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.

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

Hosted dinner

Amazing food matched with wine, lively conversation and inside knowledge from a world-renowned culinary personality.

It’s all included in this fantastic foodie experience. Watch up-close as charismatic master pâtissier and foodie extraordinaire Eric Lanlard works with The Cookery Club team to prepare a three-course feast before you, and listen to his priceless tips along the way. Then, sit down with the bubbly Frenchman to savour the delicious dishes along with wines specially selected to complement each course. The relaxed occasion gives you the unique chance to ask questions and learn more about the fascinating life and career of the fun-loving, award-winning food guru. You can book in advance through Cruise Personaliser, but hurry – places are strictly limited.

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

Get under the skin of world-renowned master pâtissier Eric Lanlard. If you’re curious about what makes the man tick, this event is simply unmissable. With the inimitable, fun-loving Frenchman in the hot seat, you can ask those long-harboured burning questions about his star-studded career, during which he’s become a TV personality and has been described by Vanity Fair magazine as ‘one of the best pâtissiers in the world’. Hear all the inside tips and stories only Eric can share and perhaps take the chance to meet him personally. You can do this at a book signing (his books are available to purchase on board) and have your photo taken with Eric for the perfect memento of what will undoubtedly be a holiday highlight.

Eric Lanlard cruises

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