Chef Tom Goetter of Scenic Group and Top Chef World-All Stars to Join Chef Dale MacKay’s Cruise
June 21-28, 2024 - Cruise and Fly from $5,990 per person 

8-day itinerary | Danube Delights with Chef Dale MacKay and Chef Tom Goetter
Budapest to Regensburg (Munich) EWNB210624.2

We are thrilled to announce that guests on Chef Dale MacKay’s Danube Delights cruise June 21-28 will double their “Top Chef” culinary experience: Scenic Group’s own Tom Goetter will join his Top Chef World All-Stars castmate and friend — Canada’s Dale MacKay — for a once-in-a-lifetime culinary sailing with Emerald Cruises. This eight-day sailing offers a unique opportunity for the celebrity chefs to collaborate as they blend their distinct culinary styles for a week of inspiring cuisine onboard Emerald Destiny.

Chef Dale MacKay and Tom’s Unforgettable Culinary Collaborations on Your Cruise

  • Hosted Cocktail Reception: Join Chef Dale and Tom for a special cocktail reception on board. 
  • Exquisite Danube-Inspired Dinner: Indulge in a specially crafted dinner by Chefs Tom and Dale, highlighting the flavours of the Danube Region.
  • Live Cooking Demonstrations: Watch in awe as both chefs demonstrate their culinary expertise, creating unique dishes from identical ingredients.
  • Interactive Q&A Session: Engage in a live Q&A, gaining insights into their behind-the-scenes experiences in TV and renowned restaurants.
  • PLUS, two booked guests will be entered to win a chance to cook with our celebrity chefs     Book today! Special Cruise & Fly offer expires May 31, 2024. 

Book online, call us at  1 604 235 8264 or contact your Professional Travel Advisor to secure your space. Super Earlybird Offer: Return international airfare included from $5990 per person. See below flyer for details.


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About Chef Dale Mackay

Chef Dale Mackay was born in Saskatchewan, Canada and knew from an early age that he was destined for the kitchen. He travelled the world, working his way through the kitchens of Gordon Ramsay and Daniel Boulud for a decade before winning the frist season of Top Chef Canada. Following his time on the show, he moved back to Saskatoon. Over the past ten years, he and long-time co-worker and business partner Christopher Cho have opened five award -winning restaurants in Saskatchewan under Grassroots Restaurant Group. Featuring Japanese, Korean and French influences, the restaurants include Ayden Kitchen and Bar, Little Grouse on the Prairie, Sticks and Stones, Avenue Restaurant. A single dad to his son Ayden, he enjoys spending his free time cooking together and watching movies at home. Always testing his competitive side, Dale has also appeared on Iron Chef Gauntlet, Fire Masters, Wall of Chefs and competed internationally on Top Chef World All-Stars.

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About Chef Tom Goetter

Tom Goetter started his cooking career at Hyatt Hotels in his hometown of Mainz, followed by Steinberger Academy in southern Germany where he obtained master's in culinary arts graduating with honors. He trained under Thomas Keller and his team in Napa Valley before beginning his career with Scenic when he took the position of Executive Chef for the newly launched Scenic Eclipse in 2019. Today he oversees the entirely culinary program for both Scenic Eclipse Discovery Yachts as well as the two Emerald Cruises yachts as VP of Hotel Operations for Scenic Group. 

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Terms & Conditions

Valid for new bookings on June 21, 2024 Danube Delights with Celebrity Chef Dale MacKay (Journey Code: EWNB210624.2) made by May 31st, 2024. A non–refundable initial deposit of $500 per person at time booking. Promotional offers are strictly limited on selected cabin types on set departures, subject to availability and until sold out. Offers and discounts are non-transferable, non-refundable and cannot be redeemed for cash. Offer is combinable with EmeraldEXPLORER loyalty voucher, Travel Showcase Event vouchers and are available to new groups booked and deposited during promotional period, no retroactivity). Offers are not combinable with exclusive promotions, solo offers, Family50 offer, Friends & Family rates, interline, distressed discount offers, or any other restricted/special/exclusive offers. All offers are inventory controlled, strictly capacity limited, may be extended, cancelled, or withdrawn at any time without notice, and subject to availability until sold out. All prices advertised are in CAD dollars and include all advertised discount savings including early payment discounts. We reserve the right to not honour any published prices that we determine were erroneous due to printing, electronic or clerical error. Super Earlybird Promotion: Full payment is due 10 months prior to departure. When booking within 10 months of departure, if the Super Earlybird is still available, full payment is due at time of booking. All bookings are subject to our full terms and conditions. Once sold out or if full payment is not received the standard fare will apply. Tax and ticket surcharges may apply. If Super Earlybird promotion offer includes international airfare flights are economy class and must be booked by Emerald Cruises, and on airline and routing of Emerald Cruises’ choice. Maximum value for flight tickets, including taxes is $1,850 per person. Air Credit in lieu of flights is available up to a maximum of $1,200pp (based on booked stateroom/suite.) Flights must be booked within 10-6 months to departure. If not booked during this time, Emerald Cruises reserves the right to remove the flight offer and replace it with the Air Credit discount. Any flight surcharges or upgrades must be paid in full at time of flight ticketing. Once the flight is booked, the flight tickets are 100% non-refundable and non-changeable. Economy Air only on Emerald Cruises choice of airlines from 11 specific Canadian gateways: YHZ, YYZ, YOW, YUL, YQR, YXE, YWG, YEG, YYC, YVR, YYJ. All other gateways will incur a surcharge. Flights must be booked by Emerald Cruises and are based on the brochure tour dates. Any requests outside of the tour dates may incur seasonal surcharges. Any flight upgrades/surcharges must be paid in full at time of ticketing.                                                                                                                              Early Bird Promotion:Full payment is required 90 days prior to departure. For full booking terms and conditions, visit emeraldcruises.ca. © EMERALD CRUISES| ALL RIGHTS RESERVED | BC CONSUMER PROTECTION #4017

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