The fifth volume in The Luxury Collection series, Global Epicurean details exceptional gastronomic activities offered at these remarkable hotels, from private classes on Venetian cuisine with executive chef Daniele Turco at The Gritti Palace’s epicurean school, to a Cretan feast at the Blue Palace, to private dune dining at Al Maha in Dubai. This book includes recipes from each Luxury Collection property, using ingredients that are locally sourced or native to the surrounding region. From cocktail to starter to main course to dessert, local specialties take center stage. Hotel chefs and noted cultural tastemakers such as Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis and Sofía Sanchez de Betak provide insight into local culinary scenes and share their preferred spots for dining and cocktails. Filled with epicurean delights from every city with a Luxury Collection hotel, this tome is truly an exceptional experience.