Song Unveils Latest Creations for On-Board Menu From Chef Dave Lieberman

Author and Food Network Chef Is Song’s Newest Executive Food Consultant

Menu Features New Healthy, Organic Choices for Breakfast, Lunch and Later

NEW YORK, May 10 /PRNewswire/ — Song(R), Delta Air Lines’ high-style, low-fare air service, has unveiled the newest creations for its on-board menu, developed by Dave Lieberman who is their newest executive food consultant. Lieberman, star of the new Food Network show Good Deal with Dave Lieberman, and author of Hyperion Books’ YOUNG & HUNGRY: More than 100 Recipes for Cooking Fresh and Affordable Food for Everyone, has created seven new selections that will be available on Song’s menu, May through July.

“I’m very excited to be working with Song to create a variety of original healthy and delicious on-board food choices,” said Chef Dave Lieberman. “My goal is to teach people how to prepare high quality recipes, all at reasonable cost, which mirrors Song’s goal to provide a high style experience at low fares. I think we’re a great fit.”

The items Lieberman has created for Song’s newest menu offerings reflect Song’s commitment to provide healthy, organic choices.

“Song’s popular in-flight menu offers a wide range of fresh, healthy and delicious food options at a great value,” said Tim Mapes, Song’s vice president of marketing and customer experience. “We are excited to team with Dave Lieberman, who shares our commitment to providing our customers with healthy, organic and tasty food choices at a reasonable cost.”

The new breakfast, lunch and “later” entree items, plus a new snack item include:

* Breakfast — Whole Wheat Croissant with Breakfast Egg Salad: served
with smoked bacon and sliced tomato.

* Lunch & Later
– Featured Sandwich: Honey Ham on Pretzel Roll: Swiss cheese, green
leaf lettuce and honey mustard.
– Featured Salad: Greek Salad with Feta Cheese: Feta cheese, olives,
cucumber, diced tomatoes and fresh basil tossed with Earthbound Farm
organic spinach and romaine lettuce and served with Newman’s Own
Parmesan and Roasted Garlic dressing.
– Featured Song “Signature” for May: Grilled Balsamic Chicken Breast:
served with curried couscous salad with cranberries and walnuts.

* Snack — Asian Fusion Crunch: this new snack item features wasabi
peas, Thai almonds, blanched almonds and sesame cashews, produced and
packaged by Natursouce of Montreal, Canada.

Dave Lieberman’s Song “Signature” for June is Grilled Asian Chicken Breast, served with crispy slaw and Forbidden Rice Salad, while July features Spinach Quiche with Smoked Salmon served with a mesclun lettuce medley, grape tomatoes and Lite ranch dressing.

Song also recently announced an exclusive partnership with nightlife entrepreneur Rande Gerber to enhance its in-flight offerings, including a branded signature cocktail service, the latest addition to Song’s wide array of on-board offerings.

The newly-branded signature beverage service will feature new cocktails created for Song by Rande Gerber, in addition to Song’s current beverage offerings which include sodas, water, wine, beer, coffee and tea. It will also feature newly-branded glasses, cocktail shakers and accessories, all designed in partnership with Rande Gerber. Song and Gerber will unveil the new signature cocktail service, complete with new branding and design, on all Song flights beginning in late summer.

About Song

Song, Delta’s award-winning, low-fare air service, provides non-stop flights between major cities in the Northeast and Florida destinations as well as Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Juan and Nassau. Song currently operates a fleet of Boeing 757s with 199 all-leather, all-coach seats. Song will complete the addition of 34 new flights from JFK to San Francisco, Seattle, San Juan and Aruba by September 2, 2005.

All Song aircraft are equipped with personal video monitors at each seat, offering a wide array of entertainment features — accessible via touch-screen technology — including: live, DISH Network television; movies on-demand; MP3 programming from more than 1,600 songs and 11 video games. Song also offers a complete on-board food menu featuring healthful, organic food options and a few indulgences, including Song’s newly branded signature cocktails. Song beverages are intended to be enjoyed responsibly by adults.

Customers can use a credit card or cash to make purchases onboard. Song presently serves all three New York metro area airports — JFK, Newark and LaGuardia — the only low-fare service to do so. All Song flights are operated by Delta Air Lines. Song tickets can be purchased by visiting or calling 1-800-FLY-SONG (1-800-359-7664).

About Dave Lieberman

Dave Lieberman’s love affair with food began as a child while watching his father cook for family in center city Philadelphia, PA. This interest grew during his teenage years while working at various restaurants throughout Philadelphia. As a college student at Yale University, Dave enlisted friends to produce a local-access cooking show, Campus Cuisine, with Lieberman being the star. Lieberman enjoyed cooking on the show so much that he opened his own campus catering service.

Recently, his television career has gone mainstream, with the premiere of his new Food Network show “Good Deal with Dave Lieberman” (Saturdays at 1:30pm ET/PT). In “Good Deal,” Lieberman keeps things quick, easy and inexpensive, giving viewers practical tips on keeping quality up and costs down. Dave’s first cookbook, YOUNG & HUNGRY: More than 100 Recipes for Cooking Fresh and Affordable Food for Everyone, features more than 100 recipes for cooking fresh and affordable food for everyone. Dave works as a personal chef in and around New York City. You can find him at .

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