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SWISS Introduces Inflight Meals From ‘Aux Trois Amis’ Restaurant in Canton Bern

In the latest edition of the ‘SWISS Tastes of Switzerland’ inflight food & beverage program, SWISS First and Business Class guests can now enjoy meal creations from ‘Aux Trois Amis’ restaurant in Canton Bern.

SWISS First Class Menu Selection: Veal tenderloin with cognac sauce Gnocchi with black sesame, green pea purée, baby carrot and chanterelles - Courtesy SWISS

On Wednesday (June 7, 2023), Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) announced the launch of the latest edition of their ‘SWISS Taste of Switzerland’ inflight food and beverage program, which will be available for the next three months. First and Business Class guests on long-haul flights departing Switzerland can now enjoy culinary creations from the kitchen of Marc Joshua Engel and Cynthia Lauper, co-hosts at the ‘Aux Trois Amis’ restaurant in Schernelz on Lake Biel in Canton Bern. The Michelin-starred and 15-GaultMillau-point restaurant sits among the vineyards between Biel and La Neuveville.

In Wednesday’s announcement, SWISS’ Head of Brand Experience, Julia Hillenbrand, said,

“The ‘Aux Trois Amis’ manages to blend Bernese cuisine with original influences from all over the globe. Its hosts truly create a unique dining experience, in which the hearty desserts combined with fresh herbs are a particular highlight. And I’m delighted that our SWISS inflight guests can now also enjoy such creations.”

Als commenting on the culinary collaboration, Chef de Cuisine Marc Joshua Engel, said,

“Giving SWISS travellers a summery gourmet experience that clearly bears our signature – that’s what we’ve set out to do. Cooking and travel are our two great passions. So we’ve had immense pleasure combining them to bring these meals from our restaurant to the plane.”

From Left: Chef de Service Cynthia Lauper and Chef de Cuisine Marc Joshua Engel of the 'Aux Trois Amis' Restaurant in Conton Bern, Switzerland - Courtesy SWISS

The ‘Aux Trois Amis’ has been delivering hospitality and tradition for nearly 130 years, and offers exciting new interpretations of classic regional dishes. For the latest edition of SWISS Taste of Switzerland, Chef de Cuisine Marc Joshua Engel has opted for light, summery specialties that reflect his own culinary experiences in Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Sommeliére and Chef de Service Cynthia Lauper has also ensured some fine wine pairings to round off the guest’s inflight dining experience. SWISS Premium Economy Class guests traveling on flights from Switzerland will also have the additional option of a three-course meal featuring regional specialties from Canton Bern. The Latest SWISS Taste of Switzerland menus are available here: First Class, Business Class, Premium Economy.

First and Business Class Selections From the Latest Edition of the 'SWISS Taste of Switzerland' Inflight Food and Beverage Program - Courtesy SWISS

Launched in 2002, SWISS’ award-winning ‘SWISS Taste of Switzerland’ inflight culinary program has been inviting a new top chef from a selected Swiss canton aboard every three months, to present and share Switzerland’s gastronomic diversity aloft. The meals are also accompanied by wine and cheese specialties from the featured region. To date, SWISS taste of Switzerland has welcomed 78 guest chefs representing each of Switzerland’s 26 cantons.

Source: Swiss International Air Lines


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