St. Petersburg is brimming with history along with gorgeous architecture, museums, parks and canals. All are simply magnificent, and impossible to see and enjoy in one day. The various winding waterways will remind you of Venice, Italy and adds nicely to the charm of this magnificent Russian city.
Check me out on Brooklyn’s very own Heritage Radio. Feast YR Ears host Harry Rosenblum and I chat about cheffing, 9/11, cooking at sea, Minnesota Wild Rice Griddle Cakes, my upcoming book and much more.
Have you ever wanted to cook on a cruise ship? In chef Franco Lania’s latest Huffington Post article he answers many questions, and will connect you with several accredited hiring agencies that will help you get cooking at sea!
Follow chef Franco Lania to beautiful Greece! Imagine, a visit to a farmers’ market being the gateway to a flash of clarity full of insightful warmth of a very revivifying nature. Read on!
This watermelon and feta salad recipe is absolutely delicious. Chef Franco puts his personal twist on this traditional Greek recipe with the addition of balsamic vinegar and freshly-squeezed orange juice. This is a summertime recipe that is certain to please.
I am pleased to announce that I will be heading back out to sea on-board Celebrity Cruises’ ship the “Reflection” as guest chef for her majestic transatlantic crossing from beautiful Barcelona, Spain to magnificent Miami.
Follow chef Franco’s “Excite the Senses” culinary journey on Celebrity Cruises ship the “Silhouette” for her 2012 Transatlantic voyage. FUN!
Celebrity Cruise Line proudly presents Chef Franco Lania as their “VIP Guest Chef” on-board the Silhouette. This world cruise leaves from the port of Bayonne, N.J. and heads to Lisbon, Portugal. Stay tuned at www.francolania.com for all updates, recipes, video and pictures from this once in a lifetime sea adventure!
Some of the hardest working men and women I have ever worked with were the ones I worked with at sea. “Culinary Arts” at sea is a whole different ball game than on land. It is a multi-billion dollar a year industry that keeps growing. Jobs and employment opportunities are plentiful, especially for those in the hotel and restaurant industry.