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We are sea chefs

We are an internationally experienced service provider in the areas of hotel, catering and crew management on board cruise ships and one of the world's leading partners of shipping companies and tour operators in the cruise industry. From conception and planning through supply and logistics to perfect implementation in daily operations, we create smooth processes and first-class service on board both ocean-going and river cruise ships. The key to this is our long-standing and close cooperation with our customers and our World. Class. Team.

The Schulte Group has held 50% of sea chefs Holding since January 2024. This strategic move enables sea chefs to retain its full independence. sea chefs Managing Director Dr. Knauer: "We are delighted that the Schulte Group is accompanying us on our journey as a strategic partner. With the Group as a strong and committed shareholder, sea chefs is setting the course for sustainable growth. With the combined expertise and size, we have the opportunity to open up new markets and further expand our product portfolio for the benefit of our customers." To the press release

sea chefs as your employer

Let us take you on a journey and give you a first insight into our work and a glimpse of your possible career opportunities. We will show you what it means to work and travel the world onboard cruise ships. If you like it, join the crew and experience your own adventure!

sea chefs as your business partner

Our job is to ensure that our customers - cruise lines and charterer - can fully concentrate on their own. We guarantee World. Class. Experiences for the guests and develop solutions for cruise lines - from the target-oriented development of existing products to the support for new ship building.


World. Class. Team.

Jobs on board

Become part of our crew and apply for a job on board.
We offer the best career opportunities at sea! Here you will find all vacancies on our ships.

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sea chefs as your business partner

Our services

From conception and planning through supply and logistics to implementation in day-to-day operations: working closely with our customers and our crew, we create smooth processes and first-class service on board ocean-going as well as river cruise vessels.



Hygiene & safety

It is a top priority for sea chefs to provide our crew with the best possible protection at all times. To ensure the safety and health of our guests and crew, we have worked out a comprehensive hygiene and prevention concept for all our fleets together with the respective cruise lines.