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Sole Chef in New Zealand


  • Start Date: 10th Oct 2020
  • Job ID #1168180
  • Posted by: YOA Yacht Crew

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CHEF required on 50m+ private/charter sail yacht.


This job is not set to start until the end of June.

You will be cooking for guests and the crew of 8. This is a busy private/charter sail yacht. Experience on a heavily used sail yacht is preferred.

They are typically a Med/Caribbean yacht but will be heading down to the Pacific next year and on to Auckland for the Americas Cup.

The yacht is set up well for guests to enjoy a luxury experience as well as have a yacht which can sail at high performance.

This is a tight knit and fun crew looking for a chef who can help with the harmonious feel on board. It is imperative that you are a perfect fit and a team player.

As a charter yacht creative flair is encouraged to create a unique experience for the guests. High standards are expected on board, an eye for detail and also initiative is needed in this role.

Dining on board is formal service with the stewardesses creating stunning table settings each evening.

Candidates with previous charter experience is preferred, as they already have bookings for the upcoming season. They like to create a unique experience for guests on board and ensure a warm, friendly atmosphere onboard while maintaining a luxurious and professional standard.

This is a fantastic role for a chef who enjoys a challenge, has a wide array of culinary skills and is very well organised.

On board we are proud of having a tight knit crew and a family feel on board. If you are looking for a long term job with a great team - this is it!


  • Vessel TypeSailing Yacht
  • Charter/PrivateBoth
  • Position TypeRotational
  • Current LocationNew Zealand
  • Cruising ItineraryWorldwide/TBC
  • Yachting Experience6 months - 1 year
  • Chef Experience2 - 5 years
  • Looking for Team/CoupleNo
  • Posted 4th Oct 2020 by Agency

Language & Visas

  • English Fluent


  • Entry Level Qualifications (or equivalent) ENG 1 (Medical - NO Limitation/Restrictions) [Essential]
    STCW 95 (STCW 2010) [Essential]


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