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New Beginning for MCS LTD

We can and do supply honest, hard working, experienced, competent and talented Culinary Training Managers. Who are available with very good references. I myself am the head Consultant / Development Chef and have many references from Masters of vessels I have sailed on. We as a Company can help you build your Culinary staff competency ensuring that your business complies with laws and maritime ILO regulations. View the current newsletter – Volume 1 – Issue 2

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Happy New Year for the start of 2019 from Marine Catering Services

This month we’d like to introduce you to the first edition of our new newsletter, where we’re featuring the Thermomix which I believe is the worlds most intelligent food processor which can transform your Kitchen/Galley performance. View the current newsletter – Volume 1 – Issue 1

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Set up the onboard Catering department of the newly delivered LNG carrier

As a start to 2015, MCS successfully set up the onboard Catering department of the newly delivered LNG carrier – Cool Explorer, the third high-specification LNG carrier for Thenamaris LNG Inc. As part of their consistently high standards in safety and quality throughout their integrated ship management services, Thenamaris LNG Inc. commissioned MCS to provide its services and requisite training to ensure compliance onboard the LNG Cool Explorer within current ILO/MLC 2006 regulations and to...

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Marine Catering Services: Menu budgeting

Marine Catering Services: Menu budgeting

Aberdeen: Master chef Henry Anderson is adamant that food at sea can be better and cheaper. The founder of the UK’s Marine Catering Services (MCS) says owners are scrutinizing every aspect of a ship’s day-to-day budget and his team can help cut costs. MCS achieves this by preventing unnecessary food wastage, preventing overstocking and food produce being out of date by correct training of chief cooks and Masters, and the training of staff to ensure structure, quality of food and the standard...

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aising standards and cutting costs by Amanda Roberts, Jeanius Consulting

The introduction of the ILO and MLC regulations has not only resulted in a higher standard of requirements for accommodation, cleanliness and hygiene, but highlighted the importance of food quality and the qualifications of the staff producing it.  While this presents a daily challenge to ship owners and operators, engaging the services of  industry experts, Marine Catering Services, has enabled a number of shipping companies to make real cost savings while raising on-board standards. Marine...

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Marine Catering Services to train Rio Tinto catering staff to ILO/MLC standard

Long working hours and even longer periods away from home make for a tough life for seafarers and the standard of conditions onboard ship can impact hugely on a crew’s overall well being. ILO and MLC 2006 3.2 regulations, which came into force in August, address many of the issues surrounding living conditions for seafarers and ensure they are provided with nutritious, well structured meals and a safe and clean environment to live in. Henry Anderson, Consultant Chef and Founder of Marine...

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Onshore Catering Staff Training

Onshore Catering Staff Training

Marine Catering Services will soon be able to provide the shipping industry with shore-side training of catering staff from level 1-3 for Cooks and Galley staff as an introduction to cooking and health and hygiene onboard vessels, with MCS in-house certification. MCS also runs Health and Hygiene courses onshore from foundation level to intermediate level and staff are certified on completion of the course. Company Hospitality Presentation for Clients Marine Catering Services can arrange...

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