Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg were on a back-to-back western Mediterranean cruises on board Ryndam. They chronicled their cruising experience for us on the blog. Once on every cruise the chocolate dessert extravaganza is presented. It’s an event no one wants to miss. Ryndam‘s patisserie chef and his team did their best to make a beautiful… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Special thanks to Pras, Amsterdam’s Dining Room Manager, for sharing these photos from the ship’s Japanese tea and kimono night. Enjoy!
Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg are currently on a back-to-back western Mediterranean cruise on board Ryndam. They will be chronicling their cruising experience for us on the blog. If you think you’ve experienced it all when it comes to food served on Holland America ships, book the Cellar Master’s Dinner. The cellar master serves extraordinary dishes… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
In January 2012, Culinary Operations Manager Darren Lewis and myself worked together on the Eurodam. We came up with a concept for the Cabana area on deck 11 forward of the ship. This area has 14 Cabanas that guests can rent throughout the day, but as the area is not used in the evening, they… read more of “Nieuw…”
Michelin star Chef Paul Virant recently sailed aboard Westerdam to Alaska. During his time on board, Chef Virant held classes, performed cooking demonstrations, showcased his culinary expertise and shared tips with guest in Westerdam’s Culinary Arts Center, the line’s state-of-the-art show kitchen aboard each ship. The interactive sessions allow guests to participate in making a… read more of “Michelin Star Chef…”
Dutch Chef Pieter Scheermeijer is currently sailing aboard Rotterdam’s Spain and Portugal Explorer cruise until Sept. 22. During his time on board, Chef Scheermeijer will hold classes, perform cooking demonstrations, showcase his culinary expertise and share tips with guest in Rotterdam’s Culinary Arts Center, the line’s state-of-the-art show kitchen aboard each ship. The interactive sessions… read more of “Chef Pieter…”
Rachel Moodie recently sailed on Volendam and sent in some great posts. Enjoy this one about her experience at the Pinnacle Grill. Thank you to Andrew, manager of the Pinnacle Grill, and his terrific staff for the gracious, outstanding service. Dinning at the Pinnacle Grill aboard Volendam was quite a treat for us. To celebrate… read more of “Kudos to…”
Chef Kevin Sbraga, winner of Bravo’s hit series Top Chef: Season Seven, sailed aboard Noordam’s 10-day Roman Empire cruise on July 17. During his time on board, Chef Sbraga performed cooking demonstrations, showcased his culinary expertise and shared tips with guest in Noordam’s Culinary Arts Center, the line’s state-of-the-art show kitchens aboard each ship. The… read more of “‘Top…”