Airplane food generally gets a bad rap, historically for being bad and more recently for being nonexistent. To combat the lingering reputation, some airlines are courting celebrity chefs to help revamp their foodservice.
Midwest Airlines, however, decided to seek help a little closer to home.
The company teamed up with Mader’s, a landmark restaurant in the airline’s hub city of Milwaukee. Shawn Monroe, who has been executive chef at Mader’s since 2002, also serves as Midwest’s