A unique experience at 30 thousand feet high
On the night of September 5, passengers aboard Aeroméxico flight AM001 from Mexico City to Madrid found an unmistakable yellow bag on their seats with bitter chocolate and a postcard that anticipated that they would live a unique night in the heights. Shortly afterwards, the voice of Luis Miguel Moreno —Director of Public Relations of the Palacio de Hierro—, announced on the loudspeakers that that night the passengers would be entertained with a dinner of chiles en nogada and Taittinger Prestige Rose champagne. Those of us who lived that historical moment and enjoyed some of the 270 chiles in nogada We enjoyed the reactions of disbelief and cheers on board the Dreamliner 787-9. “As the flag carrier of Mexico, we are proud ambassadors of the cultural, historical and gastronomic richness of our country. That is why we make alliances with companies such as El Palacio de Hierro, with whom we share values and commitments. It was a very interesting logistics to serve one of the iconic dishes of our country and it allows us to continue offering our customers unique travel experiences ”, mentioned Christian Romero, Senior Manager of Onboard Services, who was also excited to share the opening of the Guadalajara — Madrid and Monterrey — Madrid routes that the Mexican airline will carry out as of December of this year.
Since three yearsThe ingredients used — creole peach, pancho apple, milk pear, pink pine nut, walnut and poblano peppers— come from Calpan in Puebla, at the foot of the volcanoes. Each harvest is paid for in advance, as part of the fair trade program from the Palacio de Hierro to promote community development. “It is a significant year that we could not ignore. At El Palacio de Hierro we celebrate 200 years of chile en nogada, honoring its recipe and tradition, we created a gastronomic experience to bring this dish 30 thousand feet high ”, commented corporate chef Guillermo Martínez from La Cantina Palacio. This same recipe and its pairing can be enjoyed in Polanco, Perisur and Santa Fe until September 30.