Information about corporate jet catering can be hard to come by. A web search will certainly turn up some important details, but how can you know for certain that a particular caterer can provide the type of service you must have? Let's explore some options that can help you navigate through the maze of corporate jet catering.Many caterers insist that they can provide the type of catering private flight attendants are accustomed to ordering.
In reality, most caterers fall short, some woefully so. Besides food quality that is characterized as sub-par, some of the complaints voiced by flight attendants has been that the order was not packaged correctly, the portion sizes were too small, the food was overcooked/undercooked, and a myriad number of other shortcomings. For the sake of brevity, this article will only cover sources to equip you in your quest to finding a corporate jet caterer.NBAA Catering Subcommittee ? The National Business Aviation Association has several standing committees in place that handle different aspects of corporate aviation.
The Flight Attendants Committee is one of these committees and the NBAA Catering Subcommittee reports to the Flight Attendants Committee. For the flight attendant desiring information about specific caterers, menu planning, plate presentation and garnishing, ordering, packaging, and more, the subcommittee offers a Caterer Mentoring Program whereby participants can visit the caterer's kitchen for a one-on-one or small group meeting with the caterer. Participants have found the program to be highly engaging, clearing some of the mystery behind corporate jet catering. For more information, please visit: www.
corporateflyer.net/CatererMentoring.htm.Corporate Jet Catering ? This is a website created with the express purpose of helping corporate flight attendants share catering experiences can be found at www.corporatejetcatering.
com This site allows visitors to post information about catering experiences from all over the globe as well as to read information shared by visitors. The site allows visitors to post anonymously without fear of retribution. Flight attendants share the good, the bad, and the ugly of corporate jet catering.
Corporate Flight Attendant Community ? Private flight attendants have an independent resource for catering and other information. A convenient forum, Inflight Services, has proven to be a great place for professional flight attendants to share their experiences, tips, and related information about food ordering, preparation, service, wine, and more: Please visit www.cabinmanagers.
com for more information.Of course, when you are far from familiar territory, finding a corporate jet caterer may be impossible. Working with a five star restaurant is often the next best choice for you; your skills in working with the chef will go far in determining whether your passengers receive the level of service they are accustomed to receiving. Pulling this off is a key attribute of any successful corporate flight attendant..Copyright 2005 -- Matthew Keegan is the owner of a successful article writing, web design, and marketing business based in North Carolina, USA.
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By: Matthew Keegan