In January 2016 Celebrity chef Curtis Stone teamed up with Princess Cruises for his first-at-sea specialty restaurant serving high-quality, inventive food.During Ruby Princess' dry dock, Share replaced the signature Italian Sabatini's, and introduced new bedding, dining options, entertainment and more.For the most part, Ruby Princess isn't an innovator.
Botticelli is for fixed-seating dining, while Michaelangelo and Da Vinci are for passengers who have chosen "Anytime Dining". Da Vinci also welcomes guests for waiter-service breakfast and lunch.Rotating menu options include soups, appetizers, mains and desserts.Launched in 2008, Ruby Princess is the 9th and last Grand-class Princess Cruises ship, together with Caribbean, Diamond, Golden, Grand, Crown, Emerald, Star and Sapphire. The company, which was previously a subsidiary of P&O Princess Cruises, is now one of the ten cruise ship brands owned by the largest cruise ship operator in the world Carnival Corporation & plc. The line's ships sail worldwide and are marketed to American and international travelers.Princess Cruises is a cruise line headquartered in Santa Clarita CA in the U. Princess accounts for around 19% share of its revenue and is part of Holland America Group, controlling the three Carnival brands based on the U. Princess Cruises company was made famous by the TV series "The Love Boat", in which Pacific Princess was featured.Although there are not too many surprises on this newest Grand-class vessel, there are some gentle improvements and enhancements.
On the Ruby cruise ship, Princess has expanded the appeal of the Wheelhouse Bar (pub) to include English-inspired lunches.Lunch choices may include unusual dishes like peanut butter sandwiches and fried banana.There is also the Italian-styled piazza, around which are located the International Cafe (with its wonderful coffees and scrumptious pastries, quiche and chocolate fondue); across the way is Vines, ship's wine and sushi bar (it's got the only really good wine list onboard Ruby)."Crafted by Curtis" dishes are on the MDR menus fleetwide.If you wonder why to pay extra at Share, here are the cool things about the brand new Curtis Stone restaurant which make it worth the splurge.Before Share, both ships had three main dining rooms, a steakhouse and a buffet, all of which average in terms of overall experience and quality.