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First Class from Emirates at the US Open 2014

The crowds on the grounds of the U.S. Open; Looking out to Arthur Ashe Stadium from inside the Emirates VIP Suite The past week I was invited by Emirates to one of their exclusive VIP suites to eat and watch a game at the U.S. Open. This was such an honor to be invited by such a first class (literally) airline brand. They pay attention to details like comfort of your seat (you’d have slightly more leg room, even on coach and can recline more than the average airplane) and the huge A380 plane has private suites, shower spas and..

U.S. Open's Tasting Preview 2012

The U.S. Open; Chefs Burke, Morimoto, Mantuano, and Abbey who helped created the U.S. Open’s restaurants’ menus This is the second year I’ve been honored to be at the U.S. Open’s Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, attending their tasting preview of the venue’s menus (consisting of 5 restaurants and 60 concession stands). Compared to last year’s, this year is more focused on seasonal, local foods, as the organization is trying to embrace their Green Initiatives. The majority of the celebrity chefs, Masaharu Morimoto, Tony Mantuano and Jim Abbey were repeats of assisting creating the menu. Chef David Burke is..

U.S. Open’s Tasting Preview 2012

The U.S. Open; Chefs Burke, Morimoto, Mantuano, and Abbey who helped created the U.S. Open’s restaurants’ menus This is the second year I’ve been honored to be at the U.S. Open’s Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, attending their tasting preview of the venue’s menus (consisting of 5 restaurants and 60 concession stands). Compared to last year’s, this year is more focused on seasonal, local foods, as the organization is trying to embrace their Green Initiatives. The majority of the celebrity chefs, Masaharu Morimoto, Tony Mantuano and Jim Abbey were repeats of assisting creating the menu. Chef David Burke is..