An Exclusive Restaurant Onboard
To guarantee passengers a more pleasant and comfortable journey, Air China has invested RMB 688 million in its Forbidden Pavilion First Class and Capital Pavilion Business Class. State-of-the-art amenities, comfortable seats, eye-pleasing cabin interior décor, quality meals and rich cultural symbolism make Pavilion First Class and Capital Pavilion Business Class the first choice of Air China’s premium customers.
The different lighting schemes of the mood lighting system can mimic different times of a day like sunrise, sunset and night, adding extra luster to your relaxing meal times.
We have a team of professionals who work out tailor-made menus which are updated on a monthly basis. Gourmet foods, quality service and exclusive environment mean that passengers will have an exceptional culinary experience.
Our team of great chefs has selected 18 classic dishes from around the world, including shrimp, fish, beef, pork, chicken, duck and vegetarian food as well as two staple foods. For reservation, please call Air China’s Call Center sales hotline or local representative office nearest to you.
Pepared with fresh sea shrimps and Kongpao sauce. A bit spicy. Sea shrimps are rich in protein, fat, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, nicotinic acids, calcium, phosphorus and iron.
Deep sea cod is first pickled with flavorings and then baked. The cod flesh is slippery and tender and packed with garlic aroma. Rich in protein and trace elements like including magnesium.
Prepared with fresh river shrimps and fresh broad beans. Shrimps are crisp and aromatic. Tasteful and salty. Shrimps are rich in protein and low in fat. Broad beans are rich in Vitamin B.
Fresh panga fish balls and red sauce are stir-fried together. The fish flesh is tender and tasteful, and the mixture of fish and sauce is richly aromatic. Panga fish is rich in protein, minerals and fat-soluble vitamins.
Fresh beef is first covered with starch and then grilled and stir-fried. The beef is aromatic, tender and a bit spicy. The beef is rich in protein and its amino acids help improve immunity.
High quality fresh beef is first marinated and then fried, The beef is slippery, tender and a bit sweet and spicy.
Fresh pork spare ribs are first marinated and fried, and then braised in the distinctive Wuxi Sauce. Prepared with ancient techniques, the dish is aromatic and tastes a bit sweet and sour.
Fresh marbled pork without skin is stewed with a traditional preserved vegetable known in China as Mei Cai. The dish tastes salty, fresh, aromatic and a bit sweet, and has a red gloss. The dark pork and vegetables are in thick tangy juice. Though the pork is fatty, it is not cloying.
Chicken legs are first marinated and fried and then baked with the distinctive Terriyaki sauce. It tastes fresh, sweet, aromatic and salty and has a bright color. Teriyaki is a Japanese cooking technique.
Chicken legs are first fried and then braised in a stock that is prepared with a secret recipe passed down from ancestors. The dish is tangy, aromatic, salty and a bit sweet. The stock is rich in a variety of amino acids.
Chicken only 6-7 months old is first marinated and fried and then braised in a specially prepared stock. The dish tastes slippery, tender, salty and a bit sweet. It is rich in phospholipids that human body needs.
High-quality fresh duck breast with skin is first marinated and fried and then baked with thick red sauce. The duck tastes salty, fresh, fragrant and tangy. Duck is nutritious, suitable for summer and autumn consumption.
The flesh of famous Beijing Duck is stir-fried with white spring onions and distinctive Beijing sweet red paste. Tender, fresh, aromatic and nutritious.
Fresh mushrooms and seasonal vegetables are stir-fried with quality oyster oil. This famous, eye-pleasing traditional vegetarian dish of Shanghai tastes fresh, aromatic, salty and a bit sweet.
选Fresh abalone mushrooms (Pleurotus) are braised in a specially prepared stock. The dish tastes aromatic, salty and fresh. Abalone mushroom is a very much prized species, much more nutritious than other varieties of fungi.
Fresh tough tofu is first fried and then braised in a specially made stock. It tastes aromatic, salty and a bit sweet. Tofu, known in China as "vegetable meat", is highly nutritious.
Noodles and wonton in a tangy thick chicken stock taste salty, fresh and aromatic. The noodles are chewy. A dish best for all ages.
Noodles, shrimps, scallops and fresh mushrooms are cooked in specially prepared chicken stock. Seafood-flavored. Good for stomach.
For reservation, call +86 10 95583
The photos here are for reference only. The dishes served could look a bit different from what is depicted in these photos.
Notes on Reservation
Forbidden Pavilion First Class and Capital Pavilion Business Class passengers departing from Beijing can reserve the meals or change or cancel a meal reservation before 16:00 one day before flight departure through any of Air China’s ticketing offices in Beijing or Air China’s hotline +86 10 95583.
|Applicable flights and routes|
|Beijing-New York||CA981||Reserve Now|
|Beijing-Los Angeles||CA983, 987||Reserve Now|
|Beijing-San Francisco||CA985||Reserve Now|
In three mealtimes, we have wonderful foods ready for flights that last over one hour and a half. For breakfast, we provide bread, hot foods, desserts and fruits as well as Chinese hot porridge and side dishes. For lunch and dinner, we provide at least three main dishes for you to choose from as well as appetizers, bread, butter, entrée, salads, soup, desserts, cheeses and fruits.
In between meals, you can have a wide range of snacks anytime, including seasonal fruits, yogurt and desserts and little eats. In First Class, we also provide flavorful ice creams, adding extra “flavors” to your journey.
Since 2009, we have been providing fine French wines for First Class and Business Class passengers. We invited highly recognized French wine connoisseurs to select over 200 bottles of fine wine from around the world, which go well with your meals. You can select one that best suits your palate from our “Sky Bar” and enjoy your happy time onboard.
High up in the air, don’t you want to have a cup of freshly brewed coffee or tea? Don’t miss our “Tea in Forbidden Pavilion” service onboard. You can also select other fine drinks from our “Sky Café”.
Meals could differ according to routes and seasons.