Sarah Macnab

Everest Expedition Chef
Sarah Macnab with the cook team

Sarah is a talented chef who has amassed over 30 years experience in the food and hospitality industry around the world, from overseeing cruise ship catering in Antarctica, the Arctic and throughout the Pacific, to ski resorts, fine dining restaurants, coffee roasting, teaching and consulting.

Sarah has also established and run successful businesses in New Zealand, where her coffee roasting skills are renowned! She joined AC as our Everest Base Camp Chef in 2014, 2019 and we were excited to have her back again in 2024, leading our talented Sherpa kitchen staff catering to our climbing teams, expedition staff and visiting trekking teams.

Check out Sarah's Blog post the Everest Base Camp Kitchen, where she introduces some of the team and talks about how they go about creating fabulous meals at 5,300m!

AC Cook Team

"The food was amazing! So much better than I thought it would be."

Kirsten Rosenbrook, New Zealand
AC Assistant Cook Tenjing Sherpa makes chapati flatbread at Everest Base Camp

"Not often does the food pick up when you leave a hotel and move into tents!"

Dale West, Australia