Chef-1st Mate Kate VanVorst
|1st. Mate and Chef||
|Number of Crew: 2||English|
Chef Kate VanVorst: Chief Kate Grew up on the coast of Delaware and has loved being in and and on the water from a very young age. She has spent most of her adult life in North Carolina. where she earned a degree in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management. Her Catamaran experience also began in College, working as logistics manager and fir mate in Broadreach, a liveaboard summer camp based in St Maarten. Her cooking and service experience has included high volume beach bars, fine dining and private country clubs. Her culinary style focuses on fresh ingredients and bright flavors, with an emphasis on Mediterranean and Asian flavors. A former Vegetarian and health conscious individual. She is experienced in accommodating special diets or allergies and happy to tailor a menu to the clients ‘ request. Kate loves connecting with clients and finding ways to make their vacation unforgettable. My organizational talent and planning skills demonstrates my professionalism in this industry. My love for sailing and taking care of our guests is my goal. There is no better way to do this than with food. Chef Kate can’t wait to curate a journey for all her charter guests while they set sail in the USVI and BVI on La Grande Bellezza!
Chef Kate VanVorst brings a new level of service with her teammate Captain Nick Wilson to La Grande Bellezza, truly a Five Star Charter!