Union Square Starts In-Flight Meals On Delta

Classic cuisine by Union Square Cafe arrives on Delta Air Lines

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Delta One flyers on a few trans-Atlantic flights to Europe can enjoy hand-crafted selections by Union Square restaurant out of New York.

The new menu feature Italian-infused fare created by Carmen Quagliata, chef at Union Square brings the restaurant’s award-winning, philosophy to Delta Air Lines.

The partnership of Delta and Union Square Cafe deepens is a collaboration with the hospitality company behind beloved New York restaurants like Gramercy Tavern, North End Grill and Maialino has been served on select flights since December and will end at the end of the month.

Chef Carmen’s vibrant menus in the Delta One cabin reflects his Italian heritage with main course selections including:

  • Beef Short Rib Stracotto
  • Union Square Cafe’s Classic Roasted Chicken Breast
  • Gulf Shrimp and polenta
  • Baked Paccheri basil cream pasta

The latest menus pair with Delta’s 2016 wine program, which follows a similarly seasonal approach. The medley of vintages provide you with a sense of wine discovery as part of their in flight dining experience, and this year the wine will come from a number of local wineries from small artisanal wineries who bring to your tray a flavor and body uniquely their own.

In addition, the airline’s partnership with Union Square Hospitality Group has in the last year been making enhancements to its food programs featuring the culinary talents of Chef Linton Hopkins, Michelle Bernstein and Michael Chiarello on a selection of transoceanic routes, highlighting seasonal and regionally cuisine.