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10 months ago
Travel Trade Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable
Location: France
Job type: Contract
Contact: Helen Newton
Category: Chalet Jobs, Chef Jobs
Chalet Chef required for busy resort in France the overseas team in our chalets play one of the most important roles in ensuring our clients have a ski holiday to remember. If that sounds like something you want to be part of for winter 2017/18 get in touch.
Job Details:
Catering / budgeting
*Cost effective planning and preparation of an exciting, appropriate and inviting daily menu including breakfast, afternoon tea, biscuits, canapés, and dinner party style evening meal including cheese and coffee
*Cater for special diets as and when required, sometimes at short notice
*Preparation of weekly food order within budget, and present at either the food deliveries and/or weekly shopping run down the mountain
*Train the staff to assist you in preparation and the competent delivery of full breakfast on chef's day off
*Provide adequate staff meals every night except chef's night off
*Constantly look to improve the dishes week-on-week
Food service
*Support and advise chalet team in food service techniques and standards
*Lead the chalet team whilst they are in your kitchen whilst remaining ever conscious of the importance of your role in keeping the team well-motivated
*Interact with the customers regularly
*Constantly seek out ways to improve the level of service or product to the customer
*Daily cleaning duties to maintain impeccable standards of hygiene in the kitchen. Ensure a thorough clean down is completed after each food service
*Maintain hygiene and cleanliness standards throughout all kitchen and dining areas. Regular deep clean of kitchen, food storage areas, fridges, freezers and all associated food preparation/storage areas
Weekly reports & accounts
*Provide weekly menu plan, daily temperature control logs and all delivery notes to the resort manager.
*Assist with weekly accounts to ensure budget control. Completion of health and safety reports as and where necessary including any local government paperwork. Any other relevant paperwork as requested by your manager.
Skills Required
*Proven catering experience for up to 15-40 people, ideally in a chalet environment but certainly in an environment where responsible for the complete delivery of the meal rather than individual components.
*Holds or working towards NVQ II or III in catering and hospitality
*Knowledge and experience of working in a commercial kitchen environment, managing budgets and stock and to be aware of standard hygiene practices
*Substantial experience in menu creation and budgetary controls with the ability to balance service versus costs.
*Well organised and dedicated with an ability to be flexible and adaptable. Confident dealing with clients face to face and actively seeks out opportunities to do this.
*Exceptional standards of cleanliness and hygiene on both a personal and professional level
*Full driving license preferred - confident driving in winter conditions
The Package
*Comprehensive training
*Travel to and from Resort from a UK airport
*All Meals Provided
*Travel Insurance
*Competitive salary paid monthly into UK bank account
*Opportunity for Progression
*Free Equipment hire
*"season ticket loan" on lift pass
*If you would like to apply for the position please click 'APPLY' or or call Helen on

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