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Hello, I'm Chantelle

 Estate Manager & Chef at your service  

“I've sailed over 8200 NM as a cook and all my maritime documents are up to date. I’ve 14 years’ hospitality & management experience across 30 countries. I studied Event Management then specialized in the Film & Fashion industry. I hosted a travel & cooking TV show in China. During my 4 years in Asia I won awards for my work. I was recently a finalist in a national TV baking & cooking competition “Taste Master”. I’ve worked with international A-list celebrities, royalty, politicians, billionaire entrepreneurs & UHNW families. Prior to Covid I worked for the same company for 7 years. I grew up by the ocean in a boarding school (age 9-21) so I’m comfortable living & working with the same crew. I did my apprenticeship at the Super Yacht Culinary Academy under Executive Chef Brett Nussey in 2022. I’m a bubbly person with a passion for cooking in an organised and creative environment.

I’m available immediately for a land or sea position. I’m open to a Temp, Seasonal, Rotational or Permanent contract. I enjoy working on both Motor Yachts and Sail Yachts of all sizes. I’d be happy to join a Private, Charter or Delivery vessel. I come with a tool kit ready to work. I'm looking forward to the next adventure!”

Current location:  

Cape Town, South Africa

(willing to relocate anywhere in the world) 


Cape Town, South Africa (I grew up by the ocean my whole life)


South African (Clean Criminal, Driving & Tax Records)


New 50 page South African passport (5 Feb 2016 - 4 Feb 2026)


Schengen Visa (Valid until 22 March 2025)

American B1B2 Visa (Valid until June 2033)

Date of birth:  

Relationship status: 

Languages (confident):

10 May 1990 (33 y/o)

Single, no children

English (Native), Afrikaans (Native), Portuguese (Celpe-Bra TBC) & Mandarin (HSK3)

Languages (beginner):

French (High School) & American Sign Language (ASL)


Good health. No tattoos. Only pierced ears (single piercings). True non-smoker. Light social drinker. Up-to-date vaccines: Covid – Pfizer shot 1, 2, booster & natural immunity. Seasonal flu vaccine. Yellow fever (life). Hepatitis A & B (life). Measles / German Measles / Mumps (life). Tetanus / Polio / Diptheria / Whooping Cough (Sept 2032). Typhoid (Oct 2023). Meningitis (2025). HPV (life).


Female Shirt XXL, Pants 16 UK, Shoe 8 UK

Origami, Calligraphy, Survival Prepping, Ukulele, Poi, Carnival Group Dancing, Knee Boarding, Parasailing, Paragliding, Stand Up Paddling, Snorkelling, Trivia, Chess. My family frequently enjoys small sailing trips, cruises and yacht charters for vacation.


Self Introduction Video

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