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Old April 5th, 2010, 12:12 PM
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My name is Chef Matt. I want to open up communication with everyone who is interested in the cruise we are doing on the new NCL Epic. SO if you have any questions please ask away.
Hope to see you on board.
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Hi All

My name is Chef Matt. I want to open up communication with everyone who is interested in the cruise we are doing on the new NCL Epic. SO if you have any questions please ask away.
Hope to see you on board.
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Matt,

I will be on the Epic cruise and I really look forward to meeting you. As a former line cook (I had ability but not "talent") I would love to hear and swap some "war stories" about life in the kitchens of fine dining restaurants.

It's going to be a great cruise and I know all of the Cruisemates will have a wonderful time on this great new ship, meeting you and enjoying everything that will be offered.

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Hi Mike

Guess we will be drinking all night. lol
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Matt,

Sounds like a plan to me. I wonder if we can find some waitresses to join us.

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I think that is the first time since many years that the wealthy and beautiful
people have their own area: bars , elevators, swimingpools, (disco ?).
And extreme poor (and ugly?) people in the Studios have their own areas too - Living Room.

I think it is interesting - so we all have more really cruise felling as in gut old times.


But my main questions if I go to any cruise is if there is some sparkling water in glass bottles everywere (I hate the plastic water and I drink no alcohol, fanta etc.).

And would DJ "make" some nice disco music and not main stream Hip-hop ...

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I have seen the Pelligrino water available in the dining room, specialty restaurants and bars.

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>> have seen the Pelligrino water available in the dining room, specialty restaurants and >>bars.

OK thanks , great news, Pelligrino is the main stream , but it is not bad, better as nothing.
Hopefully they have some other sorts of water.

I have a big problem with sparkling water on Costa and Prinzess.
They even looks like they have not get what I was speaking about.
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As a matter of fact I really think it is a great idea to make a lot
dining options !

I think it is much better than to have 2-3 big noisy restaurants.

But I wonder if anybody would pay 20-25 USD or more e.g. in Cagney’s Steakhouse.

I am not a prophet but I mean No ! All dining options "for money" would be pretty empty.

except of Cirque Dreams & Dinner of cource.


As for me I would like to visit Teppanyaki, but I don't think
I'll do it more than 1-2 times.

And maybe the second time I would visit only if there is some
"original chef " from Japan there.

So here is my question :
are there any "original shefs" from Japan on Epic?
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Hi Everyone Time is Running Out,


Top Reasons to do this cruise
1) Brand new ship be the first on it for Halloween
2) Eat the risotto Chef Ramsey said was the best to leave Hells Kitchen
3) Help Make this succesful so we can do it again with more Chefs from Hells Kitchen.
4) This ship is amazing
5) Opportunity to sail on a new ship
6) You can even see the second biggest act next to me the blue man group

So use the the link on cruisemates for cruise with Chef Matt and contact Nancy Bogert
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1) Brand new ship be the first on it for Halloween
2) Eat the risotto Chef Ramsey said was the best to leave Hells Kitchen
3) Help Make this succesful so we can do it again with more Chefs from Hells Kitchen.
4) This ship is amazing
5) Opportunity to sail on a new ship
6) You can even see the second biggest act next to me the blue man group
This is going to be a really fun cruise with a great crowd and great ship - especially for singles.

Matt - have you seen Blue Man Group?

Also - is Hell's Kitchen coming back on the air? ( I love that show! )
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Old July 13th, 2010, 03:38 PM
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paul i never saw the blue man group. yas hells kitchen is back on.
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Matt - can you recommend any restaurants in Miami? Or how about New York on the Upper West Side?
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Hi Matt,

I was eating all the way in garden Cafee all the way and I feel that the meal is
very gut and made in health way and I liked it very much.

Only 3 points wondered me

- no fish (only "snack" fish morning)
- some stuff was extremly hard to get - one need very long arm.
- coffee cups smells terrible (some desenfection stuff maybe)


OK I get some fish in Sushi restoaraunt
Fish was very tasty and the presentation was gut .
Of course there was no Japan waitress there ,
But all was made professional and the in nice way.
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Hi Matt,
I will be hosting this cruise, and I look forward to meeting you and watching you work your magic. Everyone booked is excited to see the cutting edge Epic,and YOU
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Matt - what restaurant would you like to trey on Norwegian Epic?

The Brazilian Charasscuria, the French Le Bistro, the sushi bar, or the steakhouse cagney's?
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I cannot wait to try meat on a stick, in the Brazillian restaurant...Cagneys too....Bruc will love the steak.
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Trip - the charascuuria is so excellent. That was my favorite place by far. I love that kind of food anyway. Maybe Matt will tell us how to do it.
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Well Crew the countdown is on. Please do not miss out on this cruise. It's a chance to get insight on a reality show. Also to learn about my passion for culinary. My demos will be fun. Filled with my passion, my brutal honesty and my quirky humor.
Also how many opportunities do you have to crusie on a brand new ship. The second noght on the ship is Halloween. Im so excited to meet everyone.
For those of you cruising with us. If there is a recipe or something you like to learn about let me know.
Lets open this forum up with alot of dilouge.

Look Foward to meeting new friends
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After my conversation with Matt today, I understand his passion for food, and I am so look forward to hearing all about his take on, being a chef!

With his gift of gab,and enthusiasm, this will be a great cruise. Haven't booked yet? Get going!
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If only I could have done this cruise especially since the Chef hails from Brooklyn .
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Hi Henry,

Yes I hail from Brooklyn origanlly. Born in BKLYN in 1972 and moved to South Jersey in the summer of 02. I also spent my chilhood in Staten Island.
Is there any particular reason you are not cruising with us? There still time to sign up for the trip.
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I'm recovering from major surgery ,otherwise I would definitely have considered the cruise .My wife is a great cook .She recently catered a party for over 100 people .
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Wish you well on your road to recovery. Hope to see you on the next cruise.
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Thank you ,I hope to be on a future cruise
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Hey Serj, I am not extremely poor and ugly and I have a lovely studio on the Epic. I am just an independent woman traveler who is penny wise and not pound foolish!
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I heard the single area has the best rooms
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Remember the theme to Gilligans Island. Here it goes " Sit right back and I tell a tle a tale of a passionate Chef". Yeah I changed the words around. Hi IM Chef Matt. You had to see me before I was on Season 4 of Hells Kitchen. I teamed up with Cruisemates for a cruise on a new ship. DOnt miss out on this opportunity to taste the best risotto to leave Hells Kitchen. Also to sail with a Host from the best website Cruisemates. FOr more info heres the link http://www.cruisemates.com/articles/CMcruise/matt-sigel.cfm
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