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Chalet Couples

  • Job Location

    Three Valleys, France

  • Start date


  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    Competitive salary, Excellent staff accommodation, Ski/snowboard hire, Travel, Insurance, Uniform, 2 full day off, Friends Family discounts


We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced couples/pairs of friends with a passion to deliver exceptional customer service. This season we are proud to have received a Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice award and a feefo rating of 4.9/5 which reflects our guests appreciation of our outstanding service which can only be achieved by a great team.

As a chalet couple/pair you will live and work together running your own alpine chalet. One of you will be a trained, professional chef with a passion for creating a memorable dining experience, your partner will be ‘front of house’ with relevant hospitality experience although your roles will overlap. 

You will be required to -

Provide meals on 5 days - continental and cooked breakfast, afternoon tea, 4 course dinner
Create the menu within an allocated budget
Accommodate guests dietary requirements including kids menus
Weekly shopping 
Maintain a scrupulously clean and organised kitchen
Observe all hygiene and health and safety standards
Assist chalet host with service and general chalet duties

You will be -

Professionally trained/professional work experience
Currently, or in the recent past, working in a chef role
Able to show proven, previous experience in chalets, restaurants, yachts, event catering etc
Passionate about food, presentation and service
Outgoing, self confident, conscientious and highly organised
Be mature and responsible

You will be required to -

Serve meals and drinks in a professional manner
Assist the chef with prep, plating up etc as required 
Clean daily - bedrooms, bathrooms, communal areas
Carry out a more thorough clean on changeover day
Change sheets and towels on changeover day
Organise sending/receiving linen to/from commercial laundry
Maintain stocks of consumable items - cleaning materials, toilet rolls, firewood etc
Lay, manage and clean log burner/fire if applicable 
Maintain hygiene and health and safety standards

You can see that we take recruitment very seriously and have high expectations as the success of Alpine Ethos largely depends on our team. In return, we offer an excellent package .


To apply for a position with Alpine Ethos please apply below with a CV and covering letter. If applying for a cooking position please also send a weekly 5 day menu plan. Please tell us a little about yourself in your covering letter and in particular why you would like to do a ski season and what appeals about working for Alpine Ethos.


French CDD contract
Wages paid monthly in euros 
Paid holiday entitlement 
2 full days off each week 
Good quality, free accommodation in our spacious staff chalet or in-chalet staff accommodation
Free food whilst at work 
Uniform provided
Skis/board and boots provided
Financial contribution towards the cost of travel to/from Méribel at the start/end of the season 

We have twin and double bedrooms at our staff chalet so can accommodate couples or pairs of friends who have worked together before.


You will be -

  • Able to show proven relevant experience in chalets, restaurants, yachts, events catering
  • Meticulous about cleanliness Outgoing, self confident, conscientious and highly organised
  • Be mature and responsible

About us

Alpine Ethos are recruiting for winter 2022/23. We are looking for a team of outstanding people....could you be one of them? Next winter we will have a small team of 24 wonderful people, who should be mature, friendly, experienced, welcoming,

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