Chef Dean Fearing to be Featured at American Express Centurion Lounge

CHEF DEAN FEARING TO BE FEATURED AT NEWLY-UNVEILED AMERICAN EXPRESS CENTURION LOUNGE AT DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

DALLAS, TEXAS — October 15, 2013 — Chef Dean Fearing was a special guest at today’s ribbon-cutting for the American Express CenturionSM Lounge at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport – an exclusive new airport setting in which Chef Fearing’s cuisine will play a highly visible role. American Express Platinum® Card Members using the new DFW lounge will be able to experience the Bold Flavors-No Borders cuisine of Dean Fearing without ever leaving the confines of the airport.

“When American Express asked me to bring a local food tie to the Lounge, I said absolutely ‘yes.’ I am thrilled that world travelers can experience a little bit of my Texas flavor and local cuisine while traveling through DFW,” said Dean Fearing. “From a personal standpoint, and as a traveler myself, the American Express Centurion Lounge concept also suits all of my needs. I can relax, work on the road, enjoy great food, and have access to well-known wines and spirits – all in a single lounge. I am excited and honored to be part of this innovation.”

The new lounge, which follows the opening of a similar airport offering in Las Vegas, offers the following amenities for its guests:

–Onsite professionals to provide Card related and travel related services like reservations at restaurants, airlines and hotels.

–Complimentary spa therapies from lifestyle brand, exhale®

–Southwestern cuisine designed by local chef Dean Fearing, creator of Fearing’s Restaurant in Dallas and named by James Beard Foundation as Best Chef: Southwest

–Texas-inspired signature cocktails created by renowned mixologist Jim Meehan or a glass of wine from a selection curated by wine director Anthony Giglio.*

–Access to Wi-Fi, use of personal computers and noise-buffering workspaces.

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