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Head Cook Host

  • Job Location

    Zermatt and Val d'Isere

  • Start date

    End of November

  • Duration

    Full winter Season

  • Job Benefits

    Very competitive wage, 2 days off per week, Paid holiday, Travel expenses, Quality accommodation, Industry leading training course, Ski pass, Equipment hire, Insurance inc. heli rescue, Uniform Peak Performance® clothing.


Bramble Ski and Haute Montagne (our sister brand) are looking for the very best Head Cook Hosts to join our teams next winter in Zermatt.

***Minimum 1 year experience in front of house service to senior level,within the hospitality sector to a minimum – hotels, restaurants, luxury chalet companies, yachts, villa companies, private households etc.***

As a Head Cook Host, you will have the responsibility for the day-to-day running of a chalet and the team in our Bramble Luxe properties. You will lead the chalet team and ensure that Bramble Ski’s standards of service and housekeeping are maintained at all times.

Your duties will also cooking breakfast, cleaning the chalets daily to the highest standards, and undertaking front-of-house duties including serving the guests’ meals and drinks, lighting fires and ensuring guests have everything they need during their stay. You will be responsible for the upkeep of the chalet, from changing linen, to keeping children entertained whilst parents have a glass of champagne in the hot tub.

Working directly with the team, you will be involved in pre-arrival planning for the guest, ensuring that the holiday is tailored to their specific requirements and that they are beyond satisfied throughout their stay.

You will be expected to lead your team by example, perform duties alongside chalet staff, cover chalet hosts when they are off, and provide logistical support when necessary.

The Head Cook Host position is demanding yet richly rewarding, and you will be required to demonstrate your ability to work well alone and in a team, using initiative to think on your feet and plan ahead.

Above else, Bramble Ski is looking for dedicated, professional and passionate Head Hosts who will look after guests in the utmost discreet and luxury manner.



  • Head Cook Hosts will need to demonstrate they have led teams successfully in the hospitality sector
  • Applicants must either have a recognised qualification in hospitality and/or, and minimum of 2 years’ experience working in luxury hospitality sector – luxury chalets, luxury villas, super-yachts, high-end restaurants and events company etc
  • Cooking experience in a professional kitchen, catering for large groups or completion of a recognized cookery course is very beneficial
  • A comprehensive knowledge of current high-end service practices is essential, as well as a good understanding of food and wine pairings
  • A good understanding of both spoken and written French or German (depending on the resort you’re applying for) will also be seen favourably
  • We expect you to be resourceful and able to think on your feet, adapting to constantly changing surroundings and situations
  • You will need to be available to work full time from the end of November 2019 to the end of April 2020
  • Please supply a portrait photo of yourself and you must have no visible tattoos
  • British, EU or Swiss passport holders only. If applying for France, we can only accept UK passport holders currently

About us

Bramble Ski offer an exciting collection of some of the finest chalets and luxury apartments in a number of the world's top ski resorts. Verbier and Zermatt in Switzerland, St. Anton and Lech in Austria along with Méribel in France have all been

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