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Gifts from the Galley

Make that send-off swag bag for charter guests extraordinary by adding a little something from the chef. We know the chief stew likes to put together a nice send-off swag…

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The Joyous Fizz: Champagne cocktail recipes

When guests return tired from shore excursions, don’t be Cinderella just waiting on them. Be the Fairy Godmother with your magic wand, and delight them with joyous fizz!

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Culinary Waves: Getting proficient in portion control

The past 30 years has seen an increase in portion sizes, which is one of the main causes of obesity. If the chef has portion distortion when it comes to…

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Culinary Waves: Chefs play major role in crew happiness

As the saying goes: happy wife, happy life. The same goes for our crew. The chef plays an important role onboard a vessel: keeping the “wife” (i.e., crew) happy. If…

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Top Shelf: Get gingerbread inspired in St. Moritz

Top Shelf: by Chef Timothy MacDonald No greater experience yet lived was the one experienced on Amevi where, after lunch floating just off Nice, I was whisked away without consent…

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Taking the Helm: Three steps help leaders in times of crisis

Taking the Helm: by Capt. Paul Ferdais Crisis management isn’t thought about much until the proverbial mess hits the fan. Then it’s all we can think about. Only during a…

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Crew’s Mess: Wonderful Green Sauce

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler This month’s recipe was to be a nice Pasta Fagiolini dish but I was stymied by the fact that the Winn-Dixie I was shopping…

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Top Shelf: Low Country Boil hit in Papua New Guinea

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald On a bucket list tick-off period of my career, I have accepted a mission this winter to check out yachting in Australia and its…

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Medieval sites, modern marinas lure yachts to Split

Story and photos by Alison Gardner After four visits to the Croatian Adriatic coast in 10 years, I am convinced that it is a yachting paradise – and the city…

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Top Shelf: Rusty’s weekend market offers taste of Cairns’

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald If 50 years on the Haight-Ashbury were an ashtray in a jumble sale, Cairns would have bought it. Gateway to the Daintree Tropical rainforest…

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