Hong Kong Airlines has collaborated with home
grown chef, Gabriel Choy to offer a range of Western dishes with an
The meals, which do not include breakfast,
will be served to Business Class passengers on all flights
departing from Hong Kong.
Born in Hong Kong, Chef Gabriel was the first
Asian winner of the Gordon Ramsay Scholar competition back in
2005. He has culminated a wealth of culinary experience, having
worked at some of the world's finest restaurants including
Ramsay's Petrus, Heston
Blumenthal's three Michelin starred The Fat Duck in Bray, and Gaddi's at
The Peninsula Hong Kong.
Airlines' General Manager for Service Delivery, Mr Chris Birt,
said, "Hong Kong Airlines has worked with some of the very best
culinary talents over the years, and our partnership with Chef
Gabriel is no exception. His flair for creating fresh, vibrant and
mouth-watering dishes complement our young and energetic image."
Chef Gabriel has designed 12 main courses, each reflecting
a unique blend of ingredients that include the likes of black bean
tapenade gratin chicken supreme with bacon, pumpkin gnocchi in
Genovese sauce, seasonal vegetables; grilled beef tenderloin with
red date demi-glaze sauce, roasted potato and seasonal vegetables;
and mixed seafood cannelloni in white mornay sauce topped with
As part of the airline's
commitment to enhance its overall customer experience, Hong Kong
Airlines has introduced a pre-inflight meal selection service for
Business Class passengers flying from Hong Kong to Auckland,
Cairns, Gold Coast, Los Angeles, Vancouver and the soon-to-be
launched San Francisco. Eligible passengers can visit the Hong
Kong Airlines website and pre-select their main course from 30 days
before the flight and up to 24 hours before departure.
Chef Gabriel said, "It has been a privilege for me to work with Hong
Kong Airlines to develop new dishes for its premium customers. The
experience has been an eye-opener for me, as I work with airline
experts to showcase a selection of dishes that feature flavour
profiles that remain extremely tasteful, even at 35,000 feet."
Hong Kong Airlines,