kitchen assistant


We are no longer recruiting for this position for 2021-22. Our Kitchen Assistant positions have now been filled.

You will be working in the kitchen of our Chalet-Hotel Les Chardons, scrubbing pots and pans, loading and unloading the dishwasher, scrubbing floors and helping the chefs prepare meals (by which we mean veg preparation).

You may also be required to clear snow from balconies and footpaths leading to chalets, stack logs and generally lend a hand wherever it is needed. Several of our top chefs began their careers with us as dishwashers and started cooking in our head chef’s kitchen the following winter!

This is the ideal job for someone who can get up early, who is a competent and who is ready to work hard in exchange for a lot of skiing.

Sundays will be the day when you work non-stop, ferrying supplies, carrying luggage, delivering food, washing vehicles.

In addition to a good wage, you will be able to ski for most of the day on six days of the week. We provide accommodation, food whilst working, a ski pass, a travel allowance for you to get to and from Val d’Isère at the start and end of the season and the loan of skis or snowboard and boots. There are two days off a week which are given as one whole day and two half days.

For this position you will need to obtain an International Driving Permit from a UK Post Office. They cost £5.50 and you will need a card driving licence to get one.

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