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Culinary Council Video: Cooking with Jacques Torres

If you want to learn how to make the delicious Chocolate Mousse in Chocolate Bowls topped with Blackberries dessert that Culinary Council Chef Jacques Torres recently made at an event on board, watch this video and get ready to channel your inner chocolatier!

Video: Noordam’s Sail Away from Palermo, Sicily

Special thanks to HAL guests Keith and Christine Brandt for sharing this video of Nordam’s sail away from Palermo, Sicily, which they took from decks aboard Ryndam during their cruise.

Video: Culinary Council Chef Marcus Samuelsson

Enjoy this video of Holland America Line Culinary Council Chef Marcus Samuelsson talking about his background and traveling around the world working as a chef on a cruise ship before he found fame.

Video: Meet Chef David Burke

Celebrated Chef David Burke of David Burke Townhouse in New York City was recently interviewed about his role as a Culinary Council Chef with HAL commenting that, “Being on a cruise … a meal is a big part of my day, I want a good meal. Holland America gives you choices.” Watch and share the…   read more of “Video: Meet Chef…”

Video: Introducing the HAL Culinary Council

You already know about our esteemed Culinary Council. Now you will be able to get to know them better through a series of videos that includes interviews and a behind-the-scenes look at their involvement with Holland America Line. Here is the Introduction Video. Enjoy!

Video: Highlights of the Southern Caribbean Aboard Maasdam

Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, sailed aboard Maasdam to the southern Caribbean March 23 – April 6. Enjoy his video of his travels to Half Moon Cay, Grand Turk, St. Thomas, St. Barths, Martinique, Barbados, Grenada, Bonaire, Curacao and Aruba.

Video: ss Rotterdam’s Inaugural Year

Special thanks to HAL Mariner and blog contributor Fred Claessen for sharing this video with us. This video is from ss Rotterdam’s inaugural year 1959-1960. The first cruise was around South America in 49 days, followed by three Caribbean cruises and four big continental cruises round-trip New York. I was a cabin steward on the…   read more of “Video: ss…”