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Houston Intercontinental

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D
Access via elevators near Gate D6
As the health and safety of our Card Members and colleagues is our top priority, in light of the spread of COVID-19 we are temporarily closing all The Centurion® Lounge locations, starting on Saturday, March 21, 2020. American Express will provide notice here and on the Amex Mobile App when locations reopen.

We look forward to reopening our lounges and welcoming our Card Members back as soon as we can. We appreciate your understanding during this time and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


The Centurion® Lounge is located in Terminal D and is accessible via the elevator located in the Duty Free Shop near gate D6. The lounge is airside, you can only access the lounge after you have gone through security. You can access Terminal D from other terminals without going through security via the SKYWAY (upper level) train. The Subway (lower, basement level) train connects all terminals outside of security.

Hours: Temporarily Closed

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Enjoy

From the moment you walk in, you'll see that things are different here. Unexpected touches like a locally-inspired menu and signature cocktails meet productive workspaces with high-speed Wi-Fi

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

Eat

Dine in decadence with cuisine designed by James Beard Award-winning chef Justin Yu, chef and owner of Houston restaurant Theodore Rex

Hours of operation: 5:30 am - 9 pm

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 Houston-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.

Justin Yu, The Centurion® Lounge Executive Chef, Houston

Chef Justin Yu hails from Houston and is proud to call the state of Texas home. He has worked in Michelin-star caliber restaurants in Chicago, New York, and abroad before coming home to open up Theodore Rex, Public Services Wine and Whisky, and Better Luck Tomorrow Bar, all in Houston. His restaurants and bars have been honored by numerous publications including Bon Appetit, Food and Wine, The Houston Chronicle and The New York Times as some of the finest in the South. Justin was named Best Chef Southwest 2016 by the James Beard Foundation for his inventive and vegetable-forward cooking. In 2019, Justin will open two new businesses, a restaurant in the Houston Heights, and a bar in Houston's Montrose District as part of his ever-growing desire to create fun, delicious and inventive new spaces for Houstonians and visitors to enjoy.

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

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

Terlato Wines

Terlato Wines has a global portfolio of more than 80 brands from world class wine producers in more than a dozen countries and is the leading marketer of wines $20 and up in the U.S. Terlato Wines garners more 90+ point ratings than any wine company in the world. Owned and operated by the Terlato family for four generations, the Group also includes the family’s winery investments and partnerships in some of the world's most esteemed wine regions including: Napa Valley; Sonoma County; Sta. Rita Hills in Santa Barbara County; Victoria, Australia; the Rhône Valley in France; Friuli, Italy; and Montalcino, Italy.

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

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