Video: Matt Moran on creating inflight meals for Singapore Airlines

Video: Matt Moran on creating inflight meals for Singapore Airlines

If you've flown business class or first class with Singapore Airlines there's a very very good chance you'll have sampled one of the 600-odd dishes created by award-winning Australian chef Matt Moran.

Moran's been a member of SQ's International Culinary Panel for 10 years, alongside other famed chefs such as Georges Blanc from France and Japan's Yoshihiro Murata.

To mark that anniversary, Singapore Airlines has produced this quick video in which Moran gives an insight into how the ICP works and explains the challenges he has to take into consideration when designing meals that are served inflight, where the process of preparing meals – and the way they taste to travellers –  is very different than on the ground, such as at his Aria restaurant in Sydney.

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David Flynn
David Flynn is the editor of Australian Business Traveller and a bit of a travel tragic with a weakness for good coffee, shopping and lychee martinis.
 

6 comments

  • eugoose

    eugoose

    22 Oct, 2013 12:46 pm

    SQ's Book the Cook is brilliant. Lots of options, especially ex. SIN. Only issue, is that they don't have photos of each option (compared to say, Chef on Call with MH)....

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  • eminere

    eminere

    22 Oct, 2013 01:48 pm

    Photos would definitely be useful.  Malaysia Airlines really excels in this regard.

    The only problem sometimes with using the Book The Cook service is if you end up preferring the sound of the inflight catering options more than what you ordered...

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  • cssaus

    cssaus

    22 Oct, 2013 01:29 pm

    I did once order Matt Moran's beef fillet/steak via "book the cook" on a SQ flight. All I can say was it was like eating shoe-leather.

    I did write a complaint to Matt Moran but never got a reply.

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  • eminere

    eminere

    22 Oct, 2013 01:46 pm

    Great post.

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  • KG

    KG

    22 Oct, 2013 04:09 pm

    Interesting to read that MM has been on the panel for over 10 years, never thought that airlines have been involving celebrity chefs for such a long tie (than again, maybe MM wasn't that famous 10 years ago). I enjoy book the cook options, often if you order meals from the local cuisine out of the airlines homeport you get a very decent meal. Thai Airways has a wonderful selection all around, and the include pictures of the meal when ordering.

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  • eminere

    eminere

    22 Oct, 2013 08:38 pm

    That surprised me too.

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