Cruisers and foodies alike will soon be enjoying new flavors as Virgin Voyages brings back its popular Eat and Drink Festival for a two-month show unlike any other.
Virgin Cruises Debuts Eat and Drink Festivals Throughout August and September
Last year, Virgin Cruises hosted their favorite Eat and Drink month, and they’re ramping up the fun this year. A cruise is bringing back its popular festival Lady Scarlet, Strong Womanand The Enduring Mother for two months in August and September.
Cruisers will enjoy cuisine and drinks from the minds of Virgin’s Culinary Collective. Guests will enjoy a multi-course dinner paired with wine, as well as chef demonstrations, tastings, and bar events. Some of the activities and activities are included in the cruise, while others cost between $9 and $125 per person.
Many chefs and mixologists will participate in the event, including Brad Farmer, Sohui Kim, Eric Kim Haugen, Matt Lambert, Silvana Salcido Esparza, Waki Ng, and Chef Levi Mezick, Charles Joly, and the creators of Unfiltered Hospitality and Cocktail Cartel.
Many other masters of cooking and mixing will join the festival in their first appearance, including George Motz, Lish Steiling and Abbey Cook, James Briscione and Brooke Parkhurst, Effie Panagopoulos, Mark Farrell, Danilo Bozovic, Robert Valls, Arnoldo Ferrer, and Naren Young.
Cruisers will receive a $300 bar credit when they reserve a spot at the festival. In addition, Intelligentsia, JoJo Tea, and Filthy Food will be hosting events on each ship, and there will be two anchor events and a detailed schedule, including 30 events and exhibitions.
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Each train will have its own events scheduled in August and September. Lady Scarlet it has many maritime activities.
One such event, called Let’s Mushroom Around, features a demonstration in a cooking class highlighting the techniques behind two mushroom dishes, Test Kitchen’s Mushroom Mousse and Razzle Dazzle’s Mushroom Tartare. The event will set back beachgoers at $25 per attendee.
Strong Woman it will also have its own events, including Let’s Get Choco-Lit. The event features demonstrations and chocolates and cookies, and costs $25 per guest. For wine lovers, check out Master the Art of (White) Wine. The event is a one-hour wine tasting and costs $45 per cruiser.
The Enduring Mother it will also feature demonstrations and activities, including a restaurant-making class where sailors can create four drinks called Shot for Shot. This event will set surfers back $50 a piece. Guests can also sign up for demonstrations by big-name chefs, including Matt Lambert and Sohui Kim, for just $25.
There will also be events taking place on each ship, including the Anchor Event: Taste of the Galley. During this time, Galley will have food from all over the world.
Another anchor event, called Seven Sea Sippers, will feature a bar crawl like a cocktail treasure hunt. Cruisers are given a map to follow, with refreshment stops along the way.
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Razzle Dazzle by Night, created by Food Network Chef Eric Kim Haugen, is back from last year. The new menu will include more vegetables and American favorites with a twist, such as pastrami short ribs and Nashville hot cauliflower.
Cruisers can travel to other overseas destinations while participating in the festival. Lady Scarlet features four- and five-night cruises to the Bahamas, Mexico, and Key West. The Enduring Mother and Strong Woman will travel seven nights to the Mediterranean.