The stories about airline food are legendary. Many travelers liken the in-flight mystery meals to that of hospital food. But in all fairness to the airline, things happen up there that change they way we all taste. Really.

Did you know that our sinuses close up and mouths dry out, and our sense for salt reduces 30%, and our sense for sweetness falls another 20%? It's true. No wonder alcohol sales do so well on that red eye to Wichita. With that in mind, Delta Airlines decided on a plan to change perceptions, at least for the premium class crowd. They're adding a Master Chef.

Watch: