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SEASONAL CHALET HOST JOBS

blue square Ski chalet jobs are a popular way to earn money, experience life in a winter resort, and have great access to skiing and snowboarding during the winter season. There is some hard work involved, and often unsociable hours as you have to be awake before the guests and asleep after they have everything they need, but you should still get enough free time to make the most of the surrounding mountains and snow with many companies giving you plenty of time off to enjoy yourself.

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Professional Chef / Host Couple


Professional Chef / Host Couple
Ski Company: Powder N Shine
The overall requirement will be to ensure that guests enjoy their stay with Powder N Shine through being as attentive, professional and engaging as possible at all times without exception. You must have huge attention to details in all areas required to run a chalet – cleaning, service, cuisine et

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chalet host


chalet host
Ski Company: Come Ski
Working for Come Ski you will be passionate about offering a five star level of service to clients. You will be dedicated to providing a holiday to remember to all guests, by offering an excellent level of service with a nothing is too much trouble attitude. You will enjoy working as part of a small




Professional Chef / Host Couple

Professional Chef / Host Couple

The overall requirement will be to ensure that guests enjoy their stay with Powder N Shine through being as attentive, professional and engaging as possible at all times without exception. You must have huge attention to details in all areas required to run a chalet – cleaning, service, cuisine et
Professional Chef / Host Couple

Two-year Hotel Management degree

Two-year Hotel Management degree

The Edge Hotel School offers a two-year Hotel Management degree with real experience as part of the course in a 4* hotel. With start dates in February and September you can start when it is best for you, whether you are just returning from some time out or hoping to get your degree before you go.
Two-year Hotel Management degree

Chalet Head Chef

Chalet Head Chef

Are you an experienced Chef looking for more responsibility and a challenge..? Then this is a great opportunity to combine your love for producing fantastic food whilst skiing in one of the most beautiful locations in Europe.
Chalet Head Chef

Nanny

Nanny

As a Nanny you will be responsible for providing excellent care for children aged from 17 weeks - 40 months.
Nanny


Resorts Chalet Manager

Resorts Chalet Manager

Managing the catering and quality delivery in our chalets. Our Resort Chalets Managers are logistics people, staff managers, motivators and hospitality experts.
Resorts Chalet Manager

Resort Assistant/Driver

Resort Assistant/Driver

As a Resort Assistant/Driver you will provide support to all departments of the resort team as required, specifically the Chalet operations department. This role will vary slightly from resort to resort, however you will be responsible for the distribution of supplies and deliveries, stock checks,
Resort Assistant/Driver

Chalet Host

Chalet Host

Providing a 'home from home' experience - this is the ultimate ski chalet job if you have a passion for cooking. As a Chalet Host, your responsibilities will include cooking, housekeeping, budgeting and some basic administration, either within a single staffed chalet or as part of a team. This is o
Chalet Host

Chalet Chef

Chalet Chef

Leading a larger chalet team, providing quality catering Chalet Chef duties will include providing breakfast, afternoon tea and a 4 course evening meal. You will need to be able to manage your stock and budget efficiently, as well as carry out some basic administration.
Chalet Chef


Chalet Host / Chalet Couple

Chalet Host / Chalet Couple

Powder White is an amazing independent tour operator providing ski holiday accommodation in the top ski resorts in the Alps. At Powder White, our aim is to provide Ski Holidays with total flexibility and first class service.
Chalet Host / Chalet Couple

Chalets Supervisor

Chalets Supervisor

We’re looking for energetic and strong individuals with previous catering and/or ski industry experience to share their wisdom across our Resort teams. You will assist in providing ongoing training, support and guidance to your Chalet Hosts and team as a whole.
Chalets Supervisor

Chef / Host

Chef / Host

Our friendly, warm, home-from-home service is a crucial part of the Meribel Ski Chalets experience for our guests. We are based in central Meribel, right at the heart of the Three Valleys. It’s a firm Alpine favourite with many of our guests, which explains why we see so much repeat custom.
Chef / Host

Chalet Couple

Chalet Couple

Working for Come-Ski you will be passionate about food and cooking. You will be dedicated to providing a holiday to remember to all guests, by offering an excellent level of service with a nothing is too much trouble attitude. You will enjoy working as part of a small team and taking responsibility
Chalet Couple


Talented & Professional Chef & Host Couple

Talented & Professional Chef & Host Couple

The Alpine Club, now in our 13th year, is a family run business with a passion for building unique mountain homes & creating unforgettable holiday experiences in St Martin de Belleville - the jewel of the 3 valleys.
Talented & Professional Chef & Host Couple

Chalet Host

Chalet Host

A foodie chalet company based in St Martin de Belleville where we love to personalise our service for our guests needs. We love the snow and have a friendly unpretentious atmosphere within our chalets.
Chalet Host

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Experienced Chalet Hosts

If you are looking for work this season then we would love to hear from you. Whether you are a Chef, Couple, Host, Bar worker or Manager we will definitely have an opportunity for you this ski season. We work with amazing companies in amazing locations. APPLY TODAY
Experienced Chalet Hosts

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A small chalet taking a family or two may be run by a couple or a few individuals, in which case you could be tasked with cooking and cleaning and much else besides. If you are interested in taking on a small chalet that involves some cooking, but you haven't got the experience, we'd certainly recommend you think about taking a chalet cookery course.

The staff needed to run a ski chalet will cover a wide range of jobs, including chalet cooks, cleaners, and hospitality or hosts. Chalets vary in size, some catering for just a few people, others for several dozen and the bigger the chalet. The size of the chalet will often determine your job role. The more staff required to run the chalet, the more specialised your task. If the chalet takes a lot of people then they will probably need a dedicated chef with a good degree of previous experience.

Daily life

Starting early in the morning, you may be required to see to breakfast. Holiday makers with a long day on the slopes ahead of them are going to need a lot of fuel so dishing out a few bowls of cocoa pops probably isn't going to cut the mustard. After breakfast you are going to be cleaning and getting ready for the evening meal. If you are working on the catering side you will have to spend some of your time shopping for ingredients, especially with the smaller chalets, you will have to do all the budgeting and shopping to make sure nobody goes hungry. And the last thing you want is a ski chalet full of hungry snowboarders! By evening you will either be serving meals to the guests, clearing up at the end of the meal, and setting your alarm clock for breakfast the following morning.

Changeover days

If you are on the chalet host side of the job, you will have the changeover day to deal with, which means cleaning the chalet from top to bottom, between guests departing and new guests arriving. Unless the company you are working for is quite big, they probably won't have their own reps, so that could be your job too. You may be responsible for meeting guests, driving them back to the resort and getting them settled in the chalet. But other than shopping for supplies and changeover days, you can expect the middle of your day to be mostly leisure time. All we would say is take care if you plan to do some skiing. If we had a pound for every time we had an advertiser call us to re-advertise a vacancy because one of their chalet staff had broken a limb(!)

Ski chalets are often luxurious accommodation and almost always situated in stunning locations - some right on the pistes themselves. It may not always be a well paid job, but with your accommodation and meals taken care of, and a resonable amount of free time compared with some other winter jobs (see our comparison guide), finding employment in a chalet is an understandably appealing way to work a season. So, if you are looking to head to the Alps this winter, you could do worse than get yourself a chalet job. For more options of who is currently recruiting, please view the jobs being offered below.

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