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Charlie Trotter alumni creating meals for United Airlines

Charlie Trotter alumni creating meals for United Airlines

United Airlines will create new meals by tapping the expertise of alumni of late celebrity chef Charlie Trotter, the carrier said Tuesday. And United, headquartered in Chicago, will be the official airline of The Trotter Project, a nonprofit organization aiming to continue Trotter's legacy through mentoring and internship programs for youth interested in the culinary arts, the airline said. Trotter, whose eponymous Chicago restaurant was considered one of the finest in the world, died of a stroke in 2013 at 54. United and The Trotter Project hosted their first "menu-development workshop" in March, with United's chefs joining Trotter alumni. United said customers may...

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