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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: Fish around for the source of the seafood you serve

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson I recently had a night off and went to a very fancy seafood restaurant to experience cuisine that centered …

Culinary Waves: Know how food, medications mix

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson Now more than ever, health practitioners are paying attention to the effects of food on medicines — …

Liven up the menu with some homegrown Florida ‘fugly fruit’

I call it “fugly fruit” — you know, those odd-shaped or prickly things that sometimes look like a furry family pet that needs to be walked. We’re …

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, …

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Acrew announces 2019 Crew Award finalists

Acrew announces 2019 Crew Award finalists

Finalists for Acrew’s 2nd annual Crew Awards have been announced. The finalists will be presented to an independent and anonymous panel …

News in the brokerage fleet: Alia project sells; Admiral new builds listed

News in the brokerage fleet: Alia project sells; Admiral new builds listed

Yachts sold Project Al Waab II, a 180-foot (55m) new build from Alia Yachts designed by Vripack, with delivery scheduled for summer …

Spin event raises $5,000 for charity

Spin event raises $5,000 for charity

Young Professionals in Yachting raised more than $5,000 for the Children’s Diagnostic and Treatment Center in Fort Lauderdale on Friday …

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon People always ask me what it’s like to work on yachts? You must have some good stories, they say. …

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