Cruise with Regent Seven Seas EXPLORER and extraordinary culinary program with Epicurian Perfection 2023 – 2025

Regent Seven Seas has announced Epicurean Perfection, its new immersive culinary program that allows guests to “taste the world around them” both on and off the ship.


– Epicurean perfection will begin on 11 new Epicurean Spotlight voyages scheduled to sail in 2023, 2025 and 2025.
– Each cruise will provide a different culinary experience taught by talented and popular culinary personalities from around the world.
– The new culinary program will feature cuisine at five specialty restaurants, immersive shore excursions, and private fine wine and spirits tastings, complemented by hands-on cooking classes, demonstrations, talks, presentations, and more.

“Nothing improves travel like cuisine.” That’s why we’re unveiling our new Epicurean Perfection program, so our guests have an unparalleled culinary experience on board and ashore with our collection of world-class restaurants, immersive shore excursions, tours, classes, and tastings,” said Andrea DeMarco, president of Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

“We are incredibly excited to launch our new Epicurean Spotlight Voyages featuring world-renowned chefs, winemakers, and sommeliers who will provide our guests with fascinating insights and unforgettable moments.”


Epicurean Spotlight Voyages is a new culinary initiative launching this year. There will be 11 immersive voyages with world-class chefs and winemakers on Seven Seas Grandeur, Seven Seas Splendor, Seven Seas Explorer, Seven Seas Mariner and Seven Seas Voyager.

Epicurean Spotlight with Chef Mark Bittmann and Executive Culinary Director Wolfgang Mayer

Travel on the Seven Seas Explorer on June 21, 2023, visiting Seward, Alaska, to Vancouver, British Columbia.
Join author Mark Bittman and Regent’s Executive Chef Wolfgang Mayer on a culinary journey through the wilds of Alaska.

Epicurean Spotlight with Chef Alain Rouck and Chef Michael Nizer

Travel aboard Seven Seas Mariner on August 14, 2023 visiting Rome (Civitavecchia) to Venice (Fusina).
Chef Ru will share culinary tips through cooking demonstrations.
He will be joined by Chef Michael Nizero, Chef Instructor at The Waterside Inn, who will share insight into the day-to-day operations of running a Michelin-starred restaurant.

Epicurean Spotlight with Chef Vincent

Travel on Seven Seas Explorer on August 30, 2023 visiting
Seward, Alaska to Vancouver, British Columbia
Chef and James Beard winner Vincent Guerithault will bring his French cooking skills to Alaska.
Chef Vincent will share secrets and recipes from his award-winning restaurant Vincent on Camelback.

An epicurean spotlight on wine with Doug Frost, Master Sommelier

Voyage on Seven Seas Splendor on October 8, 2023, visiting Barcelona (Tarragona) to Venice (Fusina),
Guests can learn from Doug Frost, wine expert.
Doug Frost is one of four people in the world who hold the titles of Master of Wine and Master Sommelier,
Doug will be hosting a tasting class, informative presentations and guided boat and boat tours.
Epicurean Spotlight with Chef Fearing

The splendor of the Seven Seas Voyage on October 30, 2023, visiting Athens (Piraeus) to Athens (Piraeus)
Take a culinary journey through Greece and Turkey with the “Father of Southwestern Cuisine,” Chef Dean Fearing.
Chef Fearing will bring his “Taste of Texas” and techniques as he hosts cooking demonstrations, presentations and more.

An epicurean spotlight on wines with Honig Wineries

Travel on Seven Seas Splendor on November 6, 2023, visiting Athens (Piraeus) to Rome (Civitavecchia).
Join Stephanie and Michael Honig as they discover local flavors and vintages while sharing their knowledge and insight into their successful Honig Vineyard in Rutherford, CA.

Epicurean Wine Spotlight with Caldwell Vineyard

Travel on Seven Seas Voyager on March 9, 2024, visiting Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro.
Join John as he shares his secrets to making great wine through special tastings, delicious pairings and onboard presentations.

Epicurean in the wine spotlight with CAST wines

Travel on Seven Seas Splendor on April 14, 2024 visiting Barcelona in Rome (Civitavecchia).
Sonoma winemakers and owners Jack and Ann Cyfrick of CAST Wines bring their dual passions for wine and travel to this trip.
Discover wineries across Spain, France and Italy.

An epicurean spotlight on wines with the Sbragia Family Vineyards

Voyage on Seven Seas Voyager on May 8, 2024, Istanbul to Athens (Piraeus) visit.
Ed and Adam Sbragia will share their family secrets of winemaking in Sonoma County, California, using old-world family traditions from Tuscany.

Epicurean Spotlight with Chef Tomas and celebrity John O’Hurley

Travel on the Magnificence of the Seven Seas on August 14, 2024 visiting Athens (Piraeus), Greece to Barcelona, Spain.
Chef Tommaso Barletta leads this journey into the spotlight with friend, actor and comedian John O’Hurley.
Together, Chef Tommaso and Mr. O’Hurley will host a variety of cooking demonstrations, guided tours and special performances of John’s one-man show, The Man with Standards.

Epicurean Spotlight with ZAP: Zinfandel Advocates and Producers

Travel on the Seven Seas Explorer on March 31, 2025 to Tokyo.

Join Zinfandel winemakers as they host special tastings and educational masterclasses and share more about the rich traditions and flavors of Japan, South Korea and China.

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