Presenting This Season’s Award Winning Charter Yacht Chefs in the Mediterranean

Impeccably crafted menus and delicately prepared dishes are to many, considered one of the main highlights of a luxury charter yacht vacation. When cuisine reigns supreme, we have the hottest charter yachts around catering to those with a discriminating palate.  At the recent MYBA Charter Show in Genoa and the Mediterranean Yacht Show in Nafplion, Greeece top accolades went to a great list of charter yacht chefs for their inventive, beautifully presented and delectable gourmet fare.

At the MYBA Charter Show charter yacht chefs were instructed to showcase their talents in many areas preparing a “Cannes Film Festival Red Carpet Dinner Party” consisting of a  starter course, a main course, and a decadent chocolate dessert.  Here are the award winners:

Yachts 47m and over
1st place Axioma – Chef Stephan Paskins
2nd place Keri Lee III – Chef Scot Mcdonald
3rd place Amadeus – Chef Alessandro Collavoli

Yachts 37 to 46m
1st place Aurelia – Chef Ed McLachlan
2nd place 4A – Chef Charlie Rawlings
3rd place Don Chris – Chef Jonathan Els

Yachts 36m and under
1st place Inouis – Chef Sebastien Baudouin
2nd place Phoenix – Chef Paul Baumann
3rd place The Wellesley – Chef Bradley van Rooyen

At the Mediterranean Yacht Show, charter yacht chefs were divided into two categories for the competition – the first for yachts with a daily charter rate below €6,999 per day and the second ‘Platinum’ category for yachts with a rate above €7,000.  Chefs were asked to prepare a Greek islands dish, based on a local – original recipe.  Here are the winners:

Category A
1st place S/Y Nova – Chef Stelios Petsa
2nd place S/Y Aegean Schatz – Chef Ilias Roshi
3rd place M/Y Space – Chef Stelios Arakas

Category A’ Platinum
1st place M/Y Ouranos – Chef Angelos Christodoulou
2nd place M/Y Duke -  Chef Ioannis Papageorgiou
3rd place M/Y Endless Summer - Chef George Kalavros
4th place M/Y O’Pati – Chef Sotiris Kourtis

For information about chartering any of these yachts, please contact Sunreef Yachts Charter at


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