Chef/Cook needed at children’s activity centre in the beautiful Swiss Alps!

Job Details

Viamonde is an established Swiss company and since 2002 has been the trusted partner of international schools throughout the world, who bring their students to our centres in the Valais region.

We welcome groups of up to 100 students and teachers throughout the year and although our menus are simple and developed to appeal to young people, we pride ourselves on offering tasty and nutritious meals using quality fresh ingredients. The international schools we work with demand high standards of food for their students, with particular attention to special diets for cultural and medical reasons (Muslim, vegetarian, vegan, allergies, etc.).

Our staff comes from all over the world, too, and English is the official language at our centres.

Employment periods available

  • From 11 Mar to 25 April 2023

Key responsibilities

  • Running the kitchen
  • Responsible for food ordering
  • Responsible for food safety & hygiene of the kitchen

Skills and experience required

We consider candidates without professional chef qualifications if they have good cooking skills and experience in cooking for groups.

All our staff must be role models to the children who are our guests, act responsibly and in a caring manner at all times and show understanding of and appreciation for diverse cultural backgrounds.

Applicants should have experience in a catering environment and must be organised, adaptable, trustworthy, patient and presentable.

Nationality and age requirements

Applicants should ideally be at least 23 years of age, but applicants at least 21 years of age will be considered.

Fluent English is not a requirement, but applicants must be able to communicate in English. German or French is an advantage.

IMPORTANT: Due to strict work permit rules, applicants must have a nationality of one of the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland. 


As well as an excellent salary package, you will be provided with your own bedroom with private bathroom.

Employment with Viamonde gives the opportunity to meet similarly minded young people and establish lasting friendships while spending time in the beautiful Swiss Alps.

In your time off, you will be in a paradise for outdoor activities, including skiing (from December to the end of April) and be ideally located to explore Switzerland and nearby Italy and France.

Are you the Chef/Cook we are looking for? Apply now!

  • Job Information 

  • Company: Viamonde
  • Vacancy: Chef/Cook needed at children’s activity centre in the beautiful Swiss Alps!
  • Category: Chef de Partie, Chefs, Kitchen Staff
  • Dates: 11 March to 25 April
  • Salary: Approx CHF 630 (NET) per week
  • Locations:
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