As a Yacht Chef, talent, imagination, flexibility, and a proactive attitude are prerequisites in order to succeed. On a yacht, challenges arise more often than encountered on land and prompt response is necessary.
Yacht chefs must be extremely organized and have excellent knowledge of HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) rules. They should be able to manage the food budget, have an extensive repertoire of international cuisine, and deal with the galley accounts
Module 1: HACCP Module 2: Time Management & Organisational Skills Module 3: Service Module 4: Cuisine Categories Module 5: Assembling a Menu
With this online training course the chef on board a yacht will be able to: 1. Control potential hazards and avoid food contamination. 2. Maintain the available budget and prevent food waste. 3. Manage time onboard efficiently. 4. Select the most suitable service method for each situation. 5. Implement cooking practices based on country, culture and religion. 6. Develop international menus to provide your guests with unique dining.
Chefs – of any level of experience looking to start a career as Yacht Chef.
Yacht Chefs – yacht chefs with prior experience looking to refresh their knowledge and get certified.
Yacht Owners – looking for a good understanding of the chef requirements and/or train their yacht crew.
Stewards – working smaller yachts without a dedicated chef and wish to ensure superior guest service.
Module 1: This module explains how to identify, control and manage potential hazards and avoid food contamination. Additionally, the module explains how to select the best possible food supplier and value-for-money products. Module 2: Time Management & Organisational Skills - This module explains how to manage the time onboard efficiently and maintain the available budget and prevent food waste. Module 3: Service - This module explains how to select the most suitable service method depending on the situation. It also explains the different plating techniques to be used. Module 4: Service - Cuisines Categories - This module explains how to implement cooking practices based on the country, culture, and religion of your guests. It also covers various dietary restrictions. Module 5: Assembling a menu - This module will teach you how to develop interesting international menus to provide your guests with a unique and memorable dining experience.
We strongly recommend completing the training course Yacht Chef: Mastering Guest Preferences to have a complete overview of this topic and gain the most out of our new online course series.