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San Francisco

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Terminal
3
Adjacent Gate F1/F2

The Lounge can be accessed post-security from Terminal 3 or from International Terminal G. All terminals are not connected post-security at SFO. If you are flying out of another terminal, you may be able to use your boarding pass to enter through T3 security, subject to approval by the TSA agent. After visiting the Lounge, you will need to exit through security, take the AirTrain or walk to your terminal and re-enter through security.

Hours: 5 am – 11 pm

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Enjoy

From the moment you walk in, you'll see that things are different here. Unexpected touches like a Napa Valley wine tasting area and a well-appointed shower suite meet productive workspaces with high-speed Wi-Fi.

* Must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages. Please drink responsibly.

Eat

Experience a taste of James Beard Award-nominated chef Ravi Kapur’s heritage cooking and Californian inspired cuisine. Savor delicious dishes like Roasted Chicken with a greek yogurt and cilantro glaze.

Drink

Enjoy a cocktail developed by one of the nation's top mixologists, Jim Meehan, or explore wines handpicked by renowned wine authority Anthony Giglio.

Get a taste of our San Francisco-inspired cocktails and wines. The full menu is available in the Lounge.

Providers

Carefully-selected providers enhance The Centurion Lounge experience. Click to learn more.

Ravi Kapur, The Centurion Lounge Executive Chef, San Francisco

Recognized for his heritage driven cooking, Ravi Kapur is the chef and co-owner of the critically acclaimed Liholiho Yacht Club and Louie's Gen-Gen Room, Liholiho's cocktail bar, located in San Francisco's lower Nob Hill neighborhood. Born in Hawaii to his Native Hawaiian & Chinese mother and Indian father, Ravi started Liholiho as a pop-up dinner series, combining influences from his heritage with California ingredients. In 2015, Ravi partnered with Jeff Hanak (Nopa & Nopalito) to open Liholiho Yacht Club as a brick-and-mortar restaurant, which received praise from diners and critics alike including a James Beard nomination for Best New Restaurant, Eater SF's “Restaurant of the Year”, and was named a “Best New Restaurant” on both GQ and Bon Appetit's annual lists. Ravi is a Food & Wine “Best New Chef” and San Francisco Magazine “Chef of the Year.” In 2019, Ravi and Hanak partnered with chef David Golavin to debut Dear Inga, a modern Eastern European-inspired restaurant in San Francisco's Mission District.

Jim Meehan, The Centurion Lounge Mixologist

Jim Meehan worked at some of New York City’s most revered restaurants and bars including Gramercy Tavern and the Pegu Club before opening the James Beard Award-winning bar PDT in 2007 and a second branch in Hong Kong a decade later. A journalist and former editor of Food & Wine Cocktails and Mr. Boston Official Bartender’s Guide; Jim’s own books, The PDT Cocktail Book and Meehan’s Bartender Manual, have become industry favorites worldwide. He and his family currently reside in Portland, Oregon where he oversees his consulting firm Mixography Inc.

Anthony Giglio, The Centurion Lounge Wine Director

Anthony Giglio is one of the most entertaining wine and spirits authorities on the planet. He has written several books, including three editions of FOOD & WINE’s Wine Guide; five editions of the Mr. Boston Official Bartender’s Guide, and his highly regarded first book, Cocktails in New York. Giglio has written for numerous publications, including FOOD & WINE and Travel + Leisure. Giglio is currently a wine reporter for CBS News Radio, and has appeared on numerous television programs.

anthonygiglio.com

WineEmotion™

Technology at the service of wine. WineEmotion is a leader in wine dispensing & preservation technology. Individually crafted to order in Firenze, Italy and distributed globally through its network of wine serving professional. Each wine dispenser ensures the freshest Flavor, Aroma, Color, and Consistency.

wineemotionusa.com

FOOD & WINE®

FOOD & WINE® has always gone way beyond mere eating and drinking. FOOD & WINE is on a mission to find the most exciting places, new experiences, emerging trends and sensations. Because FOOD & WINE knows that our readers are always hungry for more than just a great meal. From travel and entertaining to luxury and design, FOOD & WINE brings an energetic and stylish take on living well, covering the many areas of readers' lives that intersect with their love of food and wine.

foodandwine.com

L'OCCITANE

Inspired by his ancestors’ traditions, Olivier Baussan founded L’OCCITANE over 30 years ago in the Provence region of France. All L’OCCITANE skincare, body care, fragrance and home products are passionately created to preserve the authentic ingredients and traditions of the Mediterranean land. To give greater accessibility, L’OCCITANE has incorporated Braille labeling on its boxes and containers where possible. L’OCCITANE products are available online and in 170 boutiques throughout the U.S.

usa.loccitane.com

Sonic Editions

Sonic Editions specializes in limited-edition fine-art photographic prints of the greatest musicians, film stars, cult heroes, and cultural icons. With an unrivaled number of specially sourced iconic pictures from the world's best photographers and most renowned archives, its offering includes photographs rarely seen before. All its prints are expertly mounted and encased in handmade wooden frames. Framed prints start from just $129 making great fine-art photography affordable for the first time. The handpicked collection of photography featured at The Centurion Lounge is also available for purchase.

www.soniceditions.com/thecenturionlounge

TRAVEL + LEISURE®

With an eye for the authentic, the innovative, and the irresistible, TRAVEL + LEISURE® fuses expert reporting on culture, food, style, and design with stunning photography, transporting readers to the places – and the travel experiences – that matter now.

travelandleisure.com

12.29, Olfactive Branding

12.29 is an olfactive branding company that creates a scent for your brand, a scent for your home and a scent for your life. In a world where branding is everything, 12.29 takes an innovative approach by creating custom branded scents for retail and corporate environments, hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, fashion runway shows, art fairs, special events, and private homes. Designing scents specifically for a brand identity, 12.29 has collaborated with clients in New York, Paris, Milan, Miami, London, Hong Kong, Australia and China.

1229.com

The New York Times

The New York Times is committed to the highest-quality journalism and rich, interactive multimedia storytelling. Explore their award-winning web site, plus get your choice of access to either or both of their smartphone and tablet apps. Experience more than the news, experience The New York Times.

nytimes.com/explore

In continued efforts to reduce our environmental footprint, American Express proudly eliminated single-use plastics across our Centurion Lounge locations.

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