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

Settle into a world of temptation at The Market Café. With a menu created by Eric, this luxurious haven in the heart of Britannia’s atrium offers something sweet for every palate. And it’s the only place in the world you can taste Eric’s toffee apple and cherries & clotted cream ice creams, made in collaboration with the Hampshire dairy, Jude’s. Tuck into tasty crepes and luscious waffles or choose from crunchy handmade biscuits and delectable cakes. Fancy something a little finer? Try Eric’s range of patisserie, unwind with a Costa coffee and enjoy the delicious views out to sea.

Afternoon Tea at The Epicurean

For the ultimate indulgence, Afternoon Tea by Eric simply has to be experienced. And as you’d expect from his culinary imagination, 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 on board Arcadia, Azura, Britannia and Ventura for a small cover charge.

Eric’s hosted masterclass

Make a date with master pâtissier Eric Lanlard

Enjoy a two-hour masterclass with Eric. 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).

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 Eric 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).

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 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.

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.