You will be working for Equity and you will be based in France.
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The Salary :
Our fully equipped ClubHotels, of which we have five, are situated within some of the most idyllic settings in the world. Being of such close proximity to the slopes, the snowy mountains are literally on your doorstep. You can take full advantage of the skiing facilities whether that be to chillax after work or catch a slice of exhilaration prior to your day ahead. Not only that, we also collaborate with third party hotels and our resorts are fully staffed by Equity; we ensure that all employees uphold the best customer service and respect for their fellow colleagues. We pride ourselves on running a variety of operations to the highest standards such as full season, peak season, summer season, tours and WW1 packages. Our main duty is to provide enriching and inspiring experiences for school groups so that each child has fond memories of their time with Equity. We also supply Rocket Ski holidays for any guests who have a passion for skiing – these trips are bespoke and tailor made to cater for each individual need. We support the notion that the wellbeing of our customers as well as our employees are equally important.
A Typical Day in the Job
We are recruiting confident, experienced catering professionals to take charge of our kitchen operations, ensure the highest standards of health and hygiene and train and motivate their team by sharing enthusiasm for all things food and ski.
As Head Chef you will attend weekly meetings with the Hotel Manager, act as Duty Manager for the hotel when required, prepare staff rotas in line with business requirements and ensure punctuality and reliability within the department.
With over 80 years of experience we are the UK’s leading supplier of school ski trips meaning that we cater for large volumes of school groups three times a day whilst at the same time offering our adult clientele delicious Alpine cuisine on a half board basis. We need someone who can do it all –quality and quantity. You will work from set menus to provide high quality and delicious food throughout the duration of the season.
We are looking for candidates who have a proven track record in the following areas; health & safety, managing and developing a team, customer service, financial and commercial awareness. As well as all that, you should be enthusiastic and have a passion for mountain life!
Who are we looking for?
Person Spec and Skills:
- Experience of international cuisine, special dietary requirements, stock control and ordering
- Level 1 Health & Safety & Level 2 Health & Hygiene an advantage
- Able to maximise all business opportunities with a pro-active approach
- Good eye for detail and accuracy
- Passionate about the hospitality/ski industry and customer service
- Excellent communication and customer service skills
- Previous staff-management experience
- Proven leadership ability and skills to motivate others
- Well organised, good planning skills and flexible
- Competent and enthusiastic
- Working knowledge of French an advantage
- Positive and self motivated
- Hands-on approach
Essential – Level 1 Health and Hygiene and previous experience of managing a kitchen team.
Desirable – Level 2 Health and Hygiene (Intermediate), working knowledge of French.
What we can offer you
Fancy the Challenge? Equity are passionate about their staff and as such we offer a competitive package to entice you away from the humdrum of daily life to come and work for us in the sunny snowy mountains! We provide full accommodation, travel to and from the UK, insurance, competitive salary, three meals a day, ski hire and a resort lift pass.
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