Be My Guest Dining
Join Beatrice, the charming owner of beautiful 17th century French Château L'Etape Gourmande.
Learn the secrets to making pasta
On our Flavours of Italy holiday meet Libero, a Local Specialist. He will show how the locals shop for food at a fruit and vegetable market in Florence. After purchasing the food, head to his restaurant and learn the secrets of Italian cooking over a glass of wine.
Enjoy a afternoon of food, poetry and culture in Sligo
Meet Damien Brennan and Paula Gilvarry in their home for a delicious lunch on our Best of Ireland trip. Paula sources the best of local and organic produce while Damien introduces the Sligo area, the views from the windows and blends all into the relevance and meaning of the best loved Yeats poetry.
Visit an organic olive-oil estate
Situated 40 minutes outside of Florence, be welcomed in the home of the Landi family, farmers and producers of Chianti wine and extra virgin olive oil. Stroll through the gardens, overlooking the rolling Chianti Hills and lined with olive trees. Dinner will be served using only the freshest of produce, grown in the kitchen garden while questions about the olives, grapes and other fruits will be answered. Enjoy this Be My Guest experience on the 10 day Italian Discovery.
Visit a traditional Japanese ryokan
On our Splendours of Japan guided holiday enjoy a special Be My Guest visit to a traditional ryokan nestled within Mt. Yoshida. Learn about Japanese customs and the stories behind the ryokan, which was built in 1932 to serve as the second residence for the uncle of the current Japanese Emperor. Dinner consists of the unique Kaiseki cuisine, crafted from the very freshest of seasonal delicacies.
Indulge in Southern hospitality
Join our Tastes and Sounds of the South guided holiday and experience Southern hospitality at two period homes in one amazing evening. Sip on cocktails as Joe Stone plays the piano for you, before Esther Carpenter, once listed as America’s top 20 female chefs invites you inside for a special four course Be My Guest dining experience.
Meet three generations of the same family
Get to know three generations of the same family in Bagan, Myanmar. Visit their home and be introduced to the family by the mother who speaks excellent English. Savour a delicious home cooked Be My Guest meal together in the courtyard outside before enjoying some spontaneous musical entertainment. This Insider moment is part of our NEW Secrets of Myanmar guided holiday.
Visit Asti for a feast that will treat all your senses
Visit Asti for a feast that will treat all your senses on our Piedmont and the Italian Lakes guided holiday enjoy a visit to a local families winery in the wine growing area of Asti. Learn about the wine making process of the area before a Be My Guest lunch consisting of local produce and wine.