Cook redirects here; for the chef aboard the NX-01, please see Chef (Enterprise NX-01). For the ensign, please see Cook (Ensign).

A chef or cook was a person who prepared food.

After the Ferengi took over Enterprise NX-01 in 2151, Krem suggested to take the ship's cook with them when he ate a sandwich. (ENT: "Acquisition")

Hoshi Sato loved cooking, and she told Malcolm Reed she kept a hot plate in her quarters. She once asked Reed if he thought the meals in the mess hall could use a more "personal touch," but Reed responded by stating the Chef was a fine cook – a sentiment Sato shared. (ENT: "Silent Enemy") Later, Sato did get to fulfill her wish and became a temporary replacement for Chef when he was ill. (ENT: "Singularity")

Joseph Sisko was considered to be an excellent chef, as was his son, Benjamin Sisko. (DS9: "Paradise", "Homefront", "Paradise Lost", "A Time to Stand")

Quark once served as the cook of a Ferengi freighter, although the crew were not fond of his cooking. (DS9: "Babel", "The Way of the Warrior")

The USS Enterprise-D had a staff of cooks among its crew complement.(TNG: "Lonely Among Us")

In 2373, Quark managed to bribe the chefs of the Regent of Palamar's palace into telling him the Regent's favorite foods. (DS9: "Business as Usual")

Tuvok was found to have remarkable skill as a pastry chef during his recovery from neuroleptic shock but, upon returning to his normal state of mind, he considered it frivolous. (VOY: "Riddles")

Notable chefs Edit

Acamar III Edit

See Yuta for main article.

Yuta was a servant to Sovereign Marouk of Acamar III. Her primary duties were to prepare meals for the Sovereign, as well as being the food taster. TNG: "The Vengeance Factor"

Enterprise's chef Edit

Riker as Enterprise Chef

Commander William T. Riker as Chef

See Chef (Enterprise NX-01) for main article.

Captain Jonathan Archer had to call in a load of favors just to get his chef onto Enterprise. (ENT: "Fortunate Son")

As a running gag, the character of "Chef" was often referred to throughout Star Trek: Enterprise, but his face was never seen and his name never mentioned. This is similar to the character of Morn on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, who was frequently seen but never spoke, on-screen. The gag had other characters often refer to his tendency to "ramble on". In "These Are the Voyages...", it was revealed that the Enterprise chef often served as a counselor to the ship's crew. He was played by Jonathan Frakes in "These Are the Voyages...", as Commander Riker played a holoprogram about Enterprise and he took the role of Chef.

Columbia's chef Edit

See: Columbia personnel for main article.

The chef serving aboard the newly commissioned Columbia NX-02, formerly served aboard the Republic, and was hand-picked by Erika Hernandez. (ENT: "Affliction")

USS Enterprise's chef Edit

See Unnamed USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) personnel for main article.

The chef aboard the USS Enterprise was responsible for preparing and reconstituting food aboard the ship's galley. (TOS: "Charlie X")

Gene Roddenberry provided the voice for the galley chef in "Charlie X".

Cestus III's chef Edit

Commodore Travers commanded the Earth observation post located on Cestus III circa 2267. Travers was famous for his hospitality; as a privilege of his rank, he had a personal chef with him at the colony. Before learning of the colony's destruction, Doctor McCoy had been looking forward to a good, non-reconstituted meal. (TOS: "Arena")

Deep Space 9's chef Edit

Klingon chef

The Klingon chef

See Unnamed Deep Space 9 residents for main article.

Deep Space 9 had a Klingon chef who served authentic Klingon cuisine. (DS9: "Melora", "Playing God")

USS Voyager's chef Edit

A briefing with neelix

Neelix, 2372

Neelix was the chef on the USS Voyager until he left. Afterward, he may have been replaced by Chell. (VOY: "Phage", "Homestead", "Endgame")

USS Enterprise-E's chef Edit

The chef on the USS Enterprise-E was present during the ship's hosting of an Evora delegation. Picard asked one of his ensigns to report to the chef on several occasions. (Star Trek: Insurrection)

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