Operational Update

TAMPA, FLORIDA (March 20, 2020) – Air Culinaire Worldwide recognizes the struggles that we all are going through with COVID-19 pandemic. We are here to support you, your flight crews, FBOs, local law enforcement, our armed forces and anyone else that is need of a meal. We are proud of being part of the solution to combat this crisis with meals for special missions that feed not only business aviation,but also medevac flights, medical missions and government missions.

This includes a wide range of transportation companies that need meals so they can continue to deliver critical products to grocery stores, pharmacies, medical facilities and other essential businesses. We will deliver meals to a variety of destinations due to the circumstances; hotels, residences, hospitals and military bases or other mutually agreed upon locations.

Our primary concern is the safety of our employees and customers. We are doing everything possible to maintain our services. Currently, all our kitchens in the U.S. and the U.K. remain open to support your needs, but changes occur daily and we are monitoring them diligently. Communication about our facilities will be updated as needed to keep everyone informed.

We would like to thank our loyal customers and we want you to know that our dedicated team is here to help you in any way we can.

If you any questions, contact us at comments@airculinaire.com.


Actions We are Taking for CoronaVirus (COVID-19)

TAMPA, FLORIDA (March 13, 2020) – At Air Culinaire Worldwide, the health and safety of our clients and team members is our top priority. Therefore, we want to share with you the additional measures beyond our already strict standards, given the evolving situation regarding COVID-19.

All team members, in our kitchens and office facilities, have been instructed to take the following measures to protect themselves and our clients:

  • Increase consistent hand-washing (frequently and thoroughly with soap and warm water, for at least 20 seconds). Wash hands hourly, or as needed, to ensure the removal of bacteria. When soap and water is not immediately available, use alcohol-based hand sanitizer consistently.
  • Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer consistently AFTER washing hands thoroughly.
  • Do not touch your face or mouth as a standard practice unless hands have been thoroughly washed and sanitized beforehand and again immediately after.
  • Practice social distancing, including refraining from personal greetings which involve person-to-person contact of any kind.
  • Clean and sanitize stations, vehicles, office PCs, telephones, handheld devices (such as iPads and scales) regularly and at the beginning of each shift.
  • As always, in kitchen preparation of food, do not handle food with bare hands that does not include a kill-step (using heat to kill bacteria) and always use gloves when preparing food.
  • Change gloves frequently, washing hands between each use!
  • Stay at least six feet away from anyone showing signs of a cold or virus.
  • As always, do not come to work if you are sick.

We are committed to staying current on this virus, proactive in our approach and practice prevention. Our leadership team will continue to meet as frequently as is necessary to develop and communicate any additional preventative plans needed.

If you any questions, contact us at comments@airculinaire.com.


Air Culinaire Worldwide Employee Travel Update Regarding CoronaVirus

TAMPA, FLORIDA (March 9, 2020) – At Air Culinaire Worldwide, the safety and well-being of our employees is always our first priority. Given the current CoronaVirus concerns and the precautions recommended to stop the spread of the virus, our employees will not be participating in events with large crowds and will travel only when it is essential. This means we have informed our team members not to travel to events, starting today, and resume normal travel when public healthcare officials indicate it is safe to do so.

For any questions, contact comments@airculinaire.com.

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