Chalet Host

As a chalet host you will work in one of our beautiful chalets alongside a chalet chef. You will be passionate about friendly customer service, with relevant experience gained in either a chalet, restaurant, cafe, bar, villa, yacht or similar setting. We pride ourselves on providing excellent, friendly and personable service in our chalets and you would be able to create a welcoming environment for our guests. You will also help with serving breakfasts, laying out afternoon tea and serving dinners 5 days a week. You will be primarily responsible the chalet cleaning, including bedrooms, bathrooms and communal areas, as well as the weekly changeover of the chalet. We work as a team in the chalets and share responsibilities in order to provide the best service for our guests.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Laying the table and serving breakfast and dinner 5 days a week

  • Laying out afternoon tea 5 days

  • Preparing continental breakfast for staff days off

  • Daily cleaning of the chalet

  • Weekly changeover of the chalet

  • Hosting our guests and making them feel welcome

  • Assisting in the kitchen with washing up, food preparation etc

  • Weekly shopping trip

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Excellent people skills 

  • Proven experience of customer service ideally in chalets, restaurants, bars, cafes villas, yachts or similar

  • Experience of housekeeping/cleaning

  • Good eye for detail and ability to present the chalet well

  • Organised and able to work efficiently

  • Hard working and adaptable

  • Mature attitude

  • Team player

  • Friendly and outgoing

  • A mountain lover

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.

Due to French employment regulations and Brexit we are currently accepting applications from people with either an EU passport, dual nationality with an EU passport, UK nationals with a valid French residency permit (or ongoing application). Exceptional applicants with a UK passport may apply subject to approval for a French work permit and a French tourism seasonal visa application. 

What we Offer You

We expect a lot from you, but we offer an excellent package in return to ensure you get the most out of your winter season. The Alpine Ethos package includes:

  • Competitive salary 

  • Excellent shared staff accommodation

  • Full Three Valley season lift pass

  • Ski/snowboard hire 

  • Flights between the UK and resort at the start/end of season

  • Insurance (both at work and on the mountain)

  • Staff Uniform

  • 2 full days off per week

  • Food whilst at work

  • Friends and Family discounted holidays