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Chalet Host Cookery Courses

Chalet cookery courses for ski seasons

To increase your chances of employment, and to ensure your cooking skills are at their very best, we recommend a number of chalet cookery courses that will take your culinary skills to the next level. 

The Mountain Cookery School

Are you looking to work in the mountains as a chalet host? Or flying the nest for the first time? Then how about a week in Tignes to master the art of cooking, and learn a bunch of invaluable life skills? Chuck in a great social scene and a chalet-load of mountain activities, and you’ve got yourself a cracking week away from home…

What's Included:

  • 5 full days of cooking classes (dependent on course length)
  • Return transfers from Geneva (Wednesdays at specified times)
  • Full board accommodation for 7 nights in your own ensuite room in the chalet
  • Linen and towels
  • Mountain Cookery School branded apron, manual and recipes
  • Food Safety Level 2 Certification
  • FREE “My Tignes Open” activity card (July & August courses only)

Other Chalet Cooking Courses...

Avenue Cookery School 

The Avenue Cookery School is a family-run SW London based school that specialises in 1 & 2-week long courses.

Working in the mountains is fun and satisfying provided the skills and confidence are well in place and The Avenue has a unique blend of professional yet relaxed teaching, covering all basic techniques through to sophisticated skills in order to fully equip you to fulfil your season job responsibilities with confidence and ease.
Their 2-week Chalet Host Course covers the necessary hosting skills that are essential when running a chalet along with assisting you to find the best job for you and your season. The Avenue are a great choice for the perfect mix of knowledge, fun and future! They also have close by accommodation options for those that live further afield.
Course prices start from £1,450 - £1,550 (depending on dates).

Contact them on info@theavenuecookeryschool.com or call +44 20 8874 7623 for more information


Fresh Tracks Chalet Hosting and Cookery School

We offer one-week residential courses in North Cornwall, uniquely designed to provide you with the necessary skills to become all-round chalet hosts and get the best out of your ski season. We teach you how to prepare and cook chalet style meals and use our own experience as current chalet hosts to provide up-to-date knowledge of the role. The course covers the full spectrum of chalet host responsibilities and the course structure replicates a typical chalet day so you get a realistic experience - working hard and making the most of time off to check out what Cornwall has to offer! For more information please check out out freshtrackschaletschool.com or give us a call on 07497368663.

What’s Included:

  • High quality accommodation for 7 nights in chalet style cottages in Cornwall, 200 meters from the beach (linen and towels provided)
  • 7 days fully catered, including cooked breakfasts, cakes, hot lunch and 3 course evening meal served with wine
  • Collection from local train station/airport and ample parking available
  • Comprehensive 6 days tuition and personal references on request
  • Fresh Tracks Course Manual, Cookbook and Chalet Host CV Writing Kit
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene Course
  • Timetabled personal time and half day free session
  • Discounted surf lessons

Orchards Cookery School

Orchards Cookery is a multi-award winning family run cookery school that specialises in training and recruiting Chalet Cooks.  The two week or five day residential courses are intensive but great fun with dinner parties in the evenings.  The school has grown through word of mouth and reputation, it has 6 kitchens, a bar dancefloor and gym. Class sizes are small, 8 students in each kitchen, with the fun of having up to 48 students and 26 staff at the school living on site at busy times.  The school has links with a large numbers of ski companies and chalets and helps students with recruitment.  The courses are taught by experienced seasonnaire chefs and cooks. 

SeasonItCookery.co.uk

Our well established chalet host cookery courses are based at our luxury accommodation in the French Alps, Chalet Pomet is just an hour from Geneva airport. Our courses are a 6 night residential and are intensive but fun and you'll be cooking a lot! Our tutors are chalet chefs and Included in the price are return transfers to Geneva aiprort, 6 nights luxury accommodation with use of hot tub, all food and drinks, expert tuition, all ingredients and menu planner cook book.
The rate is £699 per person and we accept a maximum of 8 students per course. Drop Sarah an email NOW to secure a place on the courses running 6-12 October or 13-19 October 2018; sarah.bolter@wanadoo.fr

Cambridge Cookery School

Cambridge Cookery School has the advantage of being based at the heart of a thriving university city with its vibrant student life. We work in a stunning, contemporary kitchen and will put you up in historic colleges. Our intensive 7-day Chalet course packs in the equivalent of a standard 2-week course. We work closely with our Chalet partners, including designing menus for some.

Our goal is to give you the skills needed to do a professional job while ensuring that you get as much time on the mountain as possible!

Mountain Chefs

Equipping you for the best ski season jobs and a skill for a lifetime.
Mountain Chef courses are designed to create professional and confident chefs for the best
ski jobs in the Alps. Our courses equip you with the culinary skills to create simple, beautiful and delicious chalet cuisine, at altitude, for top skiing clientele.  If you are looking for the best ski season job doing something you love, then a Mountain Chef course will be perfect for you.  We offer one and two week courses in the UK and one week residential courses in the French Alps.  See website for full details and booking form. (01908) 692918 info@mountainchefs.co.uk

Abinger Cookery School

Always wanted to be a Chalet Cook? We have just the course for you! Our signature Chalet Cooks Course at The Abinger Cookery School in Surrey is your pathway to the winter or summer season you’ve always dreamed of. Our 5 day Chalet Cooks Course is ideal for school-leavers either wanting to do a ski or summer season, or for those heading off to University and wanting to impress their friends with their new-found cookery skills in the student environment. We also offer a more advanced 10 day Chalet Cooks course for those who want to take their skills in the kitchen to the next level. Our 10 day course will also open up more opportunities when applying for jobs in the Alps. For anymore information please go to our website www.abingercookeryschool.com or call 01306 730470.

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