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Alpine Ethos is a small, privately owned, dynamic chalet company based in Méribel and La Tania.

We are now recruiting our team for 23-24 season. 

We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced chalet chef/hosts with a passion to deliver exceptional customer service. We are proud to have received a Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice award and a Feefo Gold Service Award, as well as a rating of 4.8/5 which reflects our guests appreciation of our outstanding service which can only be achieved by a great team.

As a chalet chef/host you will work alone in one of our smaller chalets or alongside another chalet host running one of our larger chalets. You will be a keen cook or 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

  • daily cleaning of bedrooms/bathrooms/communal area

  • weekly chalet changeovers

  • creating a warm and welcoming environment for our guests


You will be -

  • a keen experienced cook or professionally trained chef

  • currently, or in the recent past, working in a hospitality environment

  • 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 accommodation in our spacious staff chalet or in-chalet staff accommodation

  • food whilst at work 

  • uniform provided

  • skis/board and boots provided


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 a third of this season’s team will be rejoining us in 23-24 ….. be part of that team.

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