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Fresh flavors, smooth sips: See what Delta is dishing up this spring

March 6, 2019 Aviation No Comments Email Email
Starting March 1, new menu selections include spring-inspired dishes and wines curated by Delta chefs and Master Sommelier. And this spring, new free snacks and teas join Delta favorites.

Spring means a fresh start and a new selection of in-flight food and beverage offerings for Delta customers to enjoy. As part of Delta’s continued investment in the onboard customer experience, the airline has committed to seasonal refreshes for its onboard menus – ensuring that even the most frequent travelers has something new to look forward to each season, in addition to familiar favorites customers have come to know and love.

Welcome spring with seasonal menus and wine in Delta One

In the latest seasonal menu refresh, Delta One customers can look forward to reinvigorating flavors that help usher in springtime – from sweet, first-of-season Vidalia onions fresh from Georgia’s G&R farms to bright herbs and crisp spring greens.

​As part of the airline’s popular pre-select meal program, customers confirmed in the Delta One cabin will receive an email from Delta three days prior to their flight, asking them to pick their first-choice meal. Starting March 1, selections will include spring-inspired dishes like Seared Beef Tenderloin with wild garlic mashed potatoes and mixed spring vegetables or Vegetable Lasagna full of earthy mushrooms and delicate squash with pesto cream sauce.

Depending on the route, menus will feature talents of the airline’s in-house and partner chefs – like James Beard honoree Linton Hopkins out of Atlanta, Danny Meyer’s Union Square Events out of New York, and Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo out of L.A. Customers traveling between the U.S. and Asia can look forward to regionally sourced menus curated by Chinese chef Jereme Leung, Japanese chef Norio Ueno and Korean chef Kwon Woo-Joong.

Delta’s new spring meals will be complemented by a selection of wines curated by Delta’s Master Sommelier, Andrea Robinson. Andrea’s spring lineup includes regionally sourced wines chosen to perfectly pair with the latest menus, like Kleine Zalze Chenin Blanc from South Africa and Chateau Sainte Michelle Indian Wells Cabernet Sauvignon hailing from Washington’s Columbia Valley.

Customer favorites join free snack lineup

To keep selections fresh, Delta will introduce two new snack options this spring – bringing back fan favorite Squirrel Brand almonds and introducing Cheez-It crackers to the complimentary snack lineup. These options will be served in addition to the airline’s beloved signature Biscoff cookies and gluten-free KIND Dark Chocolate Chunk Bars.

Steep and sip at 30,000 feet

Starting this month, Delta will begin boarding new premium tea selections from Pure Leaf for Delta One customers to sip and savor in-fight. Flavors will include English Breakfast, Green Tea with Jasmine, Peppermint Herbal Tea and Earl Grey.

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