Chalet Chef

Job Details

Fantastic opportunity for a CHEF aged 23+ to cater for a chalet in the French Alps this winter.

The Chef’s role will suit someone who is keen to expand their catering experience and cater for sizeable groups in a new environment.

Chalet Val D’Abondance is a privately-owned chalet just outside Chatel in the heart of the Portes du Soleil, one of the largest ski areas in France with 650km of pistes. The chalet can take up to 45 guests. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a private chalet that prides itself in offering a high standard of comfort and service to its owners and their guests who holiday together in a friendly club-like atmosphere.

The Chef’s Role:

The Chef will be required to cook with imagination and flair for large groups within a tightly controlled budget.

What we’re looking for: 

  • City & Guilds 706/1 + 2 or equivalent with hotel/restaurant experience

  • Experience of cooking for large groups

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Excellent budget management skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Valid food hygiene certificate

  • Valid UK Driving License

What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Menu planning within budget

  • Food  purchasing within budget

  • High standard of food preparation and service at breakfast/dinner

  • Preparation of a 3-course evening meal

  • Training chalet hosts to assist in food service/preparation 

  • Maintaining kitchen to Health and Safety requirements


  • Accomodation in shared local apartment with our other members of staff

  • Meals with guests

  • Use of staff car

  • Portes du Soleil lift pass

  • Carte Neige insurance

  • Medical cover

  • Employer’s liability insurance

  • Return flight from UK to Geneva

  • Transfers to/from Geneva Airport at beginning and end of season

  • Share in tips and bar profit at the end of the season  

  • In addition to this, we offer 1 week at the owner’s rate for friends and family to stay at the Chalet, subject to availability. 

Candidates interested in this position will need to be over 23 (for minibus insurance) in possession of a permanent UK. National Insurance number, a UK or EU passport, an EHIC card, a UK contact address and a UK bank account.

  • Job Information 

  • Company: Chalet Val D'Abondance Ltd
  • Vacancy: Chalet Chef
  • Category: Ski Chalet Jobs, Cooks / Chef Jobs
  • Dates: 7th December 2019 - end April 2020
  • Salary: Competitive
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