Gate Gourmet has announced a range of delightful Christmas in-flight menus designed exclusively for its airline partners. Let’s explore Gate Gourmet’s festive in-flight menu offerings for Air Canada, LATAM, and Virgin Atlantic.
- Air Canada serves traditional Christmas dinners.
- LATAM Airlines offers meals infused with holiday spices.
- Virgin Atlantic treats passengers with special Christmas treats, including turkey meals and a choice of two festive desserts.
Gate Gourmet has developed delicious holiday dishes with several leading carriers. Bespoke meals bring a taste of home and holiday cheer to the skies. They are designed especially for those flying on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Federico Germani, Gategroup’s Chief Commercial Officer and President of LATAM and APAC, said: “The holidays are a time for connecting with family and friends, and that often means traveling far from home. Having worked closely with our valued airline partners, we’re proud to unveil a selection of festive dishes that promise to fill the skies with warmth and comfort at this special time. Our talented chefs drew inspiration from local cuisines, global trends, and traditions, as well as their own experiences, to craft an ambiance of belonging and nostalgia for those taking to the skies over the festive period.”
Christmas In-Flight Menu On Air Canada Flights
Air Canada will treat its passengers to a traditional Christmas meal on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The meal includes sliced roasted turkey breast with turkey gravy. Sides include Yukon mashed potatoes with chives, bread stuffing, roasted Brussels sprouts, and baby carrots. Enjoy the traditional meal of Canada and the US in-flight.
Jacqueline Harkness, Air Canada Managing Director, Products and Services, said: “We’re delighted to offer a delicious holiday meal to our customers this year, adding festive cheer and the comforts of home to the Air Canada experience.”
LATAM In-Flight Christmas Menu
Meanwhile, LATAM Airlines embraces the holiday spirit with a dedicated festive menu. Passengers flying on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day will enjoy dishes infused with traditional holiday spices and ingredients. They include LATAM’s signature roasted chicken with spice and almond crust, orange and whisky sauce. Sides feature potato purée with old-style mustard and sautéed vegetables with prosciutto.
Business Class passengers will also have the option of a dessert that includes caramelized spiced apples, ginger biscuits, and crème anglaise with whiskey and meringue. On select flights, passengers may opt for the sautéed turkey with old mustard and vegetables with couscous, raisins, almonds, and lemon.
Virgin Atlantic Holiday Flight Treats
Passengers flying with Virgin Atlantic can look forward to enjoying special holiday meals prepared by Gate Gourmet chefs. From Christmas Eve to Boxing Day, festive dishes will be served in the Upper Class, Premium Economy, and Economy cabins.
In the Upper Class, passengers will be treated to a delicious roasted, sliced turkey breast with rosemary gravy and chestnut stuffing. This mouthwatering dish is accompanied by glazed baby carrots, cranberry grenadine relish, red potato wedges roasted with rosemary and parsley, roasted Brussels sprouts, and pigs in a blanket. For vegetarians, Virgin Atlantic offers a tasty Roasted Vegetable en route with pumpkin puree.
And, of course, no holiday meal is complete without dessert! Passengers can indulge in the decadent chocolate yuletide log or the classic, fragrant mince pie. As a bonus, passengers will receive a chocolate Lindt Gold Reindeer as a parting gift when they disembark the aircraft.
Hari Ghotra, Virgin Atlantic F&B Manager, said: “When our customers travel over the festive period, it’s important to us that we give them a little touch of home comfort to make their experience fun and festive too.”
Gategroup is the global leader in airline catering, retail-on-board, and hospitality products and services. The catering services company offers passengers superior culinary and retail experiences, leveraging innovation and advanced technology solutions.
Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, Gategroup has the most extensive catering network in the aviation industry. The company serves passengers from over 200 operating units in over 60 countries/territories across all continents. For further information, visit gategroup.com.