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Chalet Hosts (Summer)

Company:
Colletts Mountain Holidays

Location:
Italian Dolomites

Benefits:
Weekly wage + food, accommodation, insurance & travel expenses

Start:
Mid-May onwards every summer

Duration:
Early October

Description

We are currently recruiting couples or pairs of friends for the summer to run our Alpine Chalets in the village of Corvara in the spectacular Italian Dolomites. The Chalets sleeps from 22 to 28 guests and the job would entail cooking for 30 to 35 people each evening. As well as the domestic management of the chalet (cleaning, food ordering etc.) you would be making breakfast and a three course evening meal six days a week, with one full day off. The emphasis is on creating a ‘home from home’ atmosphere and providing excellent ‘home cooked food’ to a dinner party standard: it has to be special. You would very much be at the heart of our guests’ holiday, eating with them each evening, and looking after them as if they were staying in your own home. Daily help is provided by the rest of the chalet team during breakfast, morning room cleans and during evening dinner service.

Requirements

* Chef / Cook training, qualifications or experience desirable but not essential.
* If no qualifications then good experience of cooking for numbers in a similar setting.
* It is however essential that you have a passion for and understanding of food, cooking and sharing this with other people.
* We pride ourselves on serving excellent quality, home cooked food, well presented and balanced throughout the week, abundant enough to satisfy the hungry walker and interesting enough to impress the food enthusiast.
* We also cater for special dietary requirements (vegetarian, vegan, gluten free etc.), so flexibility and an ability to adapt your dishes is essential.
* A natural willingness to do an early supper for children is important.
* The job requires good organisational skills and forward planning, as well as an ability to
think on your feet and adapt your menus at the last minute.
* You need to be fully confident in


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