culinary expert stories and posts

Star chef Sven Elverfeld and his former instructors from LSG Sky Chefs

How an Airline Catering Apprentice Became a Star Chef

The Aqua-Restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton in Wolfsburg, headed by Chef Sven Elverfeld, was awarded three Michelin stars for the tenth time in a row. The star chef celebrates this with a one-time series of events called “AquaX”, to which LSG Sky Chefs has been invited as well. T...

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“Fine dining” on the train

Passengers can fully enjoy a fine dining experience between Zurich and Paris with the “La Table” concept Getting on the train and feeling completely relaxed. This is one of the reasons why passengers choose BUSINESS 1ÈRE class on TGV Lyria trains, where they have a dedicated...

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What makes our space food so special?

Much about space travel has changed since Yuri Gagarin and Alan Shepard first went to space, and so it comes as no surprise that the food we send to space has also evolved. Gone are the days when astronauts ate pureed food out of a tube. In its place, the ISS-crew can now enjoy c...

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LSG Sky Chefs and Flight Attendants Co-Create Lufthansa Oktoberfest Menus

Seven months ahead of Oktoberfest, LSG Sky Chefs and Lufthansa took the collaborative process of menu development to another next level. They invited members of the Lufthansa cabin crew to design the first menu of the Oktoberfest menu-cycle, which will be flying in Lufthansa Busi...

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Not too spicy, not too sweet, not too greasy for the children

It’s no secret that children love spaghetti. But what else is important to children in terms of food? Our Chef Burkhardt Weitzäcker explains how he developed children’s inflight meals together with famous German Chef Cornelia Poletto. Mr Weizsäcker, how did the coll...

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Get ready to explore new horizons in 2018

Every year brings a new challenge and 2018 will be no different. Only next year, we’re bringing you behind the scenes for LSG Group’s annual calendar as we broaden our horizons. What is this calendar, you ask? Each year, LSG Group prepares an exclusive, limited edition calend...

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How to enhance personal well-being during a flight

“There is a strong rising trend of travelers who seek to define their personal well-being along their journey.” – Sunbul Dubuni, Expert Consumer Insight, LSG Group. For frequent travelers, it can be difficult to match a healthy lifestyle with onboard conditions and time dif...

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Staying Healthy In The Air With Smoothies

A healthy diet doesn’t have to stop just because you’re in the air. We understand that with more people opting for the healthier alternative, catering services need to adapt and appeal to the shifting demand – and that is no different for us. That is why today, we’re shin...

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Chef’s Knives: A Cutting Relationship

We all know how essential chefs are at LSG Sky Chefs, but what’s indispensable to them? Since it’s World Chef’s Day, we thought we’d find out! Here’s a question for you, and no, it’s not a trick. What is the most important relationship in a chef’s professional life?...

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Creative Menu Creation: Art work or hard work?

What role does visual appearance play in cooking and how did a cobia fish get caught in the net of food photography? Since we post food pictures from the LSG Group calendar on a monthly basis, it intrigued us to find out more from a person who creates such dishes – literally ...