Alpine Ethos is a small, privately owned, dynamic chalet company based in Méribel. We’ve just acquired a further 3 luxury chalets adding to our expanding portfolio of quality accommodation in one of the biggest and best skiing locations in the world.

We are now recruiting our team for 22-23 season. 

We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced chefs with a passion to deliver exceptional customer service. This season we are proud to have received a Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice award and a feefo rating of 4.9/5 which reflects our guests appreciation of our outstanding service which can only be achieved by a great team.

As a chalet chef you will work alongside a chalet host running one of our alpine chalets. You will be a trained, professional chef with a passion for creating a memorable dining experience.



You will be required to -

  • provide meals on 5 days - continental and cooked breakfast, afternoon tea, 4 course dinner

  • create the menus within an allocated budget

  • accommodate guests dietary requirements including kids menus

  • weekly shopping 

  • maintain a scrupulously clean and organised kitchen

  • observe all hygiene and health and safety standards

  • assist chalet host with service and general chalet duties


You will be -

  • professionally trained/professional experience 

  • currently, or in the recent past, working in a chef role

  • able to show proven, previous experience in chalets, restaurants, yachts, event catering etc

  • passionate about food, presentation and service

  • outgoing, self confident, conscientious and highly organised

  • be mature and responsible

You can see that we take recruitment very seriously and have high expectations as the success of Alpine Ethos largely depends on our team. In return, we offer an excellent package .


How to apply

To apply for a position with Alpine Ethos please email a CV and covering letter to If applying for a cooking position please also send a weekly 5 day menu plan. Please tell us a little about yourself in your covering letter and in particular why you would like to do a ski season and what appeals about working for Alpine Ethos.


  • French CDD contract

  • wages paid monthly in euros 

  • paid holiday entitlement 

  • 2 full days off each week 

  • good quality, free accommodation in our spacious staff chalet or in-chalet staff accommodation

  • free food whilst at work 

  • uniform provided

  • skis/board and boots provided

  • financial contribution towards the cost of travel to/from Méribel at the start/end of the season 


Why work for Alpine Ethos


Choosing the right company in the right location can greatly affect your enjoyment of your season. We are extremely proud of our reputation for providing the highest levels of service for our guests and we aim to do the same for our staff. You’ll enjoy a great deal of autonomy in the menus you provide and the way you work together to provide the best experience for your guests. There’ll be plenty of time for skiing - typically 5 hours each day and your 2 full days’ off - plus Méribel is a fantastic seasonnaires resort. There’s probably a reason why half of this season’s team will be rejoining us in 22-23 ….. be part of that team.