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‘Top Chef’ Winner Kristen Kish Joins Holland America Line’s Award-Winning Culinary Council

‘Top Chef’ Winner Kristen Kish Joins Holland America Line’s Award-Winning Culinary Council

Holland America Line is adding “Top Chef” season 10 winner and acclaimed restaurateur Kristen Kish to its award-winning Culinary Council — a collection of elite, international celebrity chefs who bring global influence to dining experiences across the fleet. Kish’s playful yet refined cuisine will be featured on the menus in the Dining Room, showcasing French…   read more of “‘Top Chef’…”

Culinary Council Member Recipe: David Burke’s Tuna in Mustard Seed Crust

Culinary Council Member Recipe: David Burke’s Tuna in Mustard Seed Crust

Culinary Council Member David Burke recently participated in his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise. During the voyage, he gave cooking demonstrations, as well hosted as an intimate, reservations-only dinner in Pinnacle Grill. These amazing cruises are an opportunity for our guests to get to know our superstar chefs and learn how to make some of…   read more of “Culinary Council…”

Executive Chef Rudi Sodamin: Provencal Palate

Executive Chef Rudi Sodamin: Provencal Palate

Lauded by Thomas Keller, published by Rizzoli, and honored with a slew of international gastronomic awards, Rudi Sodamin, Holland America Line’s master chef, is often happiest with a cheeseboard and fine bottle of wine. When I catch up with him in Marbella, Spain — he’s on holiday after disembarking in Amsterdam—the Austrian-born chef with the…   read more of “Executive Chef Rudi…”

#BaconLoversDay Culinary Council Recipe: David Burke’s Clothesline Candied Bacon

#BaconLoversDay Culinary Council Recipe: David Burke’s Clothesline Candied Bacon

It’s Bacon Lovers Day, and there’s no other way to celebrate than by making Culinary Council Member Chef David Burke’s famous Clothesline Candied Bacon that we serve in Pinnacle Grill. From the moment you smell the aroma of the bacon and see the delicious candied strips hanging from the clothesline, you’ll know you’re in bacon…   read more of “#BaconLoversDay…”

Celebrate National Rum Day with a FOOD & WINE Shore Excursion in the Caribbean

Celebrate National Rum Day with a FOOD & WINE Shore Excursion in the Caribbean

Happy National Rum Day! Celebrated annually on August 16, the holiday honors the distilled clear beverage which is a byproduct of molasses production or made directly from sugar cane juice. While the sweet spirit originated in Papua New Guinea, the beverage has become tied to the sunny Caribbean islands. In celebration of the holiday, we’re…   read more of “Celebrate National…”

Food & Beverage Aficionado Recipe: Culinary Council Member Ethan Stowell’s Rigatoni with Italian Sausage

Food & Beverage Aficionado Recipe: Culinary Council Member Ethan Stowell’s Rigatoni with Italian Sausage

Culinary Council Member and acclaimed Seattle Chef Ethan Stowell recently cruised on Noordam to Alaska for his “Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise.” During the voyage, he hosted cooking demonstrations, talks and an intimate, reservations-only dinner at the Pinnacle Grill. During his cooking presentation, Chef Stowell made his delicious Rigatoni with Italian Sausage, and and now…   read more of “Food &…”

Culinary Council Recipe: Celebrate National Chocolate Day with a Jacques Torres Soufflé

Culinary Council Recipe: Celebrate National Chocolate Day with a Jacques Torres Soufflé

Yesterday was World Chocolate Day, and we’d be remiss if we didn’t share an amazing recipe from Culinary Council Member and renowned chocolatier Jacques Torres. This decadent chocolate soufflé is served on board, and now you can make it at home. Prepared with an incredible vanilla cream sauce, it’s sure to impress your friends and…   read more of “Culinary Council…”