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Embarkation day is the first official day of your luxury cruise vacation. The swirl of activity, the clink of your welcome champagne glasses, and the sheer awe of the magnitude of your ship will instantly activate your “out of office” mode. Relaxation starts now.

As part of the luxurious Concierge Class, you’ll gain access to certain services and amenities, including a private embarkation day lunch, that aren’t part of a regular cruise experience. Welcome to vacation.

What’s on the Celebrity Cruises Concierge Class embarkation lunch menu?

You can feast on an array of choices at the Concierge Class embarkation lunch, beating the midday rush for delicious eats in the main dining room. Start with creamy butternut soup or a Caesar salad as an appetizer.

For mains, you’ll have your pick of roast salmon with fingerling potatoes and spinach, Moroccan braised short ribs on a bed of couscous, or grilled chicken paillard with french fries and a tasty shallot vinaigrette.

For the vegetarians in your group, try the whole wheat penne pasta. We offer red or white wine with your lunch.

Celebrity Cruises onboard chef preparing dessert

Dessert is extra sweet on the first day of vacation. Choose between dulce de leche and chocolate fudge cake or a warm slice of apple pie a la mode with vanilla bean gelato and candied walnuts.

What time is the embarkation lunch?

The Celebrity Cruise Concierge Class embarkation lunch is held on the first day of your cruise, where guests are invited to a private luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. You’ll have your pick of dining options in the Main Restaurant onboard the ship.

While there’s no shortage of dining choices available throughout the ship, at the embarkation luncheon, you’ll find a more intimate setting where you can meet and mingle with fellow cruisers. Get to know your stateroom “neighbors” and new friends alike.

What about my luggage?

Couple walking with hand-carry luggage and bag on Celebrity

If you’ve still got your luggage with you and decide to pop in for lunch before scouting out your stateroom, we provide a place to rest your carry-on while you dine. After lunch, you can leisurely explore your suite at your own pace.

What amenities come included in Concierge Class?

As a special member of the Concierge Class, you’ll receive special amenities, stateroom features, and services like priority check-in and priority disembarkation.

Elegant Concierge-Class Veranda Stateroom on Celebrity

Sink into your plush bedding in your Concierge-class stateroom. Order room service to enjoy on an Infinite Veranda on Celebrity Edge, or simply watch the waves roll in from your ceiling-to-floor sliding glass doors. It’s the perfect view to drift off into an afternoon nap, or let the ocean lull you into a peaceful night’s rest. Slip on your cozy bathrobe and get comfortable.

Dedicated attendants are readily available to answer your questions and make restaurant reservations for you. Ask for the pillow menu to customize your bedding experience and enjoy complimentary shoeshine services during your cruise.

Discovery at Destination Seminars

Celebrity Destination Gateway room

Exclusive destination seminars help you make the most of every port city we sail to, so you’ll discover the hot spots and top attractions before you even step off the ship. Plus, at the end of your cruise, Concierge Class guests have access to an exclusive pre-departure lounge where they can rest and enjoy a stress-free departure.

World-Class Dining, Entertainment, and Service

Celebrity Cruises onboard entertainment features performers with colorful costumes

During your sailing, don’t forget to lose yourself in incredible performances and entertainment, from song and dance to acrobatics and beyond. Exceptional service will make you feel pampered, whether that’s dark chocolate on your pillow nightly or a well-earned massage at the spa.

Discover more details about the Concierge Class experience and the special services and amenities we offer, including the Celebrity Concierge Class embarkation lunch. View upcoming cruises, or call our vacation specialists for more information at 1-800-852-8086. Explore celebritycruises.com, your one-stop resource for cruise deals, destination details, and more.

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