On October 14, Oceania Cruises will welcome the renowned culinary stars and wine experts from the Myriad Restaurant Group, including founder Drew Nieporent, on Riviera’s 10-day “Bon Appétit Wine & Food Festival” cruise departing Athens to Rome. Myriad operates the famed Tribeca Grill, Nobu New York City, Nobu Fifty Seven, Nobu London, Nobu Next Door, Corton, Crush Wine & Spirits, Acela Club and Daily Burger at Madison Square Garden.
Nieporent, one of America’s most respected and celebrated restaurateurs, will speak to guests about new trends and developments in the restaurant industry. Joining him are Myriad Wine Director David Gordon, who will give a series of wine lectures and tastings for guests, along with Ted Rozzi, corporate chef of Myriad, who will lead a series of culinary demonstrations in the Riviera Lounge.
“It’s truly an honor to welcome onboard Riviera a team with such vast culinary expertise as Drew Nieporent, David Gordon and Ted Rozzi to share their knowledge and experience with our inquisitive, culinary-minded guests,” said Kunal S. Kamlani, the line’s president. “Oceania is truly the cruise line for epicureans and I know our guests will love to spend time with these culinary visionaries.”
Riviera and her sister ship, Marina, feature the Bon Appétit Culinary Centers, which are the only hands-on cooking schools at sea. Classes cater to all levels of aptitude from beginner to master-chef level.
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