SEATTLE -- Chef Reiner Greubel, who has developed menus for such
establishments as the Oriental Hotel, Bangkok, and New York's
Winter Garden Cafe and Hudson River Club, is taking his talents
onto the railway tracks.
Greubel has created new dishes to be served on the McKinley
Explorer rail cars of Holland America Line-Westours, which carry
guests between Anchorage and Fairbanks through Denali National
The selections, according to Greubel, will reflect the "flavor
and uniqueness of Alaska."
There is, for instance, a brakeman's breakfast, consisting of
scrambled eggs and country-style potatoes with Alaskan reindeer
sausage or honey ham.
And the summer fruit plate is heavy with berries grown in the
Lunch fare will include a chilled Alaskan halibut salad, and
dinner will feature Alaska shrimp newburg on rice.
Denali chicken, served with assorted sweet bell peppers, red
onions and sliced tomatoes, is one of Greubel's American Heart
Association-approved light dinners, low in fat and cholesterol.
The McKinley Explorer excursion is included on most of the
operator's 35 cruise-tour programs.
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