Ultimate Chalet Host Cookery Course
The Ultimate Chalet Host Cookery Course is THE LEADING COOKERY COURSE in the Alps to teach you everything you need to know about running a successful chalet with style and the minimum of fuss. Competition for jobs is fierce. Book this course and get a job!
We teach you recipes that are quick and easy, varied, nutritious, using ingredients available in winter in the alps, methods of cooking specific to altitude, how to deal with dietary requirements including 6 day vegetarian menu and wheat-free/dairy-free/vegan etc. how to work on your own and as a team, tips on menu planning, shopping, managing your budget, portion control, food hygiene & safety regulations (allowing you to easily complete the Food Hygiene Certificate), tricks of the trade and how to maximise your ski time, what it’s really like to be a chalet host, customer service and increasing your tips, other jobs you may be expected to do, info about who´s recruiting staff and how to get a job.
Based in a luxury chalet in La Rosiere, France, with qualified and experienced tutors, every day you cook breakfast, lunch (kids meals), afternoon tea and a three course evening meal in a real chalet kitchen. Just £545pp. This is truly the most authentic chalet cookery course available in the Alps.
Mountain Chefs is a UK cookery school with a difference. We are devoted to training
people ot work in the ski industry. We pride ourselves on our reputation and our
ability to deliver the best chalet staff to the waiting ski tour operators in the
Alps. Our courses take place in both France and the UK. We equip you with the culinary
and chalet operation skills to allow you to delight your ski guests with gourmet
cuisine and a smooth running chalet. If you are looking for the best ski season
job doing something you love, then a Mountain Chef course is exactly what you are
looking for. We work with gap year students and mature candidates, including those
taking a sabbatical, and people looking for a life change or individuals in pursuit
of a "golden gap year"! We also take exceptional 18 year olds on our courses. Our
courses qualify for the Duke of Edinburgh Residential Project.
Mountain Chefs offers Chalet Chef courses that are thorough and practical – teaching
you the art of gourmet cooking as well as how to run the perfect chalet. After completion
of our Chalet Chef course, your professional cooking skills will give you more mountain
hours and a more satisfying ski season. At Mountain Chefs, you are taught by a qualified
British Head Chef with many seasons of Alpine cooking experience. And, as part of
your course fee, we take a very proactive role in your job placement, working with
only with the best ski companies. Get in touch to find out more! We're always happy
For more information on our courses or to discuss your options for obtaining a ski season job, please ring Victoria at 01908 692918. E-mail Victoria at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our web site at:
Black Diamond Lodge
Black Diamond Lodge offers our one week residential Chalet Cookery Course in Ste Foy, French Alps. Our course is held in actual chalet kitchens. We believe that chalet cookery and operations training in the Alps provides our students with the skills they need to work hard, play hard and enjoy an unforgettable ski season.
We have designed our week long course to mimic working a winter season, allowing you to fully understand the structure of a typical working day. In addition to cookery, we use the chalet environment to teach you critical chalet operation techniques you will need to work as a successful chalet host or chef. Five full days of cookery and chalet operations training with afternoon free time each day to enjoy Alpine activities including walking, cycling, white water sports or simply relaxing in our spa.
Black Diamond Chalet Cookery is run in conjunction with Venture Ski and delivered by qualified chefs and ski company Directors with over 30 years ski industry experience. www.blackdiamondlodge.co.uk
The Old Rectory
If you want to gain the skills necessary to find a job in your gap year, working
as a ski chalet chef, then this course is for you. Our popular Essential Course
is also designed for anyone who is thinking of a career in catering, perhaps running
a pub, hotel or B&B, or maybe you just want to learn how to cook. This two-week
hands on course covers key skills for competent cookery. Starting with basic knife
skills and simple dishes, these busy cookery classes will show you much more than
just the classic methods for stocks, sauces and pastry. New ingredients will be
explored; tips on stylish presentation will be learnt along with guidelines for
balanced menu planning, hints on preparing ahead and good kitchen organisation.
At the end of the course you will have a good range of culinary skills and confidence
to tackle any recipe. The essential course is designed for any enthusiastic person
who wants to immerse themselves in cookery with like minded individuals to widen
their repertoire and improve their skill level. With our small classes of a maximum
of 8 students you will have lots of individual attention. Situated in the village
of Bentley on the Surrey/Hampshire borders, about 40 miles from London.
Tel: 01420 520528
The Orchards School
The Orchards School of Cookery specialises in training and recruiting chalet cooks
to work in ski resorts. The School is well recognised and with its contacts in the
chalet industry is able to help and advise students with recruitment. Ski companies
visit the school to interview students. To date they have 100% success rate at recruiting
The Orchards School of Cookery was No.4 in the ‘Top 25 Cookery Schools in Europe’
published by Waitrose Food Illustrated in January. “If you don’t have time to ski
to your heart's content and make the most of the aprés ski, what is the point of
putting up with the cold”
For further information please telephone Isabel on 01789 490 259, email Isabel@orchardscookery.co.uk
or visit www.orchardscookery.co.uk