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Position Location: Indonesia
Min Quals: ONLY qualified, trained chefs will be considered.

Hiring Lead: Gavin McClurg
Status: Closed
Opened on: 09 July 2019


Offshore Odysseys is seeking a professional, flexible, and adventurous chef to join The Cabrinha Quest, a world kiteboarding/ sailing/ surfing/ spearfishing expedition on a 60' luxury catamaran. We seek an applicant:


  • Who is flexible, resourceful, and creative with their cooking- able to provide High Quality meals for up to 10 persons efficiently . . .often under the restraints of very remote locations.

  • Has a keen appreciation for the earth and protecting the environment.  VERY IMPORTANT.

  • Responsible for provisioning the yacht for extended cruising (food, alcohol, consumables) and keeping a perfectly clean & tidy galley.

  • Expected to assist with other aspects of Yacht maintenance & upkeep (minimal)

  • A Non Smoker


“Bonus” for any of the following:

  • Experienced blue water sailor

  • PADI (or equivalent) Divemaster or Instructor qualifications

  • Experience in preparation of many different types of ethnic foods (especially sushi and Indian!).

  • Ability in kiteboarding and/or surfing instruction

  • French, Italian, German, Spanish language skills


In terms of finances and contracts, we will be asking for a  6 month commitment with salary dependant on prior experience and ability in the region of $2500 US per month (no taxes) with medical coverage to start and increased to $3000 and possibly more after a 90 day review period. There will be a 90 day review period upon boarding. Of course- you can kite and play whenever you have time!


This expedition will last 5 years, and we began our third expedition this May, 2019. We are a young and experienced crew and take every opportunity to kiteboard, surf, spearfish, paraglide and play, however applicants need to understand that this is a very dedicated position- food prep and provisioning for extended periods with 6-10 people is a huge undertaking. The vessel is owned by a group of like-minded individuals who are passionate about exploration by sail, and these are our "clients". We don't wear uniforms, we have a lot of fun, but we are professional and our chef will have high standards for food and its presentation. Applicant must be ready to commence duties IMMEDIATELY. For all details, please visit our website: [url][/url]. 


If you are interested in this position, please send an enquiry via our [url=]contact page[/url].  We will then give you a private email address where you can send a cover letter, CV, typical one week menu, and personal photo.  We expect a great many applications- make yours stand out! 


Applicants WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED if you do not review the [url=]website[/url] first (to get a full understanding of the undertaking) and if you do not have experience on yachts.  Feel free to ask questions here.

Position Requirements.

Criteria Requirements
Work Type Seasonal
Market sector Yacht Sail
Position Chef
Recruiting Area Northern Europe, Baltic Sea, Germany, United Kingdom, Holland, Western Mediterranean, Gibraltar, Spain, Barcelona, Palma, South of France, Antibes, Italy, Genoa, Eastern Mediterranean, Croatia, Greece, Turkey, Middle East, Canary Isles, Azores, South Africa, East Coast USA, Maine, New Port, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Northern Caribbean, St Marten, Antigua, Southern Caribbean, West Coast USA, San Diego, San Francisco, East Coast Canada, West Coast Canada, Alaska, Central America, South America, Eastern Pacific, Western Pacific, Hong Kong, SE Asia, Philippines, Pattaya, Phuket, Singapore, Bali, Langkawi, Penang, Indian Ocean, Red Sea, South Pacific, Tahiti, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand
Min Exp 1 year
Position Status Any
Min Deck Quals Food and Hygiene, Ships Cook Cert
CV Recent CV

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