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Head Chef (Summer Alps)

  • Job Location

    France (various resorts)

  • Start date

    Early June

  • Duration

    Mid September

  • Job Benefits

    Competitive Salary, Travel to and from resort, Accommodation and more...


Experienced Head Chef? Apply now for a place on our standby list for this Summer Season!

As Head Chef you will oversee and run every aspect of the hotel kitchen. Managing a team of Chefs (size of team is dependent on property size), you would take responsibility for ensuring the preparation, delivery and service of food within your property. You will also ensure that the kitchen environment is a clean, tidy, efficient and safe working environment meeting our high company standards and in compliance with UK and local law. You will train, monitor and ensure all staff adhere to HCCAP best practice to ensure food and hygiene standards are exceptional. As an Alpine Elements Head Chef you will motivate, train and develop your team of Chefs through performance management and set objectives to ensure a succession plan is implemented. You will also liaise with the Catering Manager and Hotel Manager to ensure appropriate placements are offered to your team in line with their development plans. As a Head Chef you will inspire your team to achieve and exceed our customer expectations throughout the season. At Alpine Elements we look for Head Chefs who are talented, friendly and passionate about their role and developing others.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:
Customer Focus:

  • To ensure that all guests have a brilliant holiday experience from start to end
  • Ensure that all customer complaints are responded to in a timely and efficient manner


  • Completing weekly accounts for all areas of the hotel in set deadlines and using this information to ensure that all budgets/sales targets are being met
  • Providing staff motivation and development throughout the season where needed
  • Complete and monitor staff rotas
  • To develop and maintain relationships with all suppliers
  • To identify, initiate, market and monitor incremental sales in the hotel


  • Implementing, monitoring and recording all HCCAP and COSHH requirements
  • Taking a proactive approach to stock control and ordering  ensuring that expenditure remains within set budgets
  • To Ensure that all sales targets are being achieved throughout the season 


At Alpine Elements we look for Head Chefs who are talented, friendly and passionate about their role developing others.
  • Food Hygiene Certification
  • NVQ Level 3, BTEC or City and Guilds 701 &702 or Equivalent 
  • Relevant Transferable work Experience 
  • People/ Team management / Supervisory Experience 
  • Catering for between 35 to 170 covers
  • Catering to 4* (4 course set menu) Standard
All applicants must have an EU / UK passport, UK NI number and UK bank account. If you do not have all of these requirements then please do not apply for one of our positions as we will not be able to process your application.

About us

Alpine Elements was established in 1997 with a view to providing that 'little bit extra' for our guests. We have continued to improve the service that our guests receive and have expanded our operations. Not only do we offer a fantastic
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