When Celebrity Cruises announced the specialty dining venues for Celebrity Edge, they debuted the Le Petit Chef dining experience produced in conjunction with Skullmapping and TableMotion. When the Celebrity Revolution fleet revitalization project was announced, Celebrity Cruises President and CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo shared plans to bring the chef to a new home in Qsine on the Millennium and Solstice-class ships. When I was on Celebrity Infinity, I had the opportunity to meet Le Petit Chef and try his menu.
In this version, the tiny French chef is joined by a Spanish chef, an Italian chef, and a Japanese chef — all of the same diminutive proportions... read more
On my Celebrity Reflection cruise back in December 2016, I ate at Qsine at the invitation of Hotel Director Niyazi Korkmaz. On Celebrity Infinity, Qsine retains the same decor, but the menu of whimsical Sushi Pops, M’s Favorites, and my first Moscow Mule has been ushered out in favor of Le Petit Chef... read more
Virgin Voyages has announced more details about their first ship, Scarlet Lady, and this time, it’s all about dining. Guests, err, “sailors” on the adults-only line will have over 20 choices when it comes to picking a place to eat, and there’s something you probably won’t guess about many of these spots. Like some lite-luxury and luxury lines, Virgin Voyages has opted to forgo the practice of specialty dining venues coming at an up-charge, and instead, will be including all dining within the cruise fare. That means all the interesting things we discuss below are included in your cruise fare... read more