Silversea cook with Celebrity Chefs
Silversea Cruises have seven Culinary Arts voyages featuring famous chefs and food experts from around the world.
These food-themed cruises will demonstrate the skills of epicurean experts and chefs from some of the best restaurants in the world, including the chefs of Relais & Châteaux - the international association of charming properties and gourmet restaurants.
These unique departures will feature escorted shore side visits to:-
- Local farms
- Local food markets
- Seafood markets
- Afternoon Tea visits
On the ships, onboard culinary activities include:-
- Informative cooking demonstrations
- Food and wine pairings
- Regional dishes
- A five-course grand dinner
- Question and answer sessions
The Culinary Arts departures are:-
Silver Explorer - April 29 - Lisbon to Portsmouth
The voyage will be hosted by Chef Rudi Scholdis, Silversea's culinary director, Chef David Bilsland, culinary trainer for the "Relais & Châteaux L'Ecole des Chefs" cooking school aboard Silversea, Conrad Combrink, Silversea's director of expeditions.
Silver Shadow - September 6 - Vancouver to Tokyo
Ying Compestine: Born in China, she is an authority on Asian culture and cuisine, an award-winning author and former food editor for Martha Stewart's Whole Living magazine, and the author of four cookbooks, including Ying's Best One-Dish Meals and Cooking with Green Tea.
Silver Wind - December 5, 2012 - Dubai to Mauritius
Eyvind Hellstrøm: This Norwegian superstar chef, who earned two Michelin stars for Oslo's legendary Bagatelle restaurant, will share his talents .
Silver Spirit - January 17 - Ft Lauderdale to Los Angeles
Robert Wemischner: Based in Los Angeles, this pastry chef and culinary educator has always been intrigued by the flavor potential of ingredients, from turmeric to tea and from cumin to coffee. Author of four books including his latest, The Dessert Architect,
Silver Shadow - January 18 - Auckland to Sydney
Dale Gartland: A native of Shropshire, England, Gartland is group executive chef for Relais & Châteaux member properties The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers and Matakauri Lodge in Queenstown, New Zealand.
Silver Shadow -February 25- Singapore to Hong Kong
Aaron Patterson: This top chef won his first Michelin star at 23 and has been head chef since 1991 at Hambleton Hall, a Relais & Châteaux member property in Rutland, England. Known for using the finest seasonal ingredients to create sumptuous modern British cuisine.
Silver Shadow - April 22- Hong Kopng to Tokyo
Shane Delia: One of Melbourne, Australia's most innovative chefs, he has authored a cookbook and regularly appears on TV. His restaurants include the much-awarded Maha Bar & Grill and recently launched St. Katherine's.
"We're delighted to feature some of the world's top chefs and rising stars on our Culinary Arts voyages," said Ellen Bettridge, Silversea's president of the Americas. "For inquisitive luxury travellers who appreciate fine food and wine, these culinary theme cruises are a great way to travel and learn."
For more information search for the voyages on our site or call us for the latest rates and availability.