New P&O Cruises Food Heroes Theme Cruises Dates Released 2019

20 Dec 2016 | by Ian McAleavy

Updated February 2019

If you are a foodie who loves cruising, you simply can’t get any better than a Food Heroes cruise with P&O Cruises.

On these specially selected sailings you have the chance to learn to cook up delectable signature dishes with some of the best Michelin-star awarded chefs in the world. Specialising in a variety of cooking disciplines, with Marco Pierre White, Olly Smith and Eric Lanlard there is an itinerary for every P&O fan with a passion for cookery.

Marco Pierre White

P&O Cruises Food Heroes Cruises


Not only does Marco have three Michelin stars, but he was also the youngest person to achieve that many. He’s trained several well-known chefs, including Gordon Ramsey. P&O Cruises offer a very special opportunity to take part in a hands-on cookery class with this ‘’Godfather of British cuisine’’. If that’s not enough, you can also learn his tricks of the trade in a masterclass - demonstrated by Marco himself.


P&O Food Heroes Sailing with Deals Marco Pierre White

Dates Ship Destination
17th August 2019 Britannia Western Mediterranean
29th June 2019 Britannia Norwegian Fjords
18th May 2019 Britannia Norwegian Fjords

Olly Smith

P&O Cruises Food Heroes Cruises


For every palette and every pocket, Olly believes there is great wine out there for everyone. You may already know of Olly as a guest expert on Saturday Kitchen, or on ITV’s This Morning. So how about a spot of wine tasting on your next cruise?


P&O Food Heroes Sailing with Deals Olly Smith

Dates Ship Destination
5th October 2019 Azura Canary Isles
6th September 2019 Ventura Norwegian Fjords
6th July 2019 Britannia Baltic Capitals
8th June 2019 Azura Baltic Capitals
12th May 2019 Ventura Canary Isles

Eric Lanlard

P&O Cruises Food Hero Cruises


Eric is the man behind the delicious baked delights available in The Market Café. Named '"Best Pâtissier in the World" by Vanity Fair Magazine, a foodie adventure excursion with Eric is the perfect option for anyone with a sweet tooth.


P&O Food Heroes Sailing with Deals Eric Lanlard

Dates Ship Destination
31st August 2019 Britannia Norwegian Fjords
8th June 2019Britannia Norwegian Fjords
27th April 2019Ventura Norwegian Fjords

P&O Strictly Come Dancing Themed Cruises

As well as fantastic Food Heroes cruises, P&O are also extremely popular for their Strictly Come Dancing themed cruises. On these select sailings guests get to meet the stars, see behind the scenes, take part in discussions and Q&A sessions with the judges, dancers and contestants, and even participate in dance classes.


Strictly Come Dancing 2029 Sailings

Dates Ship Destination
7th April 2019 Britannia Canary Isles
2nd June 2019 Ventura Western Med
29th June 2019 Azura Western Med
20th July 2019 Azura Western Med
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