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Recipe: Master Chef Rudi Sodamin’s Salzburger Nockerln from his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Recipe: Master Chef Rudi Sodamin’s Salzburger Nockerln from his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Holland America Line’s Master Chef and Culinary Council Chairman Rudi Sodamin recently sailed on his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise aboard Koningsdam. While onboard, Rudi did a cooking demonstration, question & answer session and hosted his Chef’s Table Dinner at Rudi’s Sel De Mer, his namesake dining venue. Guests experienced one of Rudi’s famous Food…   read more of “Recipe: Master Chef…”

Recipes: Chocolate Cups, Sugar Cages and More Creations from Chocolatier Jacques Torres

Recipes: Chocolate Cups, Sugar Cages and More Creations from Chocolatier Jacques Torres

Tomorrow is World Chocolate Day, and we have the perfect way to celebrate! Culinary Council Member and Chocolatier Jacques Torres recently sailed on Westerdam in Alaska for his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise. Torres is world-renowned for his chocolatey confections and unique creations, and while on board he didn’t disappoint! Torres held cooking demonstrations where…   read more of “Recipes: Chocolate…”

Recipe: Ethan Stowell’s Seared Scallops from his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Recipe: Ethan Stowell’s Seared Scallops from his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Culinary Council Member and acclaimed Seattle Chef Ethan Stowell recently cruised on Eurodam for his “Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise.” During the voyage, he hosted cooking demonstrations, talks and book signings, as well as an intimate, reservations-only dinner at the Pinnacle Grill. During his cooking demonstration, Chef Stowell made a delicious scallops recipe, and now…   read more of “Recipe: Ethan…”

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…”

Shaken and Stirred! Dale DeGroff Creates Cocktails with Guests on Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Shaken and Stirred! Dale DeGroff Creates Cocktails with Guests on Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Holland America Line’s Master Mixologist Dale DeGroff recently got off his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise aboard Zuiderdam. While onboard, Dale gave cocktail demonstrations and brought guests on stage to act as bartenders, hosted an exclusive dinner in Pinnacle Grill featuring several of his signature drinks, and participated in a book signing and photo opportunity…   read more of “Shaken and Stirred!…”