Chalet Host Cookery Courses

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 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 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.

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Contact them on 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 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

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 or get in touch: (01908) 692918