Once a year, more than 30 players of the top restaurants, including 12 chefs, winemakers, chocolatiers, Pâtissiers and Fromagers are gathering on board the EUROPA, transforming the Lido deck into a mile of gourmet delights. The chef of MS EUROPA, Thorsten Gillert, welcomes the gourmet elite aboard the luxury ship by Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. Guests can expect a very special evening devoted to the finer things in life.

The event is taking place in Antwerp, where the ship will be anchored. Several top players of international gastronomy are represented at “EUROPA’s Best” on board. For one evening only, the following participants will be presenting their most amazing culinary creations:

, Restaurant Dieter Müller, MS EUROPA

, Seven Seas restaurant, 2 Michelin stars, 3 Gault Millau toques, Germany

Jörg Sackmann, Restaurant Schlossberg, 2 Michelin stars, 3 Gault Millau toques, Germany

Alexandro Pape, Ferry Building, 2 Michelin stars, 3 Gault Millau toques, Germany

Anna Sgroi, Restaurant Anna Sgroi, 1 Michelin star 2 Gault Millau toques, Germany

, La Belle Epoque, 3 Michelin stars, 3 Gault Millau toques, Germany

, Restaurant crossing, 3 Michelin stars, Germany

, Trenkerstube restaurant, 2 Michelin stars, 3 Gault Millau toques, Italy

Heiko Nieder, The Dolder Grand, 2 Michelin stars, 3 Gault Millau toques, Switzerland

, Rosengarten, 2 Michelin stars, 4 Gault Millau toques, Austria

Stéphane Buyens, Restaurant Le Fox, 2 Michelin stars, Belgium

Wineries include Weingut Robert Weil, Winery Braida di Giacomo Bologna, Weingut Emrich-Schoenleber, Weingut Dr. Loosen, Winery Good Hermannsberg, Weingut Wittmann, Knipser, Winery Altenburger andWinery F.X. Pichler.

The entire gourmet cruise with the EUROPA takes place from 3 June to 17 June 2015 from Lisbon Leixoes (Porto), La Coruna, St-Jean-de-Luz, Bordeaux, La Pallice (La Rochelle), Honfleur, Zeebruge and Antwerp and Amsterdam to Hamburg.

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