Aeromexico introduces its new onboard menu designed by Enrique Olvera

The airline's new menu designed by the Colectivo Mexicano de Cocina, led by Chef Enrique Olvera, will be available starting in June on medium- and long-range flights.

It is a light, healthy fare and high quality menu, conceived for passengers who seek comfort and a sense of wellbeing when they travel.

Jul 14, 2014, 12:47 ET from Aeromexico

MEXICO CITY, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, has announced its new onboard menu for its exclusive service in Clase Premier –the carrier First Class–  and Coach, designed by the Colectivo Mexicano de Cocina [Mexican Culinary Collective] led by Chef Enrique Olvera.

The Colectivo Mexicano de Cocina is made up of chefs who are most representative of the current culinary scene, such as:  Mikel Alonso of Biko restaurant, Daniel Ovadía of Paxia, Edgar Núñez of Sud 777, Elena Reygadas of Rosetta, among other chefs who have earned a place for Mexico among the highest levels of contemporary world cuisine.  

Aeromexico chose Enrique Olvera, currently one of the most innovative and avant-garde chefs, founder and owner of the  restaurant Pujol, which now holds 20th place among the top 50, according to The World's 50 Best Restaurants.

"One of the essential aspects of my cooking is to conserve and explore the features of each ingredient.  To enhance and fully realize the flavors of each dish, it is vital for the product to be very fresh, with no preservatives or processing of any kind.  I found it most stimulating to design a "menu for the skies," whose dishes and ingredients would live up to the strict standards I employ in my kitchen, conserving maximum freshness and flavor.  And I do believe we've done it," noted Olvera in his introduction to this new menu.

To whet the appetite, some of the dishes that Aeromexico will be offering in Clase Premier on its medium- and long-range routes such as flights to Europe, South America, Asia, New York, San Francisco and Chicago, are: shrimp in garlic with red quinoa; filet of beef with carrot pico de gallo, couscous and snap-peas; breast of chicken with oregano chimichurri, wild rice and string beans; and lettuce, string bean and potato salad.

Of this menu, Enrique Olvera noted that "this is an approach that investigates the ancestral flavors of Mexico, and a culinary repertoire born of the exuberance and tremendous diversity that geography has given us."  He also underscored that "this is a light, healthy, balanced and exquisite menu, conceived for passengers who seek comfort, relaxation and a sense of wellbeing when they travel."  

At the same time, Aeromexico is inaugurating its new dinner service, with a new look and design for all the utensils, offering added value to enhance the travel experience.  

Consistent with its tradition of quality onboard service in Clase Premier and Coach, Aeromexico is continuing in its endeavor to provide outstanding service for its customers who will be savoring these delicious and original creations.  

About Grupo Aeromexico

Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V. is a holding company whose subsidiaries are engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico and the promotion of passenger loyalty programs. Aeromexico, the largest airline in Mexico, operates more than 600 daily flights and its main hub is in Terminal 2 at the Mexico City International Airport. Its destinations network features 79 cities on three continents, including 44 destinations in Mexico, 16 in the United States, 12 in Latin America, three in Europe, two in Asia and one in Canada.

The Group's fleet of more than 115 aircraft is comprised of Boeing 787, 777, 767 and 737 jet airliners and next generation Embraer 145, 170, 175 and 190 models. In 2012, the airline announced the most significant investment strategy in aviation history in Mexico, to purchase 100 Boeing aircraft including 90 MAX B737 jet airliners and 10 B787-9 Dreamliners.

As a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance, Aeromexico offers customers 1,000 destinations in 178 countries served by the 20 SkyTeam airline partners rewarding passengers with benefits including access to 564 premium airport lounges around the world. Aeromexico also offers travel on its codeshare partner flights with Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, Avianca, LAN, TACA and TAM with extensive connectivity in countries like the United States, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia and Peru.

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