As 2016 begins, the future of culinary is exciting. The trends for the upcoming year are going to have a big impact on our taste buds as well as the environment. Chefs around the world are coming up with unique items as they try to help the environment for the guests. This coming year we will see more authentic flavors while product is Read More
In-Flight Catering Tips
2015 is coming to an end shortly and this year in business aviation catering has seen many changes to what our passengers are requesting. We all know that our passengers are going to order anything that their hearts desire and we as a flight crew our Read More
The term “kosher” refers to food that conforms to strict Jewish biblical laws. This pertains not only to the type of food that may be eaten, but also to the kinds of food that can be combined at one meal. For example: meat and dairy products may not be mixed according to kosher laws. Read More
A common question when planning an in-flight caviar service is “How much caviar should I buy for the flight?” There are many factors to consider when purchasing caviar, such as: How many passengers will be on-board? How are you serving the Read More
Below you will find eight service tips for serving your passengers (or as we call them in the industry, “pax”) on a private jet. Along with these tips, you will find questions to help you work through various scenarios. As always, if you have additional tips or questions, be sure to Read More
What are High-Risk Foods?
Certain types of food can provide the ideal environment for bacteria to multiply in, and under the right conditions will support the multiplication of pathogens, hence the name “high-risk.” In really basic terms, these are foods that do not require any further cooking or process before consumption. If these foods are not stored or handled correctly, or come into contact with raw foods, and bacteria are given Read More
We often emphasize the control of time and temperature as being a critical factor in keeping our catering safe, but what does this actually mean to us? One of the major hazards to food safety is the presence of harmful bacteria in our onboard catering, and it being allowed to grow to harmful levels. This could lead to severe illness or worse, especially for those passengers in Read More
While flying in the Middle East or working as a corporate flight attendant on an aircraft of passengers from the region, it is important to be confident in customs and etiquette that are part of the culture. Arabic coffee service, which includes coffee and dates, is the proper way to Read More
It has now been determined that the February 1st showdown in Arizona will be between the reigning champion Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots who are making their seventh appearance at the Big Game. The forecast for warm weather and blue skies is a good reason for fans to escape the late winter conditions of the Pacific Northwest and the Northeast.
We all know that major events equate to a lot of aviation traffic, and with increased traffic Read More
Being in the business aviation industry, it is important to know what is currently popular and to look back on the year of what the trends were for our passengers. Now that 2014 is coming to the end, let’s review what the hot food trends were for the year in the United States.
- Historic grains – From khorasan to farro and quinoa to chia, these ancient Read More