Crystal Ski

By natasha.metcalf, 2 May '17 at 12:01

During your time on the course you will learn all the basics from identifying herbs and spices, knife

skills and endless cooking techniques. On top of this you will also learn food and kitchen hygiene and

safety knowledge, essential for future Chalet Hosts. You will also learn about menu planning, cooking

at altitude and catering for children and an array of dietary requirements.

The course trainers will provide live cooking demonstrations to give you all the skills and tips needed

to successfully and tastefully produce afternoon teas, three-course dinners and even the big

challenge of a full Sunday/Christmas roast. You will then be split into pairs and divided between the

chalet kitchens to produce and present the same menu. Your trainers will continually support and

guide you through this and help you to implement any of your own ideas or to simply perfect the

basics. Everyone, including your trainers, will then present and try each other’s dishes.

If you are taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award then the course has the potential to meet

the requirements of a Residential Placement. Speak to your DofE Leader to ensure you get

everything you need from the course.

Included in the course cost;

 Transfers to and from Geneva airport

 Crystal chalet accommodation in the French ski resort of Tignes Le Lac

 6 days of tuition

 Level 2 Food Hygiene & Safety knowledge and experience

 Chalet hosting advice – from creating ambiance to interacting with customers

 Continental breakfast, lunch and a full three-course meal with wine every day

 All cooking ingredients and equipment

 A Crystal Recipe Book and Work Book

 Training and support from an experienced chalet management team

 All linen and towels plus an apron and hat/bandana for cooking

 Full use of the chalet facilities

 A cheese and wine evening to kick off the week and get to know your fellow students

 A full week to get to know the Crystal brand and some of its representatives including all the

information and guidance you need to apply for and complete a winter season with us.

Prices excludes flights, personal insurance and social activities.

We will be running 6 one-week courses this year on the following dates;

19 th August to 26 th August 2017

29 th August to 5 th September 2017

8 th September to 15 th September 2017

18 th September to 25 th September 2017

28 th September to 5 th October 2017

9 th October to 16 th October 2017

If you have any questions or would like to register your interest for the courses in Autumn

2017 please email

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