Alaska Splendor lifestyle cruise

June 17th - 24th, 2018



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DINING

 

Authentic yet inventive. Creative yet classic. The culinary experience with Crystal is simply exceptional. The elegant Crystal Dining Room or the intimate Vintage Room. The striking Sushi Bar or the delicious comfort of a meal served on your private verandah. From the extraordinary cuisine of celebrity chefs to the inventive menus created by Crystal’s own acclaimed culinary team, dining aboard Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony promises to delight and surprise even the most discriminating palate.

 



With our signature focus on choice, the Crystal Dining Room now offers two menus each evening: an innovative new "Modern" menu including dishes such as a Slow-cooked Shiraz-braised Oxtail Ragout, or a re-imagined Strawberries Romanoff with Cotton Candy dome, alongside a "Classic" menu of traditional favorites.

“Lighter Fare— options including low-sodium, low-cholesterol, low-carbs selections and vegetarian dishes are also included on every menu.

The Crystal Dining Room offers open seating for breakfast and lunch. Perfect Choice Dining is offered at dinner-time.

Choose from:

• Classic Main (beginning at 6:15 pm)

• Classic Late (beginning at 8:30 pm)

• Dining by Reservation (available between 6:15 pm and 9:15 pm), offering the flexibility to dine when and with whom you wish.

Actual times vary by itinerary and are printed in Reflections on board.

NOTE: You may reserve your dining times via our Priority Check-in & Planning Center (PCPC) prior to your cruise, or you may make arrangements once on board. All dinner reservations are subject to availability, and every effort is made to honor requests.

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You can expect the delicious flavors of Italian cuisine to come to life when you dine at Prego. Charming and romantic. Savor intimate table side service and a seasonally changing menu of traditional favorites such as Scaloppine Di Vitello Servite Con Capelli D’angelo and Linguine Con Aragosta E Zucchini. This specialty restaurant has a menu that changes based on what ingredients are in season. The restaurant is a work of famed chef Piero Selvaggio. (Serving dinner only.)

The eclectic–and delectable–cuisine of world-renowned master chef Nobuyuki “Nobu— Matsuhisa is prepared by Nobu-trained chefs at Silk Road and The Sushi Bar. Regarded for his innovative approach to sushi, Nobu blends classically styled Japanese foods with distinct Peruvian and European influences.

While The Sushi Bar offers an assortment of Nobu’s inventive sushi and sashimi, including Salmon Tartar, Tiradito Nobu-style and Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeño, Silk Road presents his celebrated dishes such as Lobster with Truffle-Yuzu Sauce, Grilled Wagyu Beef Rib-Eye with Wasabi Pepper Sauce, and his signature dessert, a Bento Box filled with Chocolate Soufflé Cake with Shiso Syrup and Sesame Ice Cream.

The famed chef enjoys a long history with Crystal and unveiled his own line of fine china during Crystal Serenity’s inaugural season. Serving dinner only.

An innovative concept in wining and dining is offered aboard Crystal Cruises.

The Vintage Room promotes wine education and the vast range of fine wines available on board. In addition to tastings and discussions in this beautiful room, guests may partake in a variety of private wine-themed dinners by special arrangement with the Head Sommelier.

 To pre-reserve a seating or private dinner, please visit the Priority Check-in & Planning Center. Please note that the date of your Vintage Room dinner will be determined closer to sailing date as a minimum of 10 guests must confirm participation for the event to be offered. Serving dinner only.

Lido Café

 This is a buffet-style, indoor/outdoor venue for breakfast and lunch. Breakfast includes made-to-order omelets, waffles and pancakes to your liking, in addition to a large selection of other breakfast favorites. Lunch offers made-to-order pastas and salads, a delicious selection of our famous soups, carved meats, fresh catches of the day and a tempting array of sumptuous desserts, including sugar-free options.

Lido Café is also the venue for afternoon Theme Buffets, as well as dinner on select evenings (Crystal Symphony).

Dress is casual. Reservations are not required.

The Bistro

This popular European-style coffee bar and café is a favorite meeting place open every day from 9am to 11pm. Complimentary espresso, coffee latte, cappuccino and specialty teas are served in our comfortable café, graced by the whimsical paintings of celebrated artist Guy Buffet.

Wines and champagne by the glass are also available.

Light snacks are served throughout the day, ranging from fresh pastries and fruit in the morning to a selection of international chesses, charcuterie, pastries, and other delicacies in the afternoon and into the late evening.

Trident Grill & Ice Cream Bar

Mid-ship dining spaces on Lido deck are all new and redesigned for a more open, casual and relaxed dining experience including the Trident Grill which offers classic hamburgers, cheeseburgers, veggie burgers, chicken burgers, hot dogs, tuna melts, wrap sandwiches and gourmet pizzas.

A Late-Risers Breakfast is available in the redesigned Tastes Bar & Restaurant.  And for a special cold treat, Scoops ice cream bar features a wide variety of Ben & Jerry's ice creams, plus, nonfat frozen yogurt and sherbets, with tempting toppings, and fresh baked cookies.

Casual Dining

On selected evenings during your cruise, the Lido Café on board Crystal Symphony and Tastes on Crystal Serenity offer alfresco dining with unique specialty items such as Chinese comfort food served in a relaxed, comfortable ambiance; dress is casual and reservations are not required.

 Tastes

 In addition to a convenient Late-Risers breakfast and Global Comfort foods at lunch, each evening  Tastes offers a unique Globally inspired dinner menu serving an eclectic variety of family-style dishes—from a savory Alsatian Tarte to a trio of California Street Tacos, Ahi Tuna Poke, Gambas a la Plancha and much more.

Desserts are equally delectable such as a Dark Chocolate Crème with marshmallow fluff and toasted almonds. A selection of premium wines is also available by the glass or by the bottle. Dress is casual. Reservations are required for dinner only.

Serving a Late-Risers breakfast, lunch and dinner.

 

 Afternoon Tea

Travel the world through tea traditions. A special event at Crystal Cruises, each afternoon tea service presents a selection of savories and sweets served in the sunlit charm of Palm Court. Our Mozart Tea is a visit to 18th-century Vienna as you are greeted by staff dressed in velvets and brocades and are tempted by a selection of the finest cakes and pastries from Austria. Our English Colonial Tea offers a taste of tradition, complete with scones, finger sandwiches and assorted sweets. The American Tea is a Crystal Cruises creation, paying tribute to the classics of the American summertime.