Michael is from Toronto and graduated with honors from the Canadian Food and Wine Institute. Chef Michael has over ten years’ experience working in various 5-Star restaurants, hotels and wineries. These have included Peller Estates Winery and Queen’s Landing in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Michael has experience in managing large scale catering events, creating high-end tasting menus, and new dishes to leave your palate begging for more. Chef Michael has worked on board various private and charter yachts ranging from 130-260 feet. During Michael’s time in yachting he has freelanced for numerous charter vessels and cruised the Caribbean, Central America and the Bahamas. His favorite culinary styles include Japanese, French, Italian, Vegetarian, and Mexican. Michael is thrilled to be on board Antares full time and looking forward to doing many charters. He aims to provide a memorable experience for guests on board and is knowledgeable in regard to any dietary restrictions and special requests. Chefs Michael’s passion for food is easily seen and enjoyed once you are on board Antares and can experience and enjoy. For a peak at what you can expect from Chef Michael please look into his on-line portfolio at: https://michaelmachado.info