Former Michelin-starred chef Marc Fosh has been introduced as the latest addition to Lufthansa airline's Star Chef programme.
The British chef, who has lived and worked in Majorca for 20 years, will be creating his Spanish-inspired menus to be served on long-haul flights in first and business class in November and December.
Passengers will also be presented with two small tins of fine salt to take home and try, in a nod to Fosh's penchant for "playing" with the seasoning.
The gesture is part of the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Star Chefs premium-dining programme and is designed to give passengers a deeper insight into the culinary philosophy of whichever chef happens to be behind the menus on the two-monthly roster.
Lufthansa launched the Star Chef programme in January 2000 and international culinary experts including Daniel Boulud, Harald Wohlfahrt, Dieter Müller and Paul Bocuse have previously been signed up to provide their brand of fine-dining cuisine in the cabin.
In addition to two restaurants, Simply Fosh and Tasca de Blanquerna, Fosh runs a cookery school with adjacent delicatessen and a catering service on the Balearic Island under his Fosh Food brand.
Fosh was the only British chef to hold a Michelin star in Spain when, in 2003, he was awarded the coveted accolade for the Bacchus restaurant at Reads Hotel in Mallorca.
By Janie Stamford
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