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The Future of Cruise Dining & Drinking

The wait is almost over for the world's first, dedicated cruise F&B tasting event

It's time to secure your ticket

Brought to you by Seatrade Cruise, F&[email protected] will take you on an epicurean journey of the senses.

Taste F&B produce from 50+ handpicked vendors, join our curated content seminars packed with expert F&B speakers and indulge in our artisanal activations, happy hours and sundown soirées.

All within walking distance of Seatrade Cruise Global

Who is attending?

*Due to the special nature of this curated F&B experience, attendance will be subject to approval by the organisers



You'll find over 50 suppliers showcasing everything F&B, from meat, seafood, dairy, grains and plant-based alternatives to cocktails, cookware, menus, equipment and more.



Uncover what’s new and trending in F&B, from the future of sustainability to managing your supply chain and how to deliver unique, unforgettable guest experiences.



Say hello to our F&[email protected] 2023 expert speaker line-up, bringing you a handpicked selection of the world's preeminent F&B and passenger experience professionals.

50+ vendors, including:

Vendor categories


Activations, happy hours & live demos


Bacardi Speakeasy Experience

You can now book your table at the exclusive Bacardi Speakeasy; an immersive experience brought to you by the world's largest privately-held spirits company.


F&B tasting & sampling

From bloody marys, negronis, gins, margaritas and old-fashioned lemonade to lobster tail, wagyu steak, mini crab cakes, veggie ragoon and much more.


Happy hours, demos & brunches

Join us for Welcome Brunches by Aperol Spritz, Bar Demos by Rémy Cointreau, Happy Hours by Pernod Ricard and much more at F&[email protected]


Join the Sundown Soirée

Sponsored by Heineken, there's no better way to close the show than raising a glass amongst friends and colleagues at the Welcome Lounge.

What the industry is saying

“HEINEKEN is excited to sponsor the inaugural F&[email protected] event; a very welcome initiative from Seatrade that perfectly spotlights the growing importance of hospitality in the guest experience. Having the opportunity to meet our cruise line partners and other suppliers in this dedicated forum will be a valuable opportunity for us all to shape, accelerate and maximize the potential in this new era of enjoyment at sea."


"F&[email protected] will be for us a moment to showcase our category approach, our commitment to creating exceptional experiences and our expertise in supporting the hospitality industry and retail. After a stalled period of Covid F&[email protected] is a special moment for all those in food and beverage like us to come together to present their unique credentials and excitement for the opportunity at sea ahead."


"Our goal is to ensure all attendees get fully immersed, informed and educated about our entire Sazerac Portfolio while being able to sample our delicious bourbons and whiskies.  It is important to have the attendees see every aspect of our portfolio and how it can fit into each consumption occasion during every cruise ship’s passenger journey."


“I am certainly looking forward to visiting F&[email protected] It will be a great opportunity to meet industry colleagues I have known for many years, and at the same time explore the latest trends in F&B, particularly what the future can bring in terms of technology, innovation and what can make the guest experience even better than it is."

Eddie Micka

Fleet Restaurant & Bar Operations Manager
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

“With responsibilities to strategically source food and beverage for our cruise ships, I’m looking forward to networking with a few existing business partners as well as the opportunity to meet new potential suppliers and learn best practices from presenters.”

Rian Smith

Strategic Sourcing Food & Beverage
Carnival Cruise Line

“F&[email protected] is an important event for me, during which I hope to meet my colleagues working in other companies, share different perspectives on future F&B trends in order to improve guest experience onboard and anticipate their future needs."

Thibaut Brianco

Senior Lead, F&B Services
Explora Journeys

As the Vice President of Food and Beverage for Celebrity Cruises, I decided to register for F&B at Sea to take advantage of the opportunity to connect with other leaders in the cruise industry and to share what makes Celebrity so special. I'm looking forward to speaking at such a highly regarded event. ."

Cornelius Gallagher Jr

VP F&B at Celebrity Cruises

Who should attend?

Due to the special nature of this curated F&B experience, attendance will be subject to approval by the organisers. F&[email protected] has been curated exclusively for cruise food, beverage, guest experience and hotel operations professionals with job titles such as:

- Global Strategic Sourcing
- F&B Development
- Strategic Partnerships
- SVPs, Guest Operations
- Directors, VPs
- Strategic Sourcing, F&B
- Passenger Experience
- F&B Ops Managers / Directors
- Supply Chain Managers
- Chief Procurement Officers
- SVPs, Global Sourcing
- Fleet F&B Managers


F&B Trends E-Report 2023


Seatrade Cruise has published its first-ever Cruise F&B Trends
E-Report, which is now free to download

The research data, which was collected by surveying F&B suppliers and cruise professionals responsible for food, beverage & hotel ops in the cruise food and drinks industry was conducted by Seatrade Cruise.

The Report Includes:

- Current state of the market 2023
- Food and Drink Trends
- Technology
- Training and more!

Founding partners

Media Partners

Just a short walk away

Don't miss Seatrade Cruise Global 2023 at the newly renovated Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale! Join us for 4 packed days of networking, sourcing, and education amongst every sector the cruise industry touches.