January 1, 1970
Guests who cruise in Alaska can relive the culinary experience of the Great Land with Fresh Ketch, an Alaskan seafood feast delivered at home for friends and family to enjoy. The innovative "home excursion" brings a taste of Alaska home through a partnership with seafood specialists, Alaska Fresh Ketch.
Ketchikan-based Alaska Fresh Ketch serves up the ultimate in Alaskan souvenirs - wild Alaska king salmon, halibut, smoked salmon and king crab. With two variations, the feast for six to eight people comes wrapped in a keepsake box decorated with local artwork and filled with menus, recipes, cooking tips, special cooking tools, place cards for your table and secret sauces. A souvenir memory book includes descriptions about the seafood, the local Alaskan fishing fleet and other facts about Alaska.
Available for purchase on ships in Alaska this year, it is also available online year-round at a website developed especially for Holland America Line.
On each cruise, guests may attend a complimentary cooking demonstration in the ship's Culinary Arts Center - professional show kitchens installed for guests' culinary entertainment and enrichment. The ship's own chef will open a box of wild seafood from Fresh Ketch and take guests step-by-step through the process of preparing a true Alaska feast.
Guests may choose from two packages - the Halibut Schooner and the Salmon Troller. The Halibut Schooner features wild Alaska halibut as the entree and includes appetizer portions of alderwood-smoked sockeye salmon and wild Alaska king salmon. The Salmon Troller features an entree portion of wild Alaska king salmon and appetizer portions of Alaska king crab. Seafood is flash-frozen to preserve its fresh flavor and texture, and all seafood is sustainably harvested in Alaska. Each package contains six-pounds of seafood, enough to treat six to eight diners.
Source: PR Newswire