Published on Thursday, November 23, 2017

Alex James brings cheeses to P&O Cruises

Blur bassist turned cheese maker Alex James has joined the list of celebrity chefs associated with P&O Cruises.

Alex James Presents cheeses are being introduced to menus in restaurants across the fleet.

Meanwhile, Forman's London Cured smoked salmon and Forman's Cinnamon and Citrus cured salmon are to be featured on the new Epicurean menu from November on Britannia, Azura and Ventura, and from December in Ocean Grill on Arcadia.

And Olly Smith will welcome a new wine menu to The Glass House on board Britannia, Azura, Ventura and Aurora, with 38 wines by the glass, or bottle, and range of new beers, including Jolly Olly on draught.

P&O Cruises senior vice president Paul Ludlow said: "We are proud to be working with some of the biggest names in British food to continue to deliver not only unique foodie experiences for all guests, but also using authentic produce and ingredients with strong British provenance."

On its dedicated Food Hero cruises, guests have the opportunity to meet James Martin, Marco Pierre White, Atul Kochhar, Olly Smith and Eric Lanlard and join exclusive hosted dinners, book signing, Q&As and gastronomic shore excursions.

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