New “Crafted by Curtis” Dishes also Offered on Main Dining Room Menu
The six-course, fine-dining experience from award-winning Chef Curtis Stone at SHARE aboard Princess Cruises has been revamped with fresh menu offerings, including butter-poached chunks of Alaska King Crab and hard-roasted, double-boned Brown Butter Duroc Pork Chop. In addition, new “Crafted by Curtis” dishes on the main dining room menu are also rolling out fleetwide.
Guests dining in SHARE aboard Emerald Princess and Ruby Princess have the rare opportunity to enjoy world-class cuisine of award-winning chef and restaurateur, Curtis Stone. Born in Melbourne, Australia and trained in Michelin-starred kitchens of Marco Pierre White, Stone’s restaurants Maude and Gwen are two of Los Angeles’ most desired reservations. Now brining his expertise to SHARE, he has curated this menu comprised of artfully displayed dishes made from the finest ingredients at sea for a dining experience guests savor for years to come.
“Throughout my partnership with Princess Cruises, we’ve always worked together to create inspired dishes using a fresh approach to fine dining,” said Chef Stone. “We share a passion for bringing people together through food that creates happiness around the table. These new offerings at both SHARE and on the ‘Crafted by Curtis’ section of the main menu will continue to excite their senses, creating lifelong memories as they explore the world on their cruise.”
A sampling of new SHARE menu items, available in November, include:
- Kanpachi – salt-water amberjack tuna thinly sliced and quick-cured in lime, featuring chilies, avocado and almonds
- Alaska King Crab – butter poached chunks of crab with “pee-wee potato salad” and confit egg yolk
- Brown Butter Duroc Pork Chop for Two – a hard roasted double-bone pork rack, with confit carrots, broccoli purée and a jus of whole grain mustard
- Almond Marzipan – warm cake paired with strawberry coulis, candied almonds and crème fraiche ice cream
SHARE guests begin with an appetizer, followed by salad and handmade pasta, indulge in main courses from both sea and land, and finish with a decadent dessert. A cover charge of $29 per person includes one selection from each course. A carefully selected list of wine vintages from around the globe handpicked by Chef Stone and his personal sommelier round out the meal.
The complete and refreshed SHARE menu can be found at www.princess.com/curtisstone.
Guests choosing a “Crafted by Curtis” menu item in the main dining rooms can now choose from new options including Steamed Mussels, Chorizo and White Wine, Beef Tenderloin Tips and Mushroom Cobbler. These new dishes join guest favorites Chicken and Leek Pot Pie and Roasted Pork Belly.
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About Princess Cruises
One of the best-known names in cruising, Princess Cruises is a global premium cruise line and tour company operating a fleet of 17 modern cruise ships, carrying two million guests each year to more than 380 destinations around the globe, including the Caribbean, Alaska, Panama Canal, Mexican Riviera, Europe, South America, Australia/New Zealand, the South Pacific, Hawaii, Asia, Canada/New England and World Cruises. A team of professional destination experts has created more than 150 award-winning itineraries, ranging in length from three to 111 days and Princess Cruises has been continuously recognized as “Best Cruise Line for Itineraries.”
Princess Cruises continues its multi-year, “Come Back New Promise” – a $450 million-dollar product innovation and cruise ship renovation campaign that will continue to enhance the line’s onboard guest experience. These enhancements result in more moments of awe, lifetime memories and meaningful stories for guests to share from their cruise vacation. The product innovations include partnerships with award-winning Chef Curtis Stone; engaging entertainment inspired shows with Broadway-legend Stephen Schwartz; immersive activities for the whole family from Discovery and Animal Planet that include exclusive shore excursions to onboard activities; the ultimate sleep at sea with the award-winning Princess Luxury Bed and much more.
Three new Royal-class ships are currently on order with the next new ship, Sky Princess, under construction scheduled for delivery in October 2019. Princess recently announced that two new (LNG) ships which will be the largest ships in the Princess fleet, accommodating approximately 4,300 guests with expected delivery in 2023 and 2025. Princess now has five ships arriving over the next six years between 2019 & 2025. The company is part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK).
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