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Seabourn’s “Best of the Riviera Food & Wine Cruise”

We were honored when Saveur magazine recently named Seabourn the “Best Culinary Cruise Line.” Now I am delighted to announce that your clients can join an elite team of Seabourn’s top food & wine experts on a unique connoisseur’s cruise of the revered culinary and viticulture meccas along the coast of the Mediterranean.

This very special “Best of the Riviera Food & Wine Cruise” will offer guests:

    • Tours to local wineries in ports of call
    • Demonstrations and guest menus by Celebrity chefs from France and Italy
    • Expanded Shopping with the Chef adventures in Provence, Tuscany and Sicily
    • Daily tastings of local foods and wines on board
    • Local ingredients and regional flavors featured throughout the voyage
    • Festive deck events and gala luncheons

Two celebrity guest chefs, one French and one Italian will accompany the cruise, providing cooking demonstrations and menus featuring local specialties and regional flavors for meals while on board. Offering their expertise are:

Chef Patrice Olivon
Raised in Provence and schooled in Marseille, Chef Patrice Olivon brought the skills he learned in Southern France to Washington D. C., where he cooked at the French Embassy, the White House and at Camp David for special occasions. He is program director of Culinary Arts at the prestigious L’Academie de Cuisine and a popular instructor and presenter.
Chef Alfio Longo
After training and staging in some of Italy’s best kitchens, Italian chef Alfio Longo has traveled the world learning and practicing his craft at fine dining restaurants and in private service in New York as well as the Dominican Republic, China and Turkey. He is currently the Executive Chef at Osteria del Circo in New York operated by Sirio Maccioni’s Le Cirque International group.