Course Outline for IYT Superyacht Chef

The Superyacht Chef course is an IYT certified course, giving you the edge needed to make it as a successful chef in the yachting industry. This information-packed course covers a fully comprehensive introduction to the yachting industry. You will also learn skills obtained from years of experience by top international chefs who have worked on superyachts around the world.

We aim to offer an informative and fun course that will prepare you for success and give you a real taste of what life as a superyacht chef will be like.

Course Contents.

  • Learn what's involved in charter and private yachts

  • The season and locations - tips from our experiences working around the world
  • Industry expectations - How to land that job
  • Living aboard and dealing with stress
  • Gallery management and equipment
  • Chefs responsibilities on board a yacht
  • Basic health and hygiene 
  • Due dilligence
  • Waste management
  • Daily routines
  • Advanced gallery management
  • Passage planning
  • Provisioning
  • Loading and storage
  • Preference sheets
  • Menu planning
  • Guests
  • Prodct recognition
  • Seasonal product recognition
  • Product availablility
  • Presentation of menus from sample preference sheets
  • Guests - nationalities and religions
  • Cuisines - examples of menus and recipes
  • Western and Eastern, Mediterranean, Russian, American, UK, Middle Eastern and Asian cultural impacts on food and etiquette 
  • Dietary requirements and allergies