The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, a new cruise line debuting 2020, has announced the culinary options that will be on the first of their three yachts. There will be ten dining experiences available on Evrima that will present travelers with an array of options, each of which will feature thoughtfully curated menus to fulfill every craving.
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and offering a menu of locally inspired creations, The Evrima Room will be the yacht’s main restaurant and was thoughtfully designed to balance privacy and social connection within a spacious setting. Within The Evrima Room, groups of up to ten guests can reserve Dining Privée, a private space for a fully customized lunch or dinner experience.
Mistral, open for lunch and dinner and serving up fresh seafood and steaks, will invite travelers to enjoy a beautiful outdoor environment with striking views out across the seas and ports of call. Talaat Nam, meaning “water market” or “floating market” in Thai, will offer guests creative small plate interpretations of Southeast Asian cuisine within a contemporary backdrop while showcasing stunning ocean views.
Delivering an intimate dining experience designed by Chef Sven Elverfeld of the three Michelin-starred Aqua at The Ritz-Carlton, Wolfsburg, S.E.A. will seat just 28 guests and present a five-course culinary journey paired alongside fine wines and champagne. A casual eatery open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, The Pool House will boast a variety of cuisines prepared à la minute for guests to enjoy at their leisure. The Living Room will be home to freshly roasted coffee and baked pastries, which guests can enjoy at the espresso bar, as well as a contemporary twist on the classic afternoon tea tradition.
Open when the yacht is anchored, The Marina Terrace will feature a menu of handcrafted cocktails and light bites to enjoy at the water’s edge. An intimate cocktail lounge serving top labels from around the world, The Bar welcomes guests to kick off their evening with a cocktail, toast a special event or relax with an after-dinner nightcap.
Designed for comfort and flexibility, guests can order In-Suite Dining from the all-day menu, featuring influences from every dining venue onboard, or the latenight menu. Guests are encouraged to enjoy everything from mimosas with breakfast in bed, to rosé with lunch alfresco on a private terrace, martinis before dinner or a perfectly paired bottle of wine with a gourmet meal in the privacy of their own suite.
Led by the expertise of Culinary Director Chef Matthieu Godard, who will oversee all culinary activities and menu planning, as well as Executive Chef Lee Goble, who will lead the culinary team onboard, Evrima will bring elevated culinary sophistication to sea. Prior to being appointed as Culinary Director of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, Chef Godard spent a number of years working alongside three Michelin-starred chef Daniel Boulud and served as Culinary Director and Executive Corporate Chef for Bagatelle restaurants worldwide. Executive Chef Lee Goble brings years of world-class cuisine experience from both luxury hotel and cruise.
Chef Goble previously led the culinary team for both The Atlantis Resort, Bahamas and the former The Ritz-Carlton, Rose Hall, Jamaica as well as the onboard culinary teams for Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises. Senior Manager of Food and Beverage Matthew Kiner will support the day-to-day operation of the onboard restaurant and beverage program. His extensive background in hospitality food and beverage management, includes over nine years at Ritz-Carlton properties in California and Florida.
The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection brings the legendary Ritz-Carlton service to sea with an allinclusive luxury sailing experience leading guests to ports at some of the world’s most soughtafter destinations.