Ski Cuisine
August 20, 2019
Meribel, France
Job Type


Ski Cuisine is a small, family run chalet company operating solely in the beautiful Alpine resort of Méribel situated at the heart of the impressive Three Valley Ski area; the largest ski area in the world. Our five chalets are ski-in, ski-out and have cosy and traditional interiors.  We are renowned for excellent quality cuisine and personal service, provided by professional and personable staff.

A Flexi-Host at Ski Cuisine is a vital member of the team. Your main responsibility is to cover the chefs and hosts in the chalets, catering and housekeeping, on their half days off or when illness and injury occur. When you are not covering in the chalets you will be part of the operations team assisting the Resort Manager “behind the scenes” which includes duties such as deliveries, driving, maintenance and snow clearing. This role is challenging, varied and interesting, allowing you lots of mountain-time. As you work closely with the whole team this role requires a flexible, up-beat individual who has a positive outlook and enjoys the nature of season work and life.


Weekly staff cover in chalets to cover chefs’ & hosts’ half days off: catering, housekeeping and front of house.

Driving staff to work & occasional guest lifts

Deliveries to chalets

Maintenance in chalets

Assisting with shopping

Assisting the Resort Manager with purchasing

Assisting with Laundry organisation & distribution

Vehicle maintenance

Hot tub controls & maintenance

Snow clearing

Pre-requisites - We are looking for experienced flexi-hosts who:

Have had previous experience working in a chalet and can cater a 3 course menu for a minimum of 8 to10 guests. (and/or completed a “recognised” cookery course).

Have strong communication skills

Have housekeeping experience and a good idea for presentation and detail

Have a minimum of a valid Level 2 Hygiene certificate

You must be a UK passport holder, have a UK NI number and NI contributions need to have been previously paid for a period of at least one month

You need to hold a clean UK driving license and have been driving for at least 2 years

You must hold a valid European Health Card ( EHIC)

We are looking for people who :

  • work well under pressure and are able to think on their feet
  • have a high standard of personal presentation
  • are reliable and organised
  • are respectful and communicate well with clients and colleagues (team players)
  • are punctual and have a “can-do” attitude
  • have a positive, mature and energetic outlook to work and season life in general
  • will be flexible in their attitude towards our guests to maintain our excellent service level and reputation


Salary on application

Accommodation in a shared room in our staff chalet

Travel from London-Méribel. Return travel allowance of £80

Meals supplied

Ski or snowboard equipment for the season

Medical & mountain rescue insurance

A three valley lift pass

One and a half days off per week

Uniform provided by Ski Cuisine: Outdoor jacket. Fleece. Shirts. Polo shirts. Aprons

To provide yourself: Chef whites/blacks. Chef’s black or checked trousers. Black trousers. Black indoor shoes

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