Ski Chalet Chef and Catering Jobs

Working as a chalet chef in a ski resort gives you the opportunity to work with like-minded people from all walks of life and quite often from different countries. You also get to meet and cook for new guests or customers each week. In terms of what is expected from you, employers will be looking for confident cooks and chefs who have a real love of food and hospitality. Read our full guide to this role in the following article: The ski chalet chef!

The role of Chalet Chef is a key part of the 'chalet experience'. Skiing makes people hungry and when they trek back from the slopes after a long day you will have to swing into action, usually preparing bistro-style 3 course evening meals for the hungry holiday makers. Key skills include being able to work with a menu plan and to a set budget. Get the food right and you will be truly appreciated by the chalet guests. In a typical chalet, you will be doing anything from ten to thirty covers per night. Most employers require you to have a good level of kitchen or catering experience, and a knowledge of specialist diets.


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POPULAR CHALET CHEF JOBS


popular flame Chefs for Chalet Hotel in top ski resorts

Chefs for Chalet Hotel in top ski resorts

location France, Austria, Switzerland, Spain

If you are looking for a small family run ski holiday company look no further. We love what we do and are looking for staff who share our passion. With nearly 40 years’ experience and 6 resorts across Europe see why we are the industries best kept secret.
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popular flame Chalet Chef Host Couple

Chalet Chef Host Couple

location France

The role is to run one of our two neighbouring 10-14 bed chalets in Morzine. The couple will have in-chalet accommodation provided with own room but lounge a bathroom shared with couple running the other chalet next door. Teamwork makes the dreamwork so must be well motivated team members.
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FEATURED SKI CHEF JOBS


Summer Chalet Staff in Chamonix

Summer Chalet Staff in Chamonix

location France Chamonix Mont Blanc

We are looking for dynamic kitchen/chalet staff to join our team in Chamonix for the Summer season. Our Summer program runs from mid-May until the end of September. We are looking for staff with industry experience who love the mountains.
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Winter hospitality work in The Rockies

Winter hospitality work in The Rockies

location Canada The Rockies

Working in hospitality is a fantastic way to earn money and ski in your free time, exploring the slopes and improving your ski or snowboarding skills. Entry level roles are available, in housekeeping, kitchens or restaurants. Most participants work 4 or 5 days a week, leaving plenty of free time.
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Chalet Cooks Course

Chalet Cooks Course

location UK Surrey

At the Abinger, you'll build your confidence and culinary skills and learn to create and present contemporary dishes to a fine-dining standard. We love to have fun with food and all of our courses are hands-on, practical and inspired! We offer both 5 & 10 Day Chalet Cooks Courses.
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MORE SKI SEASON CHEF POSITIONS..


Chef, Winter Alps

Chef, Winter Alps

location France, Austria Val d'Iserre, Tignes, Meribel, La Tania, Morzine, La Plagne, St Anton

Register your interest Winter 2020/21 Thank you for your interest to work the coming Winter Season 20/21 with Alpine Elements. We ask that you kindly fill in the details requested on the application form and we will be in contact with further details once the Global situation has become clear.
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Black Diamond Head Chef

Black Diamond Head Chef

location France Tignes les Brevieres

World class skiing, luxurious chalets designed by four time World Free Ski Champion Guerlain Chicherit, experienced team that provide the highest level of service. Are you intrigued? You should be. Join the GC Kollection team this year with Whitegold Hospitality and together lets #changetherules
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Kitchen / Catering Assistant

Kitchen / Catering Assistant

location France Normandy

Come and work in our beautiful French Chateau as part of our Catering team. Learn new skills and improve your french at the same time in a fast-paced but fun environment.
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Head Chef, Winter Alps.

Head Chef, Winter Alps.

location France Val d'Iserre, Tignes, Morzine, La Tania

Register your interest Winter 2020/21 Thank you for your interest to work the coming Winter Season 20/21 with Alpine Elements. We ask that you kindly fill in the details requested on the application form and we will be in contact with further details once the Global situation has become clear.
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Chalet Chef

Chalet Chef

location France Tignes les Brevieres

World class skiing, luxurious chalets designed by four time World Free Ski Champion Guerlain Chicherit, experienced team that provide the highest level of service. Are you intrigued? You should be. Join the GC Kollection team this year with Whitegold Hospitality and together lets #changetherules
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Black Diamond Commis Chef

Black Diamond Commis Chef

location France Tignes les Brevieres

World class skiing, luxurious chalets designed by four time World Free Ski Champion Guerlain Chicherit, experienced team that provide the highest level of service. Are you intrigued? You should be. Join the GC Kollection team this year with Whitegold Hospitality and together lets #changetherules
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Hotel General Assistant Winter 2020/21

Hotel General Assistant Winter 2020/21

location France Les gets

This position crosses over between housekeeping and breakfast service - applicants can expect to gain experience in different areas of a busy hotel.
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Chalet Chef Host Couple

Chalet Chef Host Couple

location France Morzine

The role is to run one of our two neighbouring 10-14 bed chalets in Morzine. The couple will have in-chalet accommodation provided with own room but lounge a bathroom shared with couple running the other chalet next door. Teamwork makes the dreamwork so must be well motivated team members.
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Chalet Chef

Chalet Chef

location France La Tania, Courchevel, Three Valleys

We aim to deliver the best budget chalet holiday food in the alps.The chefs primary responsibility is the cooking the Snow Retreat set menu serving beautifully presented, appetizing breakfasts and three course evening meals in a customer facing kitchen. All supplies are delivered to resort.
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Chefs for Chalet Hotel in top ski resorts

Chefs for Chalet Hotel in top ski resorts

location France, Austria, Switzerland, Spain Serre Chevalier, Montgenevre, Saalbach, Bad Gastein, Wengen/Murren, Baquiera/Beret

If you are looking for a small family run ski holiday company look no further. We love what we do and are looking for staff who share our passion. With nearly 40 years’ experience and 6 resorts across Europe see why we are the industries best kept secret.
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Chef

Chef

location France La Plagne

Chalet Chef From menu planning and food ordering to budgeting and stock control, you will be jointly responsible for the efficient and smooth running of the chalet. Providing a cooked and continental breakfast, homemade afternoon tea and delicious, well presented four course evening meal.
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Ski Chalet Chef

Ski Chalet Chef

location France, Italy, Austria, Switzerland Various

Each year we recruit chefs to work in luxury chalets throughout Europe. And our search for qualified and experienced chefs and chalet cooks to work during the 2019/2020 season is now underway.
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Experienced Chalet Chef/ Host Couple

Experienced Chalet Chef/ Host Couple

location France Chamonix Mont Blanc

We are currently recruiting: Experienced and/or qualified Chefs for our Catered Chalets to join our team in Chamonix. We will also consider couples - a chef and chalet-host for example. We also run a full summer program so offer the opportunity to live and work both seasons and enjoy the Cham
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Chalet Chef

Chalet Chef

location France Les Trois Vallees

Ski Hame are looking for chalet chefs or people with strong cooking skills to join our small team in La Tania.
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Talented Chalet Chef/Host Couple

Talented Chalet Chef/Host Couple

location France 3 Valleys, St Martin de Belleville

Snow Trippin are looking for a talented and highly motivated chalet couples to cook and host in our luxury catered chalets this winter. In return for you hard work and dedication we will offer you a superb working experience with excellent benefits and plenty of time on the mountain!
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Head Chef

You will generally be working for larger tour operators, catering for a hotel full of guests, or for a resort restaurant or hotel. You will be preparing a range of meals from breakfast through to evening meals, usually six nights a week. You will also have responsibility for a team of cooks who will work under you. You must be able to work with a menu plan and within a set budget. You will be responsible for kitchen hygiene, ordering and stock control. Covers could be anything from fifty to a hundred plus at larger hotels. Chef qualifications are a must, and previous head chef experience is usually desirable.

Assistant Chef

Sous chefs or assistant chefs are the backbone of any substantial catering operation. Your main role will be to assist the Head chef, thought the amount of responsibility you have will depend on the size of the company you are working for. You may be just working on a single section of the kitchen, or you may find yourself almost as important as the head chef. Working as an assistant chef allows you to gain valuable experience, especially if the head chef knows what he or she is doing! Qualifications that would suit this role would be general catering certificates, as well as some previous experience of a similar role.

Bar Work

Bar work is often similar whereever you are in the world, but what could be better than spending a few hours on the slopes before heading in to work to cater for lots of happy holiday makers. Serving drinks is obviously going to be one of your main tasks, but you may also be preparing or presenting bar meals. Good bar experience and being numerate is always going to help your application, as is a positive, friendly and helpful attitude. Basic knowledge of the local language or a couple of European languages will also be beneficial.

Cookery Courses

If you like the idea of working as a chef for a ski season, but you do not have any relevant cookery experience, you may like to look at a specialist chalet cookery course. You will learn how to cope with running the kitchen of a busy ski chalet. They will cover basic food hygiene, shopping, menu preparation and basic house keeping. Some have good local links with tour operators and resort chalets, meaning they can recommend you as an employee on completion of the course. Have a look at our guide to: selecting the right course.

Hopefully this page gives you some idea of the various options available if you are a catering professional and you like the idea of working a winter season abroad. Take a look at the positions offered currently being recruited for by the companies below. During the peak recruitment periods between May and October we have a high turnover of roles, so do make sure you check back regularly to view the latest positions.