Seabourn Continues to Elevate its Award-Winning Culinary & Guest Experience, Welcoming New Champagne Partner Montaudon

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  SEATTLE, July 17, 2019 – Seabourn, the world’s finest ultra-luxury travel experience, continues to raise the bar high on the art of fine food and beverage service at sea with the introductions of new brand partners this year, including the brand’s legacy of well-known Champagne service with Montaudon Brut across the entire fleet. The new Montaudon Brut will be available across all Seabourn ships by the end of this summer season. “Our clientele is extremely well-traveled, …

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Chef Todd English sails (and signs) aboard Queen Mary 2- and his cake is to die for!

This week, celebrity chef Todd English is on board the Queen Mary 2 as she sails from New York to Boston.  While there, he will be signing copies of his book, Cooking in Everyday English: The ABCs of Great Flavor at Home, and take part in a Q&A with the Entertainment Director. English will also be developing a new menu with the QM2 culinarystaff, which will be available on sailings later this summer.  For those of you not …

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Hapag-Lloyd- EUROPA 2 Culinary School

Hapag-Lloyd’s EUROPA 2 (a 5-star+ cruise ship) offers, as one of it’s many on board amenities, workshops with the Miele Culinary School.  Classes are designed to complement destinations; that is, guests can learn about the cuisine they will be experiencing in a very hands on way as they prepare and present them.  Lessons focus on special delicacies, like sushi, truffles or foie gras, with special pizza baking sessions on family cruises. On special “Connoisseurs of Cuisine” cruises, …

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New “Culinary Delights – Bites & Sights” Guided Tours on AmaWaterways European Itineraries

Photo Courtesy of AmaWaterways I love fine dining, and so for all you like-minded foodies: AmaWaterways,  the only river cruise line inducted into prestigious culinary organization La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, has announced that it will be offering Culinary Delights – Bites & Sights tours on its European itineraries. These exclusive 20-person tour will include cooking classes, walking tours and tastings; the perfect opportunity to polish cooking skills and explore the region’s flavors and culture. Passengers will also tour …

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Calling All Culinary Artists!

Food, nutrition and cooking are a big deal in my house.  We spend what may amount to an inordinate amount of time pouring over cookbooks, fussing in the garden, and puttering around in the kitchen, searching for just the right combination of ingredients to create everyone’s favorite new dish.  Oftentimes, there’s a bit of a “mad scientist” vibe going on. Sometimes, we’re quite successful; other times… maybe not so much. One thing we can agree on as …

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