Portland, OR – July 10, 2012; The “Gorge”ous dinner cruise takes place aboard the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler from Cascade Locks in the Heart of the Gorge. This two hour sunset cruise offers spectacular scenes and delicious Northwest cuisine prepared fresh on board. Listed as one of the top 8 fun minicruises for foodies by Delish.com, our Executive Chef Shawn Smith creates dishes like balsamic-marinated rack of lamb in sweet hot mustard sauce and prosciutto- and basil-stuffed chicken breast with roasted garlic cream sauce in our on-board galley.
“We are incredibly excited to be recognized on this level for the quality of our food. A lot of hard work has been put into creating our menus to feature locally sourced cuisine and to impress tourists and locals alike. We are thrilled!” – Dan Yates, President.
Ride and dine on this authentic Sternwheeler. This two hour “Gorge”ous dinner cruises 6:00pm-8:00pm May-October. $49/adults; $44/seniors and children.
Visit www.portlandspirit.com for more information and to make reservations.
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Vessel and Company Information:
The Sternwheeler is an authentic 499-passenger sternwheeler reminiscent of the ships that cruised the Columbia Gorge in the 1800′s. The Sternwheeler is a replica of the historic Bailey Gatzert, which operated on the Columbia from the 1890′s to the 1920′s. The Sternwheeler provides passengers with panoramic views and fresh northwest cuisine, prepared fresh in its onboard galley. The Sternwheeler also offers sightseeing excursions, champagne brunch and a historic Landmarks of the Gorge cruise.
With the Columbia and Willamette Rivers in its backyard and Mount Hood rising from behind a sweeping skyline, Portland boasts stunning views. Determined to give their customers front-row perches to these vistas is Portland Spirit, which launches a cache of cruises that put the city’s sights in the forefront. Their Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler in Cascade Locks offers the Landmarks of the Gorge Cruise, in addition to the regulars, that ushers participants past historic attractions such as the steely mists of Multnomah Falls and the tree-dotted monolith of Beacon Rock. The Outrageous Jet Boat introduces locals and tourists alike to Astoria and Cascade Locks Oregon on their new Land & Sea Tours as well as introduces onlookers to the city’s 10 suspended structures on their Portland Bridges Cruise. With a quintet of vessels, a duo of land venues and myriad private events for guests, Portland Spirit also customizes jaunts for any occasion.