Were you aware that Holland America Line has an extensive Culinary Arts Center? If culinary pursuits are high on your lists of interests, this is the line for you! Take a look at what they have to offer.
The Culinary Arts Center, presented by Food & Wine® magazine, offers a groundbreaking experience that combines a love of food and wine with unique and engaging programs in a theater-style venue and state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen for the following experiences:
Hands-on cooking classes:
Unleash your inner chef and learn new culinary skills alongside award-winning chefs and culinary guests.
Appearances by special guest chefs:
Some of the world’s leading culinary experts join on board for live cooking shows, book signings and special menu offerings.
Winetasting and mixology:
Delight your palate with innovative food and wine pairings handcrafted by visiting vintners and Holland America Line cellarmasters. On selected cruises, take home Food & Wine® recipe cards and wine tasting notes along with copies of the magazine.
Regionally inspired workshops:
Discover the secrets and unique traditions of regional cuisine, from the flavors of Alaska to pasta making in the Mediterranean. Local market tours are available in selected ports of call.
Each program can be viewed from the comfort of your stateroom via broadcast.
Culinary Arts Center Programs for Kids & Teens
Workshops for kids and teens offer basic cooking techniques, kitchen safety and recipe instruction for two age groups: ages 3-7 and ages 8-15. Teens 15 and up may participate in the adult classes.
Previous Food & Wine® guests include:
Jacques Torres – Chocolatier Extraordinaire
Max McCalman – Maître Fromager, Artisanal Premium Cheese
Susan Sokol Blosser – President and wine visionary, Sokol Blosser Winery, Dundee, Oregon
Scheduled culinary experts are subject to change at any time without prior notice.
Scheduling of classes can be done on board only and cannot be pre-reserved prior to sailing.
Talk to your Cruises-N-More agent about how to book your classes once you’re on board your Holland America cruise.
To work with Cruises-N-More, an Ensemble Travel® Group Top Producer for your next Holland America Line cruise , please contact Cruises-N-More cruise specialist at 800-733-2048 (toll-free USA/Canada) or +1-407-771-4454.