SAN JOSE, Calif. (PRWEB) July 27, 2012

A sumptuous buffet of scrumptious food await food aficionados and boating enthusiasts alike as author and chef Kelly Kelsick brings to bookshelves Meals Ahoy! Gourmet Meals On Your Boat. In this exciting cooking book, Chef Kelly takes you on a culinary journey of exquisite, easy-to-prepare meals that will tantalize your taste buds and exceed your expectations.

If theres anyone who understands the challenge of creating truly gourmet meals on a boat, its me! Im a chef both on the water and off, and after years of boating across the globe I can teach you everything you need to make quick, easy and delicious meals from the galley. Chef Kelly says.

Inspired by the authors many trips across the Pacific, Meals Ahoy! is a cookbook made especially for boaters. It conveys how gourmet cooking on a boat is as easy as cooking at home. With years of experience as a chef in the galley as well as restaurants and kitchens around the world, Chef Kelly has brought his expertise to this unique collection of galley menus. Each menu has been tested over and over again in the galley itself, not just in the home kitchen, and is easy to prepare regardless of on-the-water conditions.

From Pacific Sushi to Spicy Shrimp Cocktail, from South Pacific Delight to Salt Spring Island Blue Cheese Toast, from Haro Strait Fish Moose to Elizabeth Rose Beef Stew, Meals Ahoy! presents recipes that will tantalize any sailors palate. Take the stress out of entertaining on a boat and make it the enjoyable, fun experience it should be!

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About the Author

Chef Kelly is a chef and avid boater with over 40 years of experience cooking and boating around the globe. He started his first of seven restaurants in his teens and began his life on the water before he could walk. Early on he combined his passions for cooking and boating and spent much of his life perfecting his craft in the galleys of yachts and sailboats in Europe, North America, the Caribbean, and South Pacific. Chef Kelly has left his culinary stamp with numerous gourmet boating enthusiasts. He currently lives off the coast of Vancouver, B.C. and spends his days cooking and boating with family and friends.

Meals Ahoy! * by Chef Kelly

Gourmet Meals On Your Boat

Publication Date: December 7, 2011

Picture Book; $ 39.99; 86 pages; 978-1-4628-9773-5

Picture Book Hardcover; $ 45.99; 86 pages; 978-1-4628-9774-2

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