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Wining & Dining

Every meal is handcrafted by our executive chefs to ensure innovative, nutritious, and delectable dining experiences that highlight flavors of the region.

In Coastal Washington, you’ll likely sample Hama Hama oysters, shucked by the 5th generation family farmers who cultivated them. And in Alaska, savor buttery-rich Dungeness crab caught live by local fisherman and one of our sources for in-season crab.

What to expect:

  • Early-riser breakfasts of fresh fruit and baked-on-board pastries
  • Full breakfasts with hot and cold options and specialty items
  • Lunches range from salads, sandwiches, and homemade soups to regionally-influenced dishes
  • Dinners offer a choice of entrées including fresh, local seafood and meats
  • Vegetarian dishes are available at all meals
  • Chef-selected wine parings that complement your meal
  • Made-from-scratch desserts like tiramisu and lavender panna cotta
  • Varied hors d’oeuvres during cocktail hour
  • Special dietary needs can be met with advance notice
  • Can’t decide which entrée to select? Go “half-and-half” or “one-and-one!”
  • Celebrating a special occasion? Let us know before you board—our expert pastry chef will make it memorable with a surprise treat

Take a look at a sample Dining Menu.

Unless there’s a specially arranged barbecue or lunch on shore, most dinners are served over several courses—with particular attention to your personal preferences. The dining experience is casual, and seating is open so you are free to join new friends and choose a different table at every meal.

​Wetting Your Whistle

Depending on the vessel you’re on, you might find yourself in a setting reminiscent of a cozy neighborhood pub, a rustic turn-of-the-century saloon, an intimate wine bar, or an upscale lounge. Premium spirits, fine wines, and carefully crafted microbrews are served aboard our vessels—on many of our itineraries, they are included in your fare—and specialty coffee and teas are always available. Many of our vessels feature sustainable cask wines on tap and the rotating list of selections varies by destination. Sip on a craft cocktail mixed with homemade bitters or seasonal local ingredients. Soak in the on-deck hot tub with a cold microbrew or glass of champagne. Perk up with cold-brew coffee, or sample beer, wine, whiskey, or tequila at the occasional tasting.

Selections vary by vessel and season. Explore a sample Wine, Beer & Spirits list.

Sustainable Dining

Wherever possible, ingredients are sourced locally for freshness and regional authenticity, as well as to support the communities where we travel and to protect and preserve our oceans. Committed to sustainability throughout all aspects of our business, we are proud to be the first cruise partner of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Program.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Program®

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Program® is committed to helping sustain wild, healthy oceans that will exist long into the future. The program helps seafood buyers like our galley crew, make ocean- and environmentally-friendly seafood choices that minimize damage to ocean and freshwater environments. We proudly follow their guidelines buying seafood recommended as “Best Choice” and “Good Alternative.”

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Dining Slideshow

Preview a day's menu options with a slideshow of our Dining options. Click the image at left to view.