American Express has reopened a newly expanded Centurion Lounge at San Francisco International Airport with 16,000 square feet of space featuring more seating, an additional bar with specialty wine flights curated by sommelier and Centurion Lounge Wine Director Anthony Gigilo, and a new menu from San Francisco’s Liholiho Yacht Club Executive Chef Ravi Kapur.
More eligible Card Members can enjoy The Centurion Lounge at the mezzanine level of Terminal 3 in SFO. Two wine bars and café areas, additional restrooms, private phone rooms, several private workspaces and more are available to guests.
A new bar has been added for guests to enjoy special wine flights highlighting local California grapes Speciality wine flights will highlight four regional wines. The featured wines will rotate seasonally. Anthony Giglio has curated a Sonoma Chardonnay flight which features the Gundlach Bundschu Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2020, Head High Sonoma County Chardonnay 2021, Sonoma Cutrer Les Pierres Sonoma Valley Chardonnay 2019 and Walt Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2019.
The Napa Cabernet Sauvignon flight includes the Emble Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2019, Miner Emily’s Cuvee Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, The Critic Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 and Twenty Rows Napa Valley Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2020.
A seasonal dining menu featuring Liholiho Yacht Club Executive Chef Ravi Kapur’s unique flair and dishes inspired by his lineage and family memories will be available to guests. Enjoy the Kochujang marinated chicken thighs, wild rice and coconut soup, and black vinegar and honey glazed baby carrots.
The lounge will also feature two custom floor-to-ceiling wallcoverings by abstract artist Tracie Cheng and a new interior design that takes cues from the local vineyards, landscape and the iconic San Francisco fog to give a sense of relaxation.
The Centurion Lounge is the signature lounge programme with the broader American Express Global Lounge Collection which includes access to American Express Centurion Lounges, International American Express Lounges, Delta Sky Club for Card members flying on Delta, Priority Pass Select Lounges upon enrollment, Airspace Lounges, MAG U.S. Escape Lounges and Plaza Premium Lounges. That’s a total of 1,400 lounges across 140 countries and counting.
American Express has announced plans to open new lounge locations at the Reagan National Airport (DCA) in Washington D.C. and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport (ATL) in 2023 and 2024 respectively.