SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Princess Cruises Fleet Director of Guest Culinary Experience Pierre-Marie Leprince has been invited to join the College of the Canyons Culinary Arts Advisory Committee, based in the cruise line's hometown of Santa Clarita, Calif.
The committee meets twice a year and is comprised of various educators and industry partners to discuss trends and changes. LePrince will share his expertise with regards to the culinary and restaurant operations in the cruise industry that will help properly train College of the Canyons students and assist the staff to prepare curriculum accordingly. Leprince brings more than 30 years of experience to his current position at Princess Cruises as fleet director of guest culinary experience, overseeing the food offerings of the cruise line's fleet of 17 cruise ships sailing all over the world. French classically trained, Leprince began his culinary career at Maxim's in Paris and China, as well as on board Maxim's luxury yacht. With extensive knowledge of European, American, Asian and Mediterranean cuisines, he's developed innovative culinary offerings for the hospitality and food and beverage industries with past positions at Sandals Resorts, Kalahari Resorts and Conventions and Disney Cruise Line. The Culinary Arts Advisory Committee is part of the Career Technical Education program at the College of the Canyons and also includes architecture, landscape design, paralegal studies and special education, among others. Additional information about Princess Cruises is available through a professional travel agent, by calling 1-800-PRINCESS (1-800-774-6237), or by visiting the company's website at princess.com.