GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Food Industry

 
  Share

Dubai, UAE, April 6, 2017:   Many of the world's best chefs and culinary media have experienced Etihad Airways' award-winning hospitality on their way to Australia for this week's announcement of The World's 50 Best Restaurants. 

As the Official Airline Partner of the 2017 event, Etihad Airways has had the honour of flying some of the biggest names in global gastronomy to Melbourne – the widely acclaimed food and wine capital of Australia – to participate in the week-long programme.

The airline has also co-hosted hundreds of international and Australian chefs, sommeliers, food media and influencers at a range of culinary events held in the Victorian capital, including a pop-up ‘Sky High Bar' at Official Hotel QT Melbourne where guests have enjoyed beverages normally served exclusively in Etihad Airways' Premium Lounges. 

At the finale – The World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards gala event – guests were given a taste of flying on board an Etihad Airways' Airbus A380 aircraft through an innovative interactive 360-degree technology platform. Guests were also invited to #TasteTheWorld, removing pieces of chocolate from a specially made edible map of the globe, for a chance to win two Business Class tickets to anywhere on the airline's global network.

Patrick Pierce, Etihad Airways' Vice President of Marketing Partnerships, said the airline's partnership with Tourism Australia and The World's 50 Best Restaurants had proven to be a valuable investment.

“The World's 50 Best Restaurants program has given us an unprecedented opportunity to showcase the quality of our food and beverage offering and unique approach to hospitality to some of the biggest names and influencers in the culinary world today.

“Their feedback about the experience has been extremely positive, which is a huge inspiration for the airline's hospitality team to continue the current momentum. 

“The partnership has also shone an international spotlight on the richness of Australia's extraordinary culinary tourism offering. Already one of the most popular destinations in our network, the worldwide exposure generated by The World's 50 Best program will enhance its already-great appeal and strengthen our position as the airline of choice to and from Australia.”

John O'Sullivan, Tourism Australia Managing Director, said: 'Etihad Airways has been an incredibly enthusiastic supporter of our Restaurant Australia program and the natural choice as our international airline partner for The World's 50 Best Restaurants.

'The airline clearly shares the same ethos as ours when it comes to world-class food and wine. Many of the chefs and media whom Etihad Airways flew to Australia for this event have commented on the quality of the airline's dining experience, both on board the aircraft and on the ground in its airport lounges.”

Etihad Airways offers its guests an onboard dining experience which is unique among the world's airlines. Its innovative approach to hospitality is inspired by the world's best restaurants and cutting-edge culinary and beverage trends. 

In its First Class cabins, Etihad Airways' professional Inflight Chefs, many with fine-dining experience, use their expert culinary skills to deliver a highly personalised à la carte dining experience, tailored to each guest's taste. With an onboard pantry of fresh ingredients, they are able to go ‘off menu' to offer guests a sumptuous made-to-order meal.

In Business Class, specialist Food and Beverage Managers oversee the preparation and service of a contemporary, healthy à la carte and dine anytime menu. They can also recommend the perfect beverage from the airline's boutique inflight cellar.

Etihad Airways currently has 235 Inflight Chefs and 495 Food and Beverage Managers, offering its premium cabin guests a hospitality experience for which the airline is widely considered the world's best.
The airline also has the finest collection of airport lounges in the world, reflecting its commitment to providing guests aspirational hospitality experiences on the ground as well as in the air. 

Premium Lounges are located in Abu Dhabi, Dublin, London Heathrow, Los Angeles, Manchester, Melbourne, New York JFK, Paris, Sydney, and Washington DC. 

In its flagship First Class Lounge and Spa at Abu Dhabi International Airport, the Executive Chef has a long and distinguished career with leading hotels including The Ritz-Carlton, Shangri-La, and InterContinental. With his team of Sous Chefs, Demi Chefs, and Chef de Partie, they create haute cuisine which is served in an elegant and expansive à la carte dining area. Menus, which are changed frequently, feature a choice of Arabian, Indian and international cuisine made to order at any time of day. The kitchen prepares everything in-house using the freshest, locally sourced, seasonal produce.

Etihad Airways' partnership with Tourism Australia for The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017 deepens the airline's existing five-year, $30 million investment in Australian tourism, which was signed in 2015.  



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 19233 times
Posted on : Thursday, April 6, 2017  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Max's Popular Filipino Restaurant Launches New Menu in Qatar
Next Story : Marrybrown celebrates 15 Years in UAE with AED 15 Anniversary Meal
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Australia's Number No.1 Natural Skincare Brand* Partners With Jessica Kahawaty
Matthew Fitzpatrick Wins the 2018 Omega European Masters
Introducing New Make-up From Rodial That You Need In Your Kit
Rado reimagines a bold 1960s classic for the 21st Century
Scuderia Ferrari presents Fall winter collection
NARS Erdem SS19 Beauty Report
Introducing VK Beauty Lounge & Bar
Alina Anwar Couture Launches in UAE
Introducing Home Fragrance at Robinsons, Dubai Festival City
Diana Arno Expands Online Shopping to Middle East
Defying Age With Skin Republic's Gold and Platinum Face Masks
British Classics Make a Comeback in Jack Wills AW18 Collections
The Future Is Here
Roberto Cavalli's Exclusive Duo of Fragrances
Bring a Touch of Sophistication to Your Home with The Exclusive SmegXDolce&Gabba...
Lacoste.12.12 Collection
Trevor Sorbie Range Relaunches in the UAE
Carl F. Bucherer Celebrates Debut of Its Online Boutique on Jd.Com Launch of Lim...
GROHE Smart Home: The App-Controlled Water Security System
Honda voted “Preferred Sedan Car Brand of the Year” for the fourth year in a row
FOREO To Attend TFWA: the World's Largest Travel Retail Show
William Collection by Hugo Boss
Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre's Restaurant Promotions- October
Al-Futtaim Toyota swoops another win at the Filipino Times Awards
PAN Emirates bedroom festival with discount up to 70%
Al-Futtaim ACE launches its stylish new Outdoor collection
Mousses Etoiles to reveal the latest luxury designs of commercial-use outdoor fu...
Dubai Design Week continues to grow, cementing Dubai as the design capital of t...
Tips & Toes Hits the Big 3-5!
Harmony and Sustainability Define Ideal Standard's ‘Esedra' Ceramic Bathroom Col...
Tata Communications launches a specialised cyber security lab at Shanmugha Arts,...
Pamper yourself at Perfumery & Co this month, at The Dubai Mall
Consonni Wraps Up La Vuelta a Espana With a Seventh Place Finish for UAE Team Em...
Akamai Unveils Solutions at IBC 2018 Designed to Mitigate the Challenges and Cos...
Abu Dhabi wins bid to host 2022 ITU Grand Final in world first
du Opens New Business Centre in DIFC for Enterprise Customers
Cheyenne Woods: Stepping out of Tiger's shadow
Sharjah's Recognition as ‘Accessible City for Physically Disabled' Hailed as His...
Etihad Cargo Increases Focus on Cold Chain Industry with ‘Freshfoward' Product
Cadillac XT4 Delivers Dynamic Driving Experience
International School of Creative Science Muwaileh celebrates outstanding student...
Volunteers from the UAE join hands with the community in Tasset Peulh village in...
New Homologations for Pirelli Tyres
The Dubai Business Women Council meets with the UN Assistant Secretary-General t...
Debut Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY Calendar Announced
UOWD launches Ministry-accredited Foundation Studies Program to guide senior sch...
World's first cyborg on artificial senses
O Boticário Opens in Dubai its First Amphora Store outside Brazil Come Join...
Registration for the 5th edition of Camel Trek is now open
Masdar, ADFD and PUC partner to build solar power plant with battery storage in ...