The Triton

Culinary Waves

A look at food costs

The captain got the orders: the yacht needs to rein in food costs. So as chef, you are now being asked to account for costs. Be prepared to cost a recipe so …

Good intentions gone bad with leftover greens

We’ve all been through it. We stock up on greens for a charter whose guests said they wanted to eat “healthy” and then they don’t want to eat the …

Ditch paper towels, eliminate toxins

Can you guess what the most stocked is onboard a yacht? Toilet paper, a critical item we just cannot run out of and therefore have plenty stored onboard.   …

The reality of yacht chef rotations

How does three on, three off sound? Appealing, right? To think you could work three weeks or even three months straight, then get a month or three off …

Rolling with the punches

Everyone in yachting gets criticized at some point. You can’t be in this profession — or any other for that matter — and not encounter it. …

All at once and perfect. Timing is key

There is nothing worse for a yacht chef than to have our guests sitting around the table, waiting for their next course. They are waiting, of course, because …

Below Deck’s chef stays professional

Now that the yachting reality show “Below Deck” is over for the season, I thought I would take a moment to put the depicted chef and galley in …

Replace white rice with ancient grains

Heirloom ancient grains and ancient wheats are a great way to get rid of the refined and processed grains and wheat you have stashed in your cupboards onboard. …

Repurpose leftovers by food rehab

The end of the trip or charter is approaching and you are out of food. Sure, there are a few staples in the pantry, but there really is nothing left. All that …

Change up old dishes a bit at a time

Please tell me the boss did not just request boneless stuffed chicken again for dinner. Why is it that we fall into cooking the same old tired meals week after …

Editor’s Picks

Bradford’s Paul Engle retires

Bradford’s Paul Engle retires

By Dorie Cox After 26 years at Bradford Marine, former president Paul Engle has retired in Fort Lauderdale. He was at the helm of the …

Motoryacht Mine Games owner among seven dead in helicopter crash

Motoryacht Mine Games owner among seven dead in helicopter crash

By Dorie Cox Yacht owner and coal executive Christopher Cline died in a helicopter crash on Thursday, July 4, according to media …

Rules of the Road: USCG alert urges review of MOB procedure

Rules of the Road: USCG alert urges review of MOB procedure

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake DesVergers In May, the Inspections and Compliance Directorate of the U.S. Coast Guard issued a Marine …

MarineMax acquires Fraser

MarineMax acquires Fraser

Clearwater, Florida-based recreational boat and yacht retailer MarineMax has announced an agreement with Italian-based yacht builder …

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