Chef’s Recipes for Boaters

St. Patrick’s Day Feast – Enjoy Delicious Food & Drinks With Friends & Family!

It’s Easy Being Green! St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate it than with some traditional Irish dishes & sides? While corned beef & cabbage is a staple, there are a number of […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Black Pepper Balsamic Strawberry Tart

Subtle peppery bite with sweet fresh strawberries and balsamic vinegar.  Doesn’t get any better than this! Thank you to Seattle’s Frank’s Quality Produce for the delicious ripe strawberries and to Seattle’s La Buona Tavola Truffle Café for the incredible balsamic […]

 
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Wild Alaska Smoked Salmon – Steelhead, Project by Chef Alisa, Wild Seafood is the Best way to Live! Wild Caught Seafood & NW to AK Sustainability!

Wild Alaska Smoked Salmon- the Chef’s 1st Choice to Amazing Healthy Cooking for Boaters!  The first step, and probably the most difficult, was sourcing the Salmon. Spending summers in Alaska, and the past 15 years in Seattle I have become […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Alaskan Spot Prawn, Bacon and Sun Dried Tomato Cous Cous, By Chef Alisa

SE ALASKA recap by Chef Alisa while underway – Aboard m/y Viaggio we had a great group of guests wanting a “fish to fork” experience as much as possible. We spent a lot of time with lines and pots in […]

 
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Spring is just around the corner! Boaters, Try This Recipe! Sweet Corn Risotto By: Chef Alisa – Viaggio Yacht Charter

You can take the girl out of Iowa but come late July I find myself ready for some good ole Iowa Sweet Corn.  Fortunately corn is a great accompaniment to Alaskan seafood so it is easy to incorporate into our […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe By: Chef Alisa of Viaggio Yacht Charter – Baked Spaghetti Squash with Pesto Turkey Meatballs & Sautéed Mushrooms Topped with Fresh Mozzarella, Parmesan & Fresh Basil

Chef Alisa, of Viaggio Yacht Charter:  I am fortunate that I get to travel a bit for work, and feel even more blessed when I find myself down in the Bahamas during one of the worst storms on record throughout […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe By Chef Alisa of Viaggio Yacht Charter – Spiced Pumpkin, Pecan, and Bing Cherry Torta

This a quick and easy appetizer that can be thrown together in about 20 minutes, and can be made up to a week ahead of time. It is easy to assemble and has an elegant appearance that lead your guests […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Dungeness Crab, Grapefruit, and Tarragon Salad

Thanksgiving is past and Christmas and New Years are quickly approaching. It is a time of year that is filled with an abundance of food, drink, family and friends! More often than not, the food is sweet, rich, and decadent […]

 
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Happy Holidays Boaters, Try This Recipe By Chef Alisa of Viaggio Yacht Charter SE AK! Cranberry-Chipotle BBQ Sauce, Enjoy Tiz the Season in the USA and Beyond…

I left Nashville and flew into Iowa to be with my family for thanksgiving.  My brother and his family drove in from Texas, and my sister and her family were in from Wisconsin.  It is not often these days that […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Apple, Cinnamon, and Prosciutto Waffles served with Caramelized Apple-Rum glaze and Crispy Prosciutto

This year I was fortunate enough to spend Christmas in the Seattle area. I went over to my Aunt and Uncle’s for a few days where we over indulged in food and wine! Christmas morning my Uncle had decided we […]

 
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Happy Holidays Boaters, Try This Recipe by Chef Alisa of Viaggio Yacht Charter, NW & SE AK Pros! Mexican Vegetable Soup with Chicken Sausage

As the temperature starts to drop and the holidays approach I find myself making a bunch of soups.  They are quick, easy, and you can utilize whatever you have on hand.   This soup came about on our last charter […]

 
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Happy Holidays Boaters, Try This Recipe By Chef Alisa, Salty Dog Rally ALASKA Lead Boat – Viaggio Yacht Charter! Try this: Cranberry/Apple/Walnut Sauce

November is here and that means one thing: Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is by far my favorite holiday which is probably no surprise considering it focuses on great food, wine and most importantly good company!  Over the years I have come across […]

 
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Happy Holidays Boaters, Try This Recipe by Chef Alisa of Viaggio Yacht Charter now in Seattle WA, back from a summer in SE AK: Italian Herb Salt Roasted Potatoes

Coming into the holiday season I like to get a jump ahead and make a few pantry staples to have on hand to dress up a meal on a moments notice.  Flavored salts are a quick and easy way to […]

 
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Happy Holidays Boaters, Try This Recipe by Chef Alisa, of Viaggio Yacht Charter! Oven Roasted Vegetables

As the holidays approach I start to think about side dishes for holiday dinners. This is an easy crowd pleasing way to prepare vegetables! Every time I make these roasted vegetables at least one person tells me they are the […]

 
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Fall Boaters – Use Your Sea Legs, Try This Recipe by: Chef Alisa of Viaggio Yacht Charter, Blue Cheese Horseradish Butter

VIAGGIO is back cruising the seas of the San Juan Islands. We pushed the start date back by a couple days due to 25+ knot winds, which was definitely the right call because today we picked up our guests in […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe by Chef Alisa of Viaggio Yacht Charter! Thai Curried Salmon Soup

As fall starts to set in, soup finds its way on to the menu with greater frequency. After a successful summer in Alaska, we have an abundance of salmon on board and I am always looking for a new way […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Smoked Salmon Frittata, By Chef Alisa – Viaggio Yacht Charter

After 10 great days of fishing, Trig and I found ourselves with an abundance of Salmon and a shortage of freezer space. Smoked Salmon was the obvious answer. Luckily we were still in Klawock and our friends have a great […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! by Chef Alisa of Viaggio Yacht Charter – Prosciutto, Egg, and Avocado Cups

Welcome back to the lower 48 Viaggio Yacht Charter.  We hope you had a great SE Alaska Charter Season! VIAGGIO has arrived back into the Puget Sound! After an incredible summer cruising Southeast Alaska it is bittersweet to be back […]

 
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NW Boaters, Try This Recipe, By: Chef Alisa – Viaggio Yacht Charter in SE AK, Hazelnut and Chocolate Pastries

Today aboard VIAGGIO we had a special treat…bears! We have seen a fair amount of bears through out the season but today was different. Today we took the tender up a little river in Our anchorage and actually got to […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Blueberry Bread Pudding By: Chef Alisa, SE Alaska – Viaggio Yacht Charter

One of the factors that I feel plays an important role in successfully running a galley is the ability to be flexible and utilize a variety of products in a manor you had not planned on.  Not a day goes […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Fallen Fudge Cakes, By Chef Alisa of Viaggio Yacht Charter – Currently in SE ALASKA!

As we make our way for Petersburg, I am reminded of a trip years ago (on a different boat with a different captain) when it was decided that a shortcut across the Stikine Mud Flats (dry strait) was the way […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Grilled Pork Chop Eggplant Caponata, Chef Alisa – Viaggio Yacht Charter in SE AK

Aboard Viaggio, I like to serve a 10 oz bone in center cut pork chop. I purchase these in Seattle from MacDonald Meat Company prior to heading north for the season. MacDonald Meats custom cuts our pork chops and steaks […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Dungeness Crab Cakes SE AK, By: Chef Alisa – Viaggio Yacht Charter

Fishing licenses have been secured so it’s time to get down to business! First priority is to drop some crab traps! Unfortunately we have not done any fishing yet, so we don’t have any fish scraps to use for bait […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Halibut and Prawn Stew with Homemade Croutons, By: Chef Alisa in SE AK, Viaggio Yacht Charter

Well, we made it into Ketchikan after a very smooth 10-day journey north. We must have timed things just right, (Nicely done Captain Trig!) because now that we are tied to the dock the weather has picked up. It’s cold, […]

 
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HAPPY HEALTHY Boaters, Try This Recipe By Chef Tris – Viaggio Yacht Charter now in SE AK, Strawberry Lime Fruit Dip

Brought to you By:  Viaggio Luxury Yacht Chater – Currently in SE ALASKA! This dip could be a light dessert after a heavy meal or a nice starter for a dinner party. It’s a party pleaser. Quick and easy if […]

 
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BOATERS: Try This Chef Tris Recipe: Pan-seared Wild Salmon with Avocado Remoulade, Viaggio Yacht Charters Now in SE AK!

Remoulades are generally mayo or aioli based, but in this instance, we’re going to use avocado seasoned with lime.  Avocado flavor with salmon is out of this world!  This would be a wonderful dish served with a side of garlicky […]

 
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NW Boaters, Try This Recipe – By Chef Alisa – SE AK Viaggio Yacht Charter

This Northwest Blueberry Chutney is a great accompaniment to grilled Salmon as well as Columbia River Sturgeon. It is also a nice sauce for Pork Chops and Grilled Chicken. It can easily be made several days in advance to facilitate […]

 
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1st June Weekend – Boaters, Try This Recipe – By Chef Tris: Zucchini & Tomato Penne Pasta

M/Y Viaggio is on its second day of the trek to SE Alaska. They checked into Canadian customs today! Think positive thoughts for safe travels, good water, and GREAT food. This recipe is a vegetarian dish that would be great […]

 
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Boaters – Try This Recipe By Chef Tris, Viaggio Yacht Charter SE AK!

M/Y Viaggio leaves for southeast Alaska Tuesday, May 28th for a full season of luxury yacht charters.  We are looking forward to sharing some delicious seafood recipes in the months to come! A HUGE thank you to Frank’s Quality Produce in Pike Place […]

 
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Boaters, Try This Recipe! Pear and Gouda Flatbread, By Chef Tris of Viaggio Yacht Charter

Brought to you by:  Chef Tristin Papenfuse – of Viaggio Yacht Charter   Viaggio Luxury Yacht Charter will be in SE Alaska for the Summer.  If it’s always been a dream to charter a yacht in SE AK then what are […]

 
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