Berkeley Scott is the premier specialist in recruitment for the yachting community, placing the right people to meet your needs, whether that be a permanent hire, an interim executive or a temporary resource.

Recruiting chefs and staff of all levels including:

  • Executive / Head Chefs
  • Sous / Crew Chefs
  • Captains
  • Engineers
  • Stewards & Stewardesses
  • Deckhands

Our tailor made, specialised approach means that we are the preferred solution for many professionals looking for a new position on yachts and boats. We advise them at every stage of their career meaning that once they find us they don’t need to go anywhere else. All chefs and crew who use us do so exclusively.

Our reputation is paramount and we won’t let just anyone work for us. Candidates need to be hungry for the challenge and have a passion for service and yachting.

Each candidate is thoroughly interviewed and vetted with references checked going back a decade where necessary. Successfully placed crew are then monitored through our close relationships with owners, captains, and yacht management agencies. We also liaise regularly with the placed crew member themselves to ensure fit is fully successful.

Our consultants are specialists in their area of the market whether its yachting and/or kitchen experience, as well as being highly experienced recruiters:

The Chef Division is led by Matt Turvill, who specialises in Executive Chef and Head Chef roles across the market. His experience working as a chef for 12 years in some of the capital’s most prestigious fine dining establishments allows him to know exactly what it takes to deliver for exacting clients.

If you need creative, talented chefs to work on your yacht, or would like us to provide you with a range of crew, Berkeley Scott can work for you.