The secret ingredient behind the Mediterranean diet
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The secret ingredient behind the Mediterranean diet
Los Angeles, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 18, 2011
TravelStore, as a member of Signature Travel Network, is now able to offer a Mediterranean and Transatlantic Food Network at Sea cruise featuring Food Network star Anne Burrell, the vivacious host of popular series Worst Cooks in America and Secrets of a Restaurant Chef. The 11-night cruise aboard the new Celebrity Silhouette sails Rome, Cagliari, Palma de Mallorca, Lisbon and New York, departing October 22, 2011.
?Following Food Network at Sea?s successful inaugural sailing in August 2010, this cruise marks the next exclusive culinary cruise itinerary available to our clients with a passion for travel and the joy of cooking,? says Dan Ilves of TravelStore. ?We are very excited to bring this exclusive opportunity to travel with Food Network to our clients. Many of them have heard about the first cruise and have already begun asking us how they can be a part of this next sailing! It truly is a remarkable experience.?
TravelStore?s Food Network Travel guests will enjoy exclusive access to authentic and engaging Food Network Travel experiences. ?By invitation only? Food Network cruise events include: culinary demonstrations led by Food Network star Anne Burrell, hands-on interactive cooking classes led by Food Network Kitchens chefs, private parties featuring Food Network recipes, and Food Network VIP Hospitality lounge. Food Network guests will also receive pre-paid gratuities and special turndown gifts.
Following the successful inaugural sailing in August 2010, Food Network Travel has made a few enhancements for this voyage. Guests will have even more time to enjoy the Food Network experiences on this cruise as this Mediterranean and Transatlantic itinerary offers multiple days at sea. This conveniently disembarks guests in the ?foodie? center of the world: New York.
An additional highlight of the inaugural sailing expanded on this cruise is the hands-on cooking classes led by the chefs of the Food Network Kitchens. These intimate classes give each guest the opportunity to create and eat his or her own culinary masterpieces. The chefs walk from station to station providing tips and assistance to each guest, creating a truly interactive experience.
Plans are in development to offer a range of exclusive Food Network programs, including additional cruises, as well as land vacations and wine and food festival packages. These experiences will include exclusive access to Food Network stars, as well as trips tied to specific Food Network culinary trends and topics.
Food Network Travel packages for this Mediterranean and Transatlantic sailing featuring Anne Burrell start from $ 1897 with all exclusive Food Network events included. For information on booking this or other Food Network Travel experiences with TravelStore, contact 888-779-7447 or visit http://www.tscruises.com.
Established in 1975, employee-owned TravelStore is one of the nation?s top travel agencies. Headquartered in Los Angeles with several branch locations throughout California, TravelStore is a member of Signature Travel Network and offers some of the best cruise deals available to the public. For more information, visit: http://www.tscruises.com.
About Anne Burrell:
As the host of Food Network?s Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (foodnetwork.com/secrets), Anne Burrell takes the mystery and apprehension out of the professional kitchen and highlights the practical techniques necessary to make restaurant-quality meals at home. She has always stood out in the restaurant business for her remarkable culinary talent, bold and creative dishes, and her trademark spiky blond hair. After training at New York?s Culinary Institute of America and Italy?s Culinary Institute for Foreigners, she gained hands-on experience at some of New York?s most notable restaurants including Felidia, Savoy, Lumi, Italian Wine Merchants, and Centro Vinoteca. She taught for three years at New York?s Institute of Culinary Education and has battled on Food Network?s Iron Chef America as Mario Batali?s reliable sous chef.
Anne also appears as the host and competing chef on popular primetime series Worst Cooks in America (foodnetwork.com/worstcooks).
About Food Network:
Food Network (foodnetwork.com) is a unique lifestyle network, website and magazine that connects viewers to the power and joy of food. The network strives to be viewers? best friend in food and is committed to leading by teaching, inspiring and empowering through its talent and expertise. Food Network is distributed to more than 100 million U.S. households and averages more than 9 million unique web users monthly. In its first year Food Network Magazine doubled its rate base and passed the one million circulation mark. Headquartered in New York, Food Network has a growing international presence with programming in more than 150 countries, including 24 hour networks in Great Britain, India, Asia and Africa. Scripps Networks Interactive, which also owns and operates HGTV (hgtv.com) DIY Network (diynetwork.com), Great American Country (gactv.com) and Cooking Channel, is the manager and general partner.
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