The Triton

Culinary Waves

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, …

Soup inspires creative ways to serve, sip, taste enjoy onboard yacht

I recently served a great soup for a starter course, and wondered why I didn’t serve soups more often. Is it because I generally think of soups only when …

Bring outdoors in with salt; uses, varieties are immense as the seas

I opened my galley cupboard yesterday and saw jars of English Maldon, French sel, Kosher salt, pink Hawaiian, rock salt, some regular table salt, and a few …

Plan, enlist mates, step back before feeding 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, …

First rule of cooking with wine: Make sure you like to drink it

The whole idea of cooking a really great dish is to build a flavor profile, one that the guests onboard will love. Chefs know how to create layer upon layer of …

Pour some sugar on me baby, but not artificial flavors

I bet if you went into your baking cupboard onboard, you would find a number of different sugars. We stock several kinds because recipes call for different …

Experience, comparisons, benefits weigh in salary talks

The interview went well and the captain has made a job offer. What remains is to agree on a salary. Is the offered salary acceptable? It’s a tough question …

Summer truffles bring memories and flavors

I met a dear friend in New York recently and out of his coat pocket he handed me a package of aluminum foil. He hid it going through customs, which is not …

As the chef, scheduled upkeep and necessary evils

Usually, a yacht chef is in a department of one. On larger yachts, there can be a crew chef or a sous chef, or both. And with larger numbers of souls in the …

Crew interview may not include the captain

As a chef looking for work, you’ve been selected to interview for a job. Congratulations. So you show up with your best face forward. You are so prepared and …

Editor’s Picks

Chef Dragos ‘Dragon’ Caprelian dies after brief illness

Chef Dragos ‘Dragon’ Caprelian dies after brief illness

Chef Dragos Caprelian died on Aug. 19 at a hospital in Pompano Beach, Florida. He had recently returned home to Florida after feeling ill …

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 …

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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