Cathay Pacific unveils in-flight menu from restaurants of Miramar GroupCathay Pacific unveils in-flight menu from restaurants of Miramar Group
Cathay Pacific, the flag carrier of Hong Kong, recently announced that it will serve premium dishes from restaurants belonging to the Miramar Group to its first and business class passengers, reports FlightCentric.
Between May 1 and July 31, the carrier will serve 90 different dishes on most of the flights it operates from its hub in Hong Kong. Restaurants included in the in-flight menu promotion include Cuisine Cuisine at IFC Mall Central, Cuisine Cuisine at The Mira (which has won two Michelin stars), The French Window, Tsui Hang Village Restaurant in Central, Tsui Hang Village Restaurant in Tsim Sha Tsui, Whisk, Yamm and Yunan Sichuan Restaurant.
"We are delighted to join hands with Miramar Group in our latest, most extensive inflight menu promotion thus far, featuring eight highly regarded restaurants, covering both Chinese and Western cuisines," said Quince Chong, Cathay Pacific's director of corporate affairs.
Some of the dishes that will be served to Cathay Pacific's first and business class passengers include double-boiled soup with assorted vegetables stuffed in bamboo fungus; iced abalone with cucumber and bean sheet served with wasabi soy dressing; braised lamb shoulder with pan-fried polenta and roasted celeriac; wok-seared sea bass fillet with premium light soy sauce; shredded roast duck with mango, jellyfish and sesame dressing; poached veal fillet with vegetables pot au feu, fingerling potatoes and horseradish sauce; seafood salad with mushroom and basil; and steamed chicken in spicy chili rice flour with taro and sweet potatoes.
"Passengers nowadays want to be delighted and a pleasurable in-flight menu can definitely heighten their experience flying with an airline," said Nelson Chow, the vice president of food and beverage operations and development for the Miramar Group. "We are thrilled to join hands with Cathay Pacific to achieve just that, by showcasing our delicate cuisines of all eight restaurants on a host of flights; and it is an exciting challenge for our veteran chefs as well to create the same exquisite menus specifically for in-flight enjoyment."
American travelers interested in sampling the new array of in-flight meals can take advantage of several Cathay Pacific flights between Hong Kong and the U.S. The carrier's destinations in the United States include Los Angeles, New York-JFK and San Francisco, while the airline will begin operating passenger service to Chicago-O'Hare in September.