Dining Downunder boards the Regent Seven Seas Mariner Cruise Ship

Australian Celebrity chefs, Vic Cherikoff and Benjamin Christie from the popular Australian cooking show Dining Downunder ™ will showcase the rare herbs, spices, fruits and more in an authentic Australian cuisine presentation onboard the Regent Seven Seas Mariner from Sydney to Hobart during November.

The Seven Seas Mariner will depart Sydney on the 8th and will arrive in Hobart on the 12th of November. During the cruise, Vic and Benjamin will be hosting an Australian themed dinner menu in the Compass Rose restaurant. Dishes include Nth Queensland cold smoked barramundi with wild lime mayonnaise, Wildfire spiced ocean trout with paperbark smoked kipfler mash and riberry salsa and Wattleseed pavlova to name just a few.

Apart from the Australian themed dinner both chefs will be conducting a series of cooking classes using authentic Australian ingredients. Guests will be able to participate in these classes and learn how to use ingredients such as wattleseed, paperbark, alpine pepper, lemon aspen, yakajirri and rosella.

At the conclusion of the cruise in Hobart, Vic and Benjamin will spend four days travelling around Tasmania filming for the second series of Dining Downunder™. They will visit food producers, restaurants and wineries sampling the best food and wine Tasmania have to offer.

The Regent Seven Seas Mariner is the world’s first all-suite, all-balcony ship, as well as the first to offer dining by the famed Le Cordon Bleu® of Paris in Signatures, one of four single, open-seating restaurants. Catering to only 700 guests, she is one of the most spacious cruise ships afloat.

For more information on Regent Seven Seas visit www.rssc.com