BA confirms ‘restaurant style’ dining from JFK, 1 September 2017

LONDON, UK:
New Club World products onboard a special flight on a 787-9, which also marked the opening of First Wing, London Gatwick and Boston Lounges with media and social media influencers between London Gatwick and Heathrow on 05 April 2017
(Picture by Nick Morrish/British Airways)

BA has been looking to relaunch its Club World service for several months. We’ve been shown the bedding, we’ve even had leaked instragram images. There is a video (see link at the bottom)

But today BA has confirmed that their new food offerings will be provided on their Heathrow to New York, JFK flights on 1 September. The new offerings will be provided on new table layouts and from new display trollies.

No word on the new bedding beyong ‘autumn’.

The menus mentioned in the press release are:

Starters:

  • Loch Fyne smoked salmon tartare with wasabi crème fraîche
  • Burrata and tomato carpaccio with olive oil and balsamic dressing
  • Creamy butternut squash soup with chive and sour cream
  • Fresh seasonal salad, grilled vegetables and a choice of French dressing or olive oil and balsamic dressing

Entrees

  • Best of Heritage beef homemade gnocchi in Café de Paris sauce and pan-fried green asparagus
  • Line-caught grilled Cornish Dover sole with Mediterranean lentils, celeriac mousseline and lemon butter
  • Homemade artichoke ravioli Parmesan

Dessert:

  • DO & CO‘s double chocolate medley
  • Lemon tart
  • Viennese-style apple strudel with vanilla sauce
  • Fresh strawberries
  • Cheese board with Somerset brie, Keen’s cheddar, Cropwell Bishop stilton, walnuts, grapes and fig chutney

It also looks as if they plan to upgrade the wine and champagne selections:

Bourgogne Chardonnay 2016, Patriarche Père et Fils from Burgundy, a Tiki Sauvignon Blanc 2016 from Marlborough, a Las Olas Malbec/Bonarda Reserve 2014 from the Famatina Valley in Argentina and a Reata Three County Pinot Noir 2013 from California.

The champagne options are Champagne Henriot Brut Souverain NV, Champagne de Castelnau Brut Réserve NV and Champagne de Castelnau Brut Rosé NV.

There is a launch video too.

 

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