When the Rotterdam docks in Fort Lauderdale this month, it should include Chef Rudi Sodamin’s flavors and smells of the Côte d’Azur.
It’s been a protracted journey since Rudi Sodamin skilled as a younger prepare dinner in Austria, a lot of it at sea. The grasp chef for Holland America Line has reached the head of hospitality, overseeing the cruise line’s culinary program, penning cookbooks (A Style of Magnificence and A Style of Excellence) and at all times, at all times innovating. For years he’s been nudging the onboard gastronomy towards seafood, with flavors and components impressed by his beloved South of France. His newest information: the revealing of Rudi’s Sel de Mer, an intimate brasserie on the latest Holland America Line ship, the Rotterdam, which sails from Amsterdam to Fort Lauderdale on October 20.