New for 2019 - Cookery School plus activities

This two week course is identical in format to our one week course with the addition of a week of activities to show you what the area has to offer.

Are you preparing to embark on your first season as a ski chalet host, but worried that your cooking skills may let you down? We have the perfect solution for you – re-introduced for 2019; our fantastic Ski Chalet Cookery School.

Set in the lively Summer resort of La Rosiere, situated on the border between France and Italy, it is the ideal location to access the additional activities available on this two week course.

The aim of the course is to teach you how to prepare delicious meals for your guests in an authentic ski chalet setting, so that you can start the season with confidence and enjoy your job from the very first day.

The course is run in one of our superb ski chalets, by accomplished chefs and hosts who will be happy, not only to teach you the skills you will need to be a successful host, but to answer questions and provide advice from their own experience as ski chalet hosts.

You’ll be learning in a typical chalet kitchen at altitude to provide as authentic an experience as possible. Upon completion of the course you will have a better understanding of menu planning, the importance of ingredients and the principles of cooking.

You will work similar hours to those expected of a host. There will be plenty of hands on experience and courses will consist of a maximum of 8 participants so there will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions.

Topics that you will cover include:

• Food hygiene requirements
• Baking and cooking at altitude
• Basic skills and techniques
• Time management skills to maximise ski time
• Amazing Christmas Day
• The importance with special dietary needs
• Tasty vegetarian and vegan options
• Coping if things go wrong in the kitchen
• Perfectly presented food and tables
• Preparing six three course meals
• Options for fussy eaters and children

Each day of cooking will start at 8am where you will cover a different topic of skill each morning with lots of hands on preparation and experience. You will stop for lunch around midday, where you will eat and discuss what you have produced during the morning session.

You will have a couple of hours free time in the afternoon to explore your beautiful surroundings and will return to the chalet at 4pm to prepare a full three course meal which you will eat at 7:30.

The cost of this exciting, valuable course is just £995 including all meals and airport transfers on a shared room basis.

To show you that a ski chalet host’s life is not all work with no play, we also include a selection of the following activities, included in the fantastic price:

• Annecy visit and afternoon on the beach
• Canyoning
• Go Alp
• Via ferrata
• Hiking
• Pony trekking
• Kayaking
• Whitewater adventures

*Note, that successful completion of this course does not constitute a job offer