It has all the ingredients for a remarkable feast.
Sep 05, 2023 12:53am
Embarking on a seven-night journey departing from Melbourne, this round trip cruise will visit the ports of Adelaide and Hobart and promises to be an unforgettable experience.
One of Australia’s most celebrated female chefs, Martini will take over Queen Elizabeth’s premium dining restaurant, The Verandah with an exceptional five-course degustation menu^. Martini has created dishes exclusively for the sailing, including her delicious ricotta raviolo with spanner crab, crema, caviar, bonito jelly, bottarga with white radish, bronze fennel, sorrel.
Respected pastry chef Purchese is returning to the culinary cruise after joining its inaugural 2023 voyage.
“I loved my first cruising experience aboard the Queen Elizabeth,” he tells Gourmet Traveller. “I can’t wait to come back and reconnect with the team. I will be bringing some of my favourite dishes, but also expect new flavour combinations, amazing fresh produce and old-school classics.”
This time the pastry chef extraordinaire is inviting guests to embark on a playful journey of the senses through his sweet creations as he adds a unique twist to Cunard’s beloved Champagne Afternoon Tea^. His signature Glamington will also return, this time in Peach Melba flavour.
or join the incredible tour of McLaren Vale’s latest hotspots where wine meets food^.
The culinary delights keep on coming with bespoke shore excursions to Maggie Beer’s Farm, MONA and Port Arthur’s Lavender Farm^. Plus, Purchese will take guests to some of his favourite sweet spots in Melbourne^.
Luxury, elegance and opulence onboard Queen Elizabeth
On board, immerse yourself in the beautiful art deco elegance of this regal vessel. Enjoy access to premium spaces, leisure and wellness facilities and a world of activities to do as much or as little as you please.
Entertainment options are endless – from the pleasure of spellbinding piano music over a cocktail to West End style shows to a game of croquet to the tranquillity of the spacious decks, there’s something for everyone.
^[Disclaimer] Some experiences are not included in the cruise fare and charges apply. Experiences must be booked prior to sailing. Spaces are limited and guests are advised to book early to avoid disappointment. Guest speakers and chefs are confirmed to date, but may change at Cunard’s discretion due to unforeseen circumstances.