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President Orlando Ashford and Executive Team Serve Diners at FareStart Restaurant’s Guest Chef Night

President Orlando Ashford and Executive Team Serve Diners at FareStart Restaurant’s Guest Chef Night

Holland America Line sponsored Guest Chef Night with Ethan Stowell on Thursday, April 19, at FareStart Restaurant in Seattle. President Orlando Ashford and a team of executives put their serving skills to the test when Holland America Line Culinary Council member Ethan Stowell was the featured chef for the organization’s weekly Guest Chef Night. Ashford…   read more of “President Orlando…”

Make an Amazing Recipe from David Burke’s Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Make an Amazing Recipe from David Burke’s Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Culinary Council Member David Burke recently hosted his first 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 Burke made a delicious tuna recipe, and now we’re sharing it with you! TUNA…   read more of “Make an Amazing…”

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 &…”

World-Renowned Wine Critic James Suckling Named Holland America Line’s New Wine Curator

World-Renowned Wine Critic James Suckling Named Holland America Line’s New Wine Curator

Holland America Line is tapping into the expertise of one of the world’s most acclaimed wine critics, James Suckling, to curate an extensive new wine list that will be featured on all ships in the premium fleet. As Holland America Line’s official Wine Curator, Suckling will lead the design and development of the premium line’s…   read more of “World-Renowned Wine…”

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…”

Recipe: Chef Naomi Kakiuchi Cooks Up Big Flavors on Amsterdam’s Grand Voyage

Recipe: Chef Naomi Kakiuchi Cooks Up Big Flavors on Amsterdam’s Grand Voyage

During the course of Amsterdam’s Grand Pacific and Far East Voyage, Holland America had the pleasure of welcoming aboard several talented guest chefs, including sushi expert and Asian cuisine specialist, Naomi Kakiuchi. Naomi shared her culinary talents with Amsterdam guests and now we’re sharing her recipe with you! Read below to create her delectable Fijian…   read more of “Recipe: Chef Naomi…”