Am an independent and look to offer the right service level in a long term relationship with ALL my clients and to supply good quality chefs who have been interviewed by me.

There are so many crew agents out there and its very competitive but I will continue to do things my way and if I don’t have the right candidate I wont send any old CV..

Let me help you find the right chef, with the right culinary background, the right attitude and with the right personality to compliment your yacht and your crew!


1) Meet you: Ideally we would like to meet with you on the yacht or discuss with you on skype or by telephone about the role so we know exactly the role and person we are recruiting for.  

2) Chef Shortlist: We then make a shortlist of chefs and interview all candidates we send to you in person or via skype, discussing their training and early career in detail as well as going through menus with the chefs.

3) Reference Check: We also check 2 work references for all chefs placed and we try to meet with you to discuss your needs and to see the galley/storage etc for ourselves so we can relate this back to the chef and ensure we get the right person for the job for you!

SPECIFIC CUISINES? We can source and supply chefs able to cook specific cuisines for any client. From Sikh chefs cooking for Indian charters to chefs with Michelin star backgrounds from the best restaurants in the world.

CELEBRITY CHEFS? We can also source high end celebrity/restaurant chefs for owner or charter trips. 


For short seasonal contracts or less than 30 days please contact us to discuss the role and what fees would be payable. A MINIMUM OF EUROS 500 IS CHARGED.

Recruiting the right chef is crucial to your yacht’s performance, whether for a private owner or at charter, the cuisine on offer can make or break any summer/winter! Not forgetting that your crew will also want a varied and interesting diet whilst hard at work!

WHY USE OUR SERVICES? is managed by consultants who possess extensive superyacht industry experience working onboard 80m+ sailing and motoryachts as well as in kitchens of restaurants and hotels.

Our team also includes a consultant who has recruited for fine dining restaurants and five star hotels as well as also working on luxury yachts and managing hotels himself, so together as a team, we possess the relevant hands on yacht and hospitality industry experience that enables us to fully understand the roles we recruit for. offers you access to global database of experienced super yacht chefs of all levels through a crew placement service which is available 365 days a year, 24/7!

We are here to help you find a chef quickly!

Only the best for you! We will endeavour to send you a shortlist of our most suitable candidate’s to you and we are confident you will want to interview them all and employ one of them. We ensure that we match your requirements with the right chef on my books and will only send you a CV if the chef is right for the job! If we don’t have the right person, we don’t send you a CV, it’s that simple! Our reputation is on the line!

Try our services when you next have a chef vacancy and I am confident you won’t be disappointed! 

You can contact our consultant Efrem Leigh with the details of the position you are looking to fill by email using our contact form or by telephone:

Contact Details – Telephone:

24/7 CHEF HOTLINE:  +33 (0)6 65 99 11 14 (CAPTAINS CALL ANYTIME!)

Fort Lauderdale Contact Number +1 (954) 357-3933

France: Antibes:  +33 (0)6 65 99 11 14

UK: London  +44 (0)207 097 8929

(Telephones for our offices are manned during  0900-1700 GMT time, outside these hours please leave message and we will contact you or can email us. CAPTAINS ONLY: for out of hours chef requests call 24/7 hotline please)

Skype: efremleigh

I look forward to hearing from you!

Efrem Leigh

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