Lyngsath

NPC Icon.pngLyngsath Hyllbornsyn  Sidequest1 Icon.pngSidequest3 Icon.png
NPC
Zone(s): Limsa Lominsa Upper Decks - The Bismarck  (10.1-8.2)
Affiliation: Limsa Lominsa
Occupation: CulinarianGuildmaster
Title: Head Chef of the Bismarck

"Our trade's as tough as old mutton, an' passion's the only thing what gets us through the gristly bits."

Head chef of the Bismarck and master of the Culinarians' Guild, Lyngsath Hyllbornsyn learned his trade aboard a merchant vessel that ventured far and wide across the five seas. As such, the Sea Wolf is well versed in foreign techniques and ingredients, and behind his every dish are his forty-two summers' worth of experience in the kitchens. Unbound by conventional thinking and recipes, he is famous for borrowing from multiple traditions to create new culinary wonders.

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Starts Quests (13)
Name Lvl XP Gil Type
My First Skillet &00000000000000010000001&00000000000000020000002 150 Class Quest
A Treat of Trout &00000000000000050000005&00000000000000030000003 1148 194 Class Quest
Dodo It Yourself &000000000000001000000010&00000000000000040000004 5899 289 Class Quest
On a Skewer Tip &000000000000001500000015&00000000000000050000005 15120 382 Class Quest
Releasing a Burden &000000000000002000000020&00000000000000060000006 28420 470 Class Quest
Winning Friends with Aldgoat &000000000000002500000025&00000000000000070000007 47600 557 Class Quest
The Chefsbane Cometh &000000000000003000000030&00000000000000080000008 81510 639 Class Quest
Of Cooks and Books &000000000000003500000035&00000000000000090000009 117260 Class Quest
Diplomacy of the Skillet &000000000000004000000040&000000000000001000000010 163415 Class Quest
A Taste of Home &000000000000004500000045&000000000000001100000011 204930 Class Quest
Revenge of the Chefsbane &000000000000005000000050&000000000000001200000012 432000 Class Quest
Wait on Me &000000000000005000000050&000000000000001300000013 88800 461 Class Quest
Flavors of the Far East &000000000000006000000060&000000000000001800000018 451980 994 Class Quest
Involved in Quests (8)
Pre-Calamity Involvement (1)


Additional Dialogue
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What brings ye to our kitchen, 'venturer? Fancy learnin' about the culinary arts, maybe?
What do you do here?
Lyngsath's me name, an' I'm 'ead chef 'ere at the Bismarck, the finest restaurant in all Eorzea. 'Tis my charge to make sure everyone as fines in our halls leaves with a smile on their face. The job's mostly supervisin' journeyman chefs at their work, but I try to fit in as much cookin' as I can. That ain't all I do, though. I also 'appen to be the master o' the Culinarians' Guild, which lives under this same roof. That role has me trainin' aspirin' culinarians--which is without a doubt me most rewardin' endeavor. Don't matter if ye can't tell one end of a skillet from the other--if yer willin' to learn, I'm more than willin' to teach ye.
What are the culinary arts?
There's some as say the culinary arts are just a lot o' fancy cookin'--but that's only the 'alf of it. 'Tis true we take well-known dishes an' raise 'em to mouth-waterin' 'eights, but when we ain't busy doin' that, we're laborin' to bring new tastes an' textures into the world. Now, as ye can prob'ly imagine, both of the above call fer a decent helpin' of experience an' skill... but neither's worth a damn if you ain't got passion. Our trade's as tough as old mutton, lass, an' passion's the only thing what gets us through the gristly bits. When ye pour yer 'eart an' soul into a dish only to 'ave a patron call it slop, will ye swallow yer pride an' start again, or will ye run 'ome cryin'? Words cut deeper'n knives, 'venturer. An' when yer pride's been 'acked to shred, passion's the only thing as keeps ye standin' in front o' the stove.
Etymology
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Lyngsath's name means "Long Knife, Son of Hell Boar" in the Roegadyn tongue.
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