Then Tom whines about it to Mal-ia in their bunk.
I suppose in The Grand Scheme of Things, Sandy really needs a chef for the last charter, but it was rather jarring to watch. Of course Tom keeps pushing and she seems ready to let him walk by the end.
Could they get the meals catered for the last couple days?
He's worried about his "reputation"? Here's a cliche:
"That ship has sailed", dude.