BENJAMIN FERRAND

CHEF | FRANCE

PREVIOUS YACHTS: M/Y Lady May
WORK EXPERIENCE: Ben joined the yachting industry in 2007 with a goal to travel and expand his repertoire of dishes. While trained in classical French techniques he aims to produce modern, lighter interpretations of classical and regional European and Mediterranean cuisines, sourcing the finest local and seasonal ingredients and presenting them in a simple and harmonious manner. Ben has experience in vegan, dairy free, gluten free, vegetarian and low sugar diets.
CRUISING GROUNDS: Mediterranean, the Adriatic Sea and the Caribbean
JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for provisioning and preparing meals for all guests and crew; maintaining galley and food storage to the highest standards. Ben is happy to tailor any menu to suit the guests needs.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATES: French (C.A.P. cuisine)
LANGUAGES: French and English
HOBBIES: Motocross and Marathon Running