Ski Chalet Chef and Catering Jobs

France has more ski resorts and more opportunities to find the right job, than anywhere else on Earth. While resorts in countries like Canada and the USA are expanding, nowhere yet eclipses France when it comes to choice for winter season workers. Chefs, reps, instructors, childcare; staff are needed in growing numbers.

If you want to work in this country please see the ski jobs in France below for our current vacancies.


POPULAR SKI JOBS IN FRANCE


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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OUR FEATURED JOBS


French Speaking Bar/Waiting Staff

snowflake Catering Resort Jobs Bar Staff
location France Verbier

We are looking for a couple of friendly, flexible and energetic staff to look after the front of house service, including both bar and food. A good level of french is required, as the majority of our clientele is french.
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Chalet Host

Chalet Host

snowflake Chalet Staff
location France Chatel

NINE & TENNE Chatel is looking for an outstanding professional host to work in one of our luxury chalets to produce delicious menus for our discerning guests.
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Chalet Host

Chalet Host

snowflake Chalet Staff
location France St Martin be Belleville

We are a luxury chalet company, based in the resort of St Martin de Belleville in the 3 Valleys ski area. We operate 5 boutique ski chalets each with chef, host and driver teams. We are an owner operated business, now in our eighth season with a staff of around 25, including management.
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CURRENTLY RECRUITING


Chalet Chef

Chalet Chef

snowflake Catering
location France St Martin be Belleville

We are a luxury chalet company, based in the resort of St Martin de Belleville in the 3 Valleys ski area. We operate 5 boutique ski chalets each with chef, host and driver teams. We have a staff of around 25 and are an owner operated business now in our seventh year.
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Chalet Couple

Chalet Couple

snowflake Chalet Couples
location France Chatel

We are looking for a hard working couple to join our team this ski season. You will be based in one of our luxury chalets in Chatel. No specific experience is required but we are looking for reliable, hard working people with a big smile and lots of energy.
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Chef for Luxury Ski Chalet

Chef for Luxury Ski Chalet

snowflake Catering
location France Chatel, Portes du Soleil

NINE & TENNE Chatel is looking for an outstanding professional and experienced chef to work in one of our luxury chalets to produce delicious menus for our discerning guests. Fantastic food and award winning wines are a big part of our luxury offering, and something guests come back for each ye
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Chalet Couple (professional chef & host)

Chalet Couple (professional chef & host)

snowflake Chalet Couples
location France La Plagne

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and experienced couple to run one of our five chalets in La Plagne. One of you will be a professional, passionate chef with fine dining experience; the other will be a friendly, presentable chalet host. If you have a can-do attitude, we'd love to talk to you.
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Resort Assistant/Chauffeur

Resort Assistant/Chauffeur

snowflake Drivers Maintenance Chalet Staff Childcare
location France St Martin be Belleville

To provide an effective and comprehensive driving service for all clients, as well as supporting the chalet teams to effectively run their chalet. You will be a regular point of contact for our guests on a daily basis so you must have a passion for providing excellent service.
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Chefs for Chalet Hotel in top ski resorts

Chefs for Chalet Hotel in top ski resorts

snowflake Catering
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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Ski Chalet Chef

Ski Chalet Chef

snowflake Catering Hospitality
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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Chalet Host / Driver

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snowflake Chalet Staff Chalet Couples
location France Châtel

We are looking to hire two Chalet Host / Drivers as part of our of a team of four. Applicants should have a positive and mature attitude, enjoy working in team environment, be adaptable and have ski season experience. We provide a great service for guests and a happy work environment for staff.
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Chalet Host

Chalet Host

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snowflake Chalet Staff
location France La Plagne

Working along side the Chalet chef, As a chalet host you are responsible for cleaning and tidying the chalet, serving meals, clearing snow and some basic maintenance, responding to guest requests and making your guests feel welcome and happy.
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Chalet host extraordinaire for winter 20/21

Chalet host extraordinaire for winter 20/21

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snowflake Chalet Staff
location France Morzine

We offer a unique holiday for the independent traveller and with that what we think is the best chalet job in the Alps this winter. Working with us isn't about servicing guests but creating an experience and therefore your role reflects that.
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Driver

Driver

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snowflake Drivers Maintenance
location France Plagne Bellecote, La Plagne Tarentaise

Are you looking for a driver role (with some extra bar work too) which gives plenty of ski time, a chance to meet a variety of interesting people, work in a small team and ski in one of the World's finest resorts? Come and join Spitting Feathers as a driver this season!
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Resort Representative

Resort Representative

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snowflake Chalet Staff Resort Jobs Chalet Couples Management
location France Vaujany, Alpe d'Huez, Oisans

Ski Peak is a family run company that specialises in Vaujany. We operate 4 self-catered chalets and will have 3 staff Your responsibilities will include: Welcoming guests Being approachable and helpful at all times Cleaning of entire chalet every weekend and once during week for Saskia
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Chef and Host Couple

Chef and Host Couple

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snowflake Chalet Couples
location France La Plagne

Working together you will provide breakfast, afternoon tea, cocktails and canapes and a four course evening meal 5 nights a week. You will be responsible for the cleanliness and tidiness of the chalet, as well as providing excellent customer service.
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Chalet Host
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Chalet Host

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snowflake Chalet Staff
location France La Tania, Courchevel, Three Valleys

This person makes the guests holiday. From welcoming the guests, performing a welcome speech, helping with lift passes and equipment hire to keeping the chalet in tip top condition, having an in dept knowledge of the resort and serving food. A “can do” enthusiastic attitude is essential.
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Bar Staff

Bar Staff

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snowflake Bar Staff
location FRANCE Plagne Bellecote, La Plagne Tarentaise

The Spitting Feathers Pub was created in 2007 by transforming a ski hire shop into one of La Plagne “must go to bars”. Our aim was to give Customers, of all nationalities (we are DEFINITELY not a “Brit Only” bar) a venue for some serious Après Ski or a place to have a quiet drink and a meal
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Chalet Chef Host Couple

Chalet Chef Host Couple

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snowflake Catering Chalet Staff Chalet Couples
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

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snowflake Catering
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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Chef

Chef

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snowflake Catering
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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Chalet Chef

Chalet Chef

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snowflake Catering Chalet Couples
location France La Tania, Courchevel

Immediate start - We are looking for talented Chefs or chef/host couples to join our small team and spend this winter running one of our Boutique Ski chalets in the Courchevel Valley, France. Our chefs work have two full days off per week, cooking breakfast & dinners only !
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Driver: Airport & resort transfers, chalet assistant, logistics and minor maintenance

Driver: Airport & resort transfers, chalet assistant, logistics and minor maintenance

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snowflake Drivers Maintenance
location France Morzine

As a driver you are the guests first impression of the company when you pick them up at the airport and their last impression when you drop them off.
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Working a ski season in France

Do you need a visa: If you are an EU citizen you do not need a visa to work in France.

Do you have to learn French: It would certainly help, though if you are working for a British company, with British guests, you should be able to get by with basic school level French.

So you want to work in France
When it comes to powder, there is no denying that France has it all. In spades. Blessed with a large slab of the European Alps in its back garden, France has created a series of winter playgrounds that attract people from all over the world. We have all heard of the popular resorts, made famous by films and as the winter retreats of the rich and famous, examples include Les Arcs, La Plagne, Meribel, Val d'Isere, Courchevel, Chamonix, Tignes, Val Thorens, the list goes on. And with well over two hundred resorts offering good quality terrain for those of us who like to slide about on snow, it is no wonder that France grabs a huge proportion of market share. What does that mean for us? Plenty of opportunities to work in France during the ski season!

Choosing a resort?
France is probably the obvious choice for most Brits, being easy to get to and having lots of opportunities, but while you may view choosing to spend your winter in the country as a bit of a no brainer, you won't all be lucky enough to choose your resort. In general, the bigger the resort, the more opportunities to find employment. Don't let that put you off though, some of the smallest resorts are also the most charming, and are more likely to have held on to their true alpine character. It all depends on the experience that you are looking for.

If you manage to secure a job with one of the big companies, like Neilson, or Mark Warner, they need staff in lots of different French resorts, and while some may ask your preferred choice, most will send you to where they need you most, so don't automatically think biggest company equals best choice. Alternatively you may have decided that you really want to work in a specific resort and apply for employers solely in that area. This is great if you know where you want to be, and location is one of your biggest criteria. No matter who you apply to, make sure you do your homework on their resorts. If you can talk about the place with some knowledge you are sure to impress at the interview stage.

Types of ski resort jobs
Every resort will have a range of jobs to suit everyone, both with and without previous experience. Obviously, the more qualifications you need, the less competitive the position will be - for example, if we are advertising a position for bar staff in Meribel then we will get thousands of applications, whereas a head chef may get less than ten. The best thing to do is accept that other people are going to apply for 'your job', and concentrate on making your application better than everyone else's. If you are one of the many who like the idea of working in the French Alps for a few months, but you don't really know what type of work you want to do, have a look at the above categories for some good inspiration and insight, or view the links on the right for all current French resort work opportunities for the coming season.