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  • Gender Male
  • Nationality South African
  • Alcohol consumption None
  • Willing to take a drug test Yes
  • Smoker No
  • Visible tattoos No
  • Criminal RecordNo


  • Marital Status Single
  • Looking to work as a couple No


  • English Fluent
  • English Fluent
  • English Advanced


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  • Current country South Africa
  • Current location Cape Town

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Good day HOD/Captain/Management Professionals,

(With added reference available on response to legitimate opportunities)

Should you be looking for a hardcore high-tide super yacht chef with the will-power to face anything come rain or shine, then I\'m then your professional chef here. My resume is attached with all legal papers ready to work I remain focused, passionate and a skilled chef with vast experience in events, luxury house hold management levels, private super yachts, private vessel fleets, galleys, interiors and chauffeur driving including transportation of goods with vehicles and power boats.

I have cooked for well over 500 guests and crew all together with 7+ years of private yachting/maritime experience. I’ve worked with distinction alongside 10+ senior chefs, whereby I’ve obtained meticulous grooming standards. Leadership is one of my strengths, and I believe team work is powerful and effectively a need for success.

I’m qualified in a various sets of skills such as International Cooks Qualifications, Project Management for Creative Projects, including Organization Communication. I wish to be your ideal candidate to help manage multiple areas over and above general leadership and cooking. In all I remain humble.

I will definitely push for higher levels of success within your organization, whilst I remain consistently responsible and honest. I hereby persevere in faith to be your best possible solution for this great opportunity going forward.

I look forward to hearing more from you soon.


From cooking daily enthusiastic dishes such as Banqueting, Mediterranean, Japanese, Indian, Classics, Baking and more International with a creative flair. Thus whilst educating myself via ongoing experience, training and learning as I consistently improve my skills and technics. Remaining physically fit is of priority, but more importantly to the wellbeing of those I cook for and the organizations I work with.

It will be absolutely great to be your professional Chef/House Hold Estate Manager.


10+ years professional yachting experience

10+ years professional chef experience

10+ years professional hospitality experience

2 - 5 years professional sales & marketing experience

5+ years professional financial accounting experience

10+ years professional information technology (it) experience

2 - 5 years professional human resources & payroll (hr) experience

10+ years professional administrative & clerical experience

5+ years professional security & operational experience

1 - 2 years professional technical & compliance experience

2 - 5 years professional project management (new build & refits) experience

10+ years professional crew training experience

5+ years professional management (ships & yachts) experience

5+ years professional yacht design & build experience

5+ years professional crew placement experience

Motor Extensive Professional & Recreational
Sailing Extensive Professional
Commercial Extensive Professional
Cruise Extensive Professional
Fishing Extensive Professional
Research Extensive Professional
Expedition Extensive Professional
Charter Extensive Professional
Racing Extensive Professional
Delivery Extensive Professional
New Builds Extensive Professional
Shipyards & Refits Extensive Professional

Detailed Experience

23rd May 2023 - 7th Aug 2023 (2 months, 16 days)

  • Chef (Executive Head Chef and Crew Chef)
  • on a 89m (292ft) Motor Yacht called Locked
  • for Locked

Executive Head Chef and Crew Chef - MY Illusion Plus 88.5m Private Mega Yacht (Private - International Itinerary) Duration: 23/05/2023 - 07/08/2023 (Set Private Contract end) Duties: <Full on Executive Chef (Full Management of Galley/Catering) <Solo cooking of all cuisines and menu preparations for VVVIP Guests and Crew <Management of high end valued food and galley provisions/budgeting <Management of all time keeping, catering, health safety and hygiene operations

27th Jan 2022 - 20th Apr 2022 (2 months, 25 days)

  • Latest Position as Crew Chef/Sole Chef
  • on a 57m (187ft) Motor Yacht called Locked
  • for Locked

57.3m MY Vector (World Wide Itinerary from prior 49.9m Motor Yacht Rocket 49.9m Private Super Yacht (France - British Flag) -Full on Crew Chef/Solo Chef (Duties Unlimited) -Managing entire galley department and cooking -Managing Food provisions and purchasing for all meals independently -Managing all daily menu meal plans and preparations -Managing all fresh produce, dry storage and cold storage daily -Managing daily cleanliness, maintenance requirements and improvements -Managing daily dietary needs and traditional requirements

1st Dec 2015 - 20th Apr 2022 (6 years, 4 months)

  • Seeking to continue as Professional Chef from being Chef on 49.9m Super Yacht in France, and prior
  • on a 68m (223ft) Motor Yacht called Locked

Professional Chef with 5+ years of experience included on Super Yachts and various fleet operating Vessels as well. Please View Resume for Exclusive Details Thank You Sincerely Yours,


  • Entry Level Qualifications (or equivalent) STCW 95 (STCW 2010)
    Updated STCW 95 (STCW 2010)
    ENG 1 (Medical Certificate)
    Proficiency in Security Awareness (A-VI/6)
    Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (A-VI/6-2)
    Drivers License
  • Master/Skipper Qualifications (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) RYA Competent Crew
  • Culinary Qualifications (or equivalent) Certificate in Professional Cookery & Culinary Arts (1 - 6 mths)
  • STCW Modules (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) Personal Survival Techniques (A-VI /1-1)
    Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (A-VI /1-2)
    Elementary First Aid (A-VI/1-3)
    Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (A-VI/1-4)
    Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats (PSCRB) (A-VI/2 1-4)
    Fast Rescue Boat (FRB) Training
    Updated Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats
    Human, Element, Leadership & Management (Operational)
    Human, Element, Leadership & Management (Management)
    Advanced Fire Fighting (A-VI/3)
    Proficiency in Medical First Aid (A-VI/4 1-3)
    Updated Proficiency in Medical Care
  • RYA Qualifications RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • Food & Hygiene Qualifications Food Hygiene (HABC Level 2)
    Award Food Safety In Catering
    Ship's Cook Certificate
  • Maritime Training Academy (MTA) Diploma(s) & Short Courses (or equivalent) Boatyard and Marina Operations
    Maritime Firefighting
    Superyacht Operations
    Ship Security
  • Specialised Security Courses Foreign Safety & Security Awareness (FSSA)
  • Education (or equivalent) Certificate of higher education (CertHE)/ NVQ level 4 or higher national certificate (HNC)
    Diploma of higher education (DipHE)/NVQ level 5 or higher national diploma (HND)
  • Management Qualification (CMI or Equivalent) Team Leading Level 2
    Principles of Management and Leadership Level 3
    Management & Leadership Level 4
    Management & Leadership Level 5
    Management & Leadership Level 6
    Strategic Management & Leadership Level 7
    Strategic Direction & Leadership Level 8
  • Project Management Qualifications (or equivalent) PMP (Certified Project Management Professional}
    Project Management Planning & Control™
  • General Maritime Qualifications (or equivalent) Risk Management & Incident Investigation Course
    Crisis Management Course
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing Mental Health Awareness Course
    Mental Health First Aid (MHFA England or equivalent)
    Wellbeing Onboard (The Crew Academy)
  • Private Driver/ Chauffeur Qualifications (or equivalent) Advanced Driving Skills Course
    International Driving License
    Private Security Driving Course
    Qualified Private Driver/ Chauffeur

Deck Skills

Cleaning & Detailing Proficient
Painting Proficient
ISM/ ISPS Management & Procedures Proficient
Sail Repairs Very Good
Varnishing Proficient
Filling & Fairing Proficient
Rigging Proficient
Whipping & Splicing Proficient
Carpentry Proficient
General Repairs & Maintenance Proficient
Sail Racing Very Good
Line Handling Proficient
Tender Driving Proficient
Watchkeeping (Navigation and Seamanship) Proficient
Crane Operation Very Good
Ship Security Proficient

Interior Skills

Hospitality Proficient
Teamwork, Communication & Management Proficient
Provisioning Proficient
Accounting & Budgeting Proficient
Laundry Proficient
Silver Service Proficient
Detailing Proficient
Galley Assistance Proficient
Table Service & Settings Proficient
Child Care Proficient
Floristry & Flower Arrangement Proficient
Mixology/ Cocktails Proficient
Wine & Spirits Knowledge Proficient
Wardrobe Management Proficient
Barista & Hot Beverages Proficient
Tutor Proficient
Housekeeping Proficient
Hookah/ Shisha Services Proficient
Cigar Services Very Good

Culinary Skills

French Proficient
German Proficient
Chinese Proficient
Pacific Rim Cuisine (asian, hawaii & california etc) Proficient
Nouvelle (new style) Proficient
Vegetarian (no meat) Proficient
Italian Proficient
Japanese Proficient
Indian Proficient
Middle Eastern Proficient
Caribbean Proficient
Healthy Proficient
Diet(s) (e.g. atkins, raw food, paleo, keto, flexitarian etc) Proficient
Greek Proficient
Mexican Proficient
Spanish Proficient
Kosher Proficient
Thai Proficient
European Proficient
Allergies Proficient
Fusion (mix of culinary traditions) Proficient
Haute Cuisine (high level) Proficient
Note by Note (molecular gastronomy) Proficient
Vegan (no animal products) Proficient
African Proficient
American Proficient
Oceanic Proficient
Lebanese Proficient
Turkish Proficient
Vietnamese Proficient
Moroccan Proficient
Russian Proficient
Mediterranean Proficient

Engineering Skills

Mechanical Experience
Refrigeration Proficient
Diesel Engines Very Good
Air Conditioning Experience
Water Makers Very Good
Water/ Waste Treatment Experience
Electrical Systems Very Good
Gearboxes Very Good
Generators & Alternators Experience
Hydraulic Systems Novice
Electro Hydraulic Controls Novice
AV & IT Proficient
Steering Gear Experience
Windlass & Winch Systems Experience
Water Jet Propulsion (inc Jet skis) Proficient
Outboard Engines Experience
Diesel Electric Novice
Wind Propulsion Experience
Gas Turbine Novice
Fuel Cell Systems Novice
Biodiesel Fuel Experience
Solar Power Very Good
Steam Turbine Experience
Gas Fuel or Tri Fuel Very Good

Personal Trainer Skills

Weights Proficient
Circuits Proficient
Nutrition & Diet Plans Proficient
Boxing & Sparring Proficient
Martial Arts (Tai Chi etc) Very Good
Interval Training (Aerobics) Proficient
Cycling Proficient
Yoga Proficient
Pilates Proficient
Rowing Proficient
Swimming Proficient
Running (Cardio etc) Proficient

Beautician, Spa & Massage Skills

Swedish Proficient
Aromatherapy Very Good
Hot Stone Very Good
Deep Tissue Proficient
Shiatsu Proficient
Thai Proficient
Pregnancy (Prenatal) Proficient
Reflexology Proficient
Sports Proficient
Indian Head Proficient
Hairdressing Very Good

Propulsion Skills

Single Screw Proficient
Twin Screw Proficient
Single Screw (with Kort nozzle) Proficient
Twin Screw (with Kort nozzle) Proficient
Water Jet Proficient
Sail Power Proficient
Azimut Drive (360° Rotation) Proficient
Bow Thruster Proficient
Zero Speed Stabiliser Very Good
Azipod Proficient
Voith Schneider Very Good
Paddle-wheel Very Good

Legal Skills

Contract Proficient
Maritime & Shipping Proficient
Employment Proficient
Commerical Proficient
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Proficient
Corporate Proficient
Banking Proficient
Constitutional Proficient
Environmental Proficient
Equity and Trusts Very Good
EU Law Proficient
Family Proficient
Human Rights Proficient
Intellectual Property (IP) Proficient

Maritime Surveying Skills

Film Work (survey) Proficient
Sea Trials Proficient

Yacht Management Skills

Crew Placement (provision of personnel) Proficient
Design & Tendering Experience
Repair & Refit Proficient
New Lead (client) Generation Proficient
Client Relationship Management (CRM) Proficient
New Build Construction Proficient
Designated Person Ashore (DPA) Very Good
International Ship & Port Facility Security (ISPS Code) Very Good
Ship Security Plan (SSP) Very Good
MARPOL (marine pollution) & SOPEP (ship oil pollution emergency plan) Very Good
Passenger Yacht Code (PYC) Proficient
Large Yacht Code (LYC) Experience
Cayman Islands Ship Owners Advisory Council Very Good
International Safety Management (ISM Code) Proficient
Mini & Voluntary ISM Code Very Good
Emergency & Media Response (EMR) Proficient
Crew Employment (e.g. seafarers employment agreements, hours of rest, leave etc) Proficient
Crew Payroll Very Good
Financial Management & Yacht Accounting Very Good
Insurance & Administration Experience
Yacht Importation (e.g. tax & VAT) Very Good
Red Ensign Group Yacht Code (REG-YC) Experience
SOLAS (safety of life at sea) Proficient
Garbage Management Proficient
Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) Proficient
COLREGS (rules of the road) Proficient
Maritime Safety Notices (MSN) Very Good
Charter Management Very Good
Project Management Proficient
Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP) Experience

IT & Design Skills

Microsoft Word Proficient
Microsoft Excel Proficient
Microsoft PowerPoint Proficient
Microsoft Outlook Proficient
Materials Management Software Very Good
Customer Point of Sale (POS) Software Proficient
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software Proficient
Cloud Computing Very Good
Content Management Proficient
IT/ Customer Support Proficient
Information Systems Proficient
Data Administration Proficient
Data Analysis & Storage Proficient
Network Operations Proficient
Web Design Proficient
Web Development (HTML & other coding languages) Proficient
Content Management System (CMS) Proficient
Video & Content Production Proficient
Data Visualisation Proficient
2D Animation Very Good
Graphic Design Very Good
3D Animation Very Good
3D Studio Max (software) Experience
Mobile Apps Proficient
CGI (computer generated imagery) Proficient
Adobe Photoshop (software) Proficient
Prototyping Experience
Stop Motion (software) Experience
Word Press Proficient

Admin & Clerical Skills

Analytical Proficient
Communication Proficient
Customer Service Proficient
Interpersonal Proficient
Teamworking Proficient
Problem Solving Proficient
Time Management (e.g planning) Proficient
Organisational Proficient

Yacht Design, Build & Refit Skills

Naval Architecture Very Good
Carpentry and Joinery Proficient
Metalwork and Welding Very Good
GRP Laminating and Finishing Experience
Plumbing Experience
Interior Design Proficient
Assembler Experience
Fabricator Very Good
Mouldings Experience
Painter/ Sprayer Very Good
Project Management (planning, technical & scheduling) Proficient
Procurement & Logistics (e.g materials) Proficient
Quality Assurance Proficient
Risk Management Proficient
Stakeholder Management Proficient
Scope Change Management Proficient

Financial Skills

Budget Management Proficient
Cost Accounting Very Good
Financial Accounting Experience
Financial Analysis Proficient
Financial Modelling Very Good
Operational Analysis Proficient
Strategic Management Proficient
Valuation Analysis Proficient

Human Resources (HR) Skills

Administrative Support Proficient
Compliance Proficient
Employee Retention & Recruitment Proficient
Onboarding Proficient
Talent Strategy Proficient
Employee Development & Training Proficient
Policy & Process Development Very Good
Compensation & Benefits Very Good
Employee Relations Experience
HR Operations Proficient

Sales & Marketing Skills

Account Development Proficient
Account Management Proficient
Client Relations Proficient
Client Services Proficient
Cold Calling Very Good
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Proficient
Digital Marketing (e.g. Adwords, Bing etc) Proficient
Content Marketing Very Good
Mobile Marketing Very Good
Email Marketing Very Good
Event Marketing Very Good
Blogging Proficient
Lead Generation & Prospecting (new clients) Very Good
Paid Social Media Advertising (e.g. Facebook etc) Very Good
Social Media Management (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram etc) Proficient
Copywriting & Editing Proficient
Search Engine Marketing & Optimisation (SEM & SEO) Experience
Enterprise Sales Very Good
Forecasting Experience
Sales Management Proficient
Sales Operations Proficient
Strategic Partnerships Very Good
Sales (e.g. yacht) Proficient
Marketing Proficient
Advertising & Brand Promotion Very Good

Security Skills

Surveillance Proficient
Threat & Risk Assessment Proficient
Operational Planning Proficient
Law & Legislation Very Good
Law Enforcement Very Good
Patrolling Proficient
Close Combat Experience
Marshall Arts (e.g. kickboxing, karate, boxing, muay thai) Very Good
First Aid at Work + Defibrillator Training Proficient