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Transat adds two new dishes to summer menu

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  •   05-23-2018  2:52 pm

Transat adds two new dishes to summer menu
One of two new menu items for Transat's summer menu, chicken cordon bleu garnished with smoked meat.

Air Transat presented the summer 2018 Chef's Menu by Daniel Vézina on May 1, now offering an all-new Canadian wine in the Club Class menu as well as the newest issue of Atmosphere magazine on board.

“At Air Transat, going the extra mile to meet our passengers’ needs is part of our DNA. We strive every day to stay in line with consumers’ expectations,” explained Jean François Lemay, president-general manager of Air Transat. “As part of our improvements to the on-board experience, we are refining the meal options in Economy Class on transatlantic flights. We are also very proud to be marking the second year of our Chef’s Menu by Daniel Vézina with some new dishes."

WEB-1077_PR_DV_euros_Filet_1000x600.jpgPork filet mignon with Quebec blueberries

Chef’s Menu by Daniel Vézina: new dishes available

Since May 1, Air Transat has been offering two new dishes featuring local ingredients like wild blueberries and smoked meat, in addition to bringing back four passenger favourites and two breakfast meals.

Lunch/Dinner

  • New: Pork filet mignon with Quebec blueberries
  • New: Chicken cordon bleu garnished with smoked meat
  • Salmon fillet with Asian noodles
  • Pulled beef shepherd’s pie
  • Vegetable risotto
  • White bean and quinoa bowl

Bistro_PennesRosee_633x386.jpgPenne in rosé sauce, topped with cheese, sun-dried tomatoes and parsley

Each meal is served with a cheese plate, dessert and wine.

Breakfast

  • Spinach and basil omelette
  • Crepes with goat cheese and smoked salmon

Each meal is served with a plain croissant, yogourt, orange juice and coffee.

The Chef’s Menu by Daniel Vézina is offered for free to all Club Class passengers. In Economy Class, the Chef’s Menu by Daniel Vézina is available for $15 for breakfast and $25 for lunch/dinner. Passengers can pre-order their meals by calling our Booking Centre at 1-877-TRANSAT or by visiting the Air Transat website.

TS_Bistro_EUR_07_CMYK_LR_ginger_chicken.jpgGarlic and ginger chicken, served with jasmine rice with red peppers and parsley

Improved meal options on transatlantic flights

Since May 1, Economy Class passengers on transatlantic flights have been enjoying a tastier Bistro menu. On every flight, two hot dishes are served free of charge with a salad and dessert, on a tray. On flights to Europe, these hot meals have replaced the sandwiches.

From Canada to Europe, the airline offers a choice of two hot dishes served with couscous salad and a sweet treat:

  • Chicken Provençal, served with orzo with broccoli and julienne carrots
  • Shanghai noodles sautéed with vegetables, sprinkled with sesame seeds

From Europe to Canada, the airline offers a choice of two hot dishes served with orzo salad and a sweet treat:

  • Garlic and ginger chicken, served with jasmine rice with red peppers and parsley
  • Penne in rosé sauce, topped with cheese, sun-dried tomatoes and parsley

All meals are served with a glass of wine.

Casserole Eco EUR_noodles.jpgShanghai noodles sautéed with vegetables, sprinkled with sesame seeds

An all-new Canadian wine in Club Class

The international selection available to Club Class passengers now includes a Canadian wine, a Riesling Pinot Grigio from Sandbanks Winery, in Prince Edward County, which is paired with some of the gourmet meals created by Daniel Vézina.

New issue of Atmosphere on board

The summer issue of Atmosphere magazine is now available on board, until October 31. For more information, visit www.airtransat.com.

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