Winter 2018/19 Cuisine
Our staff prepare and serve breakfast, afternoon tea and a 3 course evening meal including wine and coffee, on five days a week, representing great value for money in any ski resort and giving you more precious time as a family. The staff nights off give you a chance to sample some of the delicious local restaurants an ensure that you don’t leave The Alps without your fill of Weiner Schnitzel or Fondue! Our baby listening service ensures that you can enjoy your meal out without worry.
One of the joys of choosing to take a catered chalet or Chalet Hotel ski holiday is that you’re not doing the cooking. Your staff prepare and serve breakfast, afternoon tea and a 3 or 4 course evening meal including wine and coffee, on six days a week, representing great value for money in any ski resort and giving you more precious time as a family.
High standards are set for cuisine, staff are trained extensively before the season starts, to ensure that guests will enjoy every meal.
In all properties breakfast is served buffet-style with a selection of cold options including a choice of cereals or porridge, cold meats, cheese and preserves, and bread (an croissants in France) fruit juices, tea and coffee and a cooked breakfast of bacon, sausage, eggs and beans.
On the one staff night off per week, a continental style breakfast is laid out for you to help yourselves in all chalets.
Every day, apart from the one staff day off, a home-bake cake and tea and coffee making facilities are laid out for you to help yourself when you return from the slopes.
Chalet Meals – Evening Meals 6 nights a week
5.30pm High Tea
High Tea at 5.30pm is served as a 2 course evening meal for all children under 13 as many parents prefer to enjoy adult-only company over dinner. Parents are asked to accompany their children under 3, whilst 3-12 years old are supervised by the childcare team.
7.30pm Adult Dinner
Adult dinner at 7.30pm comprises 3 courses including an appetiser, main dish and dessert, preceded by a prosecco apéritif, accompanied by a choice of red and white wines, and culminating with tea or coffee.
Family Dining Chalets
If it’s important to you to eat dinner altogether as a family, Family Dining can be offered in any chalet when you book the entire chalet for exclusive use. Dinner is then served from 6:30pm with the menu based on our adult dishes with some flexibility for the children’s preferences. There is a supplement of £39 per child for Family Dining. The Valentine in La Rosiere, is a Family Dining chalet throughout the season, with no additional charge.
Alternatively, you may wish to consider staying with us in a Chalet Hotel where children aged 8 and above have the option of joining their parents at the adult dinner
Staff Day/Night Off
Once a week, you have an opportunity to eat out and enjoy a local Alpine Restaurant on the staff’s day off.
Vegetarian options are available in chalets if you advise in advance. Other special diets can generally be catered for at a cost of £35 per person per week. Any dietary requirements must be advised at the time of booking in order to be fully prepared.