Emirates Serves Over 77 M Meals In The Sky; Here’s How They Make It A Fine Dining Experience In The Sky

Emirates is known for its fine service. From delicious dining to top-class welcoming onboard, flying is always a leisurely experience.

by Anupriya Mishra
Emirates Serves Over 77 M Meals In The Sky; Here’s How They Make It A Fine Dining Experience In The Sky

Emirates is known for its fine service. From delicious fare to top-class welcoming onboard, flying is always a leisurely experience with the airlines. And recently, it shared some foodie facts about quantities of gourmet products, dedicated chefs, and attention to detail that is required for providing a proper fine dining experience in the sky to over 77 customers every year.

Emirates Reveals How Fine Dining Happens In The Sky

 

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Catering to approximately 490 flights, about 149 miles are served every minute. As a result, a total of 215,000 meals are served every day across the globe. In fact, it takes about 1,400 dedicated chefs to prepare these meals at the massive Emirates Flight Catering Facility in Dubai and across partner caterers around the world. So, over the course of one year, customers have consumed a wide rate of nutritious and delicious meals from a host of 2,200 varied recipes every month.

Yes, Emirates serves well-balanced meals that comprise essential carbohydrates, proteins, and vegetables! The airline has served 6 million kg of fresh chicken, 3,50,000 kg of beef, 2,66,000 kg of Atlantic Salmon fillet, 2.2 million kg of whole potatoes, 1.7 million kg of pasteurise eggs, and 3.1 million kg of freshly baked bread and pastries. In fact, the airline has also served a variety of vegan and vegetarian meals as well.

First & Business Class Customers Appreciate Fine Products

 

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As it happens, the chefs at Emirates also use more than 9,38,000 kg of fresh cream, 32,000 kg of masala cashew nuts, 98,000 kg of fresh strawberries, and 42,000 kg of salads from Emirates-owned Bustanica, which is the world’s largest vertical farm.

The First and Business-class customers appreciate the fine quality of the products on board. Yes, so they consume 3.5 million single-serve bottles of olive oil and balsamic vinegar from Monte Vibiano, 14,000 kg of Australian Yarra Valley feta cheese, and have gorged on 1.2 million beef tenderloin steaks in a year.

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Cabin Crew That Udergoes Extensive Training

 

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Not just this, several premium ingredients for regional specialities have also been used in vast quantities. These include truffle, Japanese nori seaweed, black cod, corn-fed chicken breast, foie gras, and even Emirates handmade pasta. In fact, on several European routes, the airline now treats economic class customers to individual pots of Marshfield’s ice cream, creamy organic ice cream, which has 60% dairy content from a family farm in the Cotswolds.

Finally, it’s worth mentioning that to ensure that it’s a proper fine dining experience in the sky, the world-class cabin crew undergoes extensive training. Yes, they are trained to know the best practices, plating of food, wine pairing recommendations, tea & coffee service, which includes Arabic coffee service, and more.

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