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Modern techniques and Steve Jobs like’ innovation have raised cooking to entirely new levels of sophistication and beauty. But unlike artists of decades past, these champions of the kitchen aren’t dying for their art. They’re getting major bucks for it. If you fancy an extra sensory feast for your eyes, ears, nose and most importantly – wallet – this list will take you overboard. If of course, this list makes you cringe, you might more enjoy the list of the world’s cheapest Michelin Star restaurants

a conference room with a table and chairsSublimotion, Ibiza

Price: ~$1,600 per person

Tasting: 13 courses

Extras: A three hour long tasting of futuristic techniques and DIY cocktails.

Link: Sublimotion

Ultraviolet, Shanghai

Price: ~$850 per person

Tasting: 20 courses

Extras: In an incredible high-tech room with visuals and sounds, all your senses are on high alert.

Link: Ultraviolet

Guy Savoy, Paris

Price: ~$430 per person

Tasting: 11 courses

Extras: Fine dining at its very, very best with absolutely stunning and elegant plates.

Link: Guy Savoy

Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée, Paris

Price: ~$425 per person

Tasting: 5 courses

Extras: One of the most elegantly enchanting settings you will ever eat in with world class French cooking.

Link: Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée

L’Atelier De Joël Robuchon, Las Vegas

Price: ~$450 per person

Tasting: 16 courses

Extras: The beautifully styled restaurant matches the stunning sophisticated menu that will blow your mind.

Link: Joël Robuchon

a white and yellow food on a gray surfaceAlinea, Chicago

Price: ~$400 per person

Tasting: 21 courses

Extras: Watch ‘Chef’s Table’ on Netflix to discover the brilliance behind this restaurant.

Link: Alinea

Kyoto Kitcho Arashiyama, Kyoto

Price: ~$480 per person

Tasting: 12 courses

Extras: Gorgeous location with the freshest, seasonal ingredients for authentic cuisine.

Link: Kyoto Kitcho Arashiyama

Masa, New York

Price: ~$600 per person

Tasting: 20-25 courses

Extras: Some of the best Japanese food you will find in America, served in a simple space where the dishes really shines.

Link: Masa

Le Louis XV, Monte-Carlo

Price: ~$355 per person

Tasting: 6 courses

Extras: Any Alain Ducasse restaurant sets the barrier extremely high, but this one is the best of the French Riviera.

Link: Le Louis XV

Saison, San Francisco

Price: ~$400 per person

Tasting: 8-10 courses

Extras: Serving the freshest, local ingredients from their own garden with dishes changing daily.

Link: Saison

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Restaurant de l’Hötel de ville de Crissier, Switzerland

Price: ~$400 per person

Tasting: 11 courses

Extras: Stunning plates of food that are pure works of art with excellent cocktails.

Link: Restaurant de l’Hötel de ville de Crissier

Ithaa, Maldives

Price: ~$325 per person

Tasting: 7 courses

Extras: Eating under the sea in a setting that you will never forget with top notch food.

Link: Ithaa

Per Se, New York

Price: ~$325 per person

Tasting: 9 courses

Extras: World class dishes served with the freshest daily ingredients with beautiful views over Central Park.

Link: Per Se

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, London

Price: ~$300 per person

Tasting: 8 courses

Extras: Incredible food that will play with your mind and test all of your senses.

Link: Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Maison Pic, Drôme

Price: ~$360 per person

Tasting: 10 courses

Extras: This gorgeous, modern and intimate setting is the perfect place for elegant dishes that is out of this world.

Link: Maison Pic

These prices may look steep.. but just wait until you add on all those lovely cocktails and wine pairings that match the food so perfectly!

Featured image courtesy of Alinea Chicago. A top quality choice.

Gilbert Ott

Gilbert Ott is an ever curious traveler and one of the world's leading travel experts. His adventures take him all over the globe, often spanning over 200,000 miles a year and his travel exploits are regularly...

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