Stunning Celebrity Reflection The Setting For Sumptuous Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival Event

  Stunning Celebrity Reflection The Setting For Sumptuous Food Network South
                       Beach Wine & Food Festival Event

PR Newswire

MIAMI, Feb. 12, 2013

MIAMI, Feb.12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Love is in the air this month, making it
the ideal time for foodies to indulge their taste buds' romance with cuisine
and cocktails at Celebrity Cruises' luscious Food Network South Beach Wine &
Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE event, "A Taste of Modern Luxury."

The hip new cruise ship, Celebrity Reflection, is the setting for foodies to
taste, sip and sense why Celebrity Cruises is awakening palates, turning heads
and making people crave more. "A Taste of Modern Luxury" on Celebrity
Reflection offers a gastro-tour of six unique venues, where small plates from
Celebrity's onboard specialty restaurants, created by Celebrity's James
Beard-featured director of culinary operations, Chef John Suley, will be
paired with cocktails by renowned mixologist Junior Merino, "The Liquid Chef."
Also James Beard-featured, Merino will showcase techniques such as liquid
nitrogen, foams, airs, flavor building and spherification. These unique
concoctions – some flowery, some spicy – are featured in "The Molecular Bar"
on Celebrity's five newest ships. One such pairing to be presented during the
event is a gin, ginger elderflower and rosemary cocktail called "Gentle
Reflection" and a Muscovy duck breast with almond-crusted French toast and
raisin-apple compote.

"The Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival is an ideal partner for
showcasing our passion for extraordinary cuisine to people who appreciate it,"
said Scott Steenrod, Vice President, Food and Beverage Operations, Celebrity
Cruises. "From being the first in the cruise industry to cook dinner at the
legendary James Beard House to being the first to launch land-based pop-up
restaurants, most recently in New York City, we are constantly seeking new and
innovative ways to bring elements of our onboard experience to modern luxury

"A Taste of Modern Luxury" takes place at 11 am on Saturday, February 23, at
the Port of Miami. Pre-registration is required for participation. Tickets and
more details are available at All proceeds
from the Festival benefit the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism
Management at Florida International University.

About Celebrity Cruises:
Celebrity Cruises' iconic "X" is the mark of modern luxury, with its cool,
contemporary design and warm spaces; dining experiences where the design of
the venues is as important as the cuisine; and the amazing service that only
Celebrity can offer, all created to provide an unmatchable experience for
vacationers' precious time. In addition to cruise vacations visiting all
continents, Celebrity also presents immersive cruisetour experiences in
Alaska, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Europe and South America. With a fleet
of 11 ships, Celebrity is one of the fastest-growing major cruise lines, and
one of five brands operated by global cruise vacation company Royal Caribbean
Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL). For more information, dial 1-800-437-3111,
visit, or call your travel agent. Follow the brand
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SOURCE Celebrity Cruises

Contact: Elizabeth Jakeway, +1-305-539-6127,, or
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