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A fresh challenge and a new direction.

Three and half years ago I became the Chef onboard M/Y Kahalani. A beautiful 55m Feadship that employs a crew of 12 to look after the owner, his guests and the boat itself. More recently I handed over my apron to a new Chef. 

The reason? I need something different. A fresh challenge, a change of scenery, something that makes me get excited again and people to help bring out my creativity! My home onboard was a happy one, but I was starting to feel that I was not going to give it 100% so it wasn’t fair for me to stay, for them and me.

I had a great time onboard, made some new friends and proved to myself that I was capable of being a Solo Chef. It was tough at times and I hated some days - but hey, doesn’t everybody at some point?! I caught a lot of flack from other Chefs in restaurants about my ‘easy’ life and rode through the banter that only Chefs can give to each other. 

So on to a new path. What it will be, I don’t know. Where it will be, who knows?! There-in lies the beauty of my next venture. 

In the meantime, I have some serious planning to do and I have time to play with some new ideas - money allowing, of course!

All there is left to say is wish me luck!

Paul

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  • para-mochileirosHi! My name is Gisely, I’m 13, and I am loved your Tumblr, you making these dishes? And where is your restaurant? Congratulations!
  • Hi Gisely. Kind words, thank you!
    I don’t cook at any restaurant, I work on board a private motor yacht as solo chef.

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