Thursday, June 10, 2010

Food Network Takes to the Seas

Food Network recently announced the inaugural sailing for their new, innovative and engaging culinary travel program, Food Network at Sea. Food Network, the first and only cable channel dedicated to connecting viewers to the power and joy of food, will offer a celebrity-hosted itinerary to fans through the new consumer website: The inaugural Food Network at Sea cruise will include Iron Chef Cat Cora of Iron Chef America and Chef Aarón Sánchez of Chefs vs. City.

Food Network fans will sail to the Eastern Caribbean on board the award-winning Celebrity Solstice and savor an amazing array of authentic Food Network culinary experiences. They will have the opportunity to enjoy ‘By Invitation Only' access to Food Network at Sea special events including: hands-on Cooking Classes led by Food Network Kitchens Executive Chef Robert Bleifer, Cooking Demonstrations by Cat Cora and Aaron Sanchez, exclusive parties including a BBQ on Celebrity Solstice's half-acre Lawn Club with dancing under the stars and much more. Food Network guests will also enjoy "star" treatment including priority check-in and access to the Food Network VIP Hospitality Lounge and Screening Room and in-stateroom Food Network TV channel during the cruise.

The 7-night Eastern Caribbean cruise departs August 22, 2010, traveling roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale to San Juan, St. Thomas and St. Maarten. "If you have a passion for food, fun and travel, this culinary adventure is sure to create lasting lifetime memories!" said Iron Chef Cat Cora. Chef Aarón Sánchez added, "If you're looking for a special vacation and you're a Food Network fan, then this is the trip for you! Join me in the beautiful Caribbean and enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime experience...I can't wait!"

Plans are underway to offer a range of additional exclusive Food Network programs in 2010 and 2011. These experiences will include other trips with Food Network stars, and trips tied into specific Food Network culinary trends or topics.

For consumers interested in booking a trip, please visit

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