Customers travelling from Auckland will soon have even more opportunity to tantalise their taste buds at 35,000 feet, with the introduction of Singapore Airlines popular Book the Cook service.

 Book the Cook provides Suites, First, Business and Premium Economy Class customers with the opportunity to pre-select a main meal from a wide selection of delicious options, many of which feature locally sourced New Zealand produce.

 Globally Book the Cook is offered from more than 20 destinations across the Singapore Airlines network including Singapore, London and Paris and from Monday 30 October customers travelling from Auckland will be able to enjoy their pre-selected Book the Cook meal onboard.

Options available on all flights from Auckland to Singapore include:

 First and Business Classes

  • New Zealand Lobster Thermidor (First Class only)
  • New Zealand Seafood Thermidor (Business Class only)
  • Grilled New Zealand King Salmon
  • Grilled New Zealand Wakanui Beef Fillet
  • Grilled New Zealand Lamb Loin
  • Prawn Laksa
  • Beef Rendang Malay Style
  • Sze Chuan Chilli Chicken
  • Roast Cantonese Duck Breast
  • Indian Lamb Biryani
  • Greek Eggplant & Lentil Moussaka

 Premium Economy Class

  • Roasted Chicken Thigh
  • Braised Monk Fish
  • Nyonya Chicken Curry Singaporean Style
  • Indian Lamb Saag Curry
  • Seafood Mee Goreng Malay Style

Singapore Airlines General Manager New Zealand, Mr Simon Turcotte, said the addition of Book the Cook on flights from Auckland would further enhance the travel experience for Singapore Airlines customers.

“Providing travellers with the opportunity to tailor their dining experience with a restaurant-quality menu is something we’re really proud of,” Mr Turcotte said.

“Our Auckland Book the Cook menu showcases some of New Zealand’s finest produce and reinforces our commitment to providing our customers with a premium travel experience.

 “The results achieved by our catering team at LSG Sky Chefs are excellent and we are very pleased to have had the chance to work closely with them to deliver a great range of delicious premium Book the Cook options for our First, Business and Premium Economy Class customers.”

 LSG Sky Chefs Product Development Manager, Christopher Prall, said the introduction of Book the Cook was a great opportunity for the culinary team to be involved in the development and delivery of innovative local and international dishes.

 “The menu is simply mouth-watering and we’re looking forward to preparing these dishes which will only add to the customer experience across First, Business and Premium Economy classes,” says Mr Prall.

Book the Cook will be available on all flights departing Auckland from 30 October 2017, with selections able to be made from 13 October 2017.

 Auckland is the first New Zealand destination to introduce Book the Cook and joins Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth as Book the Cook destinations within Singapore Airlines South West Pacific Region.

 From Friday, October 13 orders can be placed online at www.singaporeair.com, via travel agents or Singapore Airlines reservations on 0800 808 909 at least 48 hours before the flight departure time. For further information on menu options and destinations, please visit www.singaporeair.com/btc