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James Beard Foundation: Sparkling Sands & Cities of the Persian Gulf


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About this Cruise

Meet The Chef - Omar Anani
Chef Omar Anani is a Palestinian-Egyptian American restaurateur and the chef-owner of the James Beard-nominated Saffron De Twah, an award-winning modern Moroccan bistro on the east side of Detroit. He is a two-time finalist for the James Beard Award for Best Chef - Great Lakes. His food truck, The Twisted Mitten, was the first halal food truck in Michigan and has been recognized as one of the best food trucks in the country by USA Today and Food Network, featuring cuisine from multiple cultures, fusing flavors and textures from all around the world.

James Beard Foundation cruises include:

• Chef-hosted dinner with wine pairing
• 2 cooking demonstrations on board - recipes included
• Market tour with the Chef

Glide past bronze desert coastlines punctuated by 500-hundred-year-old Portuguese fortifications and shimmering, contemporary city skylines. The Persian Gulf is a cultural enigma rich in contrasts, abundant in both modern and ancient destinations bound by timeless traditions. Ride camels or air-conditioned 4x4s across endless golden sand dune crests. Wander amid masterpieces by European and Asian artists in the new Louvre Abu Dhabi, a breathtaking domed architectural marvel that hovers above the sea. Savor succulent lamb and local fish throughout regional cuisine, admire contemporary coastal havens, and experience friendly and authentic Middle Eastern culture in seaside desert surroundings unmatched anywhere in our world.

Sail Date(s):

Thursday, Feb 1, 2024





Cruise Line:

Windstar Cruises

Cruise Ship:

Star Legend

Cruise Type:

Cruise Line Sponsored

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