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Chalet Cookery and Hosting Course


Vacancy: Chalet Cookery and Hosting Course
Company: Snow Cooks
Reference Number: Cookery Courses
Category: Ski season courses (Cookery courses)
Dates: From 23rd May until November
Cost : From 620 euros

Chalet Cookery and Hosting Course


Couples and singles needed across the Alps in all sectors (even if you only hold a British passport!)

Courses are held in a relaxed enviroment for an average of 6 students, in a real chalet lead by Melanie. Following many years of not only cooking, but creating menus, training and also recruiting chalet staff, she will give you a real insight into what working as a chalet host is all about. There will also be real guests to host, often ex-chalet staff themselves, who are happy to impart their knowledge too.

The Snow Cooks course covers all aspects of hosting and cooking in a chalet, with menu planning, hygiene and budgeting as just a part of the curriculum, as well as tips to get the most out of your season in the chalet and on the slopes.  By the end, you will confidently be able to apply for employment as chalet cooks/hosts , knowing that you have the ability to work efficiently in a chalet serving delicious meals leaving your guests happy!  Our goal is to guide you in finding work in a ski resort. We assist with job applications - before your course and during the week.  You will be kept up to date with job postings and in some cases, employers, whom we have direct contact with, will drop by to meet potential staff.  Having been in charge of chalet staff recruitment for the past 25 years, I can guide in finding the right company to suit you and also assist, before you arrive with your cover letter and CV.  British passport holders can still apply for jobs but employers will need to get 'seasonal work visas' for you.  If you are an EU passport holder then it is very simple as you are legally allowed to work in France.  For Australian and New Zealand passport holders, a working holiday visa is accepted (aged between 18 and 30 years old), otherwise a visa will have to be applied for.  Please ask if you need further advice.

There will also be a chance to have some fun during your time off if you so wish - outdoor activities include hiking, via ferrata, acro-branche, white water rafting, parapenting, mountain biking, horse-riding....

With regards to COVID 19, we anticipate extra cleaning duties in the chalet, even more regular hand washing and hand sanitizing plus individual students will have their own room (no extra cost).  Bring a mask incase you travel by public transport or go to the shops.

The price includes tuition, accommodation, meals as stated, transfer from and to Geneva or Lyon airport, chalet recipe book, help with CV, cover letter and application and a reference on completion of the course

A chalet cookery course shows future employers that you are serious about getting a job and the reference you receive on completion can be added to your CV.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on talktous@snowcooks.com

Course Details


Main Category: Ski season courses


  • Cookery courses



Included with this course

  • Airport Pickup
  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • Company Representative


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