Part III – So, what is so appetizing about today’s cruise ship culinary experience? What are the trends that have passengers salivating?
Silversea Cruises has teamed up with the exclusive “Relais & Chateaux L’Ecoles des Chefs” interactive cooking school. Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ “Food, Wine & Spirits Spotlight Series” features partnerships with Napa Valley’s Private Reserve and Tommaso Barletta, proprietor of the “Let’s Get Cooking Culinary Institute.”
In addition to its shipboard Culinary Arts Centers which feature a wide range of culinary enrichment programs, Holland America Line has introduced new dishes created by the celebrity chefs of the line’s Culinary Council – Master Chef Rudi Sodamin, Charlie Trotter, Jacques Torres, Marcus Samuelsson, David Burke and Jonnie Boer. Paul Gauguin Cruises has joined forces with celebrated chef Jean-Pierre Vigato, owner of the two-star Michelin-rated restaurant Apicius in Paris, as well as Art Smith, Oprah’s personal chef. Princess Cruises has partnered with the Mighty Leaf Tea Company to create the “Leaves Tea Lounge and Library” on the Grand Princess.