Your dining experience
Expanded menus and personalized service
We're elevating your dining experience as the official airline partner of the James Beard Foundation, a premier culinary organization. Our menus feature dishes designed by a portfolio of elite chefs respected in their craft.
Plus our First, Business and Premium Economy meals are healthy, delicious and customized to your travel.
Dishes created with the James Beard Foundation
The following dishes are exclusive creations developed by Top Chef alum Sarah Grueneberg of Monteverde Restaurant & Pastificio.*
Flagship® First Dining
- Grilled Roman-style artichokes
- Mushroom Bolognese
- Dark chocolate Budino
Tuscan kale salad
Flagship® First and Flagship® Business**
- Artichoke ravioli
- Spinach and ricotta Rotolo pasta
Menus vary depending on your route.
*You can reserve your dish by logging on aa.com or our app starting 30 days before your flight and up to 24 hours before departure.
**From U.S. to Europe, U.S. to South America and transcontinental flights between John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX) or San Francisco (SFO).
Order food online and enjoy onboard
You can reserve meals starting 30 days (and up to 24 hours) before flights with meal service. Here's how:
- Log in to your trip
- If your trip is eligible, you'll see the option to 'Reserve a meal'
If you make changes to your flight, you'll need to order your food again.
Our premium cabins are stocked with a variety of beers, wines and spirits to complement the inflight menu. Each wine we serve goes through an extremely selective process as part of our award-winning wine program led by Bobby Stuckey.***
For over 20 years Stuckey has gained experience as a Master Sommelier and restaurateur. In addition, he's helped create wine lists for several James Beard Award-winning restaurants.
***On flights with full drink service. The number of drinks served may be limited.
Meals by region
- Snack basket on flights over 176 miles
- Lite bites / meals on flights over 700 miles
- U.S. meals by Chef Julian Barsotti, acclaimed chef specializing in Italian dishes
- Transcontinental / Hawaii meals by Sam Choy, James Beard Award winner and creator of Pacific Rim Cuisine
Meals to South America include dishes created and inspired by our partnership with the James Beard Foundation
Menus to Europe include dishes created and inspired by our partnership with the James Beard Foundation
Enjoy premier Japanese chef-crafted meals using local ingredients on American and Japan Airlines flights.
Meals from Sydney (SYD) & Auckland (AKL) prepared with quality local, seasonal ingredients to ensure a regionally-inspired menu