"The Ernesto" burger previously available only on
Princess Cruises will now be offered on land at Chef Ernesto Uchimura's Los Angeles
restaurant, Electric Owl.
CLARITA, Calif. (August 6, 2018) – The "Ernesto," the signature burger of The
Salty Dog Gastropub aboard select Princess Cruises
ships will now be available on land for the first time, added as a featured
item on the dinner menu of chef partner, Ernesto Uchimura's Los Angeles based
neighborhood restaurant and bar, Electric Owl.
in collaboration with Ernesto Uchimura, a founding chef of the original Umami
Burger, the "Ernesto" is the signature offering at The Salty Dog Gastropub and
the Salty Dog Grill, both found on select ships in the Princess Cruises fleet.
The gastropub was unveiled in 2016 and the grill in 2017 as part of the line's Come Back New Promise,
$450 million multi-year product innovation and cruise ship renovation campaign
to enhance the line's onboard guest experience.
namesake burger consists of ribeye and short rib beef patty, grilled pork
belly, caramelized kimchi, beer battered jalapeño, charred onion aioli and is
topped with cave-aged Gruyère cheese. Uchimura's creation has been voted "Best
Burger at Sea" by Cruise Critic.
the ‘Ernesto' as my namesake burger and having it offered aboard Princess ships
around the world has been such a proud moment for me," said Uchimura. "As
a chef, I have a passion for sharing my food with the world, and through this
partnership I've been able to reach further than ever before. It was only
fitting to bring the burger home to Los Angeles, and offer it to our guests
here at Electric Owl."
information on The Salty Dog Gastropub can be found here.
information about Princess Cruises is available through a professional travel
consultant, by calling 1-800-PRINCESS (1-800-774-6237) or by visiting the
company's website at princess.com.
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Chef Ernesto Uchimura
in Argentina, Chef Ernesto Uchimura is an award-winning chef who stepped into
the spotlight as the opening corporate executive chef and partner for the mega
brand, Umami Burger. He went on to become founding chef and partner with the
opening of Plan Check Kitchen + Bar, where he garnered even more critical
acclaim and recognition, including "Chef of the Year: The Comfort Master," from
Los Angeles Magazine and "Best Burger" in Los Angeles by LA Weekly.
About Princess Cruises
One of the best-known names in cruising,
Princess Cruises is a global premium cruise line and tour company operating a
fleet of 17 modern cruise ships, carrying two million guests each year to more
than 360 destinations around the globe, including the Caribbean, Alaska, Panama
Canal, Mexican Riviera, Europe, South America, Australia/New Zealand, the South
Pacific, Hawaii, Asia, Canada/New England and World Cruises. A team of
professional destination experts has created more than 150 award-winning
itineraries, ranging in length from three to 111 days and Princess Cruises has
been continuously recognized as "Best Cruise Line for Itineraries."
Princess Cruises continues its multi-year,
"Come Back New Promise" – a $450 million-dollar product innovation
and cruise ship renovation campaign that will continue to enhance the line's
onboard guest experience. These enhancements result in more moments of awe,
lifetime memories and meaningful stories for guests to share from their cruise
vacation. The product innovations include partnerships with award-winning Chef
Curtis Stone; engaging entertainment inspired shows with Broadway-legend
Stephen Schwartz; immersive activities for the whole family from Discovery and
Animal Planet that include exclusive shore excursion to onboard activities; the
ultimate sleep at sea with the award-winning Princess Luxury Bed and much more.
Three new Royal-class ships are currently on
order with the next new ship, Sky Princess, under construction scheduled for
delivery in October 2019. Princess recently announced that two new (LNG) ships
which will be the largest ships in the Princess fleet, accommodating
approximately 4,300 guests with expected delivery in 2023 and 2025.
Princess now has five ships arriving over the next six years between 2019 &
2025. The company is part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;
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