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Butter Lettuces, Toasted Pistachios, Green Herbs, Hard Sheep’s Milk Cheese Salad Recipe by Renee Erickson

As the Official Cruise Line of the James Beard Foundation, cruise guests on every single Windstar sailing enjoy culinary demonstrations of James Beard Award-winning chef recipes and beverages prepared by Windstar chefs, as well as featured James Beard Foundation Signature Recipes aboard all Windstar sailings served nightly in AmphorA, the main dining room on each …

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Highly-Awarded Chef Graeme Cockburn Joins Windstar Cruises

Windstar is proud to announce the appointment of Graeme Cockburn as Corporate Executive Chef overseeing menu and recipe development; culinary talent retention, recruitment and training; culinary partnerships, standards and procedures, and innovations for the six-ship cruise line. Recently named Official Cruise Line of the James Beard Foundation, the leading line in small ship cruises places …

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Try Seattle Chef Hines’ Lobster Risotto Recipe from James Beard Foundation Culinary Cruise

We recently had the pleasure of sailing with Chef Maria Hines on our James Beard Foundation Culinary Cruise of Spain and France. While on board, Maria prepared nightly specials for diners in AmphorA. The watermelon carpaccio topped with whipped fresh cantaloupe and ricotta was a particular treat with melons fresh from the local market, and …

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Celebrated Chefs Headline 2016 James Beard Collection of Culinary Cruises in Europe

Windstar Cruises celebrated the announcement of its chef line-up for the newly launched James Beard Collection of culinary cruises at New York’s James Beard House on Tuesday, February 16. The evening’s event highlighted the award-winning chefs, cruise itineraries, and Windstar’s exciting culinary initiatives that guests can look forward to this year. Windstar Cruises is thrilled …

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James Beard Foundation Culinary Cruise: Chef Line-up

Foodies rejoice! We’ve just revealed the exciting line-up of award-winning chefs preparing to set sail on our “James Beard Foundation Collection” of culinary-focused cruises. For those who haven’t heard, we’ve recently partnered with the James Beard Foundation to provide our guests with an elevated culinary experience aboard three separate European cruises destined for Spain, Morocco, …

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Getting the Royal Treatment on Windstar

Windstar recently welcomed aboard the Private Event program in 2015. (In case you hadn’t heard, each Windstar sailing now boasts a unique and complimentary “private event” with a region-specific experience, allowing guests the opportunity to connect more deeply with the destination during their cruise.) Chef Darren is the former personal chef to Queen Elizabeth II; …

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A Walking Tour & Wine Tasting at Brown Castle – a Windstar Shore Excursion

The Walking Tour & Wine Tasting at the Brown Castle in the picturesque village of Portofino is quickly becoming a Windstar favorite. The tour begins at the landing pier, where your guide takes you through the narrow streets of Portofino, lined with beautiful villas and gardens full of tropical plants and Mediterranean olive trees. Climbing …

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Windstar Cruises Hires New Corporate Chef

Windstar is thrilled to welcome Michael Sabourin as Executive Corporate Chef. In this role, he is responsible for the creation of new dishes, galley training, menu design, and creating the local culinary experience so our guests can ‘taste’ the ports of call we visit. Get to know Chef Michael… 1. What’s your personal favorite dish …

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Flavors of the Caribbean with Chef Gerard

Executive Chef Gerard onboard Wind Surf shares his recipes for Chicken and Seafood Jambalaya, which is typically served during our onboard barbecue, and a refreshing Ti Punch, a traditional cocktail served in the French Caribbean. If you don’t have our Flavors of the Caribbean voyage booked already, this will definitely transport you there! Chicken & …

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Signature Host: Chef Fabio Viviani

He’s charming, fun, has an Italian accent – AND he can cook. It’s no surprise that Chef Fabio Viviani has a large audience of admirers and was voted “Season 5 Fan Favorite” following his several appearances on Bravo Network’s wildly successful reality show: “Top Chef.” Born in Florence, Fabio has become famous for his Tuscan …

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