The Superyacht Stewardess Blog
Time Management: A skill every superyacht stewardess must learn to master. The life of a superyacht stewardess is incredibly busy with many tasks demanding her attention seemingly all at once
The Role of Etiquette in our Society
The Difference Between Food Service Styles. Broadly speaking, there are five types of service that a stewardess is required to competently master.
The Challenges Women Face In Male-Dominated Professions. According to recent studies, 4 out of every 5 women who work in male-dominated trade experience varying levels of discrimination at work, and sometimes, even outside the work area after office hours
How to Detail Clean a Cabin. Detailing, or detail clean, is to clean the fine points, specifics, technicalities and subject. It means basically to clean thoroughly.
Excellence in Service & The Superyacht Stewardess
As a Superyacht stewardess, there is just no way of getting around NOT doing the laundry! This is probably not the most glamorous subject to talk about, but it’s a subject that has caused me a lot of grief over the years.
How Much Does a Superyacht Stewardess Get Paid? How much a stewardess is paid plays a big role in service delivery. However, it is passion and determination for the job that makes a stewardess appreciative of the payment received.
How to Care for Fine Art. Superyacht stewardess requires proficiency in areas of housekeeping, knowledge of fine materials and technical skills associated with the maintenance of a super yacht interior.
Breakfast Table Setting. Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day and on board a super yacht, it usually consists of a buffet and plated service.
What Does A Superyacht Chief Stewardess Do? Love her or hate her, the chief stewardess is one busy lady. A strong, beautiful, independent woman who gets the job done.
Just picture this…. you are on a thirty day charter and you have set your superbly elegant and super creative evening table setting, when it hits you like a ton of bricks… “Oh crap its only day seven! ….. What are you going to do for the next 21 days?
How to Travel Like a ‘Zen Monk’. For years now I have been flitting across the globe, either on a yacht or on a plane and more commonly, on a plane to join a yacht and I have to say that I have seen my fair share of airports/airline travel disasters; I’m sure a lot of you can identify with the following:
How to be the Perfect Party Hostess. The following article has been written for every domestic goddess who is planning a party.
Remember , if you are a super yacht stewardess and have a generous budget; then you are only limited by your imagination and resources.
Easy Ironing Tips.
In general most people don’t learn to iron properly until they leave home and it is one of those household chores that you either love or hate; furthermore it is a never-ending daily chore that a stewardess must face.
Below are 10 tried and tested ways on how to save time ironing:
Sea Sickness. For most people sea sickness is just a matter of putting up with a little discomfort and can be quite annoying, yet for others it can have crippling effects.. Essentially sea sickness is a form of motion sickness. There is no difference between being air sick, car sick and sea sick, it is all technically motion sickness.
How to Clean Glass and Mirrors Whilst Maintaining Your Sanity.
Cleaning glass and mirrors can be a real nightmare. Here are some useful tips that will leave your glass and mirrors streak free and sparkling.
How to Create and Superyacht Interior Inventory. Just like if you were to benefit from keeping an accurate inventory of all your possessions at home, in case of the worst, as in a devastating natural disaster that has swept through your life without warning, it would presumably be the same as knowing how to create an inventory list for the Super Yacht.
The History of Domestic Service. We’ve talked about the fun aspects of working on a Superyacht, so lets just for a minute look at what the work actually is. As a Superyacht stewardesses your job description is basically domestic help. Yes I know many people do not like the idea of being called domestic help especially those who have good educations; however , cleaning, serving, and taking care of someone’s personal effects is in essence domestic work.
Order Of Table Service. As a super yacht stewardess it is important to know the order of table service, for many reasons
Forget The Swear Jar.Alternatives to swearing like a sailor.
Wardrobe Management. As a super yacht stewardess you should have this routine so well organized that nothing will faze her cool calm demeanor.
Keep Calm and Hug A Stewardess. In honor of all the hard working super yacht stewardesses out there.
Spirits Glossary.A glossary is simply an alphabetical list of words relating to a specific subject, text, or dialect, with explanations. As a super yacht stewardess you will be required to know a great deal of jargon related to spirits, liqueurs, wines and beers.
Oh the humble MARGARITA, how I love thee!!! You are the perfect blend of sweet, sour, bitter and salty. Mexico can lay claim to this famous cocktail that was invented around 1943.
New Years Eve Party Ideas.I hope everyone had a wonderful and restful Christmas where ever you are in the world, warm or cold.
Now it’s time to turn our attention to that one event of the year where it is ok to let your hair down, contemplate the past year and make new and exciting plans for the year to come.
Christmas Cocktail & Mocktails Ideas.Blend, shake, stir and infuse your favourite ingredients into creating the perfect cocktail, where there is no right or wrong, you are only limited by your imagination.
Christmas Table Setting Ideas
Yes, it’s that time of the year to get creative again. Christmas is a time of joy, love, laughter, good food and fine wine.
Merry Christmas. The Stewardess Bible would like to thank everyone for their wonderful support this year.
We hope that your Christmas will be filled with love, laughter, good food and fine wines.
Wishing you all safe travels and calm seas.
Great Cocktail Party Ideas. Take the stress out of hosting a themed party by following these easy steps.
An Interview with Rookie Stewardess Annick Suplicy. Intelligent, beautiful and ambitious…
Time Management Skills for Interior Managers on Board Super Yachts . All Managers, Chief Stewardesses and Pursers can utilize their time effectively when they follow the tips above. Managing time on a Yacht will make you have extra time at your disposal because tasks are completed early. It is also a key element when employers are valuing your competencies.
From Superyacht stewardess to Entrepreneur : One woman’s story of success after yachting! The Stewardess Bible talks with Vanya Chubatarova founder of Dock Job Crew.
If you were to look up wanderlust in the dictionary there would be a picture of this gorgeous little mermaid Arielle Maia. The Stewardess Bible interviews, Superyacht Nanny Arielle Maia
We protect our clothes as well as our carpets with the hope that they attract no stains. However, try as we might, accidents can happen and in a flash, we spill juice or coffee on our clothes and rugs.
There are other stains that are more difficult to remove and they include blood and pet urine, which can really stink and mess up our carpets.
An Interview with Super Yacht Chief Stewardess Angela Orecchio. The Yachtie Glow.Travel, Health & Yachting Inspiration from a Super Yacht Stewardess
How to Set Up a Bar.
Shake, stir, blend and mix… bar tending is more than just throwing together a few different ingredients and then hoping for the best.
You need to be prepared, have a basic knowledge of the ingredients that you are using and have your bar well stocked and organized. On board a super yacht you will be limited by the space you have, however I have put together a list of the bare essentials which you will need to be successful in cocktail making:
What Makes A Good Leader – Chief Stewardess?. A leader has to be one that oversees and is accountable and responsible for the general execution of particular works or ideas.
This beautiful super yacht stewardesses doesn’t mind getting her hands dirty and loves the thrill of racing. Meet Alexandra Jones.
The super yacht crew, face professional challenges daily, due to the geographical nature of the business. This could not be more true for the chef and chief stewardess.