasonssg #fourseasons #FSFotog #FSTaste #ThirstyThursdayI booked a nanny an hour too early before meeting my friends out. So, the world's best lychee martini it is! Side note... I have always loved the little cheesey crackers that are served with drinks here. @fshongkong #fstaste #lifewelltravelled #luxurytravel #cocktails #hongkong #discoverhongkong
My favourite of the evening, the 2006 #LaMarginale from Saumur Champigny in the Loire Valley. A benchmark of the #CabernetFranc, La Marginal...
Good morning #Bahrain! Let's start the day with a delicious breakfast at our all day dining Bahrain Bay Kitchen! Definitely the best recipe ...
This is what 100 kg (220 lbs) of chocolate looks like in very ornate form. It makes the whole area smell so good! #fstaste #hongkong #luxury...
Easter is all about chocolate, right? These desserts of figs, chocolate and gold coated macadamia nuts are the perfect grownup treat! #fssyd...
#roasted #halibut, #smoked #celeriac purée, sautéed celery, #snap #peas, pickled grapes, #walnut #brittle, #buttermilk #dressing. #yewyvr ...
... But first #champagne. @fsparis @jackiekaiellis #FourSeasons #FSTaste #winecellar
Beautiful breakfast buffet per usual where the attention to detail is so thought out and tidy that I even took a picture of the cereal displ...
Asian Pear "Belle Hélène" Pie #epicureasia #tofurier #pastrychef #fsbali #fsfotog #fstaste #foodmagazine
Keep your bags packed and let our Croque Madame bring you the flavors of France.
How AB&G does a Reuben at sunset - Potato Skins with corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and 1000 island #FSTaste #FourSeasons
How do you top your fries? AB&G is making theirs Loaded Cajun style with cheddar cheese, bacon, green onions and crema. Try it on the new Su...
AB&G's new Sunset Starters menu will be taking #hummus to a new level with this Chipotle Crab version #FSTaste #FourSeasons
Beef Sliders with crispy pork belly and tomato - coming soon to AB&G's Sunset Menu, available daily from 4:30pm #FSTaste #FourSeasons
New Sunset Starter menu items are on the horizon at our beachfront AB&G, like this Chicken & Waffles with bacon and cheddar waffles and jala...
New spring lunch menu in The Garden Restaurant! #fourseasons #fstaste #spring #layout #instagram
Springtime Chocolate Bomb! #chocolate #dessert #pastry #fstaste
Buy your #Easter treats today!!! #Repost @niharikat with @repostapp.
How adorable are the #Easter goodies on sale @FSMumbai !!...
CUT by @chefwolfgangpuck @fsbahrain - what a great choice for the best steak in #Bahrain! From prime dry- and wet-aged beef to shellfish and...
Peek-a-egg-boo! Join us as we have our social media Egg Hunt around the hotel : hope this Humpty Dumpty doesn't fall off the wall after its ...
I booked a nanny an hour too early before meeting my friends out. So, the world's best lychee martini it is! Side note... I have always love...

Food and fashion blogger, Jessica Estrada, learns about healthy cooking by preparing recipes from The Wellness Kitchen cookbook from Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village.

March 31, 2015 in News

Food lovers of all ages can test their skills and learn from the best with cooking classes at Four Seasons hotels and resorts from Chiang Mai to Punta Mita.

March 10, 2015 in News

From formal galas to intimate, flower-themed dinners, here’s a selection of Valentine’s Day menus from Four Seasons Hotels and resorts around the world.

February 3, 2015 in News

Gear up for the Big Game on February 1st with these fun recipes from Four Seasons Hotel Seattle and Four Seasons Hotel Boston!

January 26, 2015 in News

From twists on classic bourbon cocktails to sparkling wine from Eastern Europe, bartenders, mixologists and sommeliers from Four Seasons hotels and resorts preview the top drinks of 2015.

January 20, 2015 in News

From family-style dining to nose-to-tail cooking, chefs from Four Seasons hotels and resorts around the world share their insights on this year’s top food trends.

January 15, 2015 in News

For gourmands and for people who simply enjoy a good meal and a great glass of wine, there’s good news: 2014 saw a record number of creative new dining and drinking establishments open at Four Seasons hotels and resorts around the world, and there’s more to come in 2015.

January 8, 2015 in News

Take a walking tour of Istanbul with Executive Chef Savaş Aydemir at Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanhamet.

December 29, 2014 in News

Check out these fantastic gingerbread villages created by the pastry teams at Four Seasons Hotel Austin, Singapore, Prague and Hong Kong.

December 23, 2014 in News

The City of Light boosts its wattage during the month of December, making it a festive spot to spend the holiday season; and in recent years a variety of Christmas markets have graced some of Paris’ most memorable locales. Here are a few you shouldn’t miss.

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The mixologist at Four Seasons Hotel Canary Wharf channels his inner Charles Dickens to come up with these inspired cocktail recipes.

December 10, 2014 in Further Viewing,News

Dining at Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti isn’t just about authentic local dishes, it’s about authentic local ingredients as well.

December 9, 2014 in News

Chefs from the new Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach share their favourite international dishes and where to find them in Dubai.

December 4, 2014 in News

Executive Chefs at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC; Johannesburg; Bora Bora and Buenos Aires were challenged to spend a hypothetical gift card at any other Four Seasons restaurant in the world.

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This December, head to the beautiful shores of Maui to indulge in the 3rd Annual Vintage Wine Weekend, hosted December 5-7 by the award-winning Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea.

November 26, 2014 in News

Get a sampling of the wines featured at the Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival.

November 20, 2014 in News

While Thanksgiving at THE Blvd at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel is always enormously successful, it is the “Turkey to Go” take-home Thanksgiving meal that has become a huge hit—and it’s back again this year.

November 13, 2014 in News

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney unveils its new restaurant, Pei Modern, helmed by Executive Chef Mark Best.

November 12, 2014 in News

Over the past two years, Miami has experienced a massive food truck movement where Floridians can experience the best of Cuban-inspired gourmet meals. We sit down with Four Seasons chef Aaron Brooks to talk about his take on the phenomena sweeping his city, and how he feels about becoming part of it.

November 6, 2014 in News

Palm Beach’s dynamic dining scene just got a lot more tasty. Chef Darryl Moiles discusses the ideal way to spend your day with the Four Seasons Food Truck in Palm Beach.

November 3, 2014 in News

Writer Charles Bethea stops by the Four Seasons Food Truck in Atlanta to sample the offerings and see for himself what everyone’s been talking about… the Food Truck Showdown!

October 27, 2014 in News

Spa and wellness experts at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts offer tips on the best foods to eat before and after a workout.

October 17, 2014 in News

Four Seasons chefs around the world are replacing hot dogs and french fries with sophisticated and nutritious menus for children. Get a taste of what dishes are being served up for babies, toddlers and school-age kids now.

October 15, 2014 in News

Follow the #FSFoodTruck as it travels around Midtown Atlanta serving up Pork Shank Tacos, Savannah Crab Cake Sandwiches, Oyster Po’ Boys, Peach Ice Cream Sandwiches and more.

October 10, 2014 in News

Move over, smoothies and cereal—in Asia, breakfast is savoury, hot and flavourful, perfect for fueling a busy day ahead. Learn about Chef Kato’s favourites at Four Seasons Hotel Doha.

October 9, 2014 in News

Four Seasons recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month by creating a variety of pretty-in-pink cocktails.

October 1, 2014 in News

Executive Chef Four Seasons Hotel Budapest Leonardo Di Clemente unveils his favourite gnocchi recipe–perfect to make with kids.

September 26, 2014 in News

Walter Meccia, sommelier at Four Seasons Hotel Firenze, shares his recommendations for the best bottles of this unique blend.

September 16, 2014 in News

Celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month at Jackson Hole’s The Handle Bar, where the mixology team serves up four distinctive barrel-aged cocktails.

September 12, 2014 in News

The Dive & Dine programme at Four Seasons Resort Nevis offers the ultimate payoff: dining on lobster lassoed during an extraordinary excursion under the sea.

September 9, 2014 in News

Discover the secrets of Thai cuisine at the Cooking School at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai and learn how to recreate the perfect Thai kitchen back home.

September 5, 2014 in News

Starting September 15, the Four Seasons Food Truck will embark on a nine-city culinary tour down the East Coast, serving up plenty of gourmet street food along the way.

September 4, 2014 in News

Adding unexpected, gourmet touches to classic American favourites like hearty burgers, sandwiches and BBQ dishes, Sous Chef Kevin Walsh brings a touch of his Midwest roots to fabulous Las Vegas.

August 21, 2014 in News

Executive Chef Vito Mollica gives guests packets of seedlings reflective of the dishes he creates at Florence’s Michelin-starred Il Palagio.

August 19, 2014 in News

The draw of the local food is one of Bali’s most beloved attractions, and thanks to the new Jimbaran Bay Cooking Academy, visitors can now take home the authentic flavours of Indonesian cuisine.

August 14, 2014 in News

Four Seasons Resort Langkawi’s passionate Sous Chef, Adee Affende Bin Sudin always looks forward to the opportunities that Ramadan brings for the chance to further expose his guests to the unique flavours of Langkawi.

July 21, 2014 in News

The Seychelles are known for Creole cooking, their array of spices, and exquisite tropical fruits.

July 17, 2014 in News

Embark on the ultimate epicurean adventure with a trip around the globe.

July 14, 2014 in News

Charcuterie is food craftsmanship, turning preserved food into delicacies by salting, cooking, smoking, and drying. At Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, one of famed Charcutier Gilles Vérot’s proteges, Chef Nicolas Marragou (“Chef Nico” for short) makes everything from the bacon to the terrines, in-house.

July 11, 2014 in News

June was sardine month in Lisbon! Yes, the ‘Festas de Lisboa’ is a two-month series of summer shows and events that takes place annually in Lisbon’s historic quarters.

July 8, 2014 in News

Babonne fish – a fleshy white fish similar to red snapper that’s a staple in many Mauritian cooking pots – was the ingredient in a cook-off challenge.

July 4, 2014 in News

This 4th of July, ditch your regular old potato salad recipes and go gourmet!

July 2, 2014 in News

In celebration of Ramadan 2014, we asked chefs from Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts across the Middle East to share their favourite Iftar soups made with local ingredients.

June 27, 2014 in News

Craft beer is far from a new phenomenon, and it’s hardly unique to Denver.

June 25, 2014 in News

Since being promoted to Chef de Cuisine at TRIO last September, Scott Higby has campaigned for a garden at Four Seasons Hotel Austin, because, he says, food from the earth tastes best when it’s local and seasonal.

June 19, 2014 in News

Imported specialties like sushi and pasta may have dominated the Russian capital in recent years, but today Moscow’s dining landscape simmers with formerly humble local foods. Get a taste of the city at hot spots where traditional, homegrown flavours are being revived—and reimagined.

June 18, 2014 in News

Renowned mushroom expert Larry Evans is returning this year to host a lively seminar on the local fungi followed by an extravagant mushroom-inspired reception and dinner at Four Seasons Resort & Residences Vail.

June 16, 2014 in News

Four Seasons chefs are all about farm-to-table – sourcing ingredients as local as they can get them – right in their very own gardens!

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Creating your own extraordinary experience is a picnic in Paris away. Stop by a Parisian bakery and load up on boulangeries and pâtisseries where you can score baguettes, flaky, butter-laden croissants, and window-perched eclairs.

June 9, 2014 in News

Four Seasons Resort Hualālai at Historic Ka‘ūpūlehu celebrates “the sweet life” featuring Palmina and Brewer-Clifton wines.

June 6, 2014 in News

For the World cup, in Seattle, Chef Jelle Vandenbroucke and his team created a special Market TV Tray featuring South American street food. Taste also checks in with other Four Seasons properties to see where they suggest eating in celebration of the World Cup.

June 5, 2014 in News

We’ve compiled a list of these once-in-a-lifetime, unforgettable epic dining experiences so you can see how to enjoy the best cuisine set against some of the most dramatic backdrops.

May 26, 2014 in News

Four Seasons Scottsdale creates a Prohibition-busting ice cream float.

May 19, 2014 in News

We asked Chef Adnan Aad, Pool Grill Sous Chef at Four Seasons Hotel Doha, to give us his top tips on planning the perfect party by the pool for anyone keen on splashing up some fun this summer.

May 13, 2014 in News

John Johnson, the executive chef of the Four Seasons Hotel New York, and Marc Kaufman, the director of catering for Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel), appeared on Good Morning America to share their ideas for throwing a thoughtful, inventive and easy Mother’s Day brunch.

May 8, 2014 in News

With her sweet son in-hand, Executive Pastry Chef Melissa Logan of Four Seasons Resort Hualalai gives a tour of her local farmers’ market at Waimea.

May 6, 2014 in News

A Cinco de Mayo how-to! Chef Ricky’s deliciously perfect guacamole from Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach.

May 5, 2014 in News

Apart from her reputation as a city of cultures, Chiang Mai is also well known for her unique and distinctive flavour of the traditional cuisine.

May 2, 2014 in News

Indulge in the “Take Flight” Wine Dinner Series at Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara. From well-known names to up-and-coming vintners and more, this year’s events combine superb libations with expertly paired cuisine …

April 25, 2014 in News

Indulge in a one-of-a-kind Wine & Thai Food Pairing with Thai wine carefully selected by the culinary and bar teams at Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui.

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This holiday, the chef at Four Seasons Hotel Baku shows how he bakes a traditional Italian Easter pie or “Torta Salata Pasqualina.”

April 17, 2014 in News

Want the ultimate sandwich? Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Month with a Zillion Dollar Grilled Cheese at deca Restaurant + Bar in Chicago.

April 14, 2014 in News

In the heart of china, chefs sling long strands of noodles, slamming them onto metal counters with a distinctive “thwack!” often in open view of diners. It’s the love of fresh noodles that has inspired China by Four Seasons to come up with eight authentic noodle recipes.

April 9, 2014 in News

When we posted Facebook pics of us sautéing scallops behind the line in the Four Seasons kitchen with Executive Chef Andrew Cooper, we immediately got dozens of “likes,” envious oohs and ahs. I mean, who doesn’t want to play high-profile chef for a day?

April 7, 2014 in News

Looking for a beer that’s smooth yet hoppy in flavour? Grain Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney may have just perfected the art of brewing with The Grain Larger.

April 4, 2014 in News

Originating from northern Italy, grappa is a distilled spirit cultivated from pomace, the seeds and skin of grapes. Taste sat down with Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis‘ Cory Cuff, Manager of Cielo Restaurant and Bar to pick his brain about grappa. Here’s what he told us:

April 2, 2014 in News

Luminescent cocktails and food infused with real meteorite: A menu that’s out of this world—literally. Taste the stars at Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica.

March 26, 2014 in News

Hong Kong’s hottest restaurants are as full of surprises as they are tasty dishes. There’s authentic Neapolitan-style pizza, Spanish tapas and ocean-fresh sashimi. Eat up!

March 24, 2014 in News

Every day, Executive Chef Ned Bell and Executive Pasty Chef Bruno Feldeisen, make the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver’s signature Power Cookies. Packed full of nutrients, these cookies are perfect for a breakfast-on-the-go.

March 21, 2014 in News

Mountain resort chefs Jason Harrison, Tory Martindale and Jeffrey Hileman are engaging in a little culinary sparring to each come up with the most tasty sage dish possible, with the winner being declared via social media voting. Which chef will be crowned king of the mountain resorts? You decide.

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Executive Chef Mario Alcocer at Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo creates an elegant appetizer version of the casado that is authentic, delicious and light.

March 17, 2014 in News

Recipes for traditional Zongzi dumplings vary widely. Here, three Four Seasons chefs share their recipes for this traditional Chinese delicacy.

March 14, 2014 in News

We sat down with Executive Sous Chef Alberto Rossi, whose traditional St. Patrick’s Day menu showcases Irish favourites that continue to influence contemporary Irish cuisine today.

March 13, 2014 in News

Tour the gardens of Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai with the resort’s gardener, who will introduce an array of flowers that taste as good as they look. Freshly picked and sampled in the field, guests are introduced to new flavours that they can later experience on the menu in the resort’s restaurants.

March 10, 2014 in News

Four Seasons Seattle partners with NW Peaks Brewery to create Never Trust a Skinny Chef Ale, available now at ART Restaurant.

March 7, 2014 in News

Charcuterie is true food craftsmanship, turning preserved food into items of beauty by salting, cooking, smoking, and drying. Now, Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok will be a hub of flavour, with their new pop-up charcuterie room.

March 5, 2014 in News

From the first heady sip to learning your fortune in the remaining grounds: discover the secret to rich, strong Turkish coffee in a must-see video for coffee lovers.

March 3, 2014 in News

Serve up some glitz and glamour at your Academy Awards viewing party with two exclusive Four Seasons signature cocktail recipes and the perfect seafood appetizer.

February 26, 2014 in News

If you’re a connoisseur of delicious proteins, you’ll love the event that recently featured Four Seasons Hotel Miami’s Executive Chef Aaron Brooks. Don’t miss his signature porchetta recipe either.

February 24, 2014 in News

Seattle’s burgeoning food scene is growing more delicious — and diverse — each year. So, don’t miss our round-up of the six hottest restaurants and be sure to pack your appetite.

February 21, 2014 in News

A top chef at Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon shares an enticing seafood recipe, complete with step-by-step photos.

February 19, 2014 in News

Pappardelle pasta with short rib and delicata squash is upscale comfort food, perfect for a cozy night in. Here’s the delicious one-dish recipe, including step-by-step pictures.

February 17, 2014 in News

Indulge that special someone with a six-course romantic dinner in romantic Budapest this Valentine’s Day.

February 13, 2014 in News

Ever wondered how a top restaurant kitchen works? Take a behind-the-scenes tour and meet some of the culinary stars of Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC.

February 11, 2014 in News

This Valentine’s Day, develop a new appreciation for different chocolate flavours—and learn why you should always serve red wine with chocolate truffles.

February 10, 2014 in News

Throwing a Winter Olympics party? Looking for après ski food ideas? Try these two savoury, satisfying dishes that cook up in a flash.

February 7, 2014 in News

From LA and NYC to Stockholm and Bangkok, we’ve got the scoop on who’s serving up the juiciest, most flavourful burgers around the globe. Get ready — you’ll need both hands for these.

February 3, 2014 in News

Mark the Year of the Horse with plenty of lucky foods for family and friends, including four Chinese New Year recipes from Four Seasons chefs. Kung Hei Fat Choy!

January 31, 2014 in News

On Super Bowl Sunday, tailgate in style or cook for a crowd at home with two delicious make-ahead recipes from Four Seasons Hotel New York.

January 29, 2014 in News

Four Seasons St. Louis has created two amazing healthy cocktails to start your new year off right!

January 24, 2014 in News

Escape to the warmth of Turkey as a top chef shares his insights on the essential flavours and ingredients of the region.

January 22, 2014 in News

Your guide to Four Seasons restaurants that have been awarded coveted Michelin stars for excellence.

January 17, 2014 in News

It’s travel by chocolate: we’ve got decadent recipes from Four Seasons chefs, cooking and baking tips, innovative chocolate ideas plus a chocolate Pinterest map.

January 15, 2014 in News

Smoky or sweet, mild or searingly hot, chiles are at the heart of authentic Mexican cuisine. Chef Edgar Kano shares how to use arbols, cascabels, habanaros, poblanos, pasillas and more.

January 13, 2014 in News

Independent food and travel media influencer and blogger Vani Hari, known in social media circles as The Food Babe, documents a healthy and fit holiday on Nevis.

January 10, 2014 in News

Ready to make good on those new year’s resolutions? At Ranch 4.0 at Four Seasons Westlake Village, you’ll dine on meals made with locally grown ingredients.

January 8, 2014 in News

A Four Seasons chef shares his top tips for making excellent soup, plus his special wonton soup recipe from his new cookbook, Soup N’ Spoon.

January 6, 2014 in News

Part refreshment, part treasured ritual, teatime is a mainstay of Middle Eastern life. A renowned Four Seasons chef shares his recommendations to match three popular teas with three delectable desserts, including recipes.

January 2, 2014 in News

Whether you’re throwing a New Year’s Eve party or are a guest who wants to impress the host with that perfect bottle of champagne, Dana Farner – Beverage Director of CUT and sidebar – at Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel), has you covered.

December 27, 2013 in News

Turkey? Check. Cranberry relish? Check. Mashed potatoes and gravy? Check. Chef Zack at Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore shares his favourite turkey burger recipe, complete with a step-by-step photo guide.

December 23, 2013 in News

Executive Chef Alex Garés discusses his authentic Thai cuisine—and shares an easy recipe—from the newly opened KOH Thai Kitchen & Bar. With a plantation of coconut palms as a backdrop, guests can indulge in traditional dishes while enjoying gentle breezes from the Gulf of Thailand.

December 20, 2013 in News

We’re showcasing two of our favourite gingerbread creations from 2013: an elegant manor house and a magical village.

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Budapest’s hip answer to the pop-up, ruin pubs are drawing crowds and serving up drinks (and occasionally a farmers’ market) in artfully run-down buildings furnished with eclectic cast-offs. Taste takes a look at the trend in this special report.

December 16, 2013 in News

From a “hot chocolate doc” who makes house calls to hot chocolate infused with green chiles, Four Seasons definitely knows how to put the “haute” in hot chocolate. Warm up with one of these satisfyingly rich and delicious treats, plus get a recipe for hot choc with a kick: green chile hot chocolate.

December 13, 2013 in News

So easy and so memorable! This sweet snowman is fast, easy and sure to bring joy to your table. Here’s how to do it, in four simple steps (and lots of pictures).

December 11, 2013 in News

Totally easy, totally sophisticated: these sweet treats are a fun finale to a holiday gathering. Just melt, swirl, freeze and enjoy! Here’s the step-by-step photo guide.

December 9, 2013 in News

Taste contacted five acclaimed Four Seasons chefs in Buenos Aires, Vancouver, Doha, Hampshire and Hong Kong to find out their insider views on all things food and drink. Whether you’re looking for a gift idea for the foodie in your life or want a peek at the up-and-coming trends for 2014, we’ve got it here.

December 6, 2013 in News

Call it a grinder, call it a po’ boy, call it a sandwich—for Executive Chef Kevin Erving in Lana’i, Hawaii, Thanksgiving leftovers add up to a deliciously messy meal in a bun.

November 29, 2013 in News

Get your holiday wine pairing questions ready! Four Seasons Hong Kong Chef Sommelier Sebastien Allano answers all your questions on Facebook.

November 26, 2013 in News

Celebrate Hanukkah with delectable recipes for potato pancakes, jelly doughnuts and challah French toast.

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Plan your easy, elegant Thanksgiving dinner with recipes from two top chefs at Four Seasons Vancouver.

November 25, 2013 in News

It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without baking that includes pumpkin in a starring role…but it doesn’t have to be a traditional pie. Get three fun, unexpected pumpkin recipes here: pumpkin bread pudding, pumpkin whoopie pies and pumpkin scones with spiced cranberry jam.

November 22, 2013 in News

Whether you dream of relaxing in a tropical paradise and sampling the freshest seafood or exploring a vibrant city one restaurant and market at a time, Four Seasons experts can help you plan your next travel adventure through Pinterest.

November 21, 2013 in News

White or black, shaved or diced, truffles inspire a devoted following. Now at the height of their season, truffles are on the menu at Four Seasons properties all over the world. Here are some of the top ways to get your truffle fix (including a chance to be a truffle hunter for a day!)

November 20, 2013 in News

On October 23rd, eleven legendary wine producers united for Grapes for Humanity Global Foundation’s (GFH Global) Greatest of Grapes Legends Dinner at Four Seasons Hotel New York.

November 19, 2013 in News

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 – which marked the 5-year anniversary of Four Seasons Hotel Seattle – the red carpet was literally rolled-out for five Four Seasons chefs.

November 18, 2013 in News

In honour of the upcoming holidays, we are launching our “Holiday Expert on Call” feature, where fans can ask their holiday entertaining questions in an online Q&A on our Facebook page.

November 13, 2013 in News

Eager to impress your holiday guests? Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore to the rescue! Follow along for an easy guide to create the perfect Holiday cupcake.

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From gourmet breakfast granola and Oktoberfest fare to Mexican cuisine and Korean fusion: if it was fresh, innovative and unbelievably delicious, it was on the menu at the FS Taste Truck. Here are the highlights, including new pictures, from the eight-week tour.

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Executive Chef Leonardo Di Clemente at Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest knows he’s got a good thing going at the city’s Great Market Hall, known locally as the the Központi Vásárcsarnok.

November 11, 2013 in News

It’s fun, festive and a little out-of-the-ordinary: throw a rum-tasting party with this step-by-step guide from the expert mixologists at Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita. Plus, get a big-batch rum punch recipe.

November 8, 2013 in News

This week, on the final week of the tour, the FS Taste Truck visits sunny Santa Fe, NM. True to the area’s southwestern roots, the culinary team is serving up breakfast gorditos and sandwiches, chili cheese fries, churro, abualita (Mexican hot chocolate) and other delectable menu items.

November 7, 2013 in News

Celebrate the Hindu festival of lights with easy-to-make sweet potato-coconut cakes called gateau patates, the most popular holiday dessert in Mauritius.

November 4, 2013 in News

It’s your last chance to sample FS Taste Truck gourmet on-the-go food: it completes its tour of the southwest with a final week in Santa Fe, NM.

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Four Seasons Firenze’s signature restaurant Il Palagio, has begun its new season with a rich and scrumptious brunch offering a variety of dishes that embody the perfect blend of Tuscan tradition and contemporary creativity.

October 30, 2013 in News

Goodbye California, hello Arizona. The FS Taste Truck visits Scottsdale and Phoenix this week, offering plenty of southwestern sizzle with dishes like beef tongue tacos with salsa verde, Texas red buffalo chili, and chorizo and potato breakfast burritos.

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What’s the best way to celebrate a fifth anniversary? If you answered “a chef cook-off” you’d be right! In celebration of its fifth anniversary, Four Seasons Hotel Seattle rolls out the red carpet for the culinary talents of five chefs for a “Best of the West” dinner.

October 28, 2013 in News

After six weeks of California dreaming, (Palo Alto, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles and Westlake Village), the FS Taste Truck has made its way to sunny Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Sweet, hearty and versatile, parsnips pack a healthy punch too, because they boost immune function and help the body fight inflammation. What better way to feed your appetite on a chilly autumn day?

October 25, 2013 in News

The FS Taste Truck visits a variety of communities in the LA-area this week. On the menu: classic pub fare with a deliciously gourmet approach, including smoked kielbasa with grilled onion and peppers, and beer bratwurst with blonde ale mustard on a pretzel bun. All together now, “mmmm….”

October 23, 2013 in News

Coffee-lovers, take note: premium Haitian coffee, an heirloom variety grown semi-wild in the mountains, is now available at Four Seasons in New York and Toronto.

October 22, 2013 in News

Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, Los Angeles is the last California stop for the FS Taste Truck, after mouthwatering visits to Palo Alto, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Beverly Hills and Los Angeles. Get ready for premium burgers, bratwurst, poutine and salad—not to mention a Cup o’ Pizza.

October 21, 2013 in News

This week in Los Angeles, the FS Taste Truck serves up tasty street cuisine with international flair: Korean kalbi short ribs; modern Mexican shrimp tostadas with chipotle remoulade and classic tres leches cake with chocolate ice cream; and empanadas from Argentina.

October 16, 2013 in News

After rave reviews from diners in Palo Alto, San Francisco, Santa Barbara and Beverly Hills, the FS Taste Truck is serving up modern Mexican cuisine, created by the culinary team at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills.

October 14, 2013 in News

Combine the old-world charm of Budapest with the modern skills of two competing chefs and the result is culinary magic.

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The FS Taste Truck, led by THE Blvd’s executive chef Gilles Arzur, developed a custom menu for its week-long Beverly Hills tour, serving up international street food fare like grilled octopus, traditional anticuchos (grilled meat on skewers), beef and carrot cromesqui and salmon salad. The sweet finale: chocolate cronets and of course, get the recipe!

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Art. Culture. Music. Food. Last night’s Downtown LA Art Walk had it all. As a DJ spun the night away, our Food Truck fed the guests as they walked around viewing the art. The popular item of the evening? The Chocolate Rodeo Cronet!

October 12, 2013 in News

Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving in October…which is perfect timing for those who celebrate in November and want to start planning their feast. We caught up with Chef de Cuisine Tyler Shedden of Café Boulud to get his expert tips for cooking a juicy, delicious turkey. Plus, we’ve got recipes for a full Thanksgiving dinner from Four Seasons Hotel Toronto to inspire you.

October 11, 2013 in News

After wowing celebrities and party-goers at the Breaking Bad finale, the #FSTasteTruck went on to deliver the fun and flavour at a private event at Red Bull headquarters.

October 9, 2013 in News

Now entering its fourth week of California living after stops in Palo Alto, San Francisco and Santa Barbara, the FS Taste Truck is checking out the casual glamour of Beverly Hills and the vibrancy of downtown LA, hosted by Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel) from October 7-13.

October 7, 2013 in News

Have you heard of muntry berries? How about mallee wood? Australia is justly proud of its regional ingredients and national talent, which the whole country is celebrating during Good Food Month this October. See how Four Seasons Hotel Australia is marking the country’s largest food festival…and learn how to make your own impressive, no-worries-mate, apple tart.

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Soak up some Moroccan sunshine with a colourful photo tour through a Marrakech market and the surrounding countryside with a Four Seasons chef, plus cook up your own classic lamb recipe.

October 4, 2013 in News

Boasting not one but two tantalizing menus, the FS Taste Truck visits Santa Barbara this week. Choose from fresh smoothies, raspberry Nutella paninos, or BBQ short ribs with smoked mozzarella and arugula when the truck offers its California-Italian menu. Or, feast on housemade bratwurst, chicken schnitzel or German triple chocolate cake from the Oktoberfest menu.

October 2, 2013 in News

Quick, think pink! Four Seasons recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month with delectable pink drinks and desserts. Put on your rose-coloured glasses and check out the recipes.

October 1, 2013 in News

After delighting taste buds and drawing crowds in Palo Alto and San Francisco, (and a short detour to feed stars and fans at the Breaking Bad finale), the FS Taste Truck heads to Santa Barbara from September 30 to October 6.

September 30, 2013 in News

Pack your flannel shirts, jeans and cowboy boots for an authentically Western time in Jackson Hole, Wyoming—and don’t forget your appetite. There’s buffalo and elk to be had!

September 27, 2013 in News

From duck fat burgers and hand-cut garlic fries to heirloom tomato salad and double fudge, walnut and white chocolate chip cookies, the FS Taste Truck is serving up delicious eats with a side of fun in San Francisco.

September 25, 2013 in News

The first stop in Palo Alto was a huge culinary success and seven more Western US destinations remain. The FS Taste Truck has made its way down the Southern California coast and has reached its second stop… the vibrant city of San Francisco.

September 23, 2013 in News

Being a champion of sustainable seafood is easy when the cause is a delicacy unique to home. Chef Ned Bell of YEW seafood + bar grew up on a farm in British Columbia, the Canadian province whose coastal waters yield a bounty of B.C. spot prawns each May and June.

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Lobster Cocette and Kaffir-lime truffles: Take a behind-the-scenes tour at Varanda, complete with stunning photos and recipes.

September 20, 2013 in News

We have a special “beer” version of Sommelier on Call launching on Facebook (Sept 23-27) in honour of Oktoberfest and our special Taste Beerfest, and Cory Cuff, Cielo Bar & Restaurant Manager from Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis has been enlisted to answer all your beer pairing questions.

September 19, 2013 in News

Four Seasons Palo Alto kicks off the first leg of the FS Taste Truck tour! From September 16 to 22, sample delectable offerings like this kamut pasta dish (Moloreddus gnocchetti, Organic Chicken and Marsala Wine Bolognese), created by Executive Chef Marco Fossati of Quattro.

September 18, 2013 in News

Nine top chefs, one unforgettable evening: Four Seasons Hotel St Louis hosts the James Beard Celebrity Chef Dinner Series on September 19.

September 16, 2013 in News

Snap a photo or video of the truck or the delicious food it’s serving up and share it on Instagram to receive a special treat at the Four Seasons hotel hosting the truck.

September 15, 2013 in News

Starting September 16, Four Seasons has its very own food truck, the FS Taste Truck, heading out on a week-by-week road trip to eight Western destinations in three states.

September 12, 2013 in News

In Italy, brewing a cup of coffee is especially serious business. Guests of Michelin-starred Il Palagio at Four Seasons Hotel Florence can now experience a rare technique blessed by coffee aficionados around the world.

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Homemade bratwurst, quinoa burgers and yes, cronuts: the FS Taste Food Truck is serving up a variety of sweet and savoury treats created by renowned Four Seasons chefs. Check out the recipes from each of the destinations.

September 11, 2013 in News

The FS Taste Truck tour is about more than just great street eats and community involvement—it benefits a good cause

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The eight-week FS Taste Food Truck tour is packed with delicious events designed to thrill hungry crowds. Here’s a sampling of what’s to come.

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Cheer on your team with the perfect savoury tailgating treats, created by Four Seasons chefs in Austin, Boston and Los Angeles.

September 9, 2013 in News

Savoury or sweet, traditional or reinvented, enticing mooncakes are at the heart of China’s Moon Festival. Here’s what you need to know about this exclusive delicacy.

September 5, 2013 in News

From rustic bistros and cool java joints to Japanese izakaya spots and oyster houses, there’s no shortage of choice in hip Baltimore. Overwhelmed by choice? Here’s our short list of the best restaurants in Baltimore right now.

September 4, 2013 in News

The genial executive chef at Southern California’s Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara may have one of the best grower networks around, with a gigantic bounty of luscious fresh vegetables, fruit, nuts, seafood and meats year-round.

September 2, 2013 in News

With the launch of Beerfest — where we challenged our Four Seasons chefs to come up with their best beer-infused recipes — we couldn’t help but ask the burning questions you all want to know.

September 1, 2013 in News

Mashed potatoes, sautéed mushrooms or just plain old fries… jazzing up a steak night can leave most people short on interesting ideas. Add a touch of Middle Eastern magic to your next steak night with inventive ideas courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel Beirut.

August 30, 2013 in News

Gresham Restaurant in Budapest offers a new, lighter take on traditional Hungarian cuisine.

August 28, 2013 in News

A bottle of LOUIS XIII RARE CASK 42,6 arrives in style at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, personally hand-delivered by Rémy Cointreau USA Vice President of Prestige Brands Yves de Launay.

August 26, 2013 in News

Leisurely, indulgent and downright delicious, brunch is a favourite weekend pastime. Try one (or all) of these three recipes to make the most of the moment.

August 23, 2013 in News

The culinary team at Westbank Grill at Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole, is serving up bacon waffles, where the batter is flavoured with bacon fat and smoky bacon bits are baked right in.

August 19, 2013 in News

Hosted by Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok from September 2 to 8, the prestigious World Gourmet Festival offers exclusive opportunities to learn from the world’s greatest tastemakers and dine on unforgettable meals. Here are 10 of the many reasons send your taste buds into overdrive by making a reservation now.

August 14, 2013 in News

Why stop at just pork chops? Wow your guests by roasting a whole baby pig Uruguayan-style. Recipe courtesy of Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, Uruguay.

August 12, 2013 in News

Here at Taste, We just love roasting marshmallows over a crackling fire while the sun disappears into the horizon. These are the moments when we know for certain, life is just plain good. It’s with this in mind, that we challenged our chefs globally to submit their gourmet S’more recipes.

August 10, 2013 in News

Lavender is renowned for its healing properties, gorgeously purple blooms and evocative fragrance—and you can use it to flavour main dishes, salads, desserts and cocktails too.

August 9, 2013 in News

Nothing says “comfort food” like a club sandwich. Now, three Four Seasons chefs in Europe have taken the traditionally North American creation and added their own regional twists, from pita bread to diced lobster. So, bring your appetite and dig in!

August 7, 2013 in News

The French habit of shopping for food almost every day ensures that Paris’ open-air food markets are an undisputed part of the landscape. Lively, beautifully laid out and crammed with fresh local fare, farmer’s markets are a little piece of food paradise and a quintessential Paris experience.

August 5, 2013 in News

Each month, on the Facebook page for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, a top Four Seasons sommelier answers your wine or beer pairing questions for one week. This week, we’re lucky enough to feature Dana Farner, Beverage Director of CUT and sidebar – Wolfgang Puck’s outposts at Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel). Cheers!

August 2, 2013 in News

Light a fire under your grill skills with our 12 must-have recipes, from rubs and sauces to full-on feasts.

August 1, 2013 in News

Summer’s in full swing across North America, so here’s our round up of the best patios for see-and-be-seen dinner and drinks.

July 24, 2013 in News

Dumplings are a mainstay of Asian cuisine, available in a truly remarkable array of shapes and fillings. Our vote for “Prettiest Dumpling” has to go to the Thai specialty known as Chor Muang.

July 22, 2013 in News

Turn humble produce into edible sculptures with the centuries-old Thai tradition of fruit and vegetable carving. (Talk about a great party trick!)

July 19, 2013 in News

Roll out the barrels: aging liquor in oak barrels provides a deeper, mellower flavour, according to Four Seasons mixologists. Now, try these four great recipes (barrel not included).

July 17, 2013 in News

Chef Andrew Cooper created the “Private Adventure Cooking Class” providing guests a memorable hands-on experience shopping, cooking and discussing food. My kids love to cook, so we naturally jumped at the chance to join Chef Andrew for a day while visiting Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe.

July 12, 2013 in News

From London to Las Vegas, join the upcoming Instagram “insta-meet” events — and share your favourite Four Seasons ice cream dessert with others.

July 11, 2013 in News

Feasting is just as much a part of Ramadan as fasting. So, here’s a light and easy traditional Ramadan recipe for Pistachio Birds’ Nests from Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre.

July 10, 2013 in News

Pair wine and beer like a pro with help from your very own Sommelier on Demand. First up was Four Seasons Hotel Austin’s own Mark Sayre, who provided advice on what to drink with everything from steak to sushi.

July 8, 2013 in News

Just in time for July 4th, food writer Amy Rosen samples Four Seasons Hotel Chicago’s famous frank — and starts to understand why its homemade goodness (right down to the beer-braised mustard and poppyseed brioche bun) is hard to beat.

July 3, 2013 in News

In honour of Canada Day on July 1, we challenged the chefs at each of the country’s Four Seasons properties in Whistler, Vancouver and Toronto to come up with their interpretation of the ultimate Canuck cuisine. And yes, back bacon and maple syrup just might be involved!

June 27, 2013 in News

You can taste the competition! Executive Chef Jason Harrison of Four Seasons Resort Vail and Executive Chef Simon Purvis of Four Seasons Hotel Denver joined forces to serve up a deluxe five-course “Dueling Chefs” dinner, hosted at EDGE Restaurant in Denver. What did they serve and who won? Read on to find out.

June 25, 2013 in News

Crisp, aromatic and versatile, Riesling is perhaps the perfect hot-weather wine. The grape is found everywhere from Idaho and Michigan to Italy and New Zealand—which makes it particularly interesting, since it is often considered to be the best reflector of terroir, or the climate and soil of where it is grown.

June 21, 2013 in News

Cyrille Pannier, Executive Chef at Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire turned his passion for curds into a cheese making craft both at home and at the Hotel.

June 20, 2013 in News

The annual Four Seasons celebration of Ice Cream puts one of the world’s most beloved frozen treats in the spotlight. Four Seasons chefs from around the globe put their creativity to the test to create ice cream offerings that speak to their destination as well as emerging trends within the pastry world.

June 18, 2013 in News

Over the centuries, the Macanese have blended southern Chinese and Portuguese flavours, borrowing and refining approaches from Europe, Africa, India, southeast Asia, and Latin America. To celebrate this unique cuisine, Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip ® is partnering with the Macanese Gastronomy Association and holding a Macanese Food Festival from June 4 to July 8.

June 10, 2013 in News

Ask a Florentine about popular street food and it’s likely they’ll point to one of the many lampredotto stands dotting the city center. And now, thanks to Chef Vito Mollica at Four Seasons Florence, this “fast food” is quickly becoming a gourmet delicacy.

June 4, 2013 in News

Food editor and writer Amy Rosen samples Four Seasons Hotel Chicago’s impossibly satisfying new lunch (just in time for swimsuit season): beet salad, halibut and chocolate sorbet at just 500 calories.

May 28, 2013 in News

From Sydney to Serengeti and Houston to Hampshire, our collection of 100 Mile Cocktails boast 100% local ingredients and spirits. Cheers to farm-to-glass libations!

May 23, 2013 in News

You’ve heard of pop-up shops and restaurants, but pop-up cooking classes? How delicious! Four Seasons Hotel Miami takes the hot trend in a new culinary direction with monthly themed events — don’t miss your chance to learn from (and eat with) the best.

May 20, 2013 in News

From foraging for food (thanks to some training by Alice Waters of Chez Panisse) to firing up his dishes in a wood-burning oven fueled by local hardwoods, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney’s chef, Hamish Ingham, never met a local ingredient he couldn’t use.

May 16, 2013 in News

Creamy, cold and uncommonly delicious, this rich dessert — a favourite in Arabian countries — is made from sweet clotted cream called “keshta.” Now, thanks to Andreas Haugg, Executive Chef at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza, we can all pick up a spoon and dig in!

May 13, 2013 in News

Looking for a last-minute Mother’s Day gift? Nothing says “I love you” like homemade baking — especially when it’s from baker to the stars, Peggy Porschen, who shares two recipes from her book Boutique Baking (Quadrille): Cinnamon Mini Doughnuts and Meringue Kisses.

May 8, 2013 in News

In the first of our new monthly series on the world’s best farmers’ markets, we shop the stalls and sample the best snacks with Chef Ned Bell, of Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver.

May 6, 2013 in News

Imagine ending a sun-filled, Hawaiian beach day by sipping vintage wines in esteemed company — if that sounds like heaven on earth, you’ll want to attend the Vintage Wine Weekend (May 24-26) hosted by Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea. Reserve your spot now!

April 29, 2013 in News

From upscale French fare (hello, Balthazar!) to hip Peruvian cuisine and a traditional-with-a-twist tavern, London’s restaurant scene just got even more interesting.

April 26, 2013 in News

He’s cooked sold-out dinners in Bangkok, taught sushi technique in Costa Rica and studied cooking in his hometown of Hakodate, Japan. Chef de Cuisine Masa Shimakawa still jets the globe — favorite kitchen tools in tow.

April 24, 2013 in News

Leonardo Di Clemente, Executive Chef at Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest, shares his kid-friendly recipe for gnocchi. (Hint: the dough is just as fun to play with as the kind you can buy in toy stores!)

April 22, 2013 in News

Featuring cream from a historic farm, coffee from an artisanal roastery and wine from a Renaissance estate, this decadent drink will live in your memory long after the last sip.

April 19, 2013 in News

From dancing robot servers to fried grasshopper stalls and “drunken” noodles with a cult following, a world of culinary delights awaits in Thailand’s bustling capital city.

April 15, 2013 in News

Dana Farner, the much-lauded lady of the LA wine scene — thanks to her job at CUT, the Wolfgang Puck steakhouse at the Beverly Wilshire (A Four Seasons Hotel) — shares her thoughts on everything from wine-kegs to champagne first courses.

April 10, 2013 in News

Holger Deh, Executive Pastry Chef at Four Seasons Hotel Beijing, recently got the chance of a lifetime: to work in the world-renowned Or Noir lab (yes, a chocolate-making lab!) and concoct his own new flavour: complex, fruity and fragrant.

April 5, 2013 in News

Nothing says “garden-fresh” like homemade pesto. Antonio Minichiello, Chef at Veranda — the contemporary Italian restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas — gives a few key tricks to make restaurant-quality pesto.

April 3, 2013 in News

A blooming good idea for a sweet Easter treat from Gregoire Michaud, the talented Pastry Chef at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong.

March 28, 2013 in News

Read all about what happened when the finest chefs in the meat and seafood business joined forces at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver! Executive Chef Ned Bell of YEW collaborated with Chefs Connie DeSousa and John Jackson of Calgary’s famous CHARCUT Roast House for a special culinary event lovingly referred to as “Lobster & The Pig.”

March 27, 2013 in News

In the Middle East, the coffee experience is much more meaningful than ordering a grande double-double to go. Chef Imad Boukli, Pastry Chef at Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh, shares his tips for serving and accepting gahwa, the traditional Middle Eastern spiced coffee, plus a delectable recipe for Arabian Coffee Cake.

March 25, 2013 in News

Imagine comfy cushions and glowing candles strewn on the sand, the aroma of olive wood-scented roasted meat wafting on a sea breeze, the sun setting in the distance and the waves lapping at your feet on your own private beach… It’s a desert BBQ on the shores of the Mediterranean and it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, thanks to Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria.

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What’s the “it” ingredient in mixology these days? Bitters, which add oomph and complexity to cocktails. They’re also incredibly easy to make — all you need is a little patience. Here, Brad Thomas Parsons, author of “Bitters: A Spirited History of a Classic Cure-All,” shares this recipe for Homemade Orange Bitters.

March 22, 2013 in News

Cookbook author Anne Kleinberg takes us on a virtual walk through the annual Paris Cookbook Fair and ends the weekend in perfect Parisian style with high tea at the George V’s La Galerie. Magnifique!

March 20, 2013 in News

No trip to the lushly terraced rice fields of Chiang Mai would be complete without a cooking class at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai’s famous indoor-outdoor pavilion. Get a virtual taste of your first lesson here — a Q&A with the instructor and two of his best recipes.

March 18, 2013 in News

A two-month-long celebration of Thai food at four- to six-star hotels throughout Thailand (including Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok)? Mi pord! (That means “Yes please!” in Thai.)

March 15, 2013 in News

Looking for something a little more sophisticated than green beer? We went to three Irish-centric cities for our chefs’ best celebratory recipes, from cocktails through to dessert.

March 13, 2013 in News

Michael Goralski, Executive Chef at Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole, shares his best tips for cooking with melt-in-your-mouth buffalo (also known as bison) meat — one of the lowest-calorie and lowest-cholesterol proteins out there.

March 11, 2013 in News

From February 26 to March 3, the hot ticket in the food and drink world was Chef Fest: Made in America 3. Now, see what these culinary superstars cooked up — and get ready to hear your stomach rumble with longing.

March 8, 2013 in News

Indulge those Downton Abbey fantasies with a virtual winter afternoon at idyllic Laverstoke Park Farm, a top supplier to Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire, courtesy of writer Callie Pannier.

March 6, 2013 in News

Rich, flaky and decadent: Are Portugal’s custard tarts, known as Pastéis de Belém, ready to push the cupcake off its pedestal as the sweet treat of the moment? (We vote, “Yes!”)

March 4, 2013 in News

Food fact of the day: The Lone Star State is the only place in the world to breed Akaushi cows, believed to produce the richest, juiciest red meat. Here’s how the chefs at Four Seasons Hotel Austin, Dallas and Houston incorporate this exclusive ingredient in their menus.

February 28, 2013 in News

Chefs from Four Seasons Hotel Beirut and Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh tell us how to transform the first — and most important — meal of the day.

February 25, 2013 in News

To celebrate the launch of our revamped Have Family Will Travel blog, Stéphane Calvet, Executive Pastry Chef of Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok, talks about what happens when kids descend upon his kitchen!

February 22, 2013 in News

Chef Ludo Lefebvre co-stars on ABC’s primetime hit The Taste. The “King of the Pop-Up,” Ludo practically invented the hottest

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Istanbul’s legendary Spice Market — brilliantly colorful, tantalizingly fragrant — is the source of both inspiration and ingredients for the new cocktail menu at Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus.

February 18, 2013 in News

It’s a mixed blessing for a chef: endless turquoise waters and brilliant sunshine meet a not-so-spacious kitchen with  limited storage.

February 15, 2013 in News

Well, the esteemed judges have had their say—now, it’s your turn to try the winning recipe from the company-wide baking contest held at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts corporate headquarters to celebrate the launch of Taste.

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Do you hear that? This Valentine’s Day, the coast of sunny Southern California is calling. To make your February 14th more memorable than ever, leave all the details to Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara.

February 12, 2013 in Further Viewing,News

On January 31st, 2013, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts went behind the bar with top mixologists, where we learned to concoct three seductive sips, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

February 11, 2013 in Further Viewing,News

Just in time for Feb. 14, Executive Sous Chef Jesse Hansen is unveiling his intentionally garlicky, un-romantic, un-Valentine’s menu. If you’re tired of the hearts-and-flowers hoopla (especially the happily single among us), Proof restaurant at Arizona’s Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North feels your ennui.

February 8, 2013 in News

Whether it’s the placebo effect or Aphrodite working her magic, for die-hard romantics, nothing is more alluring than feeding their significant other oysters on the half-shell. To celebrate Valentine’s Day, it’s “Love at First Bite” at Four Seasons Resort Lana’i.

February 7, 2013 in News

This year, as China celebrates the Year of the Snake, traditional themes of prosperity, longevity and happiness are woven into menus at the Four Seasons properties across the region.

February 6, 2013 in News

February is a month full of comfort-food cravings and dreams of tropical getaways. Here’s your ticket to a world where fried chicken magically appears on your plate and exotic local delicacies are just a quick plane ride away…

February 4, 2013 in News

Whatever your destination, there’s a Four Seasons dining experience to capture the best local flavours and traditions. Here’s our third and final spotlight on newly opened Four Seasons restaurants around the world.

January 30, 2013 in News

Four Seasons chefs take on the popular retail trend with delicious results: short-term, big-impact “restaurants” that dazzle guests with new flavours.

January 28, 2013 in News

From Maldon to Himalayan, unique types of salt are turning up everywhere from markets to grocery store shelves. We asked Four Seasons chefs for their favourite ways to cook with regional salts in their corners of the world.

January 25, 2013 in News

EDGE Restaurant’s flavourful, low-fat Chicken Burger is so satisfying, you won’t be asking “Where’s the Beef?”

January 23, 2013 in News

Remember the days (think: ’80s) when bartenders would light drinks on fire? They’re back. And we’ve got three hot recipes for you to try at your next party.

January 21, 2013 in News

In a Golden Globes segment at Four Seasons Los Angeles, Chef Ashley demonstrated how to prepare healthy dishes and juices to ready Hollywood’s A-listers for their red carpet close-ups.

January 18, 2013 in News

It’s not the impossible dream: with a few simple tricks, you can make delicious, low-cal desserts. “It’s a little bit of a science project; it’s a little bit of a process,” says Executive Pastry Chef Jean-Luc Daul of Veranda restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas, who is a pro at creating tantalizing delights… all with very low calories.

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When Charles Darwin referred to the ‘survival of the fittest’, he didn’t have Christmas party season in mind. These days, damage-limitation can be taken in advance of the Christmas party Season.

January 16, 2013 in News

The hallmark of every great trip is a great meal — or four. But these new restaurants don’t just offer amazing food, they offer once-in-a-lifetime experiences that’ll last long after the final bite.

January 14, 2013 in News

From ski hill trends to tequila tastings, here’s our monthly smorgasbord of mouthwatering tidbits from around the world. Dig in!

January 11, 2013 in News

You already know that popcorn’s delicious (and addictive). But what you may not know is that it’s one of the healthiest snacks out there when prepared right. Yes, really!

January 9, 2013 in News

The most coveted culinary experience for food-loving travellers? Blind Tasting, where what you don’t see is what you get—and that’s all part of the delicious fun.

January 8, 2013 in News

For gourmands, culinary voyeurs and people who simply enjoy a good meal and a great glass of wine, there’s good news. 2012 saw a record number of creative new dining and drinking establishments open at Four Seasons hotels and resorts around the world, and there’s more to come in 2013.

January 4, 2013 in News

When we were kids, we used to sneak downstairs for a midnight snack at home. But now, Four Seasons Hotel Boston is inviting young guests to do it on purpose.

January 1, 2013 in News

It’s what every holiday host or hostess needs: impressive-looking desserts that can be whipped up with minimal effort. Here are two of our favourites, courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, that put a fresh spin on familiar holiday flavours.

December 21, 2012 in News

With the town of Vail celebrating its 50th Anniversary and Four Seasons Resort Vail celebrating its second, Executive Chef Jason Harrison knew it was the right time to take Flame restaurant to new heights with a new menu, a new style and a renewed sense of fun.

December 19, 2012 in News

“Winter” is alive and well in Southern California at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village. Each weekend through Saturday, December 29, 2012, guests of all ages are treated to a magical “snowfall” on Friday and Saturday evenings courtesy of the magic of Hollywood special effects.

December 17, 2012 in News

We love food — it’s that simple. And so is the philosophy behind this site, a spotlight on the freshest flavours, the hottest ingredients and the most talented chefs. Learn more about how you can get involved in the Taste community by suggesting ingredients to inspire our chefs, commenting on recipes and adding your own mouthwatering food images. We welcome you to the table!

October 8, 2012 in News

On December 13, join international wine experts in a live virtual ‘wine tasting’ event, ‘A Festive Four from Four Seasons’. Whether you are a Merlot man, a Grigio gal, or a Cristal connoisseur, this exclusive interactive event is not to be missed.

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Chef and restauranteur Daniel Boulud and chef de cuisine Tyler Shedden on the making of the menu for Toronto’s new Café Boulud and dbar: “A menu is an ever-changing canvas.”

October 7, 2012 in News

We’re all familiar with the typical food magazine shot: a gleaming white plate with a close-up of a pasta dish, rich with colour and depth. And although Taste photographer Penny De Los Santos plays by similar rules, her point of view is a little more extraordinary.

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Mark your calendar for an epicurean event that’ll help you host a New Year’s Eve soirée with ease. It’s Foodies’ Night In (#FNIchat) chat, featuring three Four Seasons Chefs who’ll answer your questions and share their best entertaining tips.

October 6, 2012 in News

Some of the biggest, most diverse (and most delicious) meals of the year are served in the month of December, huge spreads involving a variety of tastes and textures. For the host, the toughest part is often not the menu-planning or the timing, but the task of choosing the right wine to go with the meal.

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When you’re hosting the holiday festivities, many hosts have one thing in common… the need for that showstopper menu item that will have guests talking for months to come.

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A world-renowned winemaker uncorks a new cabernet sauvignon and chardonnay to toast the launch of Taste. Cheers to Terlato Wines!

October 5, 2012 in News

Sourcing locally grown food may be a hot topic in the culinary world of late, but for the staff at Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire’s Seasons Restaurant, it’s old hat.

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Scottsdale’s new canteen-style restaurant, Proof, serves up comfort food (think: fried green tomatoes and malted milkshakes) with a Route 66-themed twist.

October 1, 2012 in News

CottoCrudo, Italian for “cooked and raw,” serves authentic Italian and Mediterranean dishes with a modern twist, tapping its own onsite cheese cave and wine cellar.

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It takes an Italian to show how it’s really done in Italia, no? That’s the philosophy behind the new Gresham Restaurant at Hungary’s Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest.

September 24, 2012 in News

I Mei Sapori – Mei’s Flavors will give fans a look behind the scenes of the hotel’s cooking school and feature luscious photography of some of the chefs’ most sought-after dishes.

September 18, 2012 in News

“Eat local” is especially true at Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle. Stroll down a path toward the Organic Garden at almost any time of day and you’ll see chefs tending to (and picking from) the vegetable and herb plots.

September 17, 2012 in News

The go-to drink in Uruguay isn’t coffee or tea, but mate — a fresh-tasting caffeinated drink served hot or cold. Read on to learn where you can get the best cup in South America!

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Chile is synonymous with autumn in New Mexico. And disciples of the spicy-sweet peppers who flocked to the Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta this year had a luxe new spot to stay.

September 12, 2012 in News

Learn the answer to “What Did Chardonnay Ever Do to You?” and more at this a high-energy four-day event in the picturesque mountain village of Whistler, B.C.

September 10, 2012 in News

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