- Popular gourmet highlight on board the 5-stars-plus rated* EUROPA
- Festival in Antwerp on 24 June 2018
On 24 June, more than 30 high-flyers from the international world of fine dining came together on the Lido Deck for the EUROPA’s Best festival, thrilling guests with their amazing culinary creations. A total of 13 top European chefs, winemakers, chocolatiers, patissiers and cheesemakers turned this event into a gourmet spectacular. These included German TV presenter Günther Jauch, who presented wines from his vineyard, Weingut von Othegraven. Tillman Fischer, MS EUROPA chef, joined Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ corporate chef Michael Hoffmann in welcoming the gourmet elite on board the luxury cruise ship.
For the seventh time, the EUROPA moored in Antwerp for a culinary evening that is a highlight for both passengers and the gourmet elite. The guests strolled past the ‘live’ cooking stations and enjoyed tasting a wide variety of culinary creations. For example, Jan Hartwig created scallops with pickled carrots, ice plant, sesame and dashi chive butter. Kevin Fehling presented glazed eel with dashi, rice foam, wasabi and trout caviar. Meanwhile, Tanja Grandits conjured up some zander lemon ceviche, turmeric and fennel. This year’s event was attended by: