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Host Savoie Ltd.

Our Promise

We will handle every aspect of your booking with care and diligence, you can speak to us at pretty much any time of any day, before, during or after your holiday, and we will always go the extra mile to give you a fantastic stay. We wouldn't be able to sleep at night otherwise!

Company Directors
Andy & Sylvie

We are an unlikely pairing from totally different backgrounds but between us we have the complimentary skills required to run our business effectively. We share a passion for exceptional customer service and are both present in the chalets throughout the winter, alongside Assistant Manager Joe and our handpicked seasonal crew. We are not ski bums looking to simply cover the cost of our own lift passes, but nor are we faceless tour operators in an ivory tower. Host Savoie was created in 2005 and more than a decade later it remains both our passion and our livelihood.

selfie of Andy and Sylvie

The Regular Faces

Andy -

Andy skiing

- Sylvie

Sylvie skiing

Joe

Joe eating local cheese

Andy - "The Train Driver"

Job - Director

From - Machynlleth (Wales)

Responsible for - All aspects of your booking (including transport, ski hire, lessons etc.) and testing of puddings!

Favourite Run - Barbossine in Chatel

Favourite Restaurant - Chez Gaby in Champoussin

- Likes Sheffield Wednesday FC, Alpen-pop music, winter, politics and pistebashers.

Dislikes - Salad, pollen, snakes, hippies, Nissan Micras.

Sylvie - "Grand Fromage"

Job - Director

From - Braine-l'Alleud (Belgium)

Responsible for - Everything to do with food and drink and making sure that everyone is well-organised!!

Favourite Run - Didier Defago in Morgins

Favourite Restaurant -Les Blanchots in Morzine (Especially the hot chocolate with chantilly - a real treat!)

- Likes Salad, penguins, pirates, ice cream, recycling, William Hague and DIY.

Dislikes - Junk food, French bureaucracy, swans and spiders.

Joe - "Second in Command"

Job - Assistant Manager

From - Liverpool, England

Responsible for - DIY problems, early starts, meet and greets (with exceptional briefings), general troubleshooting, stopping Andy going mad!

Favourite Run -Any as long as you go first!

Favourite Restaurant - Mamo's in Lindarets

- Likes Scones with plenty of fruit, Diots (local sausage), Duvel (Belgium beer), Ben the dog.

Dislikes - Guacamole, rain, end of season, sunburn, kerbing his posh alloys.

Winter Team - Previously...

Collage with previous staff members

Thank you to Carwyn, Hamish, Isabelle, Joe, Karen, Lillie, Oliver, Vickie
for this fantastic winter season.

Winter Team - Season 2017-18 -

It could be you! Fancy working a winter season with us?
See our positions available for next winter season HERE

Contact Us

How to contact Us

By phone: +44 (0)1654 634 123

By email: info@hostsavoie.co.uk

By letter: "Host Savoie Ltd. - Y Plas
Machynlleth - SY208ER "

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Winter Jobs With Us

For All The Roles

Successful applicants will need to be available for the entire season (December to April) and eligible to work in France under a UK contract. You will need a UK bank account, National Insurance number and a full driving licence.

The following characteristics are vital for all positions on the team:

  • 1/ A keen eye for detail and pride in a job well done.
  • 2/ An ability to work well alone or with others, communicating effectively with colleagues.
  • 3/ A determination to prioritise customer service with a smile ahead of your own free time.

The different roles available for this Winter Season 2017-18

You will be responsible for a chalet sleeping between 12 and 16 people and for the preparation and service of breakfast and evening meals 6 days a week.

You will be required to shop to a budget, cook delicious hearty meals with fresh local produce, keep your chalet spotlessly clean and comply with local hygiene laws.

Whilst formal cooking qualifications are not essential you do need to be a competent and experienced cook with experience in a commercial catering environment.

This vital role combines housekeeping with table service duties and experience in either or both of these areas is desirable. Working alongside a Chalet Host or the Front of House Coordinator you will be responsible for the cleanliness and presentation of the chalets on a daily basis as well as the physically demanding deep cleans of changeover day.

You will also be in constant contact with guests, helping to ensure that they have relaxed and enjoyable breakfasts and evening meals.

Based at our largest Chalet (Chalet Thalassa) you will have overall responsibility for the welfare and enjoyment of up to 24 guests. You will be expected to lead from the front when it comes to housekeeping and table service, whilst also communicating effectively with a Chalet Assistant, a Resort Support staff member and a Chef to ensure the delivery of extra-mile customer service.

With responsibility for accurate record keeping and customer account payments (bar and ski hire sales) the ideal candidate requires some bookkeeping and/or administrative experience. A track record in hospitality is also desirable.

I am interested - What do I do next?

If you think you have what it takes to join our team please let us know which position you are interested in by emailing Sylvie on jobs@hostsavoie.co.uk. We will then send you a copy of the relevant job description and details of how to complete your application.

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Your peace of mind is important to us and therefore whilst not all of our holiday sales require financial protection by law we have opted to provide it at no additional cost. More details can be seen in our Booking Conditions.

Consumer aware - Your booking is insured by IPP Ltd and its panel of insurers. This insurance is only valid for passengers who book and pay directly with/to Host Savoie Ltd. If you have booked and/or paid direct to a Travel Agent for a holiday with Host Savoie Ltd please request proof of how the booking is secured as this will not be covered by IPP Ltd in this instance. This Insurance has been arranged by International Passenger Protection Limited and underwritten by certain underwriters at Lloyd’s. For further information please go to www.ipplondon.co.uk