Princess Cruises’ new culinary holiday menu collection kicks off the holiday season with great fanfare

Guests are browsing during the 2022 holiday season to experience an all-new holiday dining offering—including a new gourmet Thanksgiving menu

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., October 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Guests sailing on Princess Cruises vacations during the 2022 holiday season will enjoy a host of new gourmet dining options and traditional favorites. Today, the Princess Culinary Arts team, led by Chef Rudi Sodaminunveiled the Princess Cruise Culinary Collection of Holiday Menus, a new series of inspired dishes available in Main Dining Rooms across the fleet, ranging from a Thanksgiving feast featuring five entrees to meaningful and fun Hanukkah dishes, delicious entrees Christmas treats drawn from traditions around the world, and culminating in a sparkling New Year’s Eve gala menu.

During the Thanksgiving holiday season, Princess will offer dozens of sailings to ports of call around the world. No matter where they are in their itinerary, each ship will recognize the American Thanksgiving holiday on November 24 in grand style with festive fall decorations and Thanksgiving-inspired activities with football playing on large outdoor screens. Of course, the centerpiece of the Princess Cruise Thanksgiving celebration will be the elaborate Thanksgiving feast.

“Growing up in a large family, holiday meals have always been hugely important to me and a source of excitement and anticipation. Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City I’ve learned about the American Thanksgiving tradition where food is the undisputed star of the show,” said Austrian-born Sodamin, Culinary Arts Manager for Princess Cruises. “The imaginative and innovative new Thanksgiving menu honors the cherished holiday traditions all in a few exciting new options that we hope will become new favorites. Collaborating with our talented team of culinary artists on this menu was meaningful and memorable. This year will be a totally stress-free holiday as we will also do all the shopping, cooking and cleaning!”

“The entire Food & Beverage staff sees this new Thanksgiving menu as an opportunity to go the extra mile to impress our customers,” said Sami Cohen, vice president of catering at Princess. “Princess has always done a great job taking the stress out of the holidays and making every holiday special for our guests, and with this new Thanksgiving menu, we’ve taken the experience to a whole new level.”

The four-course Thanksgiving menu offers a choice of five entrees. Naturally, there will be juicy whole roast turkey served with apple sage dressing, giblet gravy, and the rest of the traditional American Thanksgiving toppings like caramelized sweet potato, Brussels sprouts, and whole cranberry sauce. Vegetarians will appreciate the offering of homemade potato gnocchi with roasted butternut squash and sage in a light champagne and parmesan cream or the grilled vegetable mille-feuille with a roasted red pepper sauce. Other starters are a combination of grilled jumbo shrimp and seared jumbo scallops with a tomato and caper beurre blanc and a festive pineapple-glazed ham with cloves served in a pineapple-bourbon sauce with mashed potatoes. of yams. The full menu follows below.

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~ Captain and culinary staff
I wish you a very happy Thanksgiving! ~


Maple Cornbread ~ Whole Wheat – Rye Rolls


Frozen Winter Citrus Supreme
blood orange, pink grapefruit, satsuma mandarin
lime zest

Seafood Martini
poached shrimp, calamari, scallops, lemon basil vinaigrette

Duck and pistachio pâté
fall lettuces, roasted cherry vinaigrette

Roasted Pumpkin Soup
roasted almond oil, pumpkin seeds

Cold carrot and dill soup
cranberry coulis


Fall mesclun salad
sliced ​​apple, crumbled feta, candied walnuts, maple champagne vinaigrette


Potato gnocchi
roasted butternut squash, caramelized shallots, sage leaves, parmesan shavings

Grilled jumbo prawns and seared scallops
timbale of jasmine rice, snow peas and red pepper, tomato-caper beurre blanc

Traditional Thanksgiving Turkey
tender breast slices, caramelized sweet potato, apple sage vinaigrette, steamed broccoli,
roasted Brussels sprouts, offal sauce, whole cranberry sauce

Pineapple glazed ham with cloves
pineapple-bourbon sauce, mashed yams, broccoli and carrots

Millefeuille of grilled vegetables
puff pastry, arugula, red pepper sauce, balsamic reduction, basil infused oil


Traditional pumpkin pie

Cinnamon apple pie

whipped cream


Pecan Bourbon Pie

Strawberry Napoleon without sugar


mascarpone cream

About Princess Cruises

One of the most recognizable names in cruises, Princess Cruises is the world’s leading premium international cruise line and tour operator operating a fleet of 15 modern cruise ships, carrying millions of guests each year to 330 destinations in around the world, including Caribbean, AlaskaPanama Canal, Mexican Riviera, Europe, South America, Australia/New Zealandthe South Pacific, Hawaii, Asia, Canada/ Cruises in New England, Antarctica and around the world. A team of professional destination experts have curated 170 itineraries, ranging in length from three to 111 days, and Princess Cruises is continually recognized as “the best cruise line for itineraries”. In 2017, Princess Cruises, along with parent company Carnival Corporation, launched MedallionClass Vacations enabled by the Medallion Device, the vacation industry’s most advanced wearable device, provided free of charge to every guest sailing on a MedallionClass ship. The award-winning innovation offers the fastest way to an effortless personalized vacation, giving guests more time to do the things they love most. The company is part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK).

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