Join Restaurateur Jason Denton on Silverseas' Culinary Voyage

New York City restaurateur Jason Denton will host a special "Culinary Cruise Adventure" aboard Silverseas' seven-day Mediterranean cruise, which is set to sail August 13-20, 2011.

Often credited with introducing the Panino to New York City in 1998 with the opening of 'ino, Denton is also the recipient of Star Chef's "Rising Star Restaurateur of the Year" award.

Offering his impressive knowledge of Italy and the Mediterranean, Denton will treat guests who book the "Culinary Adventure with Jason Denton" package to exclusive excursions, on-board cooking demos, and specialty meals.

While aboard the new Silver Spirit, guests will be able to enjoy the intimate luxury of the all-suite ship, with private verandas for 95 percent of rooms, a guest-to-staff ratio that is nearly 1:1 and in-room amenities including Bvlgari, Acqua di Parma, and Neutrogena.

All-inclusive cruise packages for the "Culinary Adventure with Jason Denton" are limited to 100 of the ship's 540 guests and are now available. Tickets start at $5,393 per person, based on double occupancy and include:

*   Roundtrip airfare from most east coast airports
*   Three excursion tours with Jason Denton
*   Private cooking demo by Jason Denton
*   Private welcome and farewell cocktail parties
*   Private shipboard breakfast and dinner with Jason Denton
*   All liquor and soft drinks
*   Gratuities and taxes
*   Additional optional exclusive excursions

The cruise schedule includes:

August 13 and 14: Venice
Built over a sprawling archipelago, Venice encompasses 118 islands separated by more than 150 canals that are spanned by some 400 bridges.
August 15: Hvar
Hvar is the longest of the Croatian islands and noted for its lush vegetation, quaint towns and fertile vineyards.
August 16: Dubrovnik
Called the "Jewel of the Adriatic" by Lord Byron and classed a world heritage treasure by UNESCO, Dubrovnik is a place of ancient streets lined with stone palaces, Venetian-style buildings and majestic bell towers
August 18: Taormina
With snow-capped Mt. Etna looming in the distance and terraces overlooking the dramatic coastline, Taormina boasts a stunning panorama.
August 19: Sorrento
Set high atop the Mediterranean cliffs, Sorrento is a town of extraordinary beauty that has endured as a favored resort for centuries. Sorrento is also known as a popular gateway to Pompeii, Italy's most celebrated classical ruins.
August 20: Rome
Sprawled across seven hills, Rome was one of the great centers of the ancient world. Today's Rome, with its splendid churches, ancient monuments and palaces, spacious parks, tree-lined boulevards, fountains, outdoor cafés, and elegant shops, is one of the most exciting cities in the world.

For more information about the cruise or to book tickets, visit Alice Travel.

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