CruiseQueen Mary 2 takes leading food and wine experts to sea

Legendary chef will headline Cunard’s first Festival of Food and Wine voyage

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Michel Roux Jr will host a series of dinners in The Verandah restaurant.
Michel Roux Jr will host a series of dinners in The Verandah restaurant.

LONDON - Cunard has announced a world-class line-up for its first-ever ‘Festival of Food & Wine’ on board Queen Mary 2.

For the first time ever, I will be taking Le Gavroche to sea. This will be a very special voyage, and I can’t wait to get on board.– Chef Michel Roux Jr

The seven-night Transatlantic Crossing (June 7-14 2020) will bring together some of the leading authorities in the food and wine industry, including legendary chef Michel Roux Jr.

As Chef Patron of one of the UK’s finest Michelin-starred French cuisine restaurants, Le Gavroche, Michel Roux Jr will host a series of dinners in The Verandah restaurant as well as a three-course signature gala menu in the Britannia Grill.

He will be joined by Le Gavroche Executive Chef Rachel Humphrey and will also be holding a cooking demonstration and a Q&A during the crossing.

Mr Roux Jr, said, “For the first time ever, I will be taking Le Gavroche to sea. This will be a very special voyage, and I can’t wait to get on board.”

Steven Spurrier, celebrated wine critic and visionary behind the legendary Judgement of Paris, will also take part in a talk, Q&A and wine tastings.

Award-winning wine writer and columnist Will Lyons and Food Editor Lisa Markwell will also be offering their  insight and knowledge on the food and wine industry. 

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