vacancy details

Sous Chef

Mountain Luxury

Davos Klosters, Switzerland

£1,200 per month + end of season bonus + health insurance + excellent accommodation + ski hire + ski pass + meals when on duty + training programme in the alps




This is a very demanding but extremely rewarding role providing support to the Head Chef and catering service in the lodge. There is a particularly strong emphasis in this role on providing creative and exciting breakfasts, children’s lunch and afternoon tea as well as assist in fine dining. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Menu design and planning in agreement with Head Chef
  • Assist in the placing of food orders, large shop done weekly      
  • Preparation and service of an exciting and creative (wow) breakfast menu with daily hot specials. Kids lunch, delicious biscuits and afternoon tea
  • Assist the Head Chef with five course evening meal, pre-dinner canapés, after dinner petit fours and any other required tasks    
  • Catering for all guests special dietary requirements or special occasions      
  • Catering for children and nannies, showing insight and creativity (including early lunches and dinners when required)
  • Provide the highest level of food and presentation throughout all meals and service Inc Breakfast, children’s meals and dinner and ensure a prompt serving time
  • Food hygiene and general health and safety in the kitchen and dining areas 
  • Keeping the kitchen clean, tidy and presentable      
  • Assisting with the management of lodge food budgets
  • Assisting with the maintenance of all kitchen facilities and equipment  ·      
  • Planning, preparation and timely service of staff lunch and dinner daily with health and hearty options


We are looking for the following key personal qualities and attributes:

  • Prefer a female for the sharing of accomodation
  • Positive and flexible attitude
  • Highly professional
  • Team player
  • Self-motivated
  • Smart appearance
This role would suit an individual with the following skill set:  
  • Recognised catering qualification or extensive experience
  • Previous hospitality or customer service experience
  • Previous five star hotel experience (preferred)
  • Good interpersonal skills and a willingness to help out in other departments
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Fluent English with conversational German (preferred)
  • Full, clean driving licence (preferred)