Chalet Chefs

16jul(jul 16)9:00 am22(jul 22)5:00 pmChalet ChefsEvent Closed9:00 am - 5:00 pm (22)(GMT+01:00)


We are certainly not the biggest but possibly the best! Our focus on rigorous classic cookery technique. rather than “cooking by numbers” means that we are highly respected by our quality partners in the industry.

We fill 7 highly intensive days with the content that other schools take 2 weeks to cover due to long days with a high tempo and to the small class size with a minimum of 1 teacher per 6 students.

We have designed this course to give you confidence and know-how to ensure top quality food throughout an entire season and to satisfy the demands from our partners.

We work in small groups, with a complete hands-on approach. You will start every morning with cooking breakfast – no case of one group cooking for another. You will learn to bake bread, cakes, biscuits and pastry, how to cook a roast, how to cook fish to perfection, how to make your food look amazing when plated, how to lay a table and fold a napkin (in case you don’t share duties with a Chalet host) even how to open a bottle of wine in a professional manner. Less glamorous but equally important is ou

We design menus for our partners in the chalet world which means that our recipes are highly relevant for the food you will be cooking in the resort.

Whilst no previous cookery experience is necessary, job offers require total focus and commitment. If you are a college leaver, you must have some relevant work experience and demonstrate independence, focus and maturity to be successful in competing for jobs. Most companies prioritise candidates with a degree, extensive travelling or work experience. Our link to our partners in the industry gives all our students a fast track HR teams and when possible our partners offer Skype or personal interviews while students train with us.

The Intensive Chalet course includes;

  • time management and menu planning to ensure more time on the slopes
  • key cheffing and cookery skills that you can rely on
  • relevant 7-day menus including starters, main courses and desserts for adults and children, cakes and canapés
  • nutritional and special diets options
  • food presentation
  • budgeting/food purchashing/house keeping
  • table-setting, napkin folding and table service
  • introduction to wine
  • kitchen management and hygiene
  • fast-track to HR teams

Tuition runs from 9 – 5 each day except for day 7 when we aim to finish at 2.30pm to facilitate return journeys.

For further information contact us on 01223 247620 or email [email protected]

We are found at the very end of Purbeck Road (off Hills Rd by the sixth form centre) where you turn left by Abbey college and then carry straight on for about 60m to the white awnings you will see ahead.

Please note that there is very limited parking on site. We recommend the multi storey at the Leisure Centre less than 10min walk away or the Babraham Park & Ride which stops on Hills Road, very close to Purbeck Rd.




July 16, 2018 9:00 am - July 22, 2018 5:00 pm(GMT+01:00)


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Cambridge CookeryHomerton GardensPurbeck RoadCambridge, CB2 8EB[email protected]01223 247620

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