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First stop on our Culinary Journey

Discover India – that was the slogan for our global Culinary Excellence leadership team meeting taking place in Singapore earlier this month. India in Singapore – why not India in India? Well, going to Singapore was a great idea as you can visit native Indian places such as a...

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WTCE – The Fresher Side of Frozen Food

Frozen probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when the flight attendant sets a hot and steamy meal on the tray in front of you. But it’s actually part of the secret of how LSG Sky Chefs keeps some of its finest ingredients tasting fresh. Given its nearly 20 years o...

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Creating “a unique and unforgettable customer experience”

Jörg Tüttelmann, LSG Sky Chefs’ Vice President Culinary Excellence, suggests we serve a small, crisp apple as a snack option between meals on long-haul Business Class flights – as a fresh apple would bring the snacking experience to a whole new level of purity in taste. “...

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Cheers! It’s the holidays. Even on board.

No matter where you celebrate the holidays – you might be in for a real treat. ...

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What’s so “special” about special meals?

While people who order special meals always get their food first, I see no reason to surrender the glorious spontaneity of choosing whether to indulge in the fish or tortellini option when the flight attendant comes around. What’s so special about special meals anyways? I was m...

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Homegrown Tastes on International Flights

It’s five o’clock in the morning and I’m at one of our suppliers near Stuttgart, Germany, standing in a field of Baby Leaf salad. Having traded my office heels with a pair of muddied red rain boots and my morning coffee with an early breeze of fresh country air, I gazed...

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The culinary landscape of South America

LSG Sky Chefs’ global culinary network ensures menus reflect the latest culinary trends from around the world. Each year, LSG Sky Chefs’ leading regional chefs attend global Culinary Excellence workshops where they exchange ideas, know-how, study new techniques and discuss co...

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The Tomato Juice Mystery

You’ve tried it, haven’t you? You’re one of those 33% of people who orders it on a flight from time to time. Maybe you even order a second glass. But what makes tomato juice so alluring on board? I can’t say I’ve ever quite understood it. I was situating myself with a m...

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A Question of Taste

I succumbed to the tomato juice trend the other week on a flight to Munich and was dumbfounded to find myself ordering a second glass. What I’d been missing! I spotted the drink on a menu a couple days later while out for lunch, and ordered it to the table. Big mistake: to my s...

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A Japanese Kitchen in Frankfurt

It’s 6:00 o’clock in the morning: A normal day for Takugo Kobayashi as he meets with his team and prepares to start his work. From sushi to takoyaki – it’s all made here, in the Japanese kitchen of LSG Sky Chefs at Frankfurt Airport, Germany.  Each airline customer has h...