Norwegian Cruise Line to premiere “The Great Cruise Cookoff”


Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), announced the premiere of its latest episode of “EMBARK with NCL” called “The Great Cruise Cookoff”, it is a culinary battle starring three NCL chefs who compete to have their winning dish presented on board of the recently launched Norwegian Prima.

Hot on the heels of a historic debut in Reykjavik, Iceland, the new episode showcases the company’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of traditional cruise ship cuisine by presenting the ultimate showdown between NCL’s talented chefs. Hosted by Norwegian Prima Cruise Director Simon Akinwolere and NCL Senior Director of Culinary Development and Operations Christian Pratsch, viewers will get a front row seat to this high-stakes cooking showdown as each competing chef Rise to the challenge, showing off your culinary skills and sharpening your knives to prepare three creative dishes to judge.
Only one winner will be declared, entitling you to the honor of having your dish savored by thousands of NCL guests from around the world.

“We have a history of offering the best cuisine at sea,” said Harry Sommer, president and chief executive officer of Norwegian Cruise Line. “In fact, we’re investing heavily in our food and beverage experience, so what better way to get the creative juices flowing than a friendly competition between our talented chefs.” Sommer continued: ‘The Great Cruise Cookoff’ invites viewers into the kitchen and gives them a seat at the table to witness the behind-the-scenes action. I can’t wait for our guests to see, smell and taste the winning dish!”

To watch the episode, tune in on September 15, 2022 at 8 pm ET at