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Couple Chalet Host | Winter 22/23

  • Job Location

    Morzine, France

  • Start date


  • Duration

    Mid to end of April

  • Job Benefits

    Competitive Salary (€) + food whilst on duty + Morzine-Les Gets-Avoriaz ski pass + ski hire + uniform + 150€ travel allowance + 2 days off a week and 2.5 holiday/sick days per month that will be paid at the end of the season + organised team events


Couple Chalet Host Positions, Morzine

We are looking to recruit 2 chalet host couples to run our beautiful chalet Claire Vallee (sleeps 10-12)

Chalet Host Job Description

Do you both or does one of you have professional catering experience ? Do you want to work for a small family run company where you are not just a number but a vital team member? Are you organised, hard working and capable of running your own chalet? Have you worked together before and do you enjoy looking after people? Do you love the mountains and skiing or boarding?

If the answer is yes then please apply for one of our Chalet Host Couple positions!

The role requires someone who gets on well with people from all walks of life, can cook to a very high standard, is well organised, takes pride in doing the job properly with great attention to detail and has a lot of energy!

You will manage your own chalet, providing breakfast with a daily cooked option, baking a cake for afternoon tea, preparing hot & cold canapes and preparing & serving a 3-course evening meal, as well as cleaning the chalet daily and changing over the chalet on the day of departure/arrival of the guests.

Food is really important to us and is one of the reasons why so many guests come back to stay with us year after year. We work to a set menu which we have created with an experienced chef who has experience running a chalet to ensure that the menu is delicious and varied but also achievable for our hosts!  As well as being fabulous cooks the job requires you to take a genuine interest in the guests, welcoming them and creating a warm friendly atmosphere whilst keeping the chalet spotlessly clean, ensuring the bathrooms & bedrooms are cleaned daily. The role requires the chalet host to buy for the menu (thereby keeping within budget), do a weekly stock check and to do the grocery shopping.

Standard daily tasks


  • Laying out continental breakfast & cook daily hot option
  • Make beds, clean bathroom & empty bins
  • Tidy, vacuum communal living areas & wash floors
  • Prepare & lay out afternoon tea
  • Prep for evening meal (consider kids meals/dietary options)


  • Clear away afternoon tea
  • Serve children’s meals if required
  • Prepare & canapes, three course dinner, cheese & coffee
  • Wash and tidy up, clean kitchen
  • Lay table for breakfast

Standard weekly tasks

  • Put laundry out for collection, put away clean laundry
  • Stock take and complete online food order, weekly supermarket shop
  • Complete meat order; store once delivered
  • Mid-week towel change for all rooms
  • Complete chalet report, collect guest satisfaction forms
  • Change-over all bedrooms & clean communal areas (every Sunday with some mid-week change-overs)
  • Juggling change-over if you have an overlap of arriving & departing guests
  • Manage guest requests, questions, problems
  • Additional preparation for staff day off

Hours/ Package

  • Competitive monthly salary paid through the French system (in euros)
  • All food while working
  • Morzine-Les Gets-Avoriaz ski pass
  • Ski hire for the season
  • Uniform
  • A €150pp travel allowance for your return travel to Morzine
  • There are 2 days off a week and 2.5 holiday/sick days per month that will be paid at the end of the season
  • Reach4thealps will also organise and pay for team events in the season, typically night sledging, cross country skiing and or a meal in a mountain restaurant, an important way to say thanks and to come together as a team and just have fun!
  • We also have high standard, well located accommodation that is available for rent though our sister company at a lower rate than the market average.


What kind of person are we looking for?

We are looking for individuals who have either done a ski season hosting (must have involved cooking) in a chalet before & or have professional catering experience and who have a genuine love and interest in food & flair for cooking & excellent attention to detail.

You need to be

  • Hard working & have stamina
  • Be well organised and be good at managing your time
  • Be an excellent cook
  • Outgoing and enjoy dealing with people
  • A cheery person with a positive attitude


Successful applicants will be offered a place on our winter training course commencing in early December. Reach4thealps will pay for all food during this course and will pay for the costs of the training provided by trained chefs & our management team. On completing this course you will be given a contract with Reach4thealps and pay will begin after the completion of this training week.The employee will need to pay for their own insurance to cover their free time, skiing & personal belongings.


* EU Passport holders
* British passport holders/other nationalities with French residency which is called a Titre De Sejour (or who are in process of applying for residency) allowing them to work in France
* Other nationalities with the right to work in France (young traveller working visa)
* British passport holders who don’t have French residency BUT who have either worked minimum one ski season before as a Chalet Host/Cook or who have relevant cooking experience (we, as the employer would have to apply for a working visa for you)

If you apply, please provide your CV, a recent photo & a cover note explaining why you would be suited to this job, why you would like to work in Morzine and for Reach4thealps?

About us

Reach4thealps is an established and successful Chalet Company based in Morzine, run by Gina and Marcus Ewart. We are both very keen skiers and bikers and love Morzine & the area. We are passionate about delivering great holidays through excellent ...
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