Virgin Atlantic Upper Class High Tea

Virgin Atlantic launched the “highest high tea in the world”, a new afternoon tea service introduced into its Upper Class meal service. Passengers can enjoy the tradition of afternoon tea with Virgin’s brand new Coup champagne glasses, bespoke designer cutlery and the afternoon tea trolley.

Virgin Atlantic Highest High Tea
Virgin Atlantic Upper Class

The Museum of Sydney Café (MoS Café) played host to the launch where guests and media were treated to Veuve Cliquot Champagne and a selection of finger sandwiches, scones and jam, mini cakes and tartlets, chocolate dipped strawberries and pistachio macarons.

Virgin Atlantic Highest High Tea
Virgin Atlantic High Tea

The Virgin Atlantic High Tea is presented on a two-tiered stand and consists of scones with jam and cream, mini cupcakes and finger sandwiches. Passengers are given a cafetiere or tea pot with a selection of herbal and fruit teas.

Virgin Atlantic Highest High Tea
Belinda Gurd (Virgin Atlantic) and Michelle Milton (High Tea Society)

Michelle Milton, founder of the High Tea Society and guest speaker at the launch, stated that the unusual setting at 35,000ft provides a modern twist on this British tradition.

Virgin Atlantic Highest High Tea

Virgin Atlantic’s new Upper Class meal service is available on all routes. The new High Tea meal service will be served on-board the A340-600 which flies to London daily.

Virgin Atlantic
http://www.virginatlantic.com.au

Gourmantic attended the launch on Wednesday 21 March 2012 as a media guest.

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Corinne Mossati is the founder and editor of Gourmantic. An avid scribe, she has taken pen to paper since the age of five. Her repertoire includes long works of fiction, short stories and travelogues. She is a winner of the GT travel writing competition, has judged the Australasian Whisky Awards and several cocktail competitions. She is also named in the Australian Bartender Most Influential List.

2 Comments:

  1. Woo, high tea with a twist indeed. Just need to fly between the UK and Australia now to enjoy it! :)
    Julia

  2. Looking forward to Virgin launching its new upper class ‘dream suite’ this week.

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