Haute cuisine on the high seas
October 22nd, 2012
09:30 AM ET
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Editor's note: Main Sail is CNN's monthly sailing show, exploring the sport of sailing, luxury travel and the latest in design and technology.

(CNN) - Delivering five-star meals to a restaurant of hungry customers is a daunting prospect for any chef.

Now imagine having to create the same top-class dishes in a floating galley just four meters wide, with no staff or a supermarket in sight.

Such is the challenge for the superyacht chef, expected to create sumptuous meals around-the-clock for an elite clientele accustomed to the very highest level of culinary expertise.

It's a grueling vocation, catering to the unusual variety of whims of both guests and crew while also acting as the kitchen's cleaner, waiter and book keeper.

Read the full story - Life of a superyacht chef: Dream job or nautical nightmare?

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