Andrée Rosier creates Basque-inspired cuisine for Air France’s Business cabin
From November 2019 to February 2020, Michelin-starred French chef Andrée Rosier and a native of the Basque country is signing the dishes on Air France’s Business class menu on departure from Paris.
Over the past few days, on flights departing Paris, Air France has been entrusting the dishes on its Business class menu to Andrée Rosier for the first time. The Michelin-starred chef has created eight dishes including two vegetarian options, available in the Business cabin over the next four months. These gourmet creations influenced by Basque flavours will delight Air France customers.
“It’s a real honour for me to work with Air France and offer the company’s Business customers a choice of dishes inspired by the Basque culture and the South West region”, stated Andrée Rosier.
“We proudly welcome Andrée Rosier as our new Business class chef. In joining the leading French starred chefs who sign our menus throughout the year, these latest creations constitute a new occasion to delight our customers and promote this chef’s delicately refined cuisine worldwide”, added Catherine Villar, SVP Customer Experience Air France.
Andrée Rosier’s dishes on Air France’s Business menu:
Tournedos with foie gras sauce, and poêlée landaise;
Chicken with shrimp served with paella-style rice;
Koskera-style haddock, shellfish sauce and green vegetables;
Spicy bulgur, lemongrass piperade and fennel;
Saithe cooked in coriander-infused butter with Biscay-inspired ginger;
Orzo pasta with piquillo red pepper cream and Espelette pepper;
Lamb confit with olives and lemon, pistachio and pepper semolina;
Guinea fowl with sangria sauce, parsnip puree with hazelnut and vanilla pear.
In collaboration with Servair, the leading airline catering company, these menus can be enjoyed on flights on departure from Paris to all Air France long-haul destinations and a selection of medium-haul destinations.
Organization of the “Oh my Chef!” event on a flight to Tokyo!
On 12 November, to celebrate the arrival of the new menus signed by Andrée Rosier, the chef will be on board flight AF272 to Tokyo-Haneda. In the Business cabin, she will present her dishes to customers and hear their impressions. In Premium Economy and Economy cabins, the chef will also be present to exchange with customers and invite them to discover the Basque gourmet creations prepared especially for the occasion.
Travel by Air France, from Biarritz to Tokyo
For Travel by Air France, the company’s travel guide, Andrée Rosier is opening the doors to her Michelin-starred restaurant in Biarritz. The perfect occasion to discover her career as a chef, her culinary inspirations, and her favourite addresses in her favourite city,
About Andrée Rosier
French chef and native of Bayonne, Andrée Rosier is the first female chef to be awarded the title of Meilleur ouvrier de France in 2007. Awarded a star in the Michelin guide in 2009 for her “Les Rosiers” restaurant in Biarritz, Andrée Rosier also designs a menu with a Basque touch in the “Les Rosiers, Bistrot de l’Oie” restaurant, in Tokyo (Japan). With the help of her husband Stéphane, Andrée Rosier imposes her personal touch on an authentic cuisine that reveals the essence of taste. Her cuisine is based on Basque culture, predominated by fresh seasonal produce, but breaks from pure tradition by innovating and integrating other tastes and textures.