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Japan Airline hires star chef for business class menu revamp


Japan Airlines (JAL) is making efforts to make it business class services more extensive and exclusive. It has announced Chef Jun Kurogi of “Kurogi,” one of the finest “washoku” restaurants in Tokyo will join JAL’s dream team of star chefs from March 1, 2016. “He bring his own fresh and unique touch to the JAL Business Class Japanese menu in its exclusive restaurant in the sky and international First Class Lounge at Haneda Airport,” said the airline in a statement.

JAL has been introducing premium in-flight meals with an aim to exceed customer expectations on its North America, Europe, Oceania and Southeast Asia routes since January 2013.

From the JAL Kitchen Gallery, JAL will provide new “AIR Soup Stock Tokyo” as the second meal in Premium Economy and Economy Class, marking the airline’s 19th installment of its popular AIR Series. JAL said it also welcomes Motohiro Okoshi as its new JAL wine advisor. TheĀ airline will introduce an entirely new list of carefully-selected bottles under his stewardship.

Additionally, a new dinner menu will be provided in the Teppan Dining area in the JAL International First Class Lounge at Haneda Airport.

Musafir Namah Bureau


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