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Posted 09/28/2021

Chalet Chef - Seasonal - Verbier, Switzerland

Are you a British chef looking to work a ski season this winter? We have positions available with a client based in Verbier, Switzerland. With a portfolio of beautiful catered chalets, we're looking for highly experienced fine-dining chefs to join an experience existing resort team. You will have the opportunity to showcase your work by creating weekly tailored menus and working alongside a host, deliver a 5* service beyond their expectations.

Responsibilities
  • You will have full responsibility for the catering in one of our chalets.
  • The role allows you to showcase your work by creating and designing menus to impress your guests.
  • Alongside your host, you will be responsible for delivering a 5* service beyond their expectations.
  • Creating and planning menus with each set of guests (including pre arrival chef call).
  • Preparation and service in an open plan environment of breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner
  • Stock control and management of your kitchen.
  • Catering for special occasions and understanding your guests dietary and allergy requirements.
  • Catering for children and preparing early supper, if required.
  • Maintaining high levels of food hygiene and general health and safety in the kitchen and dining areas.
  • Interacting with guests and being flexible for last minute changes.
  • Assisting with the maintenance of all kitchen equipment and reporting any issues to the Chalet Manager.
Ideal Candidate
  • Highly professional
  • Well presented at all times
  • Punctual, personable and sociable
  • Positive, flexible and energetic
  • A hardworking team player with great attention to detail
  • Ability to think on their feet and use own initiative
  • Recognised catering and food safety qualifications
  • Full, clean UK driving licence (desirable)
  • Basic knowledge of French (desirable)
  • Extensive work experience in a fine dining, Rosette or Michelin star restaurant
  • Knowledge of wine/food pairing
  • Previous seasonal experience (desirable)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Experience in running a kitchen
  • Ability to plan menus, budget and source ingredients)
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and as part of a team
  • Fully vaccinated
  • UK National Insurance number, address and bank account
Package
Salary: Depending on experience

Winter board and lodging

Travel to and from Verbier at the start and end of season

Winter ski pack including ski pass, ski boot/hire, ski lessons, comprehensive emergency sports insurance etc (where required)

Start date: December 2021

CHALET CHEF

SEASONAL

VERBIER, SWITZERLAND

Posted 09/28/2021

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Are you a British chef looking to work a ski season this winter? We have positions available with a client based in Verbier, Switzerland. With a portfolio of beautiful catered chalets, we're looking for highly experienced fine-dining chefs to join an experience existing resort team. You will have the opportunity to showcase your work by creating weekly tailored menus and working alongside a host, deliver a 5* service beyond their expectations.

Responsibilities
  • You will have full responsibility for the catering in one of our chalets.
  • The role allows you to showcase your work by creating and designing menus to impress your guests.
  • Alongside your host, you will be responsible for delivering a 5* service beyond their expectations.
  • Creating and planning menus with each set of guests (including pre arrival chef call).
  • Preparation and service in an open plan environment of breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner
  • Stock control and management of your kitchen.
  • Catering for special occasions and understanding your guests dietary and allergy requirements.
  • Catering for children and preparing early supper, if required.
  • Maintaining high levels of food hygiene and general health and safety in the kitchen and dining areas.
  • Interacting with guests and being flexible for last minute changes.
  • Assisting with the maintenance of all kitchen equipment and reporting any issues to the Chalet Manager.
Ideal Candidate
  • Highly professional
  • Well presented at all times
  • Punctual, personable and sociable
  • Positive, flexible and energetic
  • A hardworking team player with great attention to detail
  • Ability to think on their feet and use own initiative
  • Recognised catering and food safety qualifications
  • Full, clean UK driving licence (desirable)
  • Basic knowledge of French (desirable)
  • Extensive work experience in a fine dining, Rosette or Michelin star restaurant
  • Knowledge of wine/food pairing
  • Previous seasonal experience (desirable)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Experience in running a kitchen
  • Ability to plan menus, budget and source ingredients)
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and as part of a team
  • Fully vaccinated
  • UK National Insurance number, address and bank account
Package 0

Salary: Depending on experience

Winter board and lodging

Travel to and from Verbier at the start and end of season

Winter ski pack including ski pass, ski boot/hire, ski lessons, comprehensive emergency sports insurance etc (where required)

Start date: December 2021

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