Published on : Monday, December 23, 2013
Gourmet cuisine has long been a staple of business class and first-class menus. But Turkish airlines are taking the in-flight meal to new heights by bringing chefs on board to serve up a fine dining experience in the sky – at 37,000 feet. Live kitchen experience with Flying Chefs to be soon introduced on the Indian route, recreating the entire Turkish food essence and authentic taste for the food lovers in India.
Turkish Airlines, which has won Skytrax awards for the “World’s Best Economy Class On-board Catering” in 2010 and 2011 and for the “Best Business Class Catering” in 2013, continues to raise the bar in conjunction with its world-renowned catering partner TURKISH DO&CO. The national carrier of Turkey and Europe’s best airline, has complemented its award-winning on-board service with the introduction of the ‘Flying Chef Service’ for business class travellers.
Its new catering concept has been used on flights to many routes and now they are looking forward to extend this service on India- Istanbul routes, which is going to be their first service on long haul flights.
The meal options is elegantly selected from Turkish and world cuisine which has not been experienced before in India, such as sish kebab, karniyarik, manti and imambayildi recreating an ambience of Turkey in India. Turkish coffee and Turkish delight will also be available for pleasure after the delicious meal service.
Mr. Adnan Aykac, General Manager for North & East India, Turkish Airlines said “We have introduced the flying chefs service for our first and business class travellers, so we could offer a five-star restaurant style of service. Through this interactive session with the Flying Chefs we will be able to popularise the services and its exclusivity. Our business class guests would receive unparalleled attention and choice, based on their individual tastes and preferences.”
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