Incredible cooking course

on board a Yacht with Private Chef

Sailing vacation in beautiful Croatia paired with cooking course with a private chef

Spice up your holiday with the best cooking and products tasting course in Croatia.

If you would like to spend your holiday cooking and sailing in beautiful Croatia, this holiday is the way to go! After this holiday you will definitely come back home as a very accomplished performer in your own kitchen.

Location: Split, Solta, Peljesac, Brac

Cooking course programme duration: 7 days

Dates: August 2019 (to be confirmed soon)

Price: to be announced soon 

What is included: 

  • accommodation on a yacht (7 nights)
  • small cooking class group of max. 8 people 
  • course is led by professionally trained private chef
  • stewardess that will keep your boat nice & tidy 
  • daily breakfast 
  • exciting cooking menu (see below)
  • fruit and water 
  • one lunch or dinner at the local restaurant 
  • olive oil tasting
  • wine tasting
  • all training equipment and cooking ingredients for the course menu
  • welcome package 
  • one stand up paddle per boat
  • marina and anchorage fees, fuel, tourist taxes 
  • bed linens and two towels per person
  • WiFi on board

Chef Profile

Our chef Nick Paterson has been now cooking for 15 years. Currently, Nick works as a private chef for some of the world's richest individuals. In the past he worked in some top establishments and travelled the world extensively, visiting Europe, America's, Asia, Caribbean, Maldives, Pacific and Southern Africa. 

Nick grew up in a small farming community in South Africa. This was in the Drakensburg mountain range where his family had a great outdoor lifestyle and spent a lot of their time on friend's farms. After finishing school, Nick left for the UK where he discovered his interest in commercial cooking. Harnessing his skills and living his passion, after 4 years Nick decided to make this as his long term career. 

Nick studied French Cordon Bleu, Italian, Thai, Thai fruit and vegetable carving, Sushi, Japanese, Vietnamese, Chocolate, Diet and Nutrition and Business. In addition, in his spare time he often does work experience in top restaurants around the world. 

Menu 1 - Sunday

Strawberry Gazpacho


Sea bass baked in Salt

Roasted Artichoke stuffed with Parmesan

Focaccia with Dips and Dukkah

Panzanella Salad



Menu 2 - Monday

Gorgonzola and Pear Salad


Garganelli Pasta with Smoked Chicken and Roasted Red Peppers Pesto

Beef Tagliata 

Rocket Salad

Grilled Vegetables


Orange and Poppy Cake

Menu 3 - Tuesday

Calamari with Lime and Ginger


Thai Chicken Cashew Curry

Rice Scented with Jasmine

Steamed Vegetables in Mirin

Prawn Crackers

Vegetable Spring Rolls


Lemongrass Panna Cotta with Berries

Menu 4 - Wednesday

Salt baked Celeriac Velouté with Tempura Cod and Soda Bread


Braised Veal Cheeks

Roast Potatoes 

Cauliflower Purée



Chocolate Tart

Menu 5 - Thursday

Truffle Risotto


Stuffed Chicken

Crispy Chicken Skin

Truffle Purée

Caramelised Carrots 


Banana Soufflé 

Menu 6 - Friday

Arancini with Green Pea Soup


Veal Snitzel

Yucca Chips

Quinoa Salad

Pita Bread and Hummus


Strawberry Tart

Typical day during your cooking course on a boat:


  • 07:00 AM - 08: AM grocery shopping (when possible we will go to visit and shop at local green markets)
  • healthy breakfast all together
  • sailing, swimming and/or sightseeing 

Cooking lessons:

  • lunch or dinner time 

Afternoons & Evenings:

  • free time to enjoy yourself 

Please note that the order of the daily schedules is subject to change and is dependent upon weather conditions and group needs.


Lagoon 380

Length11.55 m
Guest cabins4
Accommodates8 - 10 people
Crew cabins2