Posted September 5th 2017   Job Ref : 3042
Job Title Chalet Chef in the French Alps this winter
Employer Highlife Ski & Snowboard
Job Description

Why should you work for Highlife?

This is a great opportunity to run your own kitchen and a unique opportunity to work in the French Alps with Ireland’s No.1 ski chalet holiday company.

 Who are you?   

To be considered for this role you must be a qualified/experienced chef with the ability to deliver a high standard of food for parties of between 8 & 16 people all eating together. You have a great way with food and with people and excel in producing excellent meals and in creating a lovely atmosphere for all your guests. To help you to do this, you will be assisted by a chalet host(s). You are reliable, punctual, well presented and have an eye for detail.  You may already ski/snowboard but if not, you will have lots of time to get to experience and enjoy this side of life in the Alps.

What will you have to do?  

You will prepare breakfast and a 3-course evening meal on 6 days per week and be responsible for menu planning, shopping, budget control and food presentation for your 8 – 16 guests.  Duties include:

• Design and plan menus
• Manage your stocks, plan and manage your budget, and shop each week
• Prepare and help serve arrival lunches, breakfasts, homemade treats, shuttle snacks and a 3-course evening meal to an excellent standard six days a week, with the emphasis on fresh and varied ingredients
• Ensure that all guest’s dietary requirements are understood and catered for
• Prepare children's earlier dinner when requested
• Keep your kitchen clean, assist in keeping your dining room clean and inviting, and light a fire each day

What’s in it for me?

You must be prepared to work hard but you will be rewarded with a competitive package and a schedule that will allow you to enjoy lots of ski time and free time.

Along with making sure you have plenty of time to enjoy your stunning surroundings, you will enjoy plenty of great benefits including:

  • Competitive weekly salary and opportunity to earn good tips
  • Return air travel and transfers from Ireland/UK to/from your resort
  • Conveniently-located accommodation and bills included
  • Meals are provided when you are working
  • Ski pack for the season including full area lift pass, skis/snowboard/boots and reduced price lessons
  • Carte Neige insurance to cover you on the mountain
  • Your family will be given a 20% discount on Highlife holidays (exclusive of flights and ski packs)
  • End of season bonus (Approx 10% of your salary over the season)

You must be available from the 25th of November 2017 to the 20th April 2018 and will be based in the French Alps for all of that time.   

Please email or call 01 6771100 for more details.


Qualifications Requested
Contact Seamus Shaughnessy
Address French Alps - various resorts  
Salary Market leading package
Starting Date 9th December 2017
Email seamus@highlife,ie
Telephone 00353 1 677 1100


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