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Chalet Host/Cook

  • Job Location

    Meribel Three Valleys

  • Start date

    December - April

  • Duration

    5 Months

  • Job Benefits

    Competitive salary, Excellent staff accommodation, Three Valley lift pass, Ski/snowboard hire, Flights, Insurance, Uniform, 2 full day off, Food, Friends Family discounts


Alpine Ethos are recruiting for winter 2020/21. We are looking for a team of outstanding people....could you be one of them? Each winter we have a small team of 14 wonderful people, who should be mature, friendly, experienced, welcoming, professional and enthusiastic. Applications are welcome from individuals, pairs of friends or couples.

Alpine Ethos is a small,  independent, owner run chalet company. We have been providing excellent chalet holidays for many years, and we realise the importance of happy staff. We look for a team of super friendly, experienced, like minded people in order to create a wonderful working environment for our team. We strive to work together so that staff and guests have the best possible experience in the mountains. Our managers have extensive experience of all roles, and have a can-do attitude, always on hand to help the team with the day-to-day running of the chalets, a supportive team effort for the best experience for our guests.

Meribel is (in our opinion!) the best resort to work a ski season. Being located right in the centre of the 3 Valleys ski area you will have the largest linked ski area in the World on your door step. We offer all our staff a full area lift pass so you can really make the most of this amazing ski area. Meribel town and its surrounding villages have an amazing array of bars and restaurants, with plenty of live bands to enjoy, there really is something for everyone.

As a chalet cook/host you will work in our smallest 8 guest chalet. You will run the chalet yourself and be responsible for the cooking, cleaning and hosting. You will be passionate about food, with relevant experience gained in either a chalet, restaurant, villa or yacht setting. We pride ourselves on providing excellent quality catering in our Meribel chalets and you would be able to create interesting and delicious breakfasts, cakes and dinners 5 days a week. You will also be responsible for the chalet cleaning, not just the kitchen but also communal areas, bedrooms and bathrooms as well as the weekly changeover of the chalet. 

Main responsibilities include:

Preparing continental and cooked breakfast on 5 mornings

Baking afternoon tea cakes 

Preparing 3 course dinner on 5 nights

Laying the table and clearing away

Daily cleaning of the chalet

Weekly changeover of the chalet

Hosting our guests and making them feel welcome

Weekly shopping trip


Staff Accommodation

We provide excellent staff accommodation for our team in our 2 staff houses. You will share a bedroom with 1/2 others, with a shared living room and kitchen. The 2 staff houses are in great locations with easy access to the ski lifts, ski bus stop and bars,restaurants and shops.They are very sunny and bright, and have great mountain views.


How to Apply

To apply for a position with Alpine Ethos please email a CV and covering letter via the online application. Please tell us a little about yourself in your covering letter and in particular why you would like to do a ski season and what appeals about working for Alpine Ethos.


Excellent cooking and customer service skills 

Proven experience cooking in either chalets, restaurants, villas or yachts or similar

Passionate about food and a keen interest in creating varied and delicious menus

Good eye for detail and ability to present food in an attractive manner

Organised and able to work tidily

Hard working and adaptable

Ability to work independently

Mature attitude

Friendly and outgoing

A mountain lover

About us

Alpine Ethos is a small, independent owner run chalet company based in Meribel, the heart of the Three Valleys, the largest ski area in the World. We have been providing excellent ski chalet holidays in Meribel for 12 years. Our choice of

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