Presenting Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruises

Explore your passion for the pleasures of the table with some of the world’s leading food and wine aficionados, including members of the Holland America Line Culinary Council®.

A journey for the senses

A Food & Beverage Aficionado cruise offers an ideal opportunity to explore your culinary interests—with cooking classes, a cocktail or wine-making demonstration, a wine tasting, a lavish dinner with wine pairings and a chance to meet the experts.

Culinary Aficionado Cruises

Each Culinary Aficionado Cruise will feature a member of our Holland America Line Culinary Council®, a diverse group of highly acclaimed chefs from different culinary traditions who help guide our cuisine and inspire our guests.


Mixologist Aficionado Cruises

Featured on the Mixologist Aficionado Cruise is our own “King Cocktail” Dale DeGroff, a James Beard award winner for Wine & Spirits and author of The Essential Cocktail. DeGroff’s cocktails are featured throughout our fleet.

6 Day Pacific Coastal

SAILED Sept 30 - Oct 6, 2019 aboard the Oosterdam