What do we do ?

Ship's cook and food safety training

As a part of the MLC 2006, vessels carry more than 10 crew members onboard and operating commercially are required to have a qualified ship's cook. Secrets de cuisine in conjonction with Bluewater yachting is an MCA approved assessment centre. We also provide Food safety level 2 and 3.

Top brand galley and pantry equipment

As chefs ourselves, we know how important equipment can be. In secrets de cuisine we have over 32000 products availble and more the 30 different brand. Just ask, we can get you anything you need.

Cooking courses for individual and companies

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What's the ship's cook certificate ?

Open up new perspectives by obtaining your certificate

"It is a now (as of August 7th 2014) a requirement for all Chef/Cooks on board charter yachts only with 10 crew or more to have an MCA Ships Cook Certificated member of crew onboard at all times; this is because of changes in the law brought about by the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006).

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Meet Our Instructors

They're all professional in knowledge and enthusiastic about the course.

Study the theortical preparation course online at your pace

and take the exam class based

Effective Lessons

All lessons has been designed by experienced instructors with interactive teaching techniques will help students to achieve course and pass the ship's cook examination.

Awesome Quizzes

So many amazing question types provide entertaining and informative quizzes help prepare students for the assessment.

Interactive and enjoyable learning environment

Be time effective and learn at your own pace.

Learn at your pace

As soon as you have booked your package, you get unlimited 24/7 access to your course content.


Prompt conversation and collaboration within your community of learners and instructors with our forum system integrated in this course.

It is free !

This online course comes free with your ship's cook certificate package.

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Learning Objectives

Help you succeed with your ship's cook certificate


Improved knowledge to be ship's cook

Self Learning

The most important thing we expect that you will be able to learn anything just by your self and succeed the exam


Get knowledge about galley management, food safety, MARPOL, health and safety at sea, nutrition ect...

What alumnis are saying about our courses

Feedback collected anonymously after each course as a part of our QM


Yacht chef

The course gave me in depth knowledge not only in food hygiene and safety ,but the standards and procedures to run high calibre galley departments on a professional level.

Yacht chef

The prep course was good and good feedback from the chefs. It was also a great opportunity to meet other chefs from the industry

Yacht chef

It was useful to go over classic cookery methods that I haven't revisited since college! I would highly recommend the course and I think it's a great thing for the industry.

Yacht chef

The course was directed towards galley chefs which I found useful regarding Marpol, port state audits and provisioning. The pastry practical exam I found testing but was very good to get you back to basics.

Yacht chef

The course was very informative and well taught.

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