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Chalet Chef & Host Couple Team

  • Job Location

    Zermatt, Switzerland

  • Start date


  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    CHF 2,200 (chef) and 1,950 (host) net, plus all tips. Includes accommodation and ski pass. Free ski equipment.


Spend the season in the most iconic of all Alpine resorts. A proper salary of c. CHF 2,200 (chef) and  1,950 (host) net for a chalet couple / team with Zermatt's leading luxury chalet operator. This includes taxes, insurance, accommodation and ski pass.

Mountain Exposure are looking for a chalet couple to take care of their guests and prepare great cuisine. One of you will be a qualified and experienced chef; the other an exceptional and literate host. N.B. the daily cleaning is done by an outside team, so the host's role is more like that of a P.A.

Key responsibilities of the chef:
  • Producing the finest gourmet quality cuisine
  • You will provide full breakfast, afternoon tea, 3 canapés and a three/four course evening meal. 
  • You will also need to prepare children's early dinner when appropriate and prepare staff meals.Working within a budget
  • You will be responsible for food ordering, menu design and planning,
  • Please see the mountain exposure website for typical menu plans, under 'Our Services - Gourmet Half-Board Catering'.
Key responsibilities of the host:
  • Communicate with guests prior to arrival, respond to their requirements, assist them with concierge service in resort
  • Provide a welcoming atmosphere, showing guests to their rooms and helping with luggage
  • Helping with and serving breakfast and evening meals. Must be able to cook breakfast also.
  • Maintaining the chalet's orderliness and cleanliness
  • Ordering supplies & stock control
  • Ensuring the health & safety of guests at all times
This is more than your usual hosting job in that you will need to be computer literate, at ease with written communication, and able to organize and assist your clients in all matters.


The chef must hold a recognized catering qualification or have experience in the restaurant industry and have had at least 5 years of relevant restaurant/catering experience.

The host must have the following experience:
  • Previous management, hospitality and cleaning experience
  • Computer literate
  • Guest care skills
  • All applicants must hold a Swiss or EU passport to work in Switzerland. We regret that we can not obtain work permits for UK nationals due to Brexit.
Please apply now and attach your CVs with photos and references.

The chef should include a six day menu plan and photo.

The host should include a cover note stating why you feel you are suitable for this role.

N.B. We do not employ gap year students, please only apply if you have graduated or have the relevant long-term work experience. If that is the case, just click on the button below.

About us

About us

Mountain Exposure is a Swiss company registered as MX Mountain Exposure AG which complies with Swiss laws and employment regulations.

We are a chalet holiday company specializing in the top
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