We are proud to partner with Windstar Cruises as our official cruise line.

Through our partnership with Windstar Cruises, we have created a series of food-themed itineraries hosted by James Beard Foundation-recognized chefs to immerse guests in epicurean adventures that bring together the best of travel and cuisine from around the globe. The voyages will feature nightly dishes curated by the headlining chef, who will also perform cooking demonstrations, interact with guests, and lead off-ship excursions to local markets and other sights.



Scheduled Dates

September 2023
Grand Japan

A nine-day culinary themed cruise of Japan's iconic islands with James Beard Foundation Bootcamp for Policy & Change, Womens’ Entrepreneurship Leadership Program, and 2020 Best Chef Northeast nominee Chef Tracy Chang. 

February 2024
Sparkling Sands & Cities of the Persian Gulf

A 10-day culinary-themed cruise exploring Rome to Barcelona with 2023 Best Chef: Greak Lakes Semifinalist Nominee, chef Omar Anani.

May 2024
Cuisines & Cultures of Spain, Portugal, and France

A 9-day culinary cruise adventure through Western Europe, including Bordeaux with chef Tanya Holland: chef/owner of Brown Sugar Kitchen, Top Chef contestant, and “Tanya’s Table” podcast host.


August 2024
Adriatic Archipelagos & Greek Goddesses

An 8-day culinary delight onboard Wind Surf through Croatia, Montenegro, and less visited Greek ports with 2023 Best Chef: Midwest Semifinalists nominee, chef Loryn Nalic.

Previous Trips

February 6, 2022
In the Wake of the Spanish Armadas

An eight-day culinary-themed cruise from Oranjestad to Colón with James Beard Foundation Chef's Boot Camp for Policy Change alumna and cookbook author chef Jennifer Hill Booker.

May 10, 2022
West Coast Epicurean Extravaganza

A ten-day culinary-themed cruise exploring the West Coast's most intriguing ports of call and cuisines with Chef Tanya Holland, chef and owner of Brown Sugar Kitchen and alumna of the JBF Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership Program.

October 14, 2022
Southeast Canadian Explorations

An 11-day culinary-themed cruise from Montreal to Boston exploring the fusion of Acadian and Scottish cultures in Nova Scotia with six-time James Beard Rising Star Chef Award nominee Irene Li.

March 4, 2023
Spanish Treasures Via the Panama Canal

A seven-day culinary-themed cruise along the southern edge of the Caribbean with 2019 40 under 40 and James Beard Best Chef Mid-Atlantic nominee Chef Jerome Grant.

June 17, 2023
Adriatic Archipelagos & Greek Goddesses
A nine-day culinary-themed cruise dotting the eastern Adriatic shoreline with 2022 Best Chef: New York State James Beard Award Finalist Nominee Chef Ayesha Nurdjaja.