Chef- mostly local Ft. Lauderdale - 40m- Private- American/green card

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Chef- mostly local Ft. Lauderdale - 40m- Private- American/green card

Position: Chef - US citizen or Green card holder 
 
Yacht: 40m private 
 
Location: Ft. Lauderdale
 
Start: ASAP
 
Itinerary: Local South Florida/ Bahamas
 
Requirements:  US Citizen or green card holder and Culinary trained
 
STCW + Refresher
ENG1
Food safety/hygiene
Good longevity and references 
Yachting experience 
 
Preferences:
No Smoking 
No Visible Tattoos 
Strong cooking background-   2-3 years’ experience on yachts
Clean and organized galley habits
Able to prepare everyday food to reasonably high end for boss, guests and potential charters
Positive nice attitude, calm personality, team player, enjoys being active and healthy 
 
  • Be a really good Chef and genuinely enjoy creating food that excites and makes guest and crew happy.
  • Be happy to prepare all kinds of food styles from different regions.  Experience with Russian food would be a plus but happy to prepare Russian food is essential.
  • Be able to prepare one kind of meal for the Owner and another for his guests at the same sitting occasionally.
  • Work within the limitation of a smaller galley, limited refrigeration, freezer and storage spaces consistent with a 40 meter yacht.
  • The candidate must understand the importance of the Chef/Chief Stewardess relationship and be able to work as a team.
  • The Chef must be happy to communicate with the Owner. Chat about menus, interact with guests and make them feel special.
  • The candidate must be punctual.  On our boat, dinner is at 6 p.m. means the first plate hitting the table at 5:59:59. 
  • The Chef must get it is all about what the boss wants to eat.  
  • Be motivated in guest off mode and guest on mode, the crew are your next most important constituents.  
Compensation package: Very good in USD 
  • Annual bonus structure
  • 30 days paid vacation 
  • Health care plan covering crew member, spouse and children
  • Paid sick days
  • Education/ training provided after one year of continuous employment
Additional benefits: Can go home most of the time if you live near Ft. Lauderdale. Watch schedule restrictions.