Eric Lanlard

Get up close and discover Eric's tips and tricks, hear tales from his glittering careers, and enjoy exceptional quality food and wine with him at these once-in-a-lifetime experiences

On-board venues with Eric Lanlard

The Market Café

Market Café on Britannia is a haven of self-indulgence. Discover exquisite cakes and affordable treats by master pâtissier and P&O Cruises Food Hero Eric Lanlard, alongside a selection of mouth-watering Jude’s ice cream. This luxury café, housed at the heart of Britannia’s atrium, is a world of temptation. Relax by the ocean views with a coffee and attempt to choose between the exquisite red velvet cake, raspberry macaroon or chocolate salted butter caramel mille feuille. With informal continental-style dining you’re spoilt for choice.

Afternoon Tea at The Epicurean

For the ultimate indulgence, Afternoon Tea by Eric Lanlard simply has to be experienced. And as you’d expect from the imagination of master pâtissier Eric Lanlard, there are some delicious surprises waiting to be plucked from each tempting cake stand. Prepare yourself to be tempted by treats such as savoury Porcini and pancetta éclairs, pistachio petit choux with red berries, marble swirls red velvet cake pops and orange blossom and bee pollen scones. Eric’s unique twist on this classic British institution elevates the humble afternoon tea into something utterly decadent, and is available in The Epicurean on board Azura, Britannia, Iona and Ventura and Ocean Grill on board Arcadia, for a small cover charge.

Eric’s hosted masterclass

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. Line up this experience at pocruises.com/yourbooking once you’ve booked your holiday, but hurry - places are limited.

Eric at the helm

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. Line up this experience at pocruises.com/yourbooking once you’ve booked your holiday, but hurry - places are limited.

Events with Eric

Autograph events with Eric

Take the chance to personally meet Eric at his autograph events. Strike your best pose with the charismatic French pâtissier, and get your photo signed – the perfect memento of what will undoubtedly be a holiday highlight.

Quiz Eric at exclusive Q&A sessions

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 starstudded 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

Meet Eric at a hosted Afternoon Tea - exclusive to Iona

Eric Lanlard’s exceptional Afternoon Tea is not to be missed. Never more so than when the master himself is hosting! On board Iona, you can enjoy Eric’s unique menu featuring treats such as pistachio petit choux with red berries and bee pollen scones while he joins you in The Epicurean. Prepare for a treat for both the taste buds and your inner foodie as Eric talks you through his unique take on the classic British afternoon tea.

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