The Eye on Taiwan news staff
Mandarin Oriental, Taipei has worked with Thai Airway to prepare Michelin-starred in-flight meals for the airlines’ business class passengers until August 31.
Since the beginning of June, gourmet dishes prepared by chefs from the five-star hotel have been served to passengers traveling Royal Silk Class on the airline’s direct flights from Taipei to Bangkok that depart daily in the afternoon (TG633) and evening (TG635), Mandarin Oriental, Taipei and Thai Airways said.
Executive Chef of Mandarin Oriental, Taipei Adam Tanner has created six enticing menus for Royal Silk Class passengers, inspired by dishes served at the hotel’s Michelin-starred Chinese restaurant Ya Ge and Michelin-recommended Italian restaurant Bencotto, the hotel said.
“Mandarin Oriental, Taipei’s reputation for providing high levels of service is reflected in the growing number of international accolades it receives, including a Michelin Star for Ya Ge and mention for Bencotto in the Michelin Guide Taipei 2018,” said Frances Tsai, hotel manager at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei.
“Through our passion for sharing good food with others, the hotel’s experienced and talented chefs have created an exclusive in-flight dining experience for Thai Airways passengers, to give them a taste of the hotel’s enchanting, versatile and refined culinary scene,” Tsai added.
Using the freshest ingredients, Chef Tanner creates contemporary dishes inspired by French, Italian, Southeast Asian and progressive American fare, his knowledge of international cuisine accumulated over years of working in luxury five-star hotels and Michelin-starred restaurants around the world, according to the hotel.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has 14 Michelin-starred restaurants holding a total of 21 Michelin stars, which is more than any other hotel brand in the world.