This week Lauren is sailing Royal Caribbean’s Jewel of the Seas, a seven-night cruise from San Juan, Puerto Rico. This cruise will stop in St. Thomas, USVI; St. Kitts, Antigua, St. Lucia, and Barbados.
As suite guests, we were invited to tour the galley, bridge, and backstage behind the production shows. That required that we be up earlier than usual so that we could get breakfast beforehand.
We first met in the Coral Theater where the Dance Captain and the Voice Captain talked to us about how they’re trained, hired, etc. Then we went backstage and saw their costumes, sound equipment, and other set supplies. It was interesting!
Next, we went to The Tides dining room to the My Time Galley where we got to see all of the different prep areas. When I say this place was clean, I mean it was the cleanest commercial style kitchen I’ve ever seen. We could have eaten straight off of the prep table, it was that clean. They have 90 cooks that work around the clock for all of our