Foodie experiences you’ll love with Eric Lanlard

Don’t miss out on your chance to meet a Food Hero. Food Heroes experiences can be booked in advance for cruises on Britannia through Cruise Personaliser. Experiences on Azura and Ventura can be booked on board. Food Hero events are extremely popular and places are limited.


Make a date with master pâtissier Eric Lanlard

Enjoy a two-hour masterclass with award-winning master pâtissier Eric Lanlard.
At The Cookery Club, exclusively on Britannia, the charismatic Frenchman will demonstrate first-hand his signature techniques and share the secrets of his amazing tarts, pâtisserie, cakes and desserts. He’ll talk you through his favourite recipes and help you master the art of the pâtissier at your own fully equipped preparation station. Of course, like any good bake-off, the proof is in the pudding! Have fun with Eric as he compares your finished creations before you all tuck in.

Book your place in advance through Cruise Personaliser (subject to availability).

Hosted dinner

What better way to spend an evening than at an intimate dinner party hosted by master pâtissier and foodie extraordinaire Eric Lanlard?

Watch the charismatic Frenchman work with The Cookery Club team to prepare a three-course feast before you, then sit down with him to enjoy the meal served with fine wines selected to match each course. The relaxed occasion gives you the chance to ask questions and learn more about this fun-loving, awardwinning food guru.

Book your place in advance through Cruise Personaliser (subject to availability).

Shore excursions

Introducing new foodie adventures on shore, developed exclusively by award-winning master pâtissier Eric Lanlard. P&O Cruises takes you to stunning destinations that provide the perfect backdrop for foodie adventures. On Food Hero cruises featuring Eric Lanlard, you can share the charismatic Frenchman’s knowledge and passion for food on a carefully crafted shore excursion. Eric will accompany you as you explore foodie cultures at handpicked ports of call. Discover regional delicacies, find out how they are made and, of course, get the chance to try them for yourself.

Book your place in advance through Cruise Personaliser (subject to availability).

Watch Eric on his short break to Bruges

Food Hero Eric Lanlard and his friends experienced a short break cruise to Bruges on Azura. It was the perfect opportunity for them to get a feel for life at sea and how it offers a relaxing way to explore exciting destinations.

Eric on a cruise

Eric's short break to Bruges


Q&A sessions & book signings

Learn more about the wonderful world of award-winning master pâtissier Eric Lanlard. Hosted by our entertainment manager, the event will put the charming Frenchman, described by Vanity Fair magazine as ‘one of the best pâtissiers in the world’, in the hot seat to answer all your cake and pastry-making questions plus share his top tips and personal stories. Meet Eric in person at book signings (books are available for purchase from the bookshop) and have your photo taken with him to inspire you back at home.

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