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Chef Jon Ashton Joins Crystal Serenity’s Award-Winning Culinary Team as a Guest Chef

Chef Jon Ashton Joins Crystal Serenity’s Award-Winning Culinary Team as a Guest Chef on December 5, 2021 Sailing

Miami, November 2, 2021 – Chef Jon Ashton, who garnered a following with Crystal guests for his engaging Crystal@Home cooking demonstrations during Crystal’s pause during the pandemic, is joining Crystal Serenity’saward-winning culinary team as a guest chef for the ship’s December 5, 2021 voyage.


The 7-night “Caribbean Idylls” voyage sails from San Juan to Miami December 5-12 with extended visits and overnight stays to some of the Caribbean’s most picturesque locales. The voyage begins with an overnight stay in Philipsburg, St. Maarten then calls at Gustavia, St. Barts, followed by an overnight stay in Road Town, Tortola (BVI) and a day-long visit to St. John/Cruz Bay in the U.S. Virgin Islands.


During the week-long voyage, Chef Jon and Crystal Serenity’s master chefs will host a variety of events for guests culminated by a Crystal@Sea cooking demonstration with Crystal Serenity’s Executive Pastry Chef Johannes Ferreira to be broadcast on Crystal Cruises’ Facebook page on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 3 p.m. EST.



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