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Head Chefs

  • Job Location

    France, Italy, Austria, Andorra

  • Start date

    November / December

  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    £s Competitive + Accommodation + Ski Pass + Insurance + Discounts


Job Role Summary:

Working for Neilson Active holidays is more than a job, it's a lifestyle! It's all about sharing your passion for the activities you love. You'll be working hard, but the work is fun and there's always plenty of time to play!

The Head Chef leads the kitchen team, managing an effective and efficient kitchen operation, maintaining high health and safety standards and adhering to budgets. You will be compiling creative and appealing buffet menus, ordering food and monitoring spending.

Pre-season and on-going training of the kitchen team is essential as is a good working relationship with the front of house staff. You must be a highly motivated person, driven by a passion for cooking and producing high-quality food with the ability to lead and inspire a team in an enjoyable kitchen environment.   

We are always looking for friendly, enthusiastic and approachable individuals to join our amazing team! People who can build rapport with ease and continue to give our guests confidence in the fact, that every element of their holiday is being delivered by people that care.We are currently seeking Head Chefs to work at our resort hotels for the Winter Season.

Leading by example you will build and maintain professional, efficient, safe and enjoyable kitchen environment. You will motivate the team to produce a consistently high standard of meal service in both buffet and a la carte styles. 


You will have a proven experience in all areas of food preparation, design and HACCP. Working to strict budgets and sales targets, you will be result orientated and ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction at all times.

Qualifications and experience required

  • Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent, formal Catering qualifications
  • IT Skills, Computer literate and capable with Excel and Word and producing menus, stock sheets and written reports
  • Current Food Hygiene certificate and HACCP training
  • Proven experience of managing teams with emphasis on management and development.
  • At least 5 years experience in providing extensive design and food presentation in hot/cold buffet menus and a la carte dining.
  • Experience in catering for up to 200 guests, preferably within a hotel environment.
  • Managing kitchen budgets and Stock control procedures.
  • Experience of working overseas with a tour operator (Desirable)

About us

Neilson is dedicated to providing active holidays, in the winter with our ski & snowboard programme and in the summer and year-round resorts with our land and water-based activities. From beginners to experts alike, we make active holidays really ...
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