Last week, MSC Cruises’ second-ever World Cruise departed on its 117-night journey to 43 ports in 23 countries, across 5 continents.
Sailing aboard MSC Magnifica, World Cruise guests will be treated to an international dining experience with 10 notable, award-winning chefs from Spain, Brazil, Argentina, Columbia, Peru, Hawaii, China, India and Germany.
Each chef will join the ship at different intervals to prepare a dinner for guests, featuring 3 to 4 entrees, that best represent their region and style of cooking, which will help bring the World Cruise destinations to life.
The line-up includes:
Two Michelin-starred Spanish Chef Ramón Freixa
Known for his ability to create a balance between tradition and avant-garde, Freixa takes inspiration from his Mediterranean roots. He will bring excellence in Spanish gastronomy with an innovative and modern style for guests.
Veteran Brazilian Chef and restaurateur Allan Vila Espejo
Espejo will present his signature menu introducing guests to his rich culture and take on Brazilian fine dining.
Bake Off Argentina star Chef Christophe Krywonis
Trained in Paris, Chef Krywonis has refined his craft in French cuisine and will offer his own style of French gastronomy at its best.
MasterChef Colombia judge Chef Jorge Rausch
Chef Rausch is known for his innovative and modern style infused and inspired by his Colombian roots.
Chef James Berckemeyer
This Peruvian chef will introduce guests to a refined and modern spin on comfort food and “hearty meals with a little taste of home.”
Internationally-renowned Japanese-American Chef Roy Yamaguchi
A pioneer of his cuisine, Chef Yamaguchi will help guests discover a menu enriched with pan-Asian flavors and Hawaiian fusion cuisine.
Sydney Morning Herald’s “Chef of the Year,” French-Canadian Chef Serge Dansereau
Arguably Quebec’s most famous chef, Dansereau will delight guests with an exclusive menu inspired by France with an international twist.
Acclaimed Chinese Chef Jereme Leung
Chef Leung will bring a mouth-watering menu of his contemporary interpretation of Chinese cuisine along with a modern approach to presentation.
Decorated Indian-American Chef Vikas Khanna
Michelin starred Chef Khanna will create a delicious menu inspired by his Indian heritage.
Three Michelin starred German Chef Harald Wohlfahrt
Joining the ship for the last leg of her journey, Chef Wohlfahrt will showcase his passion for haute cuisine and love for natural and fresh ingredients.