Chef

Ski Verbier Exclusive Chefs have a demanding but incredibly rewarding role with full responsibility for the catering in their chalet.  The role allows you to showcase your work with the freedom to create and design menus to impress your guests.  Alongside your host, you will be responsible for delivering a 5* service to our guests which should exceed their expectations.

Main Responsibilities

  • Creating and planning menus with each set of guests (including pre arrival chef call)
  • Preparing and service of breakfast, afternoon tea, canapés/snacks, 3 course evening meal, up to 6 days a week, in an open plan environment
  • Purchasing chalet supplies, budgeting and accounting on a weekly basis
  • 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

Candidate ProFile

The ideal candidate will have the following qualities:

  • Highly professional
  • Well presented at all times
  • Punctual, personable and sociable
  • Positive, flexible and energetic
  • A hardworking team player with great attention to detail
  • Able to think on their feet and use own initiative

Skills and abilities required

The potential candidate will have the following:

  • 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 your own kitchen (including menu planning, budgeting and sourcing ingredients)
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and as part of a team

Package

We offer an extremely competitive salary, accommodation within Verbier including food allowance, travel to and from Verbier, ski pass, ski/boot hire, emergency accident and medical sports insurance along with extensive in resort training.

All applicants must have:

  • Up to date EU passport and EHIC
  • A recognised catering qualification, at least 2-3 years’ experience in a professional kitchen or have worked for a luxury chalet company
  • UK address
  • UK bank account
  • UK National Insurance number

All our staff must be available to work from December 2019 to April 2020.

To apply, please send your CV, sample menus with photos (with links to any social media pages you may hold) of your work along with a cover letter to:

Sally Clifford
HR Manager

[email protected]