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Jing An Shangri-La Collaborates with All Nippon Airways to offer Gourmet Dining in the Sky

Shanghai, China – WEBWIRE

All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s leading airline group is partnering with Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai to offer a tailored gourmet menu for Business Class passengers flying out of Shanghai to Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya, in the months of September and November.   

Two four-course menus has been designed by Chinese Executive Chef, David Liu of Summer Palace – Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai’s signature Chinese restaurant. Each menu is crafted for gourmet dining in the sky, allowing passengers to sample the authentic flavours of Cantonese cuisine by Summer Palace.   

The collaboration between ANA and Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai offers a great dining experience for in-flight passengers, featuring premium and health conscious dishes. In addition, ANA will be able to continue to boost its reputation for premium in-flight food service through association with well-known restaurants and established restaurant partners. While for Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai, this is an opportunity to showcase it’s cuisine through another medium, reaching out to frequent travellers.   

“Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai is honoured to partner with All Nippon Airways, to present a Business Class gourmet dining experience for passengers flying from Shanghai to Japan. Passengers can now enjoy a similar dining experience as if at Summer Palace,” said Marco Vazzoler, General Manager of Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai.  

Summer Palace is a multi award-winning Chinese Restaurant headed by Chinese Executive Chef David Lui. Chef David’s dishes are exquisitely crafted, featuring the best and well-liked Cantonese dishes such as Dim Sums, claypots, etc. Selected Summer Palace dishes are Rooted In Nature and, where possible, feature the finest locally sourced ingredients to ensure freshness and top quality.  Each link in the food supply chain strictly upholds the principle of respecting nature, protecting the interests of the community and striving for excellence to make sure the guests enjoy safe and healthy food.  

All Nippon Airways is the member of the largest airline network “Star Alliance”, and operates in China for twenty-nine years and now flies to 11 cities in China. As the only Japanese airline, ANA has been granted the exclusive 5-star ranking for the fourth consecutive year. Wherever you fly and whichever Star Alliance member airline you fly with, you can easily earn and redeem miles.  


In-flight Meal Collaborations on International Routes 

Routes : Shanghai to Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya  (9 round-way flights per day) 

Class : Business class 

Period : September and November 2016 


In-flight Menu for September 2016 

Appetizer: Crystal Shrimp, Crystal Pork, Marinated Kalimeris Herb with Tofu Skin, Glutinous Rice with Lotus Roots 

Main Course: Pan-fried Pork Fillet with Mushrooms 

Rice: Rice, Sweet Corn 

Dessert: Mango Pudding 


In-flight Menu for November 2016 

Appetizer: Marinated Cauliflower, Marinated Asparagus Lettue with Skiced Chicken, Shrimp 

Main Course: Pan-Fried Beef Fillet with Homemade Sauce 

Rice: Rice, Sweet Corn 

Dessert: Seasonal Fruits 


About Summer Palace

Combining South-Eastern Chinese cuisine with Cantonese flair, the Summer Palace enhances gastronomical sensations with a poetic visual dreamscape. Inspired by the traditional Chinese ink paintings in dynamic hues and commonly accented with motifs of peacocks, this vision of colors is translated into a series of dining chambers. 

Guests will be greeted by a stunning 4-metre-high bronze entrance gate, followed by a full-height bronze wine library before walking into the first dining room – the Pantry Chamber. This casual, energy-charged chamber serving dim sum items features bronze screens and a stunning 9-metre-wide open kitchen that creates a theatrical effect. 

Further into the Lantern Chamber, guests will be mesmerized by a ceiling adorned with over 80 intricate silk lanterns that appear to float magically. Taking centre stage is a glazed open kitchen that focuses on traditional clay pot cooking techniques. A series of lacquered panels in hues of deep orange provokes a sense of architectural modernity. 

The journey through the Summer Palace continues to the Imperial Chamber for formal dining. From the bespoke pendants hand-crafted with custom-made tassels in shades of olive greens and burnt orange to the sculptural curved screens that partition the dining room into more intimate enclaves, the illustrious Imperial Chamber is fit for the Emperor in both culinary offerings and ambience.  

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages 98 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 40,000.  Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services.  Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.  The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia and Sri Lanka. 

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