“We’re considering a New England yacht charter for this summer. Should we plan and budget to eat most dinners ashore at local hotspots and trendy restaurants?
Thanks, Penny R.”
Ricotta and wild mushroom lasagne entree
1-800 YACHTCHARTERS RESPONDS
Dear Penny,There are many elements of a yachting holiday that make the overall experience memorable. First, a clean, luxurious yacht. Second, a professional crew. Third, a great destination, like New England.
However, you’ll be happy to know that fourth, the meals and the total dining experience you can enjoy onboard will also be part of your lasting memories!
DINING ON A YACHT?
The chefs on most yachts rival the very best chefs around the world, and the meals they create are nothing short of amazing!
AN EXECUTIVE CHEF RESPONDS
Peter Williams, the executive chef onboard the 191-foot motor yacht CARPE DIEM was kind enough to pass along some samples from his galley.
Wild mushroom, roast pumpkin, spinach & ricotta lasagne with a tomato nage & parmesan wafer (photo above)
Warm salad of lamb, arugula, artichoke, goats curd, roasted red peppers & chick peas with vincotto drizzle
Home made three cheese ravioli tossed in a tomato Napoli & fresh basil
Natural oysters with watermelon, blood orange & basil salsa
Bbq baby octopus panzanella, green olives, fetta, roasted red pepper baby spinach with lemon dressing
Fetta, parmesan, tomato & basil quiche with artichoke, crispy pancetta and caramelized onion salad with balsamic tar drizzle
Rock Lobster tossed in a bisque cream with green pea gnocchi finished with crisp shaved fennel & chive salad
Wild mushroom, asparagus & jindi brie cheese risotto with pine nuts, cress tendrils, and red pepper jam drizzle
Crispy skinned salmon fillet on a baked cauliflower tian, asparagus, cress and tomato salad with pomegranate & citrus drizzle
Fricelli pasta tossed with roasted peppers, olives, pumpkin, spinach, crumbled fetta & pine nut oil
The choice is yours! You plan your menu with your chef. Vegetarian? No problem. Kosher? Absolutely. Low cholesterol? Certainly! You decide what you want to eat. If you decide to have the same delicious homemade pizza every night, it’s your choice! This is YOUR vacation! You can be as decadent as you want with menus and snacks. Your wish if your crewmembers’ command!