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 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.
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 four 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.
Staff cover in chalets to cover chefs’ & hosts’ in the event of absence: 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
Pre-requisites - We are looking for experienced flexi-hosts who:
Have had previous experience working in a chalet and can cater for a 3 course menu for a minimum of 8 to10 guests. (and/or completed a 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
Hold a valid European Health Card ( EHIC)
We are looking for people who can:
Work well under pressure and able to think on your feet
Have a high standard of personal presentation
Be reliable and organised
Be 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
Be flexible in your 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
Ski or snowboard equipment for the season
Mountain rescue insurance
A three valley lift pass
Two days off per week (subject to bookings, certain weeks such as Christmas holidays but you will be notified in advance)
Uniform provided by Ski Cuisine: Outdoor jacket. Fleece. Shirts. Polo shirts. Aprons
To provide yourself: Chef whites/blacks. Chef’s black or check trousers. Black indoor shoes
To apply: Please contact Karen Journoud firstname.lastname@example.org and forward your CV, a cover letter and a recent photo.