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2019 Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruises Feature Culinary Council and Master Mixologist

2019 Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruises Feature Culinary Council and Master Mixologist

Calling all foodies and aspiring chefs who want to cook like a pro at home! Following the success of the 2018 series, we’re thrilled to announce dates for our 2019 Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruises that showcase the talents of the members of our Culinary Council, Master Mixologist Dale DeGroff and Chateau Ste. Michelle winemaker…   read more of “2019 Food &…”

Largest Sushi Roll at Sea Created by Culinary Council Member and Sushi Master Andy Matsuda

Largest Sushi Roll at Sea Created by Culinary Council Member and Sushi Master Andy Matsuda

Yesterday was International Sushi Day, and Holland America Line celebrated the beloved delicacy by revealing the Largest Sushi Roll at Sea made on June 9 by Culinary Council Member Andy Matsuda while he sailed aboard Koningsdam on a special Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise in Norway. Dubbed the “World Mega Roll,” the creation measured 49…   read more of “Largest Sushi Roll…”

New Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruises Feature Culinary Council, Mixologist and Wine Experts

New Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruises Feature Culinary Council, Mixologist and Wine Experts

Holland America Line is introducing Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruises in 2018 that showcase the talents of the members of its esteemed Culinary Council, Master Mixologist Dale DeGroff, and the premium line’s wine curator and winemaker partners. The Culinary Council comprises a collection of elite international celebrity chefs who bring global influence to every dining…   read more of “New Food &…”

Celebrated Sushi Chef Andy Matsuda Elevated to Holland America Line’s Culinary Council

Celebrated Sushi Chef Andy Matsuda Elevated to Holland America Line’s Culinary Council

Since 2016 sushi chef Andy Matsuda has been sharing his knowledge with and training Holland America Line’s shipboard chefs to ensure that the cruise line’s staff is at the forefront of sushi trends and techniques. In recognition of his significant impact on the brand, Holland America Line is elevating Matsuda to its esteemed Culinary Council…   read more of “Celebrated Sushi…”

Holland America Line Announces New Focus for Culinary Council and Wine Curator Partnership

Holland America Line Announces New Focus for Culinary Council and Wine Curator Partnership

Holland America Line revealed exciting initiatives that include a new focus for its award-winning Culinary Council, the addition of a Culinary Council member and a new partnership with the world’s most famous wine critic. Holland America Line is cultivating the expertise of the seven members of its award-winning Culinary Council by entrusting each chef with…   read more of “Holland America…”

Partner Recipes: Sushi and Asian Dishes with Renowned Sushi Expert Andy Matsuda

Partner Recipes: Sushi and Asian Dishes with Renowned Sushi Expert Andy Matsuda

Holland America Line’s partner Sushi Chef Andy Matsuda recently cruised on Nieuw Amsterdam. During his time onboard, in addition to providing training to our chefs, Andy delighted guests with cooking demonstrations and a private class. Guests who participated in the personal lesson were in for a treat. After all, it’s not everyday you get to…   read more of “Partner Recipes:…”

Get Ready to Roll! Meet Our New Partner Renowned Sushi Chef Andy Matsuda

Get Ready to Roll! Meet Our New Partner Renowned Sushi Chef Andy Matsuda

Whether it’s a popular California roll or a more exotic sushi creation, Holland America Line’s shipboard chefs are learning from the best in a collaboration with renowned Sushi Chef Andy Matsuda. Not only will Matsuda share his knowledge and train the shipboard chefs to ensure that the cruise line’s staff is at the forefront of…   read more of “Get Ready to Roll!…”