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Culinary Excellence

Discover global destinations through Celebrity Cruises’ world-class dining and distinctive culinary experiences

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Michelin-Starred Executive Chef

Chef Cornelius Gallagher crafts all of Celebrity Cruises’ onboard menus, which are inspired by and locally sourced from the amazing regions their ships visit. Gallagher spent more than two decades in New York City’s highly respected culinary arena, working for some of the world’s most renowned chefs. He also served as Executive Chef of a Michelin-starred restaurant in Manhattan. As Associate Vice President of Food and Beverage Operations, Chef Gallagher is responsible for all aspects of culinary, service, and beverage operations. His fresh approach to making guests feel excited about dining will challenge even the most experienced palates.


World-Class Dining

Dining on board Celebrity Cruises offers many distinct and international experiences. Choose from sushi or Italian, inside or under the stars; with up to a dozen specialty restaurants and a wide array of unique bars, lounges, and clubs, every experience is worldly and special.


Award-Winning Wine Program

Celebrity Cruises is one of the few cruise lines with sommeliers on every ship. A team of educated and knowledgeable wine staff can be found in each one of their world-class restaurants. Guests can also select from one of the largest wine lists at sea. This extensive collection boasts over 500 selections from the world’s most sought-after wine regions and has been honored with Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence for the past 5 consecutive years. In addition, Celebrity Cruises has embarked on a private label partnership with Grgich Hills Estate and will be exclusively offering “Opulence” Chardonnay and Cabernet. These extraordinary wines will be available only on Celebrity Cruises, highlighting the perfect pairing of Grgich Hills, iconic style with Celebrity’s passionate dedication to its guests.


Culinary Experiences

on Celebrity Cruises have access to a wide selection of chef-led culinary tours. From walking tours through produce stalls, spice shops, and food markets of foreign cities to private cooking classes and local restaurant tours, not only will you delight in the discovery of new tastes, flavors and dishes, your guide will also provide insights into local gastronomic specialties and anecdotes of history and neighborhood life.



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