Chalet Host

Bourg-Saint-Maurice, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France | Contract



The Ski Beat holiday experience generally includes flights from the UK, transfer to one of our high-altitude French resorts and one week in a Ski Beat catered chalet - sometimes booked on an exclusive basis for families or groups of friends and sometimes shared with other Ski Beat guests.



The Chalet Host is responsible for delivering the Ski Beat catered chalet experience which includes:

  • Clean and prepare your chalet for weekly arrival of your guests.

  • Four mornings per week, prepare and serve a cooked breakfast, clean living areas and bedrooms, bake a cake and lay out afternoon tea for guests’ return from skiing.

  • Six evenings per week, cook a three course evening meal, serve and dine with your guests – a bit like hosting your own dinner party.

  • Generally care for your guests in a warm and friendly manner, provide resort and ski area information and resolve any issues that may arise to the best of your ability.

Other duties include:

  • Manage your chalet including reporting, linen supplies, food & wine ordering, keeping pathways clear of ice & snow and basic maintenance.

  • Deep clean of your chalet at beginning, middle and end of season.

  • Adhere to all local regulations, health & safety & hygiene standards.

  • Being a conscientious member of the resort team, assisting other team members as required.

Please note that this overview is purely intended to give you an idea of what your work involves and is not intended to be a precise breakdown of your duties.

About You

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with the following skills:

  • A cooking qualification or ability to cook appetising meals for between 6 to 12 people.

  • Previous experience within the hospitality or service industry.

  • A love of skiing or snowboarding and all things Alpine, or a strong desire to learn. 

  • Flexibility and willingness to assist other members of the team.

  • Since most of your guests will be British, an excellent level of spoken English is essential.

You will also require:

  • An EU passport, established residency in France (Titre de Sejour) or other means of legally working a season in France. For exceptional candidates with relevant chalet experience, Ski Beat can assist with French visa and residency applications.

  • A French Bank account so that you can receive French Mutuelle health insurance payments if required (this can be setup on arrival in France). Your salary will be paid into this account.

  • Your own laptop or tablet to access company systems.

Applying as couples or friends: 

  • Evidence of having worked as a team with your partner will be required.

  • An application form is required from both candidates, please do not submit a joint application.