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The AML experience

Food and beverage service

The AML Louis Jolliet (Quebec City) and the AML Cavalier Maxim (Montreal) are the only boats restaurants in Quebec with fully equipped kitchens aboard. Meals served to passengers are prepared the same day with fresh ingredients. The Louis Jolliet, with a capacity of 1,000 passengers, can accommodate up to 700 people for a dinner cruise. Croisières AML is the largest cruise company in Canada serving over 100,000 meals annually aboard its boats, and catering to over 500,00 passengers each year.

 

 

Our Chefs

 


 

Santino Testani

Executive Chef of the AML Cavalier Maxim 

 

A graduate of l’École Hôtelière du Collège LaSalle, Santino Testani began his career at the well known Fairmont Château Montebello. Before joining Croisières AML, he developed his expertise in the best restaurants in Canada: Dalvay by the Sea in Prince Edward Island, Café Méliès on St-Lawrence Boulevard and Hotel St-Sulpice on St. Denis Street in Montreal. He has distinguished himself by his curiosity, creativity and desire to offer his clientele a unique dining experience.  


Known for his refinement and passion for food, Santino adds a personal touch to all his culinary creations.  Driven by a desire to continually provide the very best, he offers high quality meals prepared with professionalism and pleasure weather it is a hearty brunch or a 5-service dinner. With his young and dynamic brigade, approximately 60 000 meals are served annually aboard the Cavalier Maxim, a most interesting challenge for our Executive Chef!

 

Come aboard and enjoy a memorable gourmet getaway aboard the unique boat restaurant in Montreal, as well as on the other boats of Croisières AML’s fleet.
Bon appétit !

 

 


 

Rémy Michaud

Executive Chef of the AML Louis Jolliet

 

Driven by a great thirst for knowledge and an undeniable passion for his profession, Rémy Michaud has CREATED for the past 20 years, a variety of dishes that entice the taste buds and warm the heart. Proud native of la Gaspésie, he has a great admiration for Quebec producers and endeavours to use quality products grown or raised in the region. He enjoys associating with gourmets and gourmands to share his discoveries and his passion.

 

After obtaining his diploma in institutional cuisine from l’école Wilbrod-Bherer, Rémy joined the ranks of several renowned restaurants such as Le Serge Bruyère, Le Galopin and Le Gîte du Mont-Albert. He also worked as Assistant-Chef at Loews le Concorde in Quebec City and as Executive Chef and Food and Beverage Director at Loews Le Vogue in Montreal.  He has a solid experience in planning and preparation of banquets as well as in catering services. In 2010 he was part of the 20 aspiring finalists of the competition «Les Chefs!».  Rémy joined the AML team in 2015 as Executive Chef of the AML Louis Jolliet in Quebec City.

 
 
 

The only boat restaurants with meals prepared on board! For nearly 20 years, the catering and gastronomic services of Croisières AML have been an important activity in the urban areas where more than 100,000 meals are served aboard annually.  This highly appreciated dining experience is in constant expansion. As of today, the AML Cavalier Maxim and the AML Louis Jolliet are the only boat restaurants in the Province of Quebec where all meals are prepared and served aboard.

 

Gastronomy, distinction and professionalism

Our experienced chefs and their dynamic team are continually looking for original and mouth-watering menus to please everyone. Having refined their cooking talents in renowned restaurants, they are eager to impress you with their savoir-faire and delight you with their specialities.

 

Originality, atmosphere and comfort!

The AML Cavalier Maxim and the AML Louis Jolliet offer three comfortable dining rooms with panoramic windows, exterior terraces and all the services to make your escapade on the Saint Lawrence River a must this summer!  For a delicious brunch, a 5-course dinner cruise or a special made-to-measure event, AML’s qualified personnel are always there to welcome you aboard and provide the best service possible.

 

Croisieres AML, is also :

  • Distinctive VIP packages;
  • Food and wine paring created by a master sommelier;
  • Special events and gastronomy (Fireworks, Classical dinner-concerts).