Updated: Jan 11
Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) announced on Wednesday that long-haul First and Business Class guests will enjoy culinary delights inspired by St. Moritz this winter.
SWISS announced today new onboard menu options for long-haul First and Business Class passengers this winter inspired by St. Moritz area restaurants. The latest offerings as part of SWISS’ award-winning “SWISS Taste of Switzerland” inflight dining program. Over the next three months SWISS First and Business Class guests will enjoy specialties from the exclusive el paradiso Mountain Club near St. Moritz and the Lej da Staz restaurant in the heart of the Engadine (alpine valley region). From December 4th to the beginning of March 2020, premium SWISS passengers will enjoy special cuisine from the Canton Grisons in Southwest Switzerland.
The special premium meals for SWISS First and Business Class guests have been designed by Frank Schuster, Chef de Cuisine at the Lej de Staz restaurant and el paradiso Mountain Club near St. Moritz, Switzerland. The culinary creations are a combination of seasonal dishes and classics from rustic to exclusive, all closed with sweet treats from the SWISS house patisserie.
First Class customers will choose from a selection of seasonal favorites, as well as unusual dishes from the legendary el paradiso Mountain Club, located above St. Moritz. To start, guests will enjoy an allegra-poke bowl with barley and salmon trout with a fig mustard dressing. The main course includes the el paradiso Mountain Club’s house specialty “Meat Love,” a unique take on meatloaf served with morel sauce. For dessert, passengers will delight in a miniature version of the renowned “el paradiso millefeuille” puff pastry cake with créme pâtissière.
Business Class guests on SWISS long-haul flights will be treated to specialties from the Lej da Staz restaurant located by the sublimely tranquil Lake Staz near St. Moritz. Starters include smoked char with barley salad and main course selections such as braised beef in red wine sauce accompanied by polenta with alpine cheese. To close the meal, customers can choose from specially crafted treats such as a wintry sweet mascarpone mousse on white chocolate and pear slice.
The diverse culinary culture of the Canton Grisons further extends to the bespoke collection of regional wines and cheeses. The curated First and Business Class cheese offerings include a Ftan organic mountain cheese and Engadin Forte. The First Class wine collection includes a 2018 Chardonnay from the Davaz estate and a Trocla Nera Pinot Noir from the Obrecht winery. In Business Class, guests can enjoy a 2018 Pinot Noir Spätlese Barrique from the Von Selis winery in Malans or a 2018 Riesling-Silvaner from the Hermann estate.
While SWISS winter passengers will undoubtedly enjoy the fine offerings previously described, spring 2020 guests can look forward to a new selection inspired by Canton Zug.
Source: Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)