First Class Air Cuisine

Caviar and champagne, fillet of beef with vintage wines and cheese served with port, this is my selection of the best first class air cuisine.


The Winner – Emirates.

Emirates scooped the Experts Choice Award at Saveur Magazine’s second annual Travel Culinary Awards. Winners are chosen by an expert panel which includes the magazine’s editors, industry experts, chefs, photographers and travel writers. The airlines serves its seven course meals on Royal Doulton fine bone china and guests are able to enjoy an extensive range of vintage wines.

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Outstanding Mention – Delta Airlines.

Delta Airlines’s first class meal of grilled shrimps with rice, fajitas, a side salad, and a red pepper and olive dip. Sounds delicious!

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Outstanding Mention – Singapore Airlines.

Singapore Airlines’s business and first class inflight meals were considered ‘outstanding.’ The carrier economy class food service also scooped top honours, winning both the Expert’s and Readers Choice awards.

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Notable – LAN Airlines.

South American carrier LAN Airlines’s economy meals were considered notable by the Saveur’s panel of judges.

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Notable – Virgin Atlantic.

Virgin Atlantic’s meals received notable mentions in the first and business class category. The airlines’s economy offerings were considered outstanding by the judges of the Culinary Travel Awards.

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Notable – Turkish Airlines.

A first-class meal: Fish with roasted vegetables and a variety of bread from from Turkish Airlines. The carrier’s food service received a notable mention at the awards.

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Notable – Korean Air and Qantas Airways.

Notable mentions for first and business class meal service went to Korean Air and Qantas Airways (The image is Korean Air).

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Readers Choice – Oman Air.

Oman Air’s business and first class in-flight meals, served on ‘bespoke full-size china and glassware’ with ‘a focus on seasonal ingredients’ won the Readers’ Choice award at Saveur’s Culinary Travel Awards.

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