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Chef for Ski Miquel

At Ski Miquel we are looking for well-trained and professional chefs who want to work in a chalet-hotel environment to ensure high quality food for our 25-35 guests. This a full-time position for the season, working alongside our Resort Manager and Chalet Hosts.

Ski Miquel holidays offer breakfast, afternoon tea and a 3-course evening meal. We have our own Cook Book with menus pre-planned for the week, and our chefs are responsible for ensuring the food is cooked and served to the set standard.

We do not serve lunch, so once your prep is done then your day is free until the evening service.

This job is ideal for someone who is hard-working and organised, as this means you will get the most time out on the mountain. We have positions available in our resorts in France, Austria, Switzerland and Spain.

Preparing dinner in the Chalet Christina

Job Tasks

This is an outline of the general tasks and requirements that are expected of our Chefs:

  • To prepare and serve breakfast on alternate days (working with our Chalet Hosts), the main job being to cook eggs to order for the beginning of service at 8am until 9am.
  • Making cakes and biscuits for afternoon tea.
  • Preparing a 3-course evening meal for 25-35 guests, plus canap├ęs and a cheese course, adhering to the Ski Miquel Cook Book. This is for 6 evenings each week.
  • Our most efficient chefs do most of their prep work during the morning and then go back to the kitchen late afternoon to finish off. We do not offer lunch, so after you finish your prep (usually around 11am) your day is free and you should not have to return until late afternoon to prepare for evening service at 8pm.
  • The staff all work as a team, and the Chalet Hosts will help with plating meals to a set standard with your guidance before serving. All of you help in the clearing and cleaning of the kitchen following service, so that you all finish together.
  • Other responsibilities will include maintaining a clean and hygienic kitchen, ordering stock to ensure you maintain the set budget in conjunction with the Resort Manager, who will report back to head office with any issues.
Preparing dinner in the Chalet Christina

The Candidate

Personal qualities:

  • Punctual
  • Hard-working
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Well-presented
  • Good communication skills
  • A love of the mountains

Experience:

  • Qualified chef (NVQ Level 2 or equivalent)
  • Experience in ordering and stock-taking
  • Catering experience
  • Ability to cook for 25-35 guests each night

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a CV and covering letter to jobs@skimiquel.co.uk