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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.

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 …

Immerse yourself in a delicious ‘foodie vacation’

Once a chef, always a chef is how the saying goes. In those rare moments that as a chef, you want to experience cuisine and remember the moment you decided to …

Secret to satisfying yacht charter guests’ late night cravings

You are on charter and the guests have just arrived back onboard after a night out on the town. They ate about 6 hours ago, but are now hungry. What do you …

No waste mentality means discards get a second chance

You have trimmings left over from vegetables, meats, pastry or dough after working on a meal or fabricating a meat for dinner. So what do you do with them? …

Buy Local movement should apply to provisioning abroad

As the chef provisioning the yacht, are you helping the owner operator of a small store or hurting it?   You are in a foreign port, having arrived with all …

Souffles will fall, but they rise any occasion to special

No other dessert besides the souffle can make a dining experience more memorable. The French cook Vincent de la Chapelle is first credited with inventing this …

Safety, security, budget compromised during travels and shopping

Recently, I found myself in Rome at the Roma Termini Station with a man pointing a device at me. It was larger than a cell phone but smaller than an iPad. It …

Ask for support to reduce the dread of feeding the crew family

Imagine being a single parent who works in a restaurant, cooking all day, and then going home to cook for a family waiting and hungry. If that seems familiar, …

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