With the onset of the fall season, Delta Air Lines is revamping its in-flight menu. Enjoy sipping on a new seasonal beer or indulging in dishes reminiscent of renowned restaurants while cruising at 35,000 feet. Welcome to Delta’s upgraded food and beverage service. Let’s dig in.
A Culinary Journey at Cruising Altitude
From including oat milk creamer in your coffee to savoring the taste of Atlanta’s own Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q’s beef short rib, Delta is tantalizing taste buds and transforming in-flight dining.
As Kristen Manion Taylor, S.V.P of In-Flight Service at Delta, explains: “We want every dining experience on a Delta flight to feel exciting for our first-time flyers, our million milers, and every customer in between. Our customers and the diverse communities we serve are the heart of everything we do at Delta, especially as we continue to develop inclusive menus and bring new partners and products on board.”
Explore Delta’s New Beverage and Snack Offerings
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Premium Service, Upgraded
Delta doesn’t stop at just updating its snack and beverage options. Premium flyers are in for an exceptional treat with the airline’s amplified in-flight menu and services.
Enhanced Delta One Service
From September 12, Delta One patrons can relish a new appetizer course along with their main dish. The mouth-watering menu includes dill-cured salmon with pickled veggies or a tantalizing Mexican shrimp cocktail. The service for all Delta One coast-to-coast and Hawaii flights will be on par with international flights.
Pre-Select Meal Options
Delta extends its pre-select program, offering passengers the luxury of picking their main course up to a week before flying. This facility will be available for most domestic First Class flights spanning over 900 miles from September 12.
Delta will introduce fresh in-flight menus in the Delta One and First Class cabins for domestic and international flights. Designed by elite chefs and nutritionists, these menus are also created based on customer feedback from thousands of flights. They promise passengers a fresh, consistent, and personalized dining experience.
Delve Deeper into Delta’s Elevated Dining
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Delta is proud to partner with acclaimed chef Mashama Bailey of The Grey in Savannah, Georgia to provide southern flavors to customers flying in the First Class cabin on eligible domestic flights departing from ATL. Try southern classics like a curried chicken salad for lunch or dinner service and end the meal right with a southern chess pie bar, served with a Chantilly cream and pie crust crumble. These dishes are available to customers in the First Class cabin on select domestic flights over 900 miles departing from ATL.Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q’s popular beef short rib will be available as a dinner option for Delta One customers on international flights departing from ATL this fall. Served with creamy herb mashed potatoes, green beans, caramelized shallots and BBQ jus, this meal is the perfect dinner to keep the Atlanta vibes going. These options are available for Delta One customers traveling internationally from ATL starting Sept. 12.Go meat-free with the delicious vegetarian mushroom ravioli with a red pepper butter sauce, wilted garlic spinach, artichoke, marinated tomato and parmesan. Indulge in the decadent chocolate fondant cake, served with a gooey fruit compote, to cap off the meal.
These dinnertime options will be served to customers in First Class on select domestic routes over 900 miles.Delta’s beloved classic cheeseburger is being refreshed with new toppings. Try it this fall with smooth smoked cheddar and tangy dill pickles on a buttery brioche bun or go for the field greens salad with burrata, topped with dried cranberries, chickpeas, toasted sunflower seeds, and sesame dressing for lunch. Have a sweet tooth? Satisfy it with a triple chocolate chunk cookie, created by Seattle-based small business Bell’s Cookie Co. These options will be available for lunch to customers in First Class on select domestic routes over 900 miles.Customers flying to and from China can opt for a Chinese meal, specially curated for Delta by renowned chef Jereme Leung, instead of a western meal. The meal for customers exiting the U.S. features braised beef brisket, served with stir-fried beans with Chaozhou preserved olives, potatoes, and carrots; a poached chicken with preserved Szechuan pickles starter; and a pork broth with Chinese yam, red dates, and crispy rice. The meal is available for Delta One customers on flights going to China.Customers can select a Korean meal instead of a Western meal when flying in Delta One on flights going to or from South Korea. Customers exiting the U.S. can delight in flavorful bibimbap with beef bulgogi, savory dried pollock soup and refreshing octopus salad with sesame and lemon. This meal is available for Delta One customers on flights going to South Korea.Enjoy a multi-course dining experience in Delta One on domestic transcontinental flights. This fall, customers departing from LAX can enjoy heated nuts upon departure. A chilled shrimp appetizer will follow the offering, served with Calabrian aioli and lemon, go Italian with the Cacio e Pepe Lasagna featuring creamy bechamel or delectable braised meatballs with Bianco Di Napoli marinara, Gioia ricotta and garlic bread from Los Angeles-based culinary partners Jon Shook & Vinny Dotolo. The meal will conclude with the customer’s choice of dessert, including the new fruit and cheese plate. The pictured dishes will be available to Delta One customers on transcontinental flights departing from LAX to BOS, DCA and JFK starting Sept. 12. Heated nuts, appetizers and fruit and cheese plates or a plated dessert will be available in Delta One on most flights starting Sept. 12.Beginning Sept. 12, customers flying in the First Class cabin will be able to select from exclusive seasonal meal choices if ordered through pre-select 24 hours+ before departure. Choose the autumn-inspired pumpkin spiced chia pudding with apples, figs and toasted pumpkin seeds for breakfast, a delectable charcuterie and cheese plate for lunch or a wellness meal, designed without the nine major food allergens*, composed of roasted chicken, quinoa, green beans, roasted tomato and grilled lemon for lunch or dinner.
Pictured dishes will be available as exclusive pre-select options for customers in First Class on select domestic routes over 900 miles.
*Entrée was not prepared in a facility free from allergen; therefore, we cannot be guaranteed that it is 100% allergen free.
A Delightful Culinary Journey
From a freshly brewed coffee enhanced with oat milk to a curated fine-dining experience at cruising altitude, Delta’s latest in-flight menu refresh promises plenty of flavor in the skies.