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LIFE ONBOARD, SOCAL LIFE

EAT IT IN SOCAL…THEN COOK WITH THE CHEF ONBOARD CELEBRITY CRUISES

AUGUST 10, 2014

If you love cooking and food, you’ll love Celebrity Cruises’ Top Chef Cruise, which features popular “chef’testants” of the hit TV show conducting cooking demonstrations and other events onboard select cruises. For Southern Californians, these sailings can even provide a taste of home as SoCal is the location of some restaurants by Top Chef participants sailing with Celebrity Cruises. Today, we’re recapping the SoCal restaurants of chef’testant Brooke Willliamson for you and letting you know how you can meet her onboard.

Chef Brooke Williamson: Top Chef Runner-Up and Owner of the Tripel, Hudson House, and Playa Provisions

The Tripel Overview

With creative twists on American comfort foods like sweet potato tater tots and pretzel bun burgers, the Tripel is a gastropub that doesn’t skimp on flavor. It’s also a hit with beach bums as its located close to the surf of Playa del Rey Beach.
Address: 333 Culver Blvd, Playa del Rey
Phone: 310-821-0333

Hudson House Overview

Hudson House is an American pub located in Redondo Beach. It has modern, loft-style décor and delicious eats that will put a pleasurable smile on your face like mac n’ goat cheese and brown sugar pork ribs.
Address: 514 North Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach
Phone: 310-798-9183

Playa Provisions Overview

With a unique setup and friendly ambiance, Playa Provisions welcomes people to both its high-end dining area and its walk-up deli and ice cream counter. Whether you’re in the mood for a quick sandwich, a sweet dessert, or some gourmet seafood fare, Playa Provisions has you covered. Think of it as four establishments in one (libation lovers will also love the whiskey bar in the back).
Address: 119 Culver Boulevard West, Playa del Rey
Phone: 310-683-5019

Meet the Chef!

Love these SoCal restaurants? Then you’ll want to meet Brooke Williamson, the co-chef and co-creator of them, onboard the award-winning Celebrity Solstice on its August 15 sailing around Alaska. The 7-night itinerary visits the popular Alaskan port cities of Ketchikan, Juneau, and Skagway. You’ll also sail Alaska’s Inside Passage and Tracy Arm Fjord and stop in Victoria, British Columbia. Best of all for Southern California residents, the cruise departs from Seattle, Washington, which is an easy flight from LAX and often has great flight deals. This sailing is selling out fast so get your ticket today and get ready to learn cooking tips from Brooke Williamson.

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