Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Jacques Reymond, a pioneer of Australia’s modern food world and owner of one of Melbourne’s most famous restaurants, Jacques Reymond Cuisine du Temps, is taking his creative skills to the rivers of central Europe in November.

He is the celebrity chef on the new Australian-owned APT Concerto Class MS AMAVERDE rivership, departing Budapest on 22 November 2011 for an 15-day cruise on the Danube, Main and Rhine rivers to Amsterdam. This cruise also ties in with an optional three day extension to Paris.

On 'The Culinary Mastercruise', Jacques Reymond hosts and creates a wine-matching dinner and leads a walking-tasting tour through Budapest’s famous food markets with a local guide. There’s also a Viennese cooking class, a Wachau Valley wine tasting, onboard cooking demonstrations, sampling sausage with mustard in Germany’s oldest sausage kitchen, sampling the local brew in Bamberg and a cooking class at the famed La Cuisine in Paris.

The price for this cruise, stopping at 15 villages or cities, is from $7095 per person, twin share which includes these themed activities as well as 14 nights on this luxury rivership, 47 meals (complimentary local beer and wine served with lunches and dinners), guided sightseeing excursions (including private tour, champagne and private music recital at the State Opera House in Budapest), Freedom of Choice local touring at many stops along the way, airport transfers, tipping.

Choose to extend your holiday with a 3-day city stay in Paris with deluxe accommodation and sightseeing, this 21-day package is priced at $9045 per person.

Foodies interested in joining exclusive culinary cruise will receive FREE return airfares to Europe (including taxes) in a deal offered by APT, covering all nine different suite types on their boutique ship. Bookings have to be made by September 30 for the free airfare deal, unless sold out prior.

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Contact: call 1300 229 8904, see or see your local travel agent.

Images and further details: Amy Hyde, APT [email protected] Tel 03 8526 1331
Amy Hyde, APT
P: 03 8526 1331


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