A taste for discovery with
Eric Lanlard

Seize the opportunity to be inspired by the best in the cheffing business. Get upclose to the Food Heroes and discover their tips and tricks, hear tales from their glittering careers, and enjoy exceptional quality food and wine with them at these once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

On-board venues with Eric Lanlard

Eric Lanlard’s Afternoon Tea at The Epicurean
For the ultimate indulgence, Afternoon Tea by Eric Lanlard simply has to be experienced. And as you’d expect from the imagination of master pâtissier Eric Lanlard, there are some delicious surprises waiting to be plucked from each tempting cake stand. Prepare yourself to be tempted by treats such as savoury Porcini and pancetta éclairs, pistachio petit choux with red berries, marble swirls red velvet cake pops and orange blossom and bee pollen scones. Eric’s unique twist on this classic British institution elevates the humble afternoon tea into something utterly decadent, and is available on board Arcadia, Azura, Britannia and Ventura for a small cover charge.

The Market Café
The Market Café on Britannia is a haven of self-indulgence. Discover exquisite cakes and affordable treats by master pâtissier and P&O Cruises Food Hero Eric Lanlard, alongside a selection of mouth-watering Jude’s ice cream. This luxury café, housed at the heart of Britannia’s atrium, is a world of temptation. Relax by the ocean views with a coffee and attempt to choose between the exquisite red velvet cake, raspberry macaroon or chocolate salted butter caramel mille-feuille. With informal continental-style dining you’re spoilt for choice. The Market Café is available on board Britannia, items are priced individually.

Get hands-on in Eric’s hosted masterclass

Make a date with master pâtissier Eric Lanlard

Enjoy a two-hour masterclass with award-winning master pâtissier Eric Lanlard. At The Cookery Club, exclusively on Britannia, the charismatic Frenchman will demonstrate first-hand his signature techniques and share the secrets of his amazing tarts, pâtisserie, cakes and desserts. He’ll talk you through his favourite recipes and help you master the art of the pâtissier at your own fully equipped preparation station. Of course, like any good bake-off, the proof is in the pudding! Have fun with Eric as he compares your finished creations before you all tuck in.

Book your place in advance through Cruise Personaliser (subject to availability).

New for 2019

Meet Eric at The Market Café
Discover and sample the wonderful array of sweet treats available at The Market Café, created by Eric Lanlard. The charismatic master pâtissier will be present to give you personalised recommendations for flavours that will suit you and yours. It’s sure to be an enjoyable experience, that looks and feels as good as it tastes!

Confection Confessions with Eric
Why do your sponges always get a soggy bottom? Why are your sister’s cakes always sunken? Why do your brother’s crème brûlées always curdle? If you or yours are budding bakers, or just enjoy making desserts, but something often goes awry, Confection Confessions with Eric is the answer to your pudding ponderings. The master pâtissier will provide precise advice in special one-to-one surgeries, so you’ll have plenty of time to get to the bottom of those soggy bottoms! And of course discover more about the captivating world of confections. Book your place on board, but hurry – places are strictly limited.

Enjoy a hosted dinner with Eric at the helm

Amazing food matched with wine, lively conversation and inside knowledge from a world-renowned culinary personality.

It’s all included in this fantastic foodie experience. Watch up-close as charismatic master pâtissier and foodie extraordinaire Eric Lanlard works with The Cookery Club team to prepare a three-course feast before you, and listen to his priceless tips along the way. Then, sit down with the bubbly Frenchman to savour the delicious dishes along with wines specially selected to complement each course. The relaxed occasion gives you the unique chance to ask questions and learn more about the fascinating life and career of the fun-loving, award-winning food guru. You can book in advance through Cruise Personaliser, but hurry – places are strictly limited.

Book your place in advance through Cruise Personaliser (subject to availability).

Autograph events with Eric

Take the chance to personally meet Eric at his autograph events. Strike your best pose with the charismatic French pâtissier, and get your photo signed – the perfect memento of what will undoubtedly be a holiday highlight.

Quiz Eric at exclusive Q&A sessions

Get under the skin of world-renowned master pâtissier Eric Lanlard. If you’re curious about what makes the man tick, this event is simply unmissable. With the inimitable, fun-loving Frenchman in the hot seat, you can ask those long-harboured burning questions about his star-studded career, during which he’s become a TV personality and has been described by Vanity Fair magazine as ‘one of the best pâtissiers in the world’. Hear all the inside tips and stories only Eric can share and perhaps take the chance to meet him personally. You can do this at a book signing (his books are available to purchase on board) and have your photo taken with Eric for the perfect memento of what will undoubtedly be a holiday highlight.

Watch Eric on his short break to Bruges

Food Hero Eric Lanlard and his friends experienced a short break cruise to Bruges on Azura. It was the perfect opportunity for them to get a feel for life at sea and how it offers a relaxing way to explore exciting destinations.

Eric on a cruise
 

Eric's short break to Bruges

 

Eric Lanlard cruises

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