This December, on a new 10-day itinerary, the
U.S. Ambassador of Tequila and Latin American master sommeliers
and chefs will showcase the essence of Latin flavor aboard Crystal
Cruises’ Wine and Food Experiences of Discovery voyage.
Aboard Crystal Symphony’s Mexican Riviera
voyage, the top culinary talent from Mexico will lead cooking
demos and special menus, wine pairing and tasting sessions, and
specialty cocktail classes. The cruise sails round-trip from Los
Angeles 12 December 2010.
“One of the hallmarks of a Crystal Wine and Food
theme program is bringing destinations to life through regional
flavors,” said Toni Neumeister, vice president, food and beverage.
“The Mexican Riviera offers so many distinct culinary traditions,
and it will be a treat for guests to enjoy both on and off the
Together with Crystal’s own talented culinary
team, the guest experts leading classes and creating menus
Yerika Munoz –
Considered one of the brightest Master Chefs in Mexico; executive
chef at Mexico City’s Astrid y Gaston
Jeremiah Tower –
James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur, currently
residing in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, credited as co- creator of
– A self-proclaimed Wine Designer, Culinary Institute of America
Sommelier and the only Latin American woman certified by the Court
of Master Sommeliers;
Madeleine de Jean
– First female sommelier in the U.S. and former Wine Businesswoman
of the Year; and
Julio Bermejo –
U.S. Ambassador of Tequila and proprietor of San Francisco’s
famous Tommy’s Mexican Eatery.
Ashore, Crystal Adventures offer tastes of
Mexico with experiences including a traditional fiesta and
clambake in Loreto and Mazatlan shrimp feast.
Per person, promotional two-for-one cruise fares
start at US$2,990 (double occupancy), and include US$500 per
person ‘All Inclusive – As You Wish’ shipboard credit.
Guests booking a deluxe stateroom with verandah
by 31 July 2010 will save an additional US$500 per person.
Crystal’s Family Memories program offers
groups and families a host of perks, including a complimentary
berth for every 10 full-fare guests.
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