Royal Caribbean International’s Allure of the
Seas, a new cruise ship set to debut in December 2010, will
feature new culinary concepts and tempting twists to its signature
A Brazilian steakhouse will be a
destination restaurant that comes to life for dinner service in
the Solarium, featuring authentic Brazilian-style meats and
seafood dishes, from Picanha cut sirloin steak to Atlantic salmon
marinated with sea salt and garlic, served table-side and sliced
straight off the skewer.
“As churrascaria concept restaurants gain popularity on land,
Royal Caribbean is taking advantage of having a new ship to
introduce a Brazilian steakhouse and bring a new dynamic and
colorful nightlife ambiance for adults in the Solarium,” said
Lisa Bauer, senior vice president, Hotel Operations, Royal
Caribbean International. “Guests onboard Allure of the Seas
will have a new arrangement of dining experiences throughout the
ship, from the Adagio Main Dining Room to new venues on the
Boardwalk and Royal Promenade.”
In Central Park, recently anointed Chef
de Cuisine Molly Brandt will present guests with a one-of-a-kind
menu and distinct dining experience at Allure of the Seas’ 150
Central Park, a signature fine dining experience.
Combining the best of classic
Mexican beach bars and Southern California’s famed taquerias,
Rita’s Cantina will be a vibrant new restaurant in the
Boardwalk neighborhood. Adults and kids alike will be able to enjoy some of
their favorite Mexican fare, such as shrimp ceviche tostadas,
warm tortilla chips with salsa and fiesta guacamole, as well as
entrées, such as fajitas, fish tacos and Chipotle-style flautas.
Rita’s Cantina also will boast some of the best and
widest selection of margaritas at sea, offering both authentic and
signature concoctions mixed with a choice from the extensive
list of quality tequilas, served on the rocks or frozen in a
variety of fruit-flavor combinations.
In addition, the
restaurant will introduce new nightlife to Boardwalk with live
guitar music, drinks and dancing. Rita Cantina’s design will include large open breezeways and an outdoor seating area complete
with high top tables and stools, and will be located in place
of Seafood Shack onboard sister-ship Oasis of the Seas.
new to Boardwalk’s engaging scene will be The
Boardwalk Dog House, an outdoor hotdog specialty counter
located where The Donut Shop is on Oasis of the Seas. Guests will
be able to
choose from traditional hot dogs, wieners, brats, sausages and
other delicious linked meats and a variety of toppings to split a
long bun. The Donut Shop will remain on Boardwalk in a new
location next to the Ice Cream Parlor.
Allure of the Seas will span 16 decks, encompass
225,282 gross registered tons, carry 5,400 guests at double
occupancy, and feature 2,700 staterooms. She will
tout Royal Caribbean’s neighborhood concept of seven
distinct themed areas, which will include Central Park, Boardwalk,
the Royal Promenade, the Pool and Sports Zone, Vitality at Sea
Spa and Fitness Center, Entertainment Place and Youth Zone.
ship will alternate a Western Caribbean with an Eastern Caribbean
seven-night itinerary from her home port of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
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