Finnair’s Culinary Ventures
Executive Chef Steven Liu
Finnair business flyers will be spoilt with culinary experiences by two new well known chefs.
Much lauded executive chefs Steven Liu from China and Sasu Laukkonen from Finland have joined
Chef Jaakko Sorsa to bring gourmet delights in the new business class Signature menu program.
Juha Järvinen, Finnair’s Chief Commercial Officer says these new partnerships bring the tastes and flavours of East and West directly to the business class experience.
“We are also excited to launch our very first collaboration with Steven Liu, a world-class chef from China. This partnership with Chef Steven Liu allows Finnair to offer a Nordic experience to our customers but with an eastern twist,” he says.
The Signature Menu by Steven Liu is served on Finnair’s long-haul flights departing Beijing and Shanghai. Other Chinese destinations will follow at a later date. Chef Steven’s menu titled “When East Meets West” integrates Western and Eastern flavours with a new and modern style.
Steven Liu is well known in culinary circles in Asia and Europe.
His dishes have been served at The Savoy and The Dorchester in London as well as in the “Le Cordon Bleu” network.
He is the Culinary Ambassador of Le Cordon Bleu in Greater China, Culinary Director of the Top Chefs Challenge Reality Show on CCTV-2, Culinary Judge of Master Chef China on Dragon TV and Master Chef Celebrity China on Jiangsu Broadcasting Corporation.
Well known Finnish chef Sasu Laukkonen brings the best of Nordic cuisine to long-haul business class customers flying out of Helsinki.
Chef Sasu Laukkonen’s cuisine is ambitious, pure in taste and close to his Nordic roots.
His background includes more than 15 years in the cuisine business and he is currently the Chef/Partner for Chef & Sommelier, a Helsinki restaurant he opened in October 2010.