Chef & Front of House Winter 2019/20

Job Details

Chef and Front of House – Ideal for couple or individual applications

  • Competitive Tax-free Salary
  • Temporary Andorran Work Permit arranged
  • Non smoking accommodation provided
  • Meals whilst on duty
  • Share of tips at end of season
  • Andorran Social Security Healthcare
  • Discounted Season Ski Pass
  • 40 hours 6 day working week
  • Training Provided

Your backyard for the season

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About Hotel Palarine

The Hotel Palarine is a British family run 36 room Hotel where hospitality is our pride, over the years we have successfully managed to build up a reputation for quality food, excellent service, and holiday fun. We are the number 1 rated Chinese restaurant in Andorra on TripAdvisor.

The Palarine is situated in the village of Erts and is within easy reach of lively neighbour Arinsal 1.5 km from the gondola with regular ski, public and night bus’s stopping in front of the hotel.

One of the main reasons for repeat guests is the quality of our food; the restaurant offers a fully cooked British and continental breakfast buffet. Our international dinner buffet includes theme nights such as Sunday Roast, Italian, Indian, Tex Mex and Oriental, a variety of nutritious home-cooked food, children’s options, vegetarian alternatives and other special dietary requirements are all catered for.

The hotel’s themed Bambu oriental bar with its cosy log fire hosts a varied entertainment program including live music, close up magic and live sports are shown on the TV’s. In addition, the popular 2-4-1 apres-ski happy hour, a range of draft beers, cocktails, and oriental food are also on offer.

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Chef Role

A fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Chef to join our existing kitchen team of 3 Chefs and be responsible for preparing themed buffet dinners for both hotel and outside guests as well as assisting with preparation of Oriental dishes for Bambu Oriental Restaurant. You must be able to work with a menu plan within budget guidelines, be responsible for kitchen hygiene, ordering and stock control.

Previous catering experience would be advantageous however a great love of food and passion for cooking is more important as training will be given. Ideally, a recognised catering qualification such as NVQ or City & Guilds Chef Qualification preferred.

Front of House Role

An important role to ensure our guests have a great holiday experience, serving food and drinks, clearing tables and some cleaning is involved. Other responsibilities include handling hotel reservations by telephone and email, dealing with tour operators, room allocation, guest arrivals and departures.

Previous experience within the hospitality industry would be preferable and some knowledge of Spanish advantageous but not essential.

Both positions require the following:

  • The capacity to work well under pressure.
  • Patience and a sense of humour.
  • A love for skiing/snowboarding and the mountains
  • An ability to work on own initiative and be a good team player.
  • Clean and well-groomed appearance.
  • An eye for detail.
  • Excellent timekeeping.
  • Flexibility.
  • Enthusiasm and dedication to go the extra mile.
  • A British or EU passport
  • A clean police record apostilled and issued within 3 months (required for the Andorran Work Permit)

To apply, please use the Contact page to send your CV