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Stay healthy and trim with tips for restaurant dining

Eating out, rather than dining in your own galley, is big business. Global foodservice sales topped $2.6 trillion in 2012 and are expected to reach $3.4 trillion by 2017 with…

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Recipe for Sake Teriyaki Glazed Mahi Mahi Filet

I could consider myself a mongrel chef. Having been trained in the art of fine dining at a young age to then study at a French-inspired culinary school followed by…

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Recipe for Gambas al Pil Pil

In the mid-90s, I had the opportunity to operate at 70-foot cockpit motor yacht in Spain. One of the lessons learned was the appreciation of tapas. Like pupus in Hawaii,…

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Onboard training an effective option

Onboard training is an idea whose time has come and I am delighted that it is in such high demand. I have always found that training and education designed specifically…

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Semifreddo Trio of strawberry, vanilla bean, pistachio

Load up on the bug repellant, the 50+ sun block, polarized sunnies and your best frozen desserts recipes. Summer is here. Of course, working aboard yachts, it always seems to…

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Prep ahead for Indonesian Beef Satay

In 1989, I shipped a 54-foot Bertram to Hong Kong then delivered the boat on her own bottom to Guam via the Philippines, Palau, Ngulu and Ulithi Atolls. While on…

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Chef off duty, try crew or temp

Your chef just had an emergency back home and has to step off the yacht for a week or so. In the meantime, the yacht has a trip planned, maybe…

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Skip juice drink in favor of 100 percent juice

The number of juice and juice-like beverages are multiplying on shelves as fast as the little furry tribbles that took over the U.S.S. Enterprise. This proliferation of fruit- and vegetable-based…

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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…

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Roasted beet jalapeño infused watermelon and feta salad

Let’s boot the misconception of salads as boring. Let’s make them fun, interesting and desirable. They aren’t just the go-to meal for when you want to lose 10 pounds by…

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