Stacey Farooqui

How to Become a Guest Author

Since launching this blog in January 2014, we have been focused on providing valuable content for our audience. We are passionate about gourmet food, business aviation and the intersection of these two industries. If you share this focus, we invite you to contribute your expertise to the blog. This opportunity is available to professionals in

Karen Louis

Karen Louis – Corporate Flight Attendant in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. (or D.C.) is home to the top politicians in the United States, along with many other influential individuals. With the amount of travel required in the political arena, D.C. is an attractive location for members of the private aviation industry. Learn more about this important location from Karen Louis, a corporate flight attendant …

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InFlight Catering Washington DC

In-Flight Catering and Travel Tips for Washington, D.C.

Since Washington, D.C. is the capital of the United States of America you will find that private aviation is busy almost year-round. Not only is D.C. full of exciting historical monuments, great food and plenty of activities to keep busy, but it also boasts a moderate climate with average temperatures of  89 F (31 C) …

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Celina Pombar Corporate Flight Attendant

Celina Pombar – Corporate Flight Attendant in United Arab Emirates

The Middle East is a booming private aviation region due to the important role the area plays in the global economy. Dubai, a prominent city in United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), has a growing demand for Corporate Flight Attendants. Since U.A.E. may be a tempting place to move to in order to further one’s career in …

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Kathryn Martone – Corporate Flight Attendant in Southern California

There are so many beautiful coastal cities in Mexico, and Cabo San Lucas, or “Cabo” for short, is one which remains at the top of the list. We consulted Kathryn Martone, a Corporate Flight Attendant based in Southern California, to get a personal insight into this popular destination. Throughout her fourteen years as a flight …

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In-Flight Catering and Travel Tips for Trinidad and Tobago

The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, more commonly known as Trinidad and Tobago, is a twin island Republic situated in the Lesser Antilles Archipelago. While the country is named after its two largest islands, there are other islands, including the Bocas Islands, Five Islands, and San Diego Islands – and the list goes on! This …

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Richard Voorhees – Contract Flight Attendant in South Florida

South Florida is a high-traffic area for private aviation, so it is smart for flight attendants to familiarize themselves with the region: Chances are you will visit there several times during your career. Getting an inside look at the area from a resident is always key to gaining a better understanding about any location. Richard …

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In-Flight Catering and Travel Tips for West Palm Beach

If you want to escape winter storms and freezing temperatures or maybe just need a change of scenery, West Palm Beach awaits you. Located in South Florida on the Intracoastal Waterway, West Palm Beach offers an average temperature of 65°F (18°C) year-round and high temperatures that can reach 90°F (32°C) during winter. Nights cool down …

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Air Culinaire Worldwide Opens San Jose Kitchen

Greater flexibility now available in high-traffic Silicon Valley region Tampa, Florida (May 13, 2014) – To keep up with increasing client demand and enable last-minute requests in Silicon Valley, Air Culinaire Worldwide announced it is now operating an in-flight kitchen at Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC). The kitchen is located

Andi Scott – Corporate Flight Attendant in London

Since London is such an important global city with an enormous amount of choice, we wanted to gather a variety of perspectives from members of the aviation community. Last week we gained an inside look from a corporate flight attendant. This week, we interviewed Andi Scott, a flight attendant with a commercial airline who is …

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Jane Roberts

Contract Flight Attendant in London – Jane Roberts

London is a busy city to which almost any international traveler will operate in his or her lifetime. Knowing how important London, and the entire United Kingdom, is to travel, we turned to Jane Roberts, a contract flight attendant from Birmingham based in London, to learn more about this location. Jane has over ten years …

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Adriana Evangelista

Brazilian Flight Attendant – Adriana Evangelista

Brazil will take center stage this summer as it hosts football’s (or, if you are American: “soccer’s”) biggest tournament. Brazil has a unique culture, so we wanted to discuss the country with a native. Adriana Evangelista is an enthusiastic flight attendant based in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil. She graduated from Edapa Flight School in October …

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sea scallops purple peruvians

HOW TO: Sea Scallops and Purple Peruvians In-Flight Plating

Sea scallops provide a healthy, lean protein that is high in vitamin B12. When paired with purple Peruvian potatoes, they become part of a work of culinary art. Working in the confines of a business jet cabin is a juggling act, and this video plating guide takes the guess work out of food presentation. Watch …

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Geneva location guide

In-Flight Catering and Travel Tips for Geneva, Switzerland

For the business aviation community, Geneva is synonymous with the annual event we all know as EBACE (European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition). Since EBACE is held every May in Geneva, this is the perfect time to learn more about this global destination. The canton (Switzerland is made up of 26 member states, each referred …

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lobster and caviar

HOW TO: Lobster Medallions With Caviar Remoulade In-Flight Plating

Whether for business or pleasure, no private aviation trip can be considered a success without some star-studded in-flight catering! This culinary delight features lobster topped with a scallop and black caviar. Together, this seafood trio is sure to please your passengers while providing them with an optimal serving of lean protein. The entire feast takes …

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Cannes, France, In-Flight Catering and Travel Guide

Inflight Catering in Cannes, France and Travel Guide

Cannes is a popular tourist destination located in the French Riviera that is known as a playground for celebrities. Gorgeous scenery, a moderate climate, and luxurious resorts are a huge draw for Cannes. Aside from these reason to visit, Cannes is widely known for being home to the annual Cannes Film Festival, which is held …

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Flight Attendant Tips for Private Aviation Travel to Kentucky Derby

Flight Attendant Tips for Private Aviation Travel to Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville is Kentucky’s largest city and is famous around the world for hosting the annual Kentucky Derby. Spectators fly from destinations far and wide to be a part of the most popular horse-racing event in the world. The Derby is held the first Saturday of May and is the busiest time of the year for …

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Fennel Turmeric Shrimp

HOW TO: Sauteed Shrimp with Fennel Turmeric Emulsion In-Flight Plating

Shrimp is a longtime favorite seafood across the globe and can be prepared in numerous ways. Turmeric is known for providing an array of health benefits, including cholesterol and diabetes control. Sauteed Shrimp with Fennel Turmeric Emulsion provides an amazing flavor and is also a healthy food choice. Better yet, this gourmet entree can be …

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Papillote Salmon

HOW TO: Papillote Salmon In-Flight Plating

Salmon is a healthy choice that provides protein; Omega-3; and Vitamins D, B6, and B12; along with several minerals. Coupled with baby vegetables and fingerling potatoes, the Papillote (French for “in parchment”) Salmon entree is a terrific meal to serve in-flight for clients who are looking to maintain steady energy levels. Just five steps for …

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San Jose, California

In-Flight Catering and Travel Tips for San Jose, California

While Cupertino and Palo Alto have immediate name recognition for technology buffs, San Jose is considered to be the heart of California’s Silicon Valley. With thousands of technology companies having headquarters or offices in the area, San Jose is an affluent community that is always on the cutting edge of innovation. Since Silicon Valley is …

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Duck Breast

HOW TO: Duck Breast In-Flight Plating

Duck is a popular protein found in several Asian and French entrees which has been gaining attention worldwide. The Duck Breast entree pairs duck’s unique flavor profile with sesame, citrus, and mirin (a Japanese condiment) for an unforgettable taste. To complete this gourmet in-flight feast, just follow the five simple plating steps shown in the …

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Air Culinaire Worldwide Opens New Miami Kitchen

Last-minute requests & fresh, regional favorites now available at six popular Miami-area ICAOs Tampa, Florida (Feb 24, 2014) – To facilitate last-minute requests in the busy South Florida region, in-flight catering provider Air Culinaire Worldwide announced it has opened an owned-and-operated kitchen in

Slow Roasted Chicken

HOW TO: Slow-Roasted Chicken In-Flight Plating

Chicken is a versatile meat that serves as the protein portion of countless dishes across many countries and cultures. Slow-Roasted Chicken – with sumac spice, saffron rice, and veloute sauce – celebrates this global appeal by combining Middle Eastern, Pakistani, and French flavors. Best of all, this entree is ready to be presented to your …

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Private Aviation Catering and Travel Tips for Aspen, Colorado

Private Aviation Catering and Travel Tips for Aspen, Colorado

Winter is here and whether you are surrounded by snow or sand, it’s the perfect time to talk about Aspen, Colorado. Aspen is glamorous, seasonally-driven town, which is known for fabulous resorts, shopping and winter activities. Nestled at an elevation of 8,000 in the Rocky Mountains, this small town has gained worldwide recognition for becoming …

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Pepper-Crusted Lamb Loin In-Flight Plating for Flight Attendants

HOW TO: Pepper-Crusted Lamb Loin In-Flight Plating

The team here at Air Culinaire Worldwide is committed to finding innovative new ways to continue redefining in-flight catering. As a part of this commitment, we have produced a series of videos and documents that take you step-by-step through how to plate each of the entrees on our Global Menu. These plating guides are specifically …

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In-Flight Catering and Travel Tips for Miami, Florida

In-Flight Catering and Travel Tips for Miami, Florida

Miami, located in southeastern Florida, is an exciting region for culture and aviation. Like most of Florida, Miami is a tourist beacon known for its warm temperatures, clean beaches and Caribbean-inspired cuisine. Air traffic picks up in October, peaks between January and April and begins to trail off during May. This is a very long …

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Air Culinaire Worldwide Expanding Presence in the UK

Tampa, Florida (Nov. 7, 2013) – In-flight catering provider Air Culinaire Worldwide announced it has expanded its presence in the United Kingdom by adding an owned-and-operated kitchen at London Biggin Hill Airport (EGKB). Later this year, Air Culinaire Worldwide plans to open an additional kitchen in the London area, which

Air Chef Holdings Rebranded as Air Culinaire Worldwide

Company relocating headquarters to Tampa and opening additional kitchen NBAA, Orlando, Fla. (Oct. 30, 2012) – Business aviation in-flight catering provider Air Chef Holdings, LLC announced that it has rebranded all of its divisions under one new name, Air Culinaire Worldwide (exhibit #3024). “Before our rebrand, we had different names that were known