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  • Job Location

    Meribel, 3 Valleys, France

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  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    Good salary, very nice accommodation, 3 valley liftpass, insurance, meals, transport to and from resort, wifi in accom, french mobile phone


Avery Crest are now recruiting for Professional Chefs.

Avery Crest operate 2 luxury chalets in Meribel in very prestigious locations. We are now looking for our team for next winter season and are seeking highly trained and experienced members to join the team.

The chef is solely responsible for the food offering in the chalet and is expected to run each week from the bones of a set weekly menu (all designed by the chef) and then adapt the menu each week to the guest requests and requirements. The chef will make a pre arrival call to the lead guest to go through the menu and send a final menu for confirmation before the guests arrive in to resort.

You will be serving a cold continental and hot breakfast, buffet lunch (Left each day for the guests – not served), afternoon tea with sweet and savoury options and 6 course evening meal (Canapes, Starter, Main Course, Cheese, Dessert and petit fours)

The chef will also be responsible for shopping, cleaning, accounts and assisting in the smooth and happy running of the chalet.

Chalet Hosts

The hosts are responsible for the food service and overall cleanliness and presentation of the chalets as well as ensuring the guests have a wonderful holiday.

The host will serve breakfast and dinner and ensure all bedrooms, bathrooms and communal areas are spotlessly clean and presented beautifully.

Before dinner, as well as setting the table you still need to be able to host the guests. That means making them drinks, getting them things they need, conversing with them if required and generally ensuring they are receiving a 5* experience.

The host will serve drinks to the table and must be confident in suggesting a wine to go with the dinner (Training in wine matching is given) this involves telling the guests about the wine.

The host will also be required to book restaurants and organise massages for the guests when needed.

To be successful in the position you will need to have (and demonstrate) a high attention to detail - noticing a mug where it shouldnt be, remembering how someone takes their tea, ensuring the dining table is laid beautifully and everything is sparkling. You need to be able and willing to go the extra mile for guests and consistently exceed their expectations

Organisation is key in the host role. Your back of house area needs to be clean and spotless at all times as well as the front of house area. You need to be organised and meticulous, especially with the linen and laundry. You a


To be successful in the position you must have excellent attention to detail and be passionate about the food you are serving to the guests. You must be able to work from a budget, which means putting a menu together that enable you to have as little wastage as possible, as well as creating varied meals with the WOW factor.

You MUST be comfortable being front of house and actively conversing with the guests and assisting the hosts in giving the guests a 5* experience.
An interest in wine and wine pairing is an advantage.

Experience / Qualifications:

  • 2 years working in high end restaurants (2 Rosette minimum) / chalets / yachts - experience working in a chalet is preferred
  • Proven ability to work with budgets and accounts
  • Experience in putting menus together and be able to easily adapt to changing dietary requirements
  • Full driving licence and basic french preferred
  • Must have UK bank account and NI number

About us

Avery Crest is a small, highly professional company running two beautiful luxury chalets in Méribel. We believe that the customer should be at the heart of everything we do and we strive to ensure that our service matches their requirements
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