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

A chef or cook was a person who prepared food.

According to Travis Mayweather, his father was a pretty good cook and could do magical things with nutri-paks. (ENT: "Fortunate Son")

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")

After eating food prepared by a temporally exiled Zarabeth, Leonard McCoy told her she was a beautiful cook and asked if anyone had ever told her so before. She replied that no one had recently. (TOS: "All Our Yesterdays")

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

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")

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")

When Jean-Luc Picard visited Nepenthe in 2399, William T. Riker correctly guessed the predicament that Picard and Soji Asha were in, using only the evidence he had observed. When Riker asked Picard how accurate his assessment had been, Jean-Luc jokingly said that it was "Not bad, for a pizza chef." (PIC: "Nepenthe")

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 NX-01. (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".

USS Enterprise-E's chef Edit

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

The chef aboard the USS Enterprise -E was responsible for preparing the meal for the Evora delegation. Picard asked one of his ensigns to report to the chef on several occasions. (Star Trek: Insurrection)

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")

Malcor III Edit

Travers' 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 was generally known to have a personal chef with him. Before learning of the colony's destruction, Doctor McCoy had been looking forward to a good, non-reconstituted meal, hoping that Travers' chef was there to provide it. (TOS: "Arena")

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")

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