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AMERICAN CRUISE LINES
Mississippi Basin River Cruises
Sample Menu Highlights*


The Mississippi River region is known for its elegant mix of fascinating cultures which have turned out some of the most tantalizing cuisines in the nation. American Cruise Lines’ team of master chefs season each dish with a dash of culture from the particular port you are visiting. Enjoy Cajun and Creole cuisine in New Orleans; compare the famous barbecue of Memphis and St. Louis; and enjoy southern inspired refreshments such as mint juleps and fresh iced tea..

APPETIZERS (Sourced Locally)  
Chicken & Andouille Gumbo

Cajun Spiced Jumbo Sea Scallops served with a Creole Beurre Blanc sauce

Feta House Salad with Walnuts, Red Onion, Sun-Dried Cherries with a White Balsamic Vinaigrette

ENTREES (Created by Master Chefs)
 
Dixie Lager Braised Chicken served with crisp Andouille Sausage, Red Beans, Rice, and Stewed Squash

Beef Tenderloin & Stuffed Lobster Tail served with a Potato Puree and Vegetable Medley

Pasta St. Charles – Creole Mustard Cream Sauce served over Penne with Louisiana Shrimp and Andouille Sausage

DESSERTS (Regionally inspired)
 
Bourbon Pecan Pie

Creole Bread Pudding with Warm Whiskey Caramel

Peach and Blackberry Cobbler

CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION
Welcome aboard and celebrate the beginning of your cruise during American's complimentary champagne reception
BREAKFAST
Enjoy your morning meal in the dining room's breakfast buffet, or use American's delightful in-room breakfast service.

AFTERNOON HIGH TEA SERVICE
During your cruise, enjoy our complimentary, leisurely afternoon Tea Service.
COMPLIMENTARY EVENING COCKTAIL HOUR
DINING ROOM
Casual, open seating dining.
NOTE: *Sample Menu. Menus may vary between ships, departure dates, and regional cruises. Images representative only.