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Chalet Chef

  • Job Location

    Les Houches,Chamonix Valley, France

  • Start date

    December 2020 onwards

  • Duration

    April 2021

  • Job Benefits

    Salary c. £11/hour, 35 hours per week, worked over 2 shifts per day, 6 days/week. Interest free season pass loan. Free accommodation & food. Plenty of time for skiing.


Our privately owned 18 bedroom chalet situated in the quiet village of Servoz, Les Houches, is a home from home, family-friendly environment for our members, their family and guests. Each winter we hire seasonal staff to work in the chalet team.

Reporting to the Chalet Manager, we are looking for a talented Chef for the upcoming winter season 2020/21. It is essential that as a Chef, you have worked in a stand-alone role involving volume catering. Daily covers in the chalet average 30 or so for a set 3 course evening meal. You should have excellent organisational skills, be unflappable and have some team management skills and experience.

If you want to experience a ski season by living and working in the beautiful Mont Blanc region for 4 months from mid December to mid April, this opportunity may be for you. Chef works 35 hours per week over 2 shifts per day for 6 days per week, with time off from Weds AM after breakfast returning Thurs PM for evening meal preparation and service.

There are 3 Hosts hired for the winter team to also help the Chef with washing up, service, food preparation (under Chef's guidance and supervision) and they are encouraged to also make cakes/pastries for afternoon tea.

This is no ORDINARY ski season job or chalet. It really is a home-from-home, friendly environment where long-lasting bonds and friendships are formed. Our staff are  most important to us and the way we operate so it is crucial we attract the right calibre of applicants. If you feel you are suited, please click on the apply now button to submit your application. Interviews over Teams  Zoom, Skype or Facetime will be arranged and held with suitable applicants, with firm job offers made to successful people by the end of September latest.



The right candidates will have be outgoing and friendly with the relevant work experience. You must be hard-working, self-motivated, always striving to achieve high personal standards and customer care; you should be able to demonstrate how you are highly organised and happy to work in and be part of small but dedicated winter team. It is imperative that you are reliable, can commit fully to the role and to the entire season and be entirely flexible in your approach to work; you must be able to get along with people from all walks of life and backgrounds. 

Along with the right experience, a current food hygiene certificate (min Level 2 - essential) is required or you must be willing to do and pass the on-line course (at your own cost) ; possession of a full clean driver's licence to be able to go to purchase provisions from cash & carry store.

Free accommodation for the season is provided and all your food/beverages on working days. Your travel out and back is paid for (capped at £250 max single trip); there is free reasonable use of a car for getting to and from the ski slopes and for social use; free valley train travel. Holiday pay - is accrued and is payable at end of the season.

About us

Chalet Hotel Des Alpes is a very friendly, private members chalet situated in the village of Servoz near Chamonix in the French Alps. With 18 bedrooms/family suites, members own the chalet in order to share and enjoy the fantastic skiing and other ...
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