‘Below Deck’: 5 of the Biggest Chef Meltdowns

by Jeremy Spirogis
Tom Checketts

Chef Tom Checketts from Below Deck Mediterranean appears to be shedding his cool once more within the galley. He’s seen snapping at Aesha Scott and argues with Captain Sandy Yawn later this season.

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Girlfriend bosun Malia White beforehand joked with the crew that cooks include a sure stage of depth, which has grow to be fairly obvious on the collection. Chef Ben Robinson grew to become infamous for blowing his lid on a variety of occassions. Other cooks like chef Leon Walker and chef Kevin Dobson had no qualms about telling chief stew Kate Chastain they merely didn’t like her.

And whereas chef meltdowns and drama appear to be one factor of the present, what have been a few of the most dramatic Below Deck chef moments?

Chef Adam put onions within the visitor’s meals

Chef Adam Glick from Below Deck Mediterranean season 2 purposely added onions to a visitor’s meals after the visitor requested no onions. Glick was smarting over a torn love affair with White on the time. He was grumpy and annoyed and the visitor’s request didn’t assist issues.

Glick initially insisted that meals doesn’t style nearly as good with out onions. So he saved sneaking them in though the visitor may inform onions have been in his meals and despatched it again. Captain Sandy Yawn requested Glick if he purposely added onions, however he denied it.

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Later Glick admitted to Yawn he added onions to the visitor’s meals. He advised Yawn he merely thought it was humorous so as to add within the onions when she requested him why. “Hannah [Ferrier] sees this as a moment to chuck me under the bus,” Glick mentioned in a confessional. “Yeah, it was just that first night. [The guest] really put me off. I didn’t like the way he was talking,”

Chef Ben trashes the kitchen after a nasty assessment

Chef Ben Robinson from Below Deck was in a no-win scenario when visitor Timothy Sykes complained to Captain Lee Rosbach in regards to the meals. Sykes’ girlfriend most popular cheese quesadillas and hen fingers to five-star yacht delicacies. However, Sykes wasn’t overtly clear that she wouldn’t eat a few of the extra high-brow fare and later penalized the crew with the tip.

Robinson had a meltdown within the kitchen after Sykes departed the yacht. He threw pots and pans and yelled. Bosun Eddie Lucas got here to calm him.

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“Being within the Below Deck galley is a strain cooker,” Robinson advised Bravo. “The demands are outrageous, the hours are grueling, and the intensity is otherworldly. I snapped when Timothy Sykes blamed me for not catering to his precious girlfriend’s delicate demands when clearly I was just misinformed by him. Sadly, I misrepresented myself as a professional, but in reality, it was shared between myself and old friend Eddie. Actually I think there was a lunar eclipse that evening, is it forgivable?”

Later Robinson shared that he was supremely upset that the dearth of communication impacted the tip. “When Timothy boarded the yacht, I threw out a bunch of shucked oysters, and he exclaimed, to his surprise, that everyone loved them!” he mentioned. “I had no idea that he had excluded his girlfriend from this equation. Call me too literal!”

Chef Leon put honey in Kate Chastain’s mattress

Chef Leon Walker from Below Deck advised chief stew Kate Chastain he didn’t like her. And whereas he made snide feedback about her throughout work he did one thing that would solely be equated to a passive-aggressive meltdown.

“Fun fact: Leon poured an entire jar of honey in my bed while I was off the boat during season 3,” Chastain tweeted in March.

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Chastain and Walker additionally warred on Twitter. Chastain tossed Walker shade and he threw it again to her. “Leon turns angry every time I let him know the guests’ requests. Meanwhile, I’m all ‘why are you yelling?’” Chastain tweeted.

Chef Ben versus the galley kitchen

Robinson swooped in to avoid wasting the day on Below Deck Med Season 4. But he was met with a galley kitchen that had damaged home equipment and an ungainly setup. Stove burners weren’t working and the meals wasn’t sizzling when it obtained to the desk.

He lastly misplaced it within the kitchen when he burned himself on a pan. “I would love to bump into the guy who designed this galley,” he mentioned ET recounts. “I would kick him right in the f**king face. It’s just so ugly and dysfunctional and messy and f**ked up.”

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“I can’t f**king do this!” he added. “It’s enough to make me want to give up cooking for f**king good.”

Chef Kevin kicking sand in Kate Chastain’s face

Although it didn’t occur within the kitchen, chef Kevin Dobson from Below Deck positively melted down on Kate Chastain through the ultimate night of the season. After weeks of rigidity, Dobson obtained supremely drunk and ended up kicking sand in Chastain’s face.

The two mentioned one another was dangerous at their job. Chastain went to take a seat on a lounge chair however then Dobson circled and kicked sand in Chastain’s path. “A projectile of sand shoots into my eye. This was not an accident,” Chastain mentioned, Bravo’s The Daily Dish recounts. “Kevin kicked sand in my eye, and he definitely did it on purpose.”

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“You’ve got to understand that it’s all done now,” Dobson shared. “There’s no more guests to serve. There’s no more holding back.”

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