WINNER: PRINCESS CRUISES
What we say: With the arrival of Majestic Princess and restaurants from two Michelin starred chefs, Princess Cruises has won the Best for Food category for the first time. Majestic Princess has French bistro, La Mer, by decorated chef Emmanuel Renaut, and famous Hong Kong chef Richard Chen has created eatery Harmony. Classic favourites like Crown Grill can also be found across the fleet for the best lobster and steaks at sea, and you’ll always find good coffee on a Princess ship.
What you say: “My wife has a dietary problem and Princess Cruises was far superior and helpful when catering for her coeliac disease. They could not have been more accommodating.” Kevin Haynes
What they say: “We’re thrilled to win Cruise Passenger’s Best for Food award this year for the second time. The accomplishment is a testament to our phenomenal restaurant partnerships and talented crew. Across the fleet, guests have access to 14 food and drink offerings. Princess’ newest ship Majestic Princess offers on-demand Michelin-star dining and three ships in our fleet also offer the world-class cuisine of award-winning chef and restaurateur Curtis Stone. And we can’t forget our guest favourite, the award-winning Crown Grill steakhouse.” Princess Cruises Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific Commercial & Operations, Stuart Allison
HIGHLY COMMENDED: OCEANIA CRUISES
Luxury cruise line Oceania Cruises, famous for its partnership with French Michelin-starred chef Jacques Pepin, gets an honourable mention for its cruises dedicated to food and cooking. Chefs will take you out on special shore excursions to buy local produce, then teach you how to cook with it.
Chefs will take you out on special shore excursions to buy local produce, then teach you how to cook with it