Holland America

Culinary Arts Center Cruises presented by Food & Wine magazine

With a tradition of exquisite fine dining, Holland America is enhancing its onboard experience with a special culinary program that will run on select Holland America cruises. The Culinary Arts Center onboard Holland America will host a wide range of culinary activities and is a state-of-the-art facility that features an innovative theatre-style venue, a show kitchen, plasma video screens, and a large cooking display counter. Cruise guests will have a chance to mingle with culinary experts and participate in free demonstrations.

The schedule below shows the guest chef and the cruise in which they will appear. Every cruise offers at least two 90-minute, hands-on cooking classes and each session is limited to only 15 participants. Classes are offered at a nominal fee ranging from $29 to $49 per session and include a Culinary Arts apron, recipe cards, and a 10% discount on food at the Pinnacle Grill or a complimentary Riedel wine tasting.

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2005 Departure Date From/To Ship Dean Fearing
chef, The Mansion Turtle Creek
7-Day Alaska Aug 20 Roundtrip Vancouver ms Zaandam Michelle Bernstein
executive chef, MB restaurant, co-host
of Melting Pot
7-Day Alaska Sept 9 Roundtrip Vancouver ms Statendam Jimmy Bradley
chef/owner, Beanstalk restaurants
7-Day Alaska Sept 10 Roundtrip Vancouver ms Zaandam Greg Atkinson
director of Culinary Consulting
7-Day Alaska Sept 11 Anchorage to Vancouver ms Ryndam Paulette Mitchell
author of 11 cookbooks
14-Day Europe Sept 18 Copenhagen to Civitavecchia (Rome) ms Westerdam Charles Dale
chef/owner, Range and Rustique
18-Day Panama Canal Sept 24 Vancouver to Ft. Lauderdale ms Zaandam Mike H. Davis
chef/owner, 26 Brix
3-Day Coastal Sept 25 Vancouver to San Diego ms Ryndam Ying Chang Compestine
chef and cookbook author
31- or 62-day Asia Pacific Oct 6/Nov 6 Seattle/Singapore to San Diego ms Amsterdam Vicky McCaffree, chef; Cameon Orel, chef; Jessica Campbell, pastry chef--Yarrow Bay Grill 10-Day Europe Oct 14 Roundtrip Venice ms Rotterdam Dean Max
chef, 3030 Ocean
15-Day Hawaii Nov 2 Roundtrip San Diego ms Statendam Fan Bigelow
chocolate expert, founder of Fran's Chocolates
10-Day Mexico Nov 7 Roundtrip San Diego ms Ryndam Cornelius Gallagher
executive chef, Oceana
7-Day Caribbean Nov 13 Roundtrip Ft. Lauderdale ms Westerdam Ying Chang Compestine
chef and cookbook author
15-Day Hawaii Dec 22 Roundtrip San Diego ms Amstedam           Chef


2006 Departure Date


Ship Cat Cora
chef, host of The Cat Cora Show
14-Day Australia/New Zealand Jan 7 Sydney to Auckland ms Statendam Mark Bittman
food writer, The New York Times and cookbook author
20-Day South America/Antarctica Jan 11 Valparaiso to Rio de Janeiro ms Rotterdam Laura Werlin
Cheese expert
14-Day Australia/New Zealand Jan 21 Auckland to Sydney ms Statendam Marko Karakasevic
Charbay vodka
10-Day Caribbean Jan 22 Roundtrip Ft. Lauderdale ms Volendam Brad Farmerie
chef, Public
14-Day China/Japan Mar 20 Hong Kong to Osaka ms Statendam Bradford Thompson
chef, Mary Elaine's
14-Day China/Japan Apr 3 Osaka to Hong Kong ms Statendam Johnny Iuzzini
executive pastry chef, Restaurant Jean Georges
10-Day Caribbean Apr 5 Roundtrip New York ms Noordam Hsiao-Ching Chou
food writer, Seattle Post-Intelligencer
10-Day Asia Pacific Apr 17 Hong Kong to Osaka ms Statendam Max McCalman
maitre fromager, Artisanal Cheese Center
18-Day Hawaii Apr 22 Seattle to Vancouver ms Volendam Jacques Torres
chocolatier extraordinaire
7-Day Alaska May 7 Roundtrip Vancouver ms Ryndam Patricia Yeo
executive chef, Sapa
7-Day Alaska May 14 Vancouver to Seward ms Veendam Robert Kinkead
chef, owner, Kinkead
15-Day Europe May 26 Piraeus (Athens) to Harwich (London) ms Rotterdam Michael Lomonaco
chef, professor and author
12-Day Europe Jul 28 Harwich (London) to Copenhagen ms Rotterdam John Howie
chef/owner Sport and SeaStar
10-Day Europe Jul 30 Roundtrip Civitavecchia (Rome) ms Noordam Mark Fiorentino
master bread baker, Daniel
10-Day Europe Aug 11 Roundtrip Copenhagen ms Amsterdam Aaron Sanchez
chef, Paladar
7-Day Alaska Sept 17 Roundtrip Seattle ms Westerdam Charles Dale
chef/owner, Range and Rustique
10-Day Europe Sept 18 Roundtrip Civitavecchia (Rome) ms Noordam James Mazzio
executive chef, The Studio of Long Grove
21-Day Panama Canal Sept 30 Vancouver to Ft. Lauderdale ms Zuiderdam Marcus Sameulsson
chef/owner, Aquavit and Riingo
10-Day Mexico Oct 22 Roundtrip San Diego ms Zaandam Anthony Giglio
wine expert
11-Day Caribbean Nov 25 Roundtrip New York ms Noordam Jose Andres
chef/owner, Jaleo, Cafe Atlantico
14-Day Australia/New Zealand Dec 8 Sydney to Auckland ms Statendam     *The above cruise schedule is subject to change without notice.

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