“"Many years ago, our company founder, Al Conklin, sold a new twin-engine business aircraft to a very successful entrepreneur. He had established a bit of a rapport with the individual and, after the sale, asked him straight out, 'How can you justify the cost of this airplane?' His reply? 'What is the cost of a divorce?'"–David Wyndham, president, Conklin & de Decker”
Haute Cuisine: Jumbo prawns
The dish: Jumbo prawns hand-rubbed in a selection of dried chilis and served with mangoes, tomatoes, cucumbers and cotilla cheese with choice of dressing.
The caterer: In Flight Services, Phoenix, (866) 844-2300.
In Flight is a regional aircraft caterer operating from airports in Arizona (Scottsdale, Phoenix, Deer Valley, Falcon Goodyear and Williams Gateway), Southern California (from Orange County to San Diego) and New Mexico (including Albuquerque and Santa Fe). The company also provides personal shopping services. The caterer-whose clients range from corporations and fractional owners to sports teams and airline charters-provides periodic coaching to flight attendants on such topics as site preparation, wine pairing, heating and cooking. While In Flight features an extensive menu, it does accommodate custom orders. It will supply VIP silverware, glassware, china and linen upon request.