The worst CO meal I have ever had

 
Old Feb 19, 12, 10:05 am
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The worst CO meal I have ever had

Yesterday I took the evening flight from BZE-IAH. Mrs_dergon and I were in the International First.

The only meal available in F was what was called a "cold plate". (and it wasn't like there was a hot option that we were too far back to get. This was all that was offerred)

It consisted of one plastic syrupy cup of fruit cocktail, cheese and crackers from the president's corn (parmasean peppercorn Rondelle) and the Pièce de résistance........

three sticks of Jack Link's beef jerky on a plate. Just as pictured here in their platic wraps and everything.






The FA was obviously aghast and profusely apologetic, but ...?

Beef jerky as an entree?!
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Old Feb 19, 12, 10:10 am
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Do not, I repeat, do not feed the jerky to a dog.
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Old Feb 19, 12, 10:31 am
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Was it actually international first? They use 738s and treat it as domestic first, as far as I know.
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Old Feb 19, 12, 10:34 am
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Originally Posted by UnitedFlyGuy View Post
Was it actually international first? They use 738s and treat it as domestic first, as far as I know.
It was set up like domestic first like most of those carib. flights but marketed as their "International Business"

Flight: CO1628
Aircraft: Boeing 737-800
Fare Class: International Business (R)
Meal: Dinner
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Old Feb 19, 12, 10:35 am
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That type of flight is branded International Business.

I would have to assume there was a problem somewhere down the supply chain with catering.
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That is truly embarrassing. I hope that is just an anomaly and not another $misek measure.
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Old Feb 19, 12, 10:44 am
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Even Sasquatch woldnt eat that garbage
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Old Feb 19, 12, 11:01 am
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Whoo hoo! Just got the survey email for this flight.

Multi-page rant, here I come!
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HA HA HA HA HA -- I wish you took a picture of it.
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Old Feb 20, 12, 10:49 am
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I would have to assume there was a problem somewhere down the supply chain with catering.
I would hope that if such were the case the FA would have said something like "I'm very sorry but there was an issue with catering in Houston."

The fact that it has gotten so bad that it we can consider it a realistic possibility that SMI/J is willing to serve beef jerky as a first class dinner meal just saddens me.
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Maybe the jerky goes down better with a cup of FreshBrew.
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Originally Posted by belynch View Post
Oh my God, I literally just spit out the beer I was sipping on. I haven't laughed that hard in a long time. Thanks for posting.
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Oh my God, I literally just spit out the beer I was sipping on. I haven't laughed that hard in a long time. Thanks for posting.
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Old Feb 20, 12, 5:45 pm
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Originally Posted by belynch View Post
HMIGOD - That was hysterical! But remember,,,

It culd have been the Rondele...

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Old Feb 20, 12, 7:15 pm
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LMAO! Who knew that CO jerky could do that to a dog!
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