Oceania Cruises introduces new plant based cuisine

first_imgOceania Cruises introduces new plant based cuisineOceania Cruises introduces new plant based cuisineOceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line, unveiled the most extensive and creative plant-based menus at sea as their latest OceaniaNEXT innovation.Remaining at the forefront of culinary development, the cruise line is featuring more than 200 new healthy menu selections. In addition to the current gourmet offerings, plant-based choices will be available at breakfast, lunch, and dinner in The Grand Dining Room and Terrace Café and guests will also have plant-based options available upon request during dinner service in each of the specialty restaurants.“These new plant-based options are flavorful, colorful, bold, and creative. Our hallmark finest cuisine at sea now provides an innovative and appealing menu of choices that reflects our guests’ evolving palates and heightened focus on wellness while balancing our more decadent and extravagant dishes,” stated Bob Binder, President & CEO of Oceania Cruises.The new menu offerings are in addition to the line’s already acclaimed vegetarian and Canyon Ranch Healthy Living selections, and were developed by Oceania Cruises’ culinary leadership team in concert with world-renowned chef, culinary instructor, and author Christophe Berg.The range of cuisines includes Italian, Greek, Middle Eastern, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Mexican, Italian, Malaysian, and more. There are healthy Power Bowls and Poke Bowls, hearty pastas and pad Thai, light and refreshing salads and soups and even a variety of downright surprisingly decadent items to choose from including an Impossible Cheeseburger, Truffle Mac and Cheese, and an Apple-Oatmeal Crumble with plant-based Vanilla Ice Cream and Coco-Vanilla Cashew Crème Brulee.Selected Menu HighlightsBreakfastBanana-Oatmeal Pancakes with Berries and Maple SyrupGreen Apple Muesli with Pistachios, Pecans, and Yellow RaisinsAvocado Toast on Rustic Farmers BreadLunchChilled Melon Soup with PortKorean Kimchi SoupWakame Sesame SaladHawaiian Poke BowlPenne au Pistou with Broccoli and Sundried TomatoDinnerSom Tam Green Papaya Kelp Noodle SaladRoasted Butternut Squash with Arugula, Mango, Black Radish and Hearts of PalmSweet Potato-Oat Tarte with Forest Mushroom and plant-based Truffle Cheddar SauceFalafel Fritters with plant-based Harissa Mayo, Cucumber, Mint, and CapersCrespelle alla Fiorentina with Spinach, Mushrooms, and Tomato SauceGreen Curry Stir Fry with Eggplant, Oyster Mushrooms, Green Peas and Thai BasilDessertsPlant-based Vanilla Mango Ice Cup, Crispy GranolaVodka-Marinated Strawberries Romanoff with plant-based Vanilla Ice Cream Summer Berry Pudding ChantillyShortbread with plant-based Orange Cream Cheese and RaspberriesRaw Juices and SmoothiesThe Raw Juice and Smoothie Bar is located on the pool deck, adjacent to Waves Grill, and serves raw, cold-pressed juices and vegan smoothies all morning long from 7:00 AM until 11:00 AM. Choices include the Rise & Shine juice, Coco Island juice, Tropical Green smoothie, Sweet Green juice, Yellow Sunshine smoothie, Cacao Joy smoothie, Cold Brew latte, Acai Berry bowl, and Chia Cashew Yogurt bowl.The Wellness ShipsHaving featured the famed Canyon Ranch Spa at sea and Canyon Ranch Spa Cuisine for close to a decade, Oceania Cruises has a long-standing reputation for focusing on healthy life balance, fitness, and wellness. With the expansion of the vegetarian and gluten free offerings, the recent addition of Healthy Living Tours Inspired by Canyon Ranch, and this debut of plant-based menu offerings, Oceania Cruises offers the most comprehensive wellness program at sea.About OceaniaNEXTOceaniaNEXT is a sweeping array of dramatic enhancements so transformational, they are inspirational. The Regatta-Class re-inspiration is the first in a line of exciting announcements and enhancements to come in 2018, 2019, and beyond. This ambitious brand initiative will elevate every facet of the Oceania Cruises guest experience to new levels. From thoughtfully crafted new dining experiences and reimagined menus to the dramatic re-inspiration of the iconic Regatta-Class ships, guests will savour The Finest Cuisine at Sea, be pampered aboard intimate and luxurious ships, and be enriched through in-depth destination exploration.About Oceania CruisesOceania Cruises is the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line. The line’s six intimate and luxurious ships which carry only 684 or 1,250 guests offer an unrivalled holiday experience featuring the finest cuisine at sea and destination-rich itineraries that span the globe. Expertly crafted voyages aboard designer-inspired, intimate ships call on more than 450 ports across Europe, Alaska, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, New England-Canada, Bermuda, the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Tahiti and the South Pacific and epic 180-day Around the World Voyages.Source = Oceania Cruiseslast_img read more