A new chef for economy????

Old Jul 23, 20, 11:41 am
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A new chef for economy????

I have not seen this mentioned elsewhere:

https://aircanada.mediaroom.com/2020...n-to-the-Skies

Seems they found a chef willing to be associated with economy meals?
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Old Jul 23, 20, 11:46 am
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Not that I travel much international in Y, but I'd view any revamp of the onboard fare as a positive step.

But it's all in the details I guess, of which we have few at this point.
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Old Jul 23, 20, 11:59 am
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When I saw the headline, my first thought was that Chef Boyardee has a new gig. ;-)
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Old Jul 23, 20, 12:01 pm
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Don't worry.

The food for Y is being revamped but most of us will never get to try it as AC will not cater the flights properly, so unless you're in the first 6 rows of Y, choices will be sold out as they usually are...
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Old Jul 23, 20, 12:22 pm
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Originally Posted by Stranger View Post
I have not seen this mentioned elsewhere:

https://aircanada.mediaroom.com/2020...n-to-the-Skies

Seems they found a chef willing to be associated with economy meals?
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Old Jul 23, 20, 1:04 pm
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Shouldn't these posts be moved here instead, perhaps? Air Canada Meals for International Economy Class Customers
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Old Jul 23, 20, 1:51 pm
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Originally Posted by jazzsax View Post
Don't worry.

The food for Y is being revamped but most of us will never get to try it as AC will not cater the flights properly, so unless you're in the first 6 rows of Y, choices will be sold out as they usually are...
They don't sell food on these flights
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Old Jul 23, 20, 2:04 pm
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Originally Posted by jasdou View Post
Shouldn't these posts be moved here instead, perhaps? Air Canada Meals for International Economy Class Customers
That would definitely be a better fit than a thread on J meals...
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Old Jul 23, 20, 2:19 pm
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AC can get a chef for Y meals, but just like the Hawksworth dishes, the issue isnít on the chef, itís on the catering company, galley FAs, and budget. As long as the budget remains the same and catering companies and FAs canít properly follow the instructions, things wonít improve much.
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Old Jul 23, 20, 2:20 pm
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Originally Posted by canadiancow View Post
They don't sell food on these flights
They used to, and you know at some point they will get back to it, and have the same issues as always (under catering)
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Old Jul 23, 20, 2:23 pm
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Originally Posted by jazzsax View Post
They used to, and you know at some point they will get back to it, and have the same issues as always (under catering)
They didn't when I flew in 2009, they didn't when I last flew one of these flights in December 2019, and I'm very confident they haven't at any point in between.

I'm not an oracle, but I highly doubt they're going to start at any point in the next 5 years.
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Old Jul 23, 20, 2:37 pm
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They didn't when I flew in 2009, they didn't when I last flew one of these flights in December 2019, and I'm very confident they haven't at any point in between.

I'm not an oracle, but I highly doubt they're going to start at any point in the next 5 years.
So you're telling me that BOB (aka, buy food in Y) isn't food?

If we're arguing about serving everyone in Y a meal on domestic / transborder, that's an entirely different discussion. Well aware that AC pulled that away, but It doesn't mean they haven't had food, particularly hot meals available in Y for purchase.

And at that --- my comment remains. They never would cater enough of the hot meals for Y and would always run out if you were in the back half of the plane.
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Old Jul 23, 20, 3:39 pm
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Originally Posted by jazzsax View Post
So you're telling me that BOB (aka, buy food in Y) isn't food?

If we're arguing about serving everyone in Y a meal on domestic / transborder, that's an entirely different discussion. Well aware that AC pulled that away, but It doesn't mean they haven't had food, particularly hot meals available in Y for purchase.

And at that --- my comment remains. They never would cater enough of the hot meals for Y and would always run out if you were in the back half of the plane.
This entire thread is about international flights. There is no BOB.
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Old Jul 23, 20, 4:08 pm
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This entire thread is about international flights. There is no BOB.
Oops. LOL

Still though. Even if AC had these options for domestic, they would still mess it up. My comment still stands.
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