Because you can’t hire a new chef once you’re at sea…
Perhaps one of the most important elements of the service onboard a yacht is food. The food served on board can be the difference between a great or an incredible experience.
It’s important to note that while there are similarities, a yacht chef is quite different from a private chef in your home. At Polo & Tweed we place professional chefs and yacht crew for a living, so we’ve put together this post to help you navigate the qualifications necessary for a great yacht chef. Here are the qualifications of a great yacht chef:
“Look at that sea, girls–all silver and shadow and vision of things not seen. We couldn’t enjoy its loveliness any more if we had millions of dollars and ropes of diamonds.”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables
What distinguishes the best yacht stewards and yacht stewardesses from the average yacht crew?
Whether you’re a family office, personal assistant, concierge, or yacht company, you want to hire the best possible steward or stewardess for your yacht. The most important part of finding the best possible staff for your yacht is knowing what to look for when recruiting. These are our top tips as to what makes a great member of the team.