The world’s busiest airport now has prepared kosher food for sale courtesy of Fuego Mundo, a popular local Latin-American woodfire grill certified by the Atlanta Kashruth Commission. Fuego Mundo will operate from four kiosks in Concourse A of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Concourse A is used by major carriers such as Delta Air Lines.
The restaurant has a wide menu and catering business at their location at The Prado in Sandy Springs, just inside I-285.
For now, each airport kiosk has these same items:
Organic hummus and chips, $16; homemade chicken salad wraps, $22; and smoked turkey breast sandwiches, $24.
“Since this is only weeks old, we will monitor volume and sales to be able to rotate in new items and ensure quality,” said Fuego Mundo manager Sheyla Miranda.
She works closely with owner Udi Hershkovitz. “The airport sets the prices, and we have their agreement to discard anything not sold in 24 hours. We look forward to being featured on apps that direct kosher travelers accordingly.”
Having kosher options is especially important for those connecting on long flights with layovers, and families know to expect to pay a bit more for the convenience.
Ironically, these A concourse kiosks are positioned next to Goldberg’s, a Jewish-style high volume retailer – though not kosher. The AKC is a nationally accepted certifying agency that meets the standards of the Orthodox community.
So that Fuego can thrive at the airport, tell your kosher visitors and fellow travelers to spread the word about this valuable food option.