Meet General Manager Gilbert Verdugo and the Los Angeles Inflight Catering Team

Need inflight catering in Los Angeles? Gilbert Verdugo leads our Los Angeles inflight catering team. Gilbert is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy with over 25 years of culinary experience. Most of his time has been spent as an executive chef in a high-volume upscale restaurant space. As an executive chef with emphasis on new development, he is a high performance leader. Gilbert comes from a strong background of team development, leadership, communication, training and menu creation. Working in high-volume kitchens gives Gilbert a unique approach to his current general manager and executive chef position. His responsibilities include managing client engagements as well as managing operations. Gilbert’s combination of drive and fascination with aviation, give him the ability to continuously elevate service for our clients.

Gilbert and the Los Angeles inflight catering team look forward to serving you.

For access to our complete library of inflight dining menus, plating guides developed by our executive chefs, travel planning guides, plus the ability to build your catering order and much more – download the ACW Menu app on your mobile device! Available on the App Store and Google Play.


Our Los Angeles kitchen is conveniently located by Long Beach Airport. The facility is outfitted with top-quality, high-efficiency commercial kitchen equipment and has a team of inflight catering professionals, ready to serve you. The Los Angeles kitchen has the following capabilities:

  • Restaurant Facilitation*
  • Laundry Services
  • Domestic Trash
  • International Trash Facilitation at LAX*
  • High-loader Access at LAX*
  • Concierge Services
  • Floral Services*
  • Locker Services

*Facilitated services based on third-party availability.