SAN FRANCISCO and CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cathay Pacific Airways and Hyatt unveiled today specially designed menus by acclaimed chefs at Park Hyatt Chicago and Park Hyatt New York for Cathay Pacific passengers. The global collaboration, which was announced in June, marks the most expansive inflight dining experience of its kind for both Cathay Pacific and Hyatt and also includes menus designed by chefs from Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, Park Hyatt Milan and Park Hyatt Zurich. Park Hyatt Toronto will also be participating in the collaboration in the coming months with a specially crafted menu.
"At Cathay Pacific, we are committed to offering passengers the highest quality products and services, as well as a memorable inflight dining experience," said Aaron Claxton, Cathay Pacific head of catering. "We are delighted to team up with Hyatt and its award-winning restaurants to create a set of exciting new inflight menus for our passengers flying to various destinations around the world. This marks the first time we have forged a global collaboration with a world-renowned hotel brand to enhance the overall inflight dining experience for our passengers, helping them to live a life well traveled."
The menus born from this collaboration have been designed to reflect the contemporary traveler's desire for new culinary adventures that enhance their inflight experiences and acknowledge their status as international jetsetters and frequent business travelers. Cathay Pacific's First and Business Class passengers departing from Chicago and New York to Hong Kong will have the opportunity to enjoy signature dishes from the following restaurants and chefs:
Chef Sebastien Archambault - Park Hyatt New York (Now – October 16)
Select menu items include:
- Chilled Maine Lobster, cucumber, sour cream, fennel pollen
- Saffron poached lobster, mizuna salad, carrot-ginger vinaigrette, shaved vegetable crudité, sunflower seeds
- BBQ brined short ribs, parsnip puree, charred kale & leek, smoked sweet pepper
- Wild mushroom stuffed chicken breast, pommes aligot, pearl onions, maitake, chicken jus, wilted spinach
Chef Edward Sura - NoMI Kitchen, Park Hyatt Chicago (Now – October 16)
Select menu items include:
- Vanilla perfumed lobster, confit yellow pepper, mango agar, sweet pickle jalapeno and cilantro pistou
- Olive oil poached lobster, Werp Farm greens, grapefruit segments, shaved fennel crudité and Champagne vinaigrette
- Pan-seared Miller's Farm chicken, kohlrabi and Yukon potato ragout, olives, sautéed baby vegetables
- Braised beef cheeks, green pea puree, confit celeriac root, sautéed chanterelle mushrooms and natural beef jus
"At the heart of the Hyatt brand is a passion for food and beverage excellence to offer our guests authentic dining experiences that are truly unforgettable," said Peter Roth, vice president of operational experiences, Hyatt. "Our collaboration with Cathay Pacific combines the best of two worlds – Hyatt's commitment to memorable dining experiences and Cathay Pacific's unrivaled travel experiences across international destinations."
The term "Hyatt" is used in this release for convenience to refer to Hyatt Hotels Corporation and/or one or more of its affiliates.
About Cathay Pacific
The international flag carrier of Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific Airways operates over 115 flights per week to Hong Kong and beyond, including over 23 destinations in Mainland China, from six cities in the USA and two in Canada: Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York (JFK), Newark Liberty, San Francisco, Vancouver and Toronto; and offers cargo services to 18 cities across the Americas using the latest 747-8 freighter fleet. Cathay Pacific is a member of the oneworld alliance.
More information, including current fares and availability, may be found at cathaypacific.com/us, www.facebook.com/cathaypacificus, or Twitter handle @CathayPacificUS. For North American reservations, dial toll-free: 1-800-233-2742.
About Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 12 premier brands and 667 properties in 54 countries, as of June 30, 2016. The Company's purpose to care for people so they can be their best informs its business decisions and growth strategy and is intended to create value for shareholders, build relationships with guests and attract the best colleagues in the industry. The Company's subsidiaries develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to hotels, resorts, branded residences and vacation ownership properties, including under the Park Hyatt®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt®, Andaz®, Hyatt CentricTM, The Unbound Collection by HyattTM, Hyatt Place®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt ZivaTM, Hyatt ZilaraTM and Hyatt Residence Club® brand names and have locations on six continents. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.
Communications Manager, Americas
SOURCE Cathay Pacific Airways