LOS ANGELES, CA – An all-new culinary adventure awaits as the MasterChef Cruise returns to the Caribbean Nov. 6–13, 2016. Following last year’s debut of the MasterChef Cruise, foodies and fans of America’s most watched cooking competition series MASTERCHEF (Wednesdays, 8:00pm ET/PT on FOX) will get a chance to experience a new and elevated line-up of entertainment and activities including Mystery Box Challenges, cooking demonstrations, meet-and-greets and more.
Presented by Endemol Shine North America, producers of the television series, and events company Life Journeys, the MasterChef Cruise will satisfy guests’ appetites with culinary events and demonstrations featuring the MASTERCHEF All-Stars who are set to appear including Luca Manfe (MASTERCHEF Season 4 winner), Elizabeth Cauvel (MASTERCHEF Season 5 runner-up) and MASTERCHEF Season 6 winner (to be revealed on the Sept. 16 Finale), Sean Le (MasterChef Junior Season 2 contestant) and more to be announced.
Guests onboard the MasterChef Cruise will be offered an array of entertaining and instructional events and demonstrations, including:
• MASTERCHEF JUNIOR All-Stars Grilled Cheese Showdown – Watch as some of America’s best young home cooks tackle this after-school classic, adding their own flair to a dish that can be so much more than just cheese and bread
• MASTERCHEF All-Stars Meet-and-Greet – A unique opportunity to meet and greet the MASTERCHEF and MASTERCHEF JUNIOR All-Stars. Guests will also have a chance to get their MASTERCHEF winners’ cookbook signed
• Live Mystery Box Challenge – Get a first-hand look at a live Mystery Box Challenge as the MASTERCHEF All-Stars compete to create an elevated dish of their choice
• All-Stars Finale Cook-Off – Root for your favorite MASTERCHEF and MASTERCHEF JUNIOR All-Star as they battle it out to be the next MasterChef Cruise Champion
The 7-day cruise sets sail November 6 on board Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam. Embarking from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., it will visit Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; and Half Moon Cay, Holland America Line’s award-winning private island in the Bahamas.
The first 100 eligible people to make a qualified booking on the MasterChef Cruise receive special access to the “First 100 All-Star Soiree.” Fares for the MasterChef Cruise begin at $1,398 per person, double occupancy and include activities associated with the MasterChef Cruise shipboard programming.