Is Tom Checketts' Food Worth All the Drama? Aesha Scott Sets the Record Straight

The Below Deck Mediterranean stewardess shared her honest opinion of the new chef's cooking. 

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Aesha Scott Has a Whole New Opinion on Tom Checketts After the Cucumber Incident
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In the grand tradition of Below Deck Mediterranean chefs, Tom Checketts brings big flavor — and big feelings — to the galley. Though he's a relative newcomer to The Wellington crew, the English foodie has already demonstrated his emotional ties to his work.... more than once.

But after viewers witnessed the big cucumber incident on a recent episode (catch up in the clip above), Aesha Scott was pressed to answer a delicate question. When the second stew appeared on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen after the incident aired, a certain Shady Cucumber had to ask: "Rate Tom's cooking on a scale from one to 10. Is his food worth the drama?" 

Echoing a sentiment Bugsy Drake had shared on an earlier episode of WWHL, Aesha said: "To be honest, I'd give it a 10 — he's got really good food." And even when Andy pressed, asking again whether Tom's food was worth the drama, Aesha stood firm in her stance. 

"Yes," she said. "Every chef is a drama queen."

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