Chalet Chef

In Chalet Childcare Operator

The Role

Our Chalet Chefs are key to delivering delicious, high quality meals to all our guests, from our youngest to oldest! We work with high quality suppliers and we expect you to exceed all guests culinary expectations. Ski Famille guests look forward to returning from a day on the slopes to a well presented homemade meal in a beautiful chalet; your skills, ability and attention to detail can make their holiday.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident chef to demonstrate their experience and love of food to a wide age range of customers. You will be well presented, highly organised and comfortable working under your own initiative to manage a kitchen and ensure meals are cooked to a high standard. You will work with Resort Managers to source and order your supplies, being mindful to budgets and cost control at all times.

Our family chalets sleep between 12 and 30 guests and most kitchens are open plan, allowing you to share your passion and mountain experiences with the guests.

Chalet Chef Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility in providing an excellent care free holiday to all travelling guests
  • Provide a welcoming family friendly environment in your chalet
  • Cook and present all meals, (including children’s meals) afternoon cakes and canapes to a consistently high standard, understanding the age differences and culinary variations within our portfolio of guests and adapting to deal with dietary requirements when necessary
  • Organise weekly orders and deliveries and carefully manage stock and costs
  • Maintain a high standard of kitchen hygiene and cleanliness at all times
  • Assist with cleaning, general chalet presentation and weekly chalet deep cleans
  • Ensure you are always attentive to the needs of your guests and are always actively seeking out opportunities to make the holiday fun and trouble free
  • Work with your team colleagues to ensure that all resort operations occur efficiently with minimum cost
  • Uphold the reputation of Ski Famille

Requirements of the Role

  • Previous experience in hospitality and catering
  • A working knowledge of HACCP procedures
  • Great self-motivation and well developed organisational skills
  • Friendly, flexible and enthusiastic
  • Able to deliver excellent customer service in all circumstances and to guests of all ages
  • An understanding of the differences between adult and child holiday needs
  • Knowledge of snow sports is advantageous
  • A strong experienced team player
  • At least basic French language skills is preferable and would put you ahead of other applicants!
  • Availability for the whole season (mid-November until end April)
  • Current Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate
  • We will conduct DBS checks as well as taking up at least two references

How to apply

Firstly...tell us about you...

Applications for ALL Ski Famille Jobs will open at the end of beginning of June.

Firstly…tell us about you…

Chalet Hosts ONLY

Please create and submit a 2-minute video with your CV which tells us:

  • About a time you excelled in customer service whether it was in a previous job, or in a life experience situation
  • About a time in your life you found challenging and what you did to overcome it. Give as much detail as you are comfortable with
  • Make sure you include your name.

Upload your video to Youtube/Vimeo (or a platform of your choice) and email us a link along with your CV to recruitment@skifamille.co.uk

Don’t forget, your video is 1 of 1000s that we will view, make sure yours is one that we will remember.

For ALL other Jobs: 

If you would like to be considered for other positions (Chef, Childcare, Chalet Manager etc), please send your CV and a covering letter, stating which role you wish to apply for and why to recruitment@skifamille.co.uk

Make sure you include your full name.

Below is an example Job Description

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Secondly...show us what you can do...

If we think you’re the right fit for us, you will be invited to one of our assessment days:

  • Chefs, you will join us at a stunning demonstration kitchen in Hampshire where you will be asked to showcase your skills.
  • For all other roles, you’ll showcase your skills at one of the interview days that we’re holding throughout the summer – see above for dates.

Our available roles

Resort Manager

Resort Childcare Manager

Resort Childcare Supervisor

A Childcare Supervisor has an involved role at the heart of our childcare management team. They support the Resort Childcare Manager to champion all childcare issues within their resort to ensure our product is being delivered cohesively.

Childcare Staff / Early Years Practitioner(s)

Resort Chalet Supervisor

Resort Head Chef

You will be managing a team of chefs in our resort chalets. We work with high quality suppliers and we expect you to manage, in addition to your team, our orders, stocks, purchases and food quality delivery

Chalet Chef

Chalet Host

Resort Assistant

Resort Administrator

Night Porter

You will be a key part of our exciting new Chalet Hotel team, reporting directly  to our Hotel Managers. Our night porters play an important role in our chalet hotel, ensuring its security at night as well as cleaning and setting up the dining room for breakfast for the following morning for our guests.

Bartender

As a bartender in our new Chalet Hotel, you will use your skills and passion for hospitality and customer service every day. Your role is to provide our guests with a high quality service in a family friendly environment. 

Hotel Housekeeper

Our housekeepers take pride in creating a clean, inviting environment for our hotel guests.  This role offers you an opportunity to work hard as part of a team and enjoy leisure time in the afternoons & evenings. If you would prefer not to be as client-facing as some of our other roles, this would be the role for you! 

Assistant Hotel Manager

Reporting to the Hotel Manager, you will play a key part in developing and monitoring all elements of the delivery of our new Chalet Hotel product, developing our staff and maximising profits whilst controlling all costs. The role of the Assistant Chalet Hotel Manager is very varied. You will be fully responsible for everything that occurs within the hotel from guest welfare to stock control and maintenance of the hotel, plus managing and motivating your team. 

We are looking for an energetic, experienced manager with high levels of service and commitment. Using a proactive approach, you will aim to achieve all financial goals set by the company whilst delivering the best customer service.

Maintenance Technician

Our property maintenance technician keeps our Chalet Hotel, located in Les Bruyères quarter of Les Menuires, running to the highest possible standard. He / she ensures that any issues that have been reported by other staff and directly from guests are sorted quickly and efficiently.