Redefining In-Flight Catering

In-Flight Catering Tips

The Eight Regional Cuisines of China, Part 2

In the first part of this series, we explored four regions of Chinese cuisine and learned what makes the cuisines of Guangdong / Cantonese, Shandong, Sichuan and Jiangsu unique. Today we will discuss the remaining four provinces in China Read More

The Eight Regional Cuisines of China, Part 1

Growing up in Beijing, China and living in the country for the first 25 years of my life, I was always a a fan of the local cuisine; not only in my hometown but also throughout my travels in the country to locations such as Tianjin, Shanghai, Shenyang, Zhengzhou and Read More

Flying Five-Star with a Three-Star Checkbook

Soaring businesses tend to be those devoted to innovation, to spontaneous improvisation, to consistent refreshment and to the visibility of extraordinary details.

Private flying, perhaps more than any other industry, of its nature requires all of these dynamics. The consumer is Read More

Cold Inflight Catering Ideas for Aircraft without Oven or Microwave

Working on an aircraft with no oven or microwave can be both a blessing and a curse! You don’t have to worry about whether a steak is cooked to perfection or whether the sauce was the premium temperature. But it can be challenging as often there is little space to prepare or store catering and with no facility to heat up food or chill food – a lot of catering options are already out of the window. Thankfully, there are some things you can try, that are still tasty, surprising and easy to Read More

A Culinary Perspective of Ramadan

Inflight Catering During Ramadan

Ramadan, the 9th month in the Islamic lunar calendar, takes place this year from June 5th-6th to July 4th-5th. During the month of Ramadan, fasting occurs from sunrise to sunset and is observed by millions of Muslims across the globe. Just as diverse as the countries where the Islamic faith is prominently practiced, so are Read More

Elements of a Perfect Fruit Display

Creating an appealing fruit display does not have to difficult! Break it down into elements – shape, size, colour and texture. Which fruit looks appealing? Which fruit contrasts well? How do the sizes and colours play together? Most important is that it should look aesthetically pleasing as well as potentially tasty to the guest while providing a sense of luxury to the cabin.

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In-flight Catering Ideas for Unexpected Guests

With the best will in the world, as a corporate or VIP flight attendant, we aim to provide the very best catering we can to our guests. However, once we have taken off, if there is a problem with the catering, there is no assistance at 35,000 feet – we are on our own. Read More

In-Flight Catering for Vegetarians and Vegans

vegetarian inflight catering

In the world of in-flight catering for private aviation, we must constantly be on the lookout for specific dietary requirements and restrictions for our clients. This can come in many forms and be prompted by the laws of a religion, health matters, culture or personal lifestyle choices. One of the most widely known, yet sometimes misunderstood, is the vegetarian diet and, within that Read More

Gourmet Coffee and In-flight Catering

Gourmet Coffee and In-flight Catering

As a corporate flight attendant, you may want to add “barista” to your list of skills. In order to make a lasting impression on your coffee loving passengers, let’s explore the basics. Gourmet typically refers to food products that are the most sought after by consumers, as they are of the highest achievable quality. This is also true for coffee, but it is as much gourmet as it is a product that Read More