For a palate-pleasing
inflight experience, American Airlines recently introduced new First and Business Class
menus on flights between the United States and Europe. The new menus offer
authentic dishes from both sides of the Atlantic.“Paired with our award-winning wines and a variety of beverage selections,
these new menus are truly designed for the international traveler’s palate,”
stated Timothy McMahan, Manager - Menu Planning & Development for American
In the United States, acclaimed Chef Stephan Pyles of Dallas designed the
new menu for flights from the United States to Europe.
New appetizers to Europe include citrus-marinated scallops, coppa ham with
mozzarella, and shrimp marinated in mojito sauce. The new entrees include
cowboy steak, lamb shank, chicken madeira, and will be served with seasonal
vegetables such as grilled yellow squash, sauteed spinach, sun-dried tomatoes
and artichoke bottoms with chive whipped potatoes. Desserts include an ice
cream sundae or poached pears in a pecan crust.
European chefs submitted proposals for the new menu for U.S.-bound
flights. From these imaginative offerings, the airline selected appetizers,
salads, main courses and desserts with Continental flair.