American Airlines Updates Premium Class Menus for Trans-Atlantic Flights


FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — For a palate-pleasing inflight experience, American recently introduced new First and Business Class menus on flights between the United States and Europe. The new menus offer authentic dishes from both sides of the Atlantic.

“Paired with our award-winning wines and a variety of beverage selections, these new menus are truly designed for the international traveler’s palate,” stated Timothy McMahan, Manager – Menu Planning & Development for American Airlines.

In the United States, acclaimed Chef Stephan Pyles of Dallas designed the new menu for flights from the United States to Europe.

New appetizers to Europe include citrus-marinated scallops, coppa ham with mozzarella, and shrimp marinated in mojito sauce. The new entrees include cowboy steak, lamb shank, chicken madeira, and will be served with seasonal vegetables such as grilled yellow squash, sauteed spinach, sun-dried tomatoes and artichoke bottoms with chive whipped potatoes. Desserts include an ice cream sundae or poached pears in a pecan crust.

European chefs submitted proposals for the new menu for U.S.-bound flights. From these imaginative offerings, the airline selected appetizers, salads, main courses and desserts with Continental flair.

New appetizers to the United States include apple soy marinated beef served with horseradish cream and thin potatoes, portobello mushroom carpaccio and smoked sesame salmon with sweet chili cucumber. Main courses include roasted fillet of cod, seared fillet of beef, roasted chicken, and goat cheese and red pepper cappelletti pasta. a la carte vegetables include thyme-scented potatoes, spinach and tomatoes. For dessert, customers looking for an alternative to an ice cream sundae can feast on peaches in amaretto sauce served with biscotti stuffing.

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