Meet Finesse Chef, Mike Crowson

In charge of the kitchen aboard luxury hotel barge Finesse, and known to many as ‘The Barge Chef’ thanks to his popular blog, chef Mike Crowson gives us an insight into his love of cooking…

European Waterways' master chefs prepare world-class cuisine. Meet Chef Mike from luxury hotel barge Finesse

What is your favourite dish to make on board?

My cheese soufflé recipe, as I love to teach people to cook…

View Chef Mike’s Twice-Baked Cheese Soufflé recipe here >

Which destinations have inspired you?

India, Morocco and Vietnam

The flavours of India inspire chef Mike Crowson

Name 3 ingredients you cannot live without

Salt, butter and – garlic these are the essence of French cuisine.

What is your favourite food city?

Hanoi or Delhi

Next big foodie trend?

Old style preserving

Luxury barge cruise Finesse as she cruises Southern Burgundy - barge holidays in France

Meet Chef Mike and the Crew aboard Finesse

Cruise Southern Burgundy aboard elegant Finesse, and enjoy Chef Mike’s fine cuisine every day. Talk to our cruise specialists today for help in planning your Southern Burgundy vacation, or request your free copy of our brochure by clicking here.

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