Roger Leemann

Extended BizAv Trips

Business Aviation Catering for Extended Flights

In-flight catering is a critical component of every business aviation trip. Passenger and flight crew catering needs are usually different, and this becomes more obvious during extended flights. While the cabin crew’s goal is to remain alert, passengers have a variety of possible in-flight and post-flight needs that the right food will help them reach. …

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beef kafta

Beef Kafta Kebabs

It’s no secret that Americans love their burgers, and one growing trend is to lower carbs by having a “bunless” burger. Well, the Middle East has already been eating this way for centuries. One prime example is “kafta” (ground meat, mixed with onions, peppers and spices) which is

Middle East cuisine

Middle Eastern Cuisine and In-Flight Catering

While visiting the Middle East, you will have a chance to experience cuisine with unique flavors and cooking methods that have evolved over thousands of years. The popularity of this cuisine is reflected in the fact that in-flight caterers now offer regional cuisine menus that include entrees and appetizers inspired by the Middle East. Before getting into specific dishes, …

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How to Maintain Flight Crew Energy Levels during International Flights

Food impacts every facet of your health. Of utmost concern to flight crews: what you eat changes your metabolism, alertness and energy level. When working on an extended flight, you will need to eat more consciously than you would while on the ground. The goal is to eat in a way that you benefit from …

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Aviation Catering and the Thrill of the Culinary Chase

Aviation Catering and the Thrill of the Culinary Chase

Ever wonder what it would feel like to be part of a cooking competition? With short notice and extreme skill sets, chefs specializing in private aviation catering feel this type of pressure everyday. It is not unusual to be making both a ham sandwich and a freshly prepared Cordon Bleu for a passenger order. How …

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Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrot Ginger Soup

Soup is one of the “perfect foods”. They are typically easy to prepare, simple to cook and serve, as well as allow for an infinite variety of flavor variations. Listed below is a simple recipe for Carrot Ginger Soup that you can do with a variety of root vegetables including potatoes, parsnips, celeriac or sweet …

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