P&O Cruises Food & Wine Heroes Olly Smith and Eric Lanlard © Steve Dunlop
P&O Cruises Food & Wine Heroes Olly Smith and Eric Lanlard © Steve Dunlop

P&O Cruises has announced details of its Food Heroes cruises for 2018.

Paul Ludlow, P&O Cruises Senior Vice President, said: “We love to eat well at P&O Cruises and pride ourselves on offering a huge range of dining experiences – from casual, contemporary dishes to fine dining – that will appeal to all discerning foodies.

“Our Food Heroes cruises go one step further and provide guests with a unique opportunity to meet, spend time with and pick the brains of some of the best chefs and wine experts in the land, while enjoying a truly memorable holiday.”

P&O Cruises‘ 2018 Food Heroes cruises are an opportunity for anyone with an interest in food to meet their own food hero, whether it is James Martin, Marco Pierre White, Olly Smith, Atul Kochhar or Eric Lanlard.

Each cruise features masterclasses, book signings, Q&As and private dining with exclusive hosted dinners. There are also selected opportunities to join the chefs on one of their carefully crafted gastronomic shore excursions in handpicked ports of call.

James Martin will be on board Britannia for the 14-night cruise from Barbados to Southampton, departing 16 March 2018, from £1,149pp.

Guests can see Eric Lanlard on board Britannia, on sailings such as the 14-night cruise departing 8 April 2018, from £1,059pp, which calls at Madeira, La Palma, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Lisbon.

To catch wine expert Olly Smith, passengers can choose the 13-night cruise on board Azura  departing 6 May 2018, from £949pp. The Southampton roundtrip also calls at Madeira, La Palma, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Lisbon. Olly is also on board Britannia and Ventura on two other itineraries.

Meanwhile Atul Kochhar will be on board Ventura and Azura, including the 13-night Ventura cruise departing 21 April 2018, from £899pp, while James Martin will sail on Britannia, such as the 12-night cruise departing 30 September 2018, from £1,112pp.

For more information or to book, call P&O Cruises on 0843 374 0111 or visit pocruises.co.uk.

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