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Michel Roux Jr to Take Le Gavroche to Sea

December 6, 2019 Cruise News No Comments Email Email

Luxury Cruise Line Cunard has announced a world-class line-up for their first-ever ‘Festival of Food & Wine’ on board Queen Mary 2.The seven-night Transatlantic Crossing (7 – 14th June 2020) will bring together some of the most 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 indulge guests in a feast of the senses with a series of hosted 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.

Roux Jr, said, “I am thrilled to be joining Cunard on the first ever ‘Festival of Food & Wine’ voyage on their flagship Queen Mary 2, alongside a host of experts in their fields. For the first time ever, I will be taking Le Gavroche to sea – offering spectacular menus for guests to enjoy across the week. 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 valuable insight and knowledge on the food and wine industry.


Lee Powell, VP of Brand and Product, Cunard, said: “Following on from the success of Voyage du Vin last year, we are delighted to be expanding the concept on board our flagship, Queen Mary 2. Guests will be able to indulge their taste-buds, as they sample delicious wines and cuisine prepared by one of the country’s leading Michelin starred chefs, Michel Roux Jr.”

There will also be the opportunity to join the Cunard Wine Academy and gain a WSET Level 1 award during the crossing, a recognised qualification by the Wine and Spirit Education Trust.

For more information on this voyage visit www.cunard.com/M017

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