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Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson

Mary Beth Lawton Johnson is a certified executive pastry chef and Chef de Cuisine and has worked on yachts for more than 25 years.

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About Chef Mary Beth LawtonJohnson

Mary Beth Lawton Johnson is a certified executive pastry chef and Chef de Cuisine and has worked on yachts for more than 25 years.

Culinary Waves: Chefs need to build network, too

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson So many chefs in yachting try to stay abreast of culinary trends to make their food cutting edge, but how many …

Culinary Waves: Shaking free of sodium takes time, awareness

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson We as yachties are surrounded by saltwater. We swim in it, fish in it, boat in it. We scrub our bodies with it …

Spring cleaning in the galley

There’s something about Springtime that gets our cleaning juices flowing, even in the constantly-being-cleaned world of yachts. But what about the galley? …

Find common ground to feed guests on various diets

Yacht chefs juggle different diets all at once. It isn’t easy, is it? I can’t count the number of times I have had to prepare for numerous diets on one …

Quick and easy shopping all about the list

By Mary Beth Lawton Johnson It’s time to hop in the tender and head for shore to go shopping. Is the list handy? As chefs, we work on our provisions list the …

When picking designer water, look for minerals, chose on taste

Nothing is considered too good for the yacht’s owner and guests. The designer fabric and furniture, the designer clothes, even the chef-designed food all …

Make time to save time with appetizers when guests are late

The call comes over the radio. The guests want to spend more time at the beach, or the plane is late, or there is more shopping to do. Either way, as the chef, …

Options make cheese classy again

Just a few years ago, serving a cheese platter to yacht guests was considered passé. Too easy, too boring, too simple. Other items stole our creative …

Yachts chefs have advantage for cooking fresh-caught fish

If there ever was a chef who knows about fish and seafood, it would be a yacht chef. We have the on-water advantage. From purchasing directly from fishing …

Serve up more than salads for vegans guest and crew onboard

As the chef onboard, you might encounter a set of guests or even one person on a trip whose sole dietary needs center around vegetables. So you have to have …

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Latest news from Bermuda

Latest news from Bermuda

May 25, 2017 Capt. Kent Kohlberger and the crew on M/Y Safira are docked at the America"s Cup Village in the Naval Dockyard in Bermuda …

From the Bridge: Below Deck annoys, damages but doesn’t destroy industry

From the Bridge: Below Deck annoys, damages but doesn’t destroy industry

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox A reality show of yacht captains, crew and their guests on charter has been a big hit with TV viewers …

Savannah Yacht Center welcomes first yacht to graving dock

Savannah Yacht Center welcomes first yacht to graving dock

By Dorie Cox M/Y Aviva, a 223-foot Abeking & Rasmussen, is the first yacht in for service at Savannah Yacht Center's recently …

‘New’ Bermuda awaits yachts for charter, America’s Cup

‘New’ Bermuda awaits yachts for charter, America’s Cup

By Dorie Cox Many yachts are making their initial trip to Bermuda for the country's first hosting of the America’s Cup this month. And …