Details: To kick off a new partnership with Bravo's Emmy award-winning television show, "Top Chef," Celebrity Cruises will be hosting four theme cruises in 2014. Onboard, passengers and fans of the show will cruise with the show's 'cheftestants' while sampling their creations; attending chef demonstrations, private cooking classes and special dinners with a new "Top Chef" menu also available on select regular sailings; participating in Quickfire challenges; and dining with the chefs themselves for one night. The four theme cruises include seven nights to Bermuda on Celebrity Summit from July 27, seven nights in Alaska on Celebrity Solstice from August 15, 12 nights in Europe on Celebrity Infinity from September 19 and seven nights in the Caribbean on Celebrity Reflection from November 15.
MasterChef is hitting the high seas for the first time this fall. From November 8 - 15, passengers onboard Holland America's Westerdam can cruise with their favorites from the show and watch them live in action. The 7-night theme cruise will welcome special guests such as Michelin-Star Chef Graham Elliot; this past season's MasterChef, Courtney Lapresi; and Season 4 contestant, Bri Kozior. Themed activities include a Mystery Box Challenge and The Dreaded Pressure Test. Sailing Fort Lauderdale roundtrip, the ship will call in Grand Turk, San Juan, St. Thomas and Half Moon Cay. Fares start at $1,242 for an inside cabin.
Details: Roundtrip from the iconic craft beer city of Seattle, Un-Cruise's Wilderness Adventurer will spend seven nights exploring coastal Washington while craft beer experts will be onboard hosting tastings and passengers visit local breweries. The 60-passenger ship will make its way from Puget Sound and the Salish Sea to Lopez Island, Orcas Island and Sucia Island. Dates include October 4, 2014 (fares start at $1,895) and April 25, 2015 (fares start at $1,995).