RSSC Launches New Foodie Voyages for Seven Seas Explorer’s First-Ever Alaska Season

RSSC Launches New Foodie Voyages for Seven Seas Explorer’s First-Ever Alaska Season
Laurie Baratti

by Laurie Baratti
on April 9, 2023
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Seven Seas Explorer cruise ship

Seven Seas Explorer (photograph credit score: Regent Seven Seas Cruises).

Earlier this week, Regent Seven Seas Cruises (RSSC) introduced a set of recent special-interest itineraries to be provided aboard the Seven Seas Explorer—the 746-passenger vessel trademarked ‘The Most Luxurious Ship Ever Constructed’—which is ready to sail its first-ever Alaska season this summer season.

In celebration of its inaugural season exploring Alaska, the road is introducing new immersive and genuine, culinary experiences below the umbrella of its Epicurean Perfection program, each at-sea and on-land. Specifically, they include three rigorously curated ‘Epicurean Explorer Excursions and three ‘Culinary Arts Kitchen lessons. Foodies crusing aboard these voyages will delight within the contemporary programming and enrichment parts, that are centered on each the indigenous and up to date delicacies of the Pacific Northwest.  

Every of those enhanced voyages will characteristic varied onboard and shoreside actions hosted by culinary arts consultants (cooks, sommeliers, winemakers, and many others.), who will conduct demonstrations, seminars and hands-on lessons, and take part in native excursions. 

On land, guided ‘Epicurean Explorer Excursions embrace excursions to a family-owned, sustainable oyster and kelp farm in Ketchikan; in Sitka, taking a catamaran by way of glacier-carved fjords to see a sustainable wild Alaska salmon hatchery, adopted by a seafood-centric lunch on the town; and, in Juneau, a scenic tour that features native seafood lunch paired with artisan-crafted beers.

Onboard, there might be a brand-new ‘Style the Northwest Kitchen’ class, showcasing recipes for native dishes from the Seattle and Vancouver BC space; a collection of ‘Discover One other Fish’ seminars performed by the ship’s culinary enrichment workforce, educating company on choose extra sustainable seafood choices at their native markets or in eating places; and, new ‘Grasp Chef Junior’ lessons and competitions for aspiring younger cooks (six to 16 years outdated), with mother and father or grandparents serving as their as sous cooks.

Mendenhall Glacier Viewpoint with Fireweed in bloom. Juneau, Alaska

Mendenhall Glacier Viewpoint with Fireweed in bloom Juneau, Alaska (Picture through sorincolac / iStock / Getty Photos Plus)

“Our new assortment of culinary experiences for Seven Seas Explorer’s inaugural Alaska season is rooted in subjects which might be essential to our company,” stated Kathryn Kelly, Govt Chef Director of Culinary Enrichment at Regent Seven Seas Cruises. “We invite our company to discover The Final Frontier by the use of studying sustainable fishing and aquaculture, mastering fish cooking in our hands-on cooking faculty, and understanding the genuine culinary traditions of the indigenous peoples and immigrants residing within the majestic area of Alaska.”

“We’re extremely excited to supply a brand new assortment of immersive culinary experiences to counterpoint Seven Seas Explorer’s inaugural Alaska season,” stated Andrea DeMarco, President of Regent Seven Seas Cruises. “Alaska’s untamed pure magnificence and flourishing wildlife makes it the proper vacation spot for multigenerational journey, which is why we’re providing a Children Sail for FREE promotion together with financial savings on choose voyages.”

From June by way of September 2023, will supply a complete of 15, seven-night sailings between Seward, Alaska and Vancouver, British Columbia. Households can reap the benefits of the ‘Children Sail Free’ promotion (for youngsters between the ages of two and 17 years), relevant on six choose Alaska voyages when company make a brand new reservation by Might 31, 2023. Plus, RSSC’s ‘Luxurious in Alaska’ promotion gives company who e-book by April 29, 2023 with financial savings of as much as 20 % on a dozen choose Seven Seas Explorer sailings.

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