Luxury cruise line Seabourn has recently announced a partnership with world-renowned mixologist Brian Van Flandern to enhance its bar offerings as the fleet continues to modernise their food and beverage offerings in the lead up to their newest luxury ship, the Seabourn Encore. As well as working with Seabourn’s bar team to standarise the classics, Van Flandern will bring new bar ingredients and educate and train bar staff on new and classic mixology techniques.
Senior Vice President Global Marketing and Sales John Delaney says Seabourn is honoured to bring Van Flandern’s creative talents on board: “Upgrading our complimentary bar and cocktail offerings is another enhancement to our product, and we are confident that these unique touches will continue to elevate our award-winning culinary experience. Guests will enjoy an expanded spirits list, which will include more premium and ultra-premium whiskeys, tequilas, and other spirits.”
Combining flavour-profiling with fresh produce and botanicals from ports that Seabourn visits, Van Flandern will create a lost of food-friendly cocktails with flavours from around the world. “There is a global revolution taking place right now in the beverage industry as an entire generation is witness to the new golden age of the cocktail” says Van Flandern, a man who was dubbed “America’s Top Mixologist” by the Food Network.
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