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MYBA19: Ramble On Rose, Aziza, Quasar win MYBA chefs’ competition

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The summer cruising season has kicked-off with yacht shows in Europe, including the 31st MYBA Charter Show, which ran April 30-May 3 in Barcelona. Captains and crew were primarily busy with showings, but many of them also made time for competitions.

Winners of the 2019 MYBA Superyacht Chefs’ Competition were announced on the final day of the show with additional categories for table service and wine pairing. And the winners are …

Yachts 55m and over

  • 1st place to Chef Robin Sjostrom of M/Y Ramble On Rose
  • 2nd place to Chef Sascha Lenz of M/Y Axioma
  • 3rd place to Chef Alexander Lees of M/Y RoMa
  • Classic service award to M/Y Nero
  • Service experience award to M/Y Axioma
  • Wine pairing prize to Vesna Coklo of M/Y RoMa
  • Special mention for total package to M/Y Wheels

Yachts 40 to 54m

  • 1st place to Chef Oscar De Los Rios of M/Y Aziza
  • 2nd place to Chef Astrid Gouwi of M/Y Sharlou
  • 3rd place to Chef Bianca Jade Murphy of M/Y Endeavour 2
  • Table service team prize to M/Y April
  • Wine pairing prize to Virginie Munoz of M/Y Sharlou
  • Honorable mention for food creativity (MYBA Prize) to Chef Ricardo de Zwaan of M/Y April

Yachts up to 39m

  • 1st place to Chef Kelly Rose Minne of M/Y Quasar
  • 2nd place to Chef Juan Carlos Gutierrez Cabrera of M/Y A Sulana
  • 3rd place to Chef Francisco Hervas of M/Y Mimi La Sardine
  • Table Service Team prize to M/Y Uriamir
  • Wine pairing prize to Inga Blum of M/Y Mimi La Sardine
  • Special mention for enthusiasm to M/Y Shalimar II

Judges for the event were Chef Romain Fornell, Chef Rafa Peña, Peter Vogel, Christophe Brunet, David Rabaud, Jill Bobrow and Cora Tracey.

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