Behind the Scenes: Cruise Dining on Liberty of the Seas #SeasTheDay @RoyalCaribbean - My Sweet Sanity

Behind the Scenes: Cruise Dining on Liberty of the Seas #SeasTheDay @RoyalCaribbean

by Jennifer Wieland
Dining Options aboard Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas #LibertyoftheSeas @RoyalCaribbean #SeasTheDay

This post is done in partnership with Royal Caribbean but all thought and opinions are my own.

If you have ever been on a cruise or known anyone who has been on one then I am sure that you have heard all about or experienced first hand all of the food that is available to you on a cruise. It is something to behold, the vast amounts of food that is at your disposal night and day, but how does all of that food happen to appear seemingly, endlessly throughout the entire time you are sailing? While aboard Royal Caribbean‘s Liberty of the Seas we were given a behind the scenes tour of the galley by the Executive Chef Donna. She showed us one of the ships three galleys and explained how her staff makes everything happen.

Dining Options aboard Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas #LibertyoftheSeas @RoyalCaribbean #SeasTheDay

Executive Chef Donna oversees all of the galleys and the galley staff. That is no small task on a ship the size of the Liberty of the Seas with 13 restaurants and room service. Decks 3, 4 and 5 are homes to the ships galleys. The deck 3 galley is where all of the main food prep takes place, the deck 4 galley is for desserts and appetizers and the deck 5 galley is where the foods for the buffet and specialty restaurants are prepared. All of the food is made fresh on board the ship and then transported by elevator to the correct locations. To ensure quality the food is probed for temperature before it leaves the galley and after it arrives at its location. Now that just shows you how seriously they take all of the food on board the ship.

Fun food facts from Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas:

Up to 30,000 meals a day are prepared.

On a four-day cruise the guests can go through 40,000 eggs and 70,000 slices of pizza. Wow! Talk about having to break a few eggs to make an omelette.

The galley staff also has chefs native to many of the employees home countries to cook for them.

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I know you are thinking well what kinds of food options are available on the Liberty of the Seas? Let me tell you there is something for everyone, the pickiest child to the biggest food connoisseur, vegetarian to carnivore will find something they will enjoy. The best way to explain this though is to tell you about the restaurants and share some photos.Dining Options aboard Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas #LibertyoftheSeas @RoyalCaribbean #SeasTheDay

Included restaurants:

Main Dining Room – Seats 2101 guests and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The wait staff is phenomenal and you can ask to have items made to your liking or for more than one of something. Two desserts are a really great option.

Windjammer Cafe – Seats 774 guests and is a buffet style restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Great if you have the kids along because they will find something they like and you will get something you like too.

Jade – Seats 224 and is a sushi and Asian fusion restaurant. Sushi, fried rice, pan noodles and other Asian dishes make this a worthy meal choice.

Sorrento’s – Seats 79 and here you can get pizza by the slice, salads, sweets and other Italian fare.

Cafe Promenade – Seats 72 and this is nice little coffee shop with pastries and lighter fare.

Room service – Breakfast menus are in the rooms and you can make selections and hang them on your door with a scheduled delivery window. Trust me it’s nice to enjoy this on a balcony overlooking the water.


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Restaurants that are an up-charge:

Botticelli – Seats 883 guests.

Michelangelo – Seats 500 guests.

Rembrandt – Seats 652 guests.

Chops Grill – Seats 104 and serves dinner.

Portofino – Seats 100 and serves dinner.

Dining Options aboard Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas #LibertyoftheSeas @RoyalCaribbean #SeasTheDay

Restaurants you pay for:

Johnny Rockets – Seats 84 and has specials daily.

Ben & Jerry’s® – Seats 9 and who doesn’t already know what kind of goodness they serve?

Cupcake Cupboard – Seats 14 and is a sweet lover’s paradise. (Stay tuned for another post on this.)

Royal Caribbean will definitely not leave you wanting when it comes to food. If you want to learn more about their dining and drink options on this ship or others then head on over to their website. You can also find more information about Royal Caribbean cruises on their Facebook page, Twitter and YouTube channel.



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Jennifer is a mom to 5 boys, 1 girl and 1 husband. Her kids range in age from 8-24 so things are always crazy with everything from school life, to autism and to college and beyond. She tries to bake, craft, travel and blog her way through all of the chaos and craziness that life, her kids and her husband throw her way.

18 Responses to “Behind the Scenes: Cruise Dining on Liberty of the Seas #SeasTheDay @RoyalCaribbean”

  1. 1
    Jenn says:

    Do cruisers put away some food or what! Hard to resist when it’s so tasty and plentiful.
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    30,000 meals a day?! And I thought *I* cooked a lot. LOL!! This looks like so much fun. I want a Cupcake Cupboard!!
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    Crystal says:

    You all had an amazing food experience! I’m sure the cruise itself was pretty nice too, though.
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  4. 4

    I can’t believe the high quality food they serve! What amazing options to choose from. Where to start?

  5. 5
    Donna says:

    Wow, it sounds like food Heaven. 🙂
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    I’m impressed by all the food and restaurant options. I also love the sneak peek into the kitchen. I’ve always wanted to take a behind the scenes look on a cruise ship.
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    Michelle says:

    I am still jealous!! 🙂 The food looks amazing!
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    Kira says:

    Wow, I want to go on a cruise so bad. I saw all the fun you guys were having on instagram and all I kept thinking was – I need to be on that ship.
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    Stefani says:

    I have only been one a cruise once years ago when I had so much fun I didn’t even pay attention to the food. Would love to go back!
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  10. 10

    What great choices! I hope you went to Johnny Rockets and got a milkshake! They are delish!
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    Kerri says:

    Everything on a cruise always looks delicious! One day I will have to do this!
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  12. 12

    Omgosh I love the little cafe in a boat! So awesome.

  13. 13
    Marina says:

    All that food makes me hungry. I’m sure dessert was a fave with everyone!

  14. 14
    Raijean says:

    The food looks so good, who knew they had these kind of meals on a cruise.

  15. 15

    The food was awesome! It was great to meet you!
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    Sheila says:

    First.. It was great to meet you. I will be following your blog more to see all the goodies you whip up.

    Second, I have to say the food in the main dining room was good, but I didn’t care much for the food in the buffet. And, I know I ate way to much on the cruise because in the dining room you could get whatever and however much you wanted. LOL
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    Leah says:

    The food was AMAZING! I loved waking up each morning and knowing I had fabulous, fresh fruit to eat! The pineapple was to die for!
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    Deanna says:

    The food looks amazing, I love cruising and the ability to eat all day!
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