Great chef needed for fun ski season in beautiful Megeve

Stanford Skiing
Published
May 21, 2018
Location
Megeve, France
Category
Job Type

Description

Are you a dynamic chef who loves cooking but would also love to ski (or learn to ski)?  Then we're looking for you!

We're looking for an exciting, creative chef who will love to run his/her own kitchen cooking for our guests in our chalet/hotel Sylvana or Rond Point  in the picturesque resort of Megève, France. You need to have flair, imagination, great presentation skills, the ability to cook to a high standard and a genuine passion for food.

We take pride in how well we take care of our staff, from the standard of our accommodation to the amount of ski time we offer compared to other companies. Please call or drop us an email to find out more.

The Job

- Cooking breakfast, cake for afternoon tea, and a 3-course evening meal for around 30 guests in your Chalet 6 days a week;

- Taking responsibility for food hygiene standards and processes in your kitchen;

- Ordering food to your chalet;

- Stock control, stock rotation and wastage minimisation.

- Working with two chalet hosts, a driver and a manager as a team so you help each other out to ensure our guests have a great holiday!

As a relatively small company, we’re open to individual ideas and originality in our kitchens. We can give you set menu plans and templates to get you started, but one of the best things about working for us is your freedom to be creative and not cook the same meals week-in, week-out. We pride ourselves on the standard of cuisine that we offer and want you to be part of it.

The Setup

-Two chalet-hotels in Megève: the Rond Point and the Sylvana plus our superior chalet Les Clochettes and some self-catered apartments;

-Five members of staff in each: Manager, Chef, Driver/Assistant and two Hosts; plus a chef and a host in Les Clochettes

-Resort Manager, Maintenance Person and Resort Administrator in resort for support

What we offer

- Competitive salary plus tips

- Travel to and from UK, medical insurance, food and good accommodation

- Ski / board and boot hire, full area (445km) ski pass and proper time off to use it

- A chance to influence your working environment and be part of catering decisions that will make your job and your food better

- Ski lessons for those who haven’t skied before or who want to improve

- One full day off every week, plus excellent ski time (usually 5-6 hours/day, 5 days a week unlike other companies)

Requirements:

- Great cooking skills and experience

- Chef qualifications including Food Hygiene level 2 minimum

- An organised, constructive, passionate approach to work

- A friendly, flexible, team-orientated personality; you’ll be working as part of a team of five, although you will be the only chef

- Keen to get out and ski!

- You also need to have a Permanent UK National Insurance Number

We ensure that your hard work is rewarded with what you’re here to enjoy: skiing. Megève is a great resort with a large ski area and fantastic off-piste. We like to ensure that our staff are happy, partly because happy staff makes happy guests but also because we are out in Megève for most of the season and we like to work with people who are enjoying themselves.  A lot of our staff have remained our very good friends.  Please do apply now with a CV and a 6 day menu plan for a 3 course evening meal.

Looking forward to hearing from you!

 

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