- Workshops in the Culinary School with renowned gourmet experts
- On board: Ice cream workshops with Giovanni L.; "Perfect Meat Academy" with Otto Gourmet; and Finca Marina with chutney and spice classes
- Especially for children: cooking classes with TV chef Sara Wiener
Watching over the shoulders of gourmet professionals, gathering tips and tricks first-hand and finding out interesting and valuable details on how to prepare top-class food: guests on the EUROPA 2, the 5-stars-plus ship from Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, will have these opportunities again on selected "Connoisseurs of Cuisine" cruises in 2014. This season's themes include the "Perfect Meat Academy", cheese specialities, Sylt sea salt, chutneys and spices as well as ice cream. German TV chef Sarah Wiener is offering special cooking classes for children on two cruises in October.