On Oct. 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 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.
The Oct. 14 Enchanted Grandeur cruise visits Kusadasi (Ephesus), Monemvasia, Cephalonia (Argostoli), Taormina, Sorrento/Capri, an overnight in Livorno (Florence/Pisa/Tuscany), Marseille (Provence) and Monte Carlo, disembarking in Civitavecchia (Rome) on Oct. 24.
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.
For more information, visit www.OceaniaCruises.com.