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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…”

Experience New Culinary-Themed EXC Tours Developed in Partnership with FOOD & WINE

Experience New Culinary-Themed EXC Tours Developed in Partnership with FOOD & WINE

The long-time partnership between Holland America Line and FOOD & WINE has delivered immersive culinary experiences for more than a dozen years. The collaboration is expanding with a collection of exciting culinary-themed EXC Tours (shore excursions) that explore food, wine and culture in some of the world’s hottest gastronomic locales. “Holland America Line continues to…   read more of “Experience New…”

Three America’s Test Kitchen Feature Cruises Showcase Cast Members, Editors and Authors

Three America’s Test Kitchen Feature Cruises Showcase Cast Members, Editors and Authors

Foodies and those who simply love to learn about gastronomy can now embark on a culinary journey with Holland America Line during three exclusive America’s Test Kitchen feature cruises. The special sailings elevate the cruise line’s partnership with the multifaceted media company and will showcase leading America’s Test Kitchen cast members. The three America’s Test…   read more of “Three America’s…”

Master Chef and Culinary Pop Artist Rudi Sodamin Releases First-of-Its-Kind ‘Food Faces’ Art Book

Master Chef and Culinary Pop Artist Rudi Sodamin Releases First-of-Its-Kind ‘Food Faces’ Art Book

Holland America Line’s Master Chef Rudi Sodamin just released his latest culinary masterpiece, an art table book called “Food Faces” that features more than 150 vibrant images of edible creations that display a cast of unforgettable characters expressing a whimsical spectrum of human emotion. Sodamin began to design and photograph his stylized Food Faces several…   read more of “Master Chef and…”