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Wed, 31 July 2019

Tom Kerridge to Showcase the Best of Britain on Long-Haul British Airways Flights

As part of its centenary celebrations, British Airways has teamed up with Michelin-starred British chef, Tom Kerridge, to design gourmet menus for customers travelling with the airline throughout August – the airline’s birthday month.

The new menus will be available in every cabin on all of the airline’s long-haul flights, providing customers with the option to enjoy a dish designed by Tom Kerridge for each course.

Tom Kerridge, Michelin star chef, said “I’m so proud to be asked by British Airways, one of the most renowned and iconic British companies, to curate exciting on board menus for the month of August to celebrate their centenary. The dishes reflect not only my vision and what I do at my restaurants but most importantly, they represent the best of British food to the world.”

Tom Kerridge. Click to enlarge.

The menus include:

First CLass

Loch Fyne smoked salmon tartare with smoked mayonnaise, seeded cracker and quail egg.

Fillet of halibut with roasted cucumber, girolle mushrooms, salad cream, accompanied by a classic Caesar Salad with sourdough croutons and pickled anchovies.

Milk chocolate and amaretto tart with salted caramel and white chocolate sauce.

Club World

Severn and Wye smoked salmon with asparagus and gribiche dressing.

Roasted breast of corn-fed chicken with braised pearl barley risotto and wild garlic.

Chocolate and amaretto tart with salted caramel sauce.

World Traveller Plus

Tom Kerridge's most famous restaurant, the Hand & Flowers in Marlow, England attracts visitors from all over the world. Advance reservations are strongly advised. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

Salad Dorset Blue Vinny cheese, celery, grapes and sunflower seeds.

 Roasted breast of corn-fed chicken with braised pearl barley risotto and wild garlic.

Chocolate and amaretto tart, coffee and mascarpone cream.

World Traveller

Gourmet smoked chicken stew with a variety of summer vegetables.

Carolina Martinoli, British Airways’ Director of Brand and Customer Experience, said, “Throughout our centenary year we’ve been celebrating with customers and thanking them for making us what we are today. As August is our birthday month, we wanted to do something to add a special touch to our customers’ journeys, and we think our partnership with Tom Kerridge will do just that. The dishes, which are available on all our long-haul flights, have been carefully created by Tom and his team to showcase the very best of Britain and give customers the opportunity to enjoy gourmet dishes at 35,000ft.”

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