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Ski Season Chef: Intensive Cookery Week
Ski Season Chef: Intensive Cookery Week

Mon, 18 Aug


The Yarrow Cookery School

Ski Season Chef: Intensive Cookery Week

Parents can rest assured knowing their kids are gaining the skills and confidence needed to thrive as a ski chalet chef. Our program not only teaches essential culinary techniques, but also assists with placements for the upcoming ski season.

Time & Location

18 Aug 2025, 10:00 – 22 Aug 2025, 15:30

The Yarrow Cookery School, Longniddry EH32 0NZ, UK

About the week

Prepare for an exciting frist job in the ski chalet industry with our Ski Chalet Cookery Week. This week-long program is designed for young adults who want to learn the skills necessary to become a ski chalet chef. Whether you're gearing up for your first ski season or seeking to improve your culinary expertise, this intensive training program will give you the edge you need to succeed.

Here's what you can expect during the week:

  • Learn Essential Ski Chalet Dishes: During this program, you'll master the essential dishes commonly served in ski chalets, from hearty breakfasts to gourmet dinners. Our experienced chefs will guide you through a range of meals, teaching you techniques for creating balanced, satisfying dishes that will fuel skiers throughout their day.
  • Prepare Savory and Sweet Treats: Discover how to make a variety of sweet and savory treats that are popular in ski chalets. You'll learn to bake scones, cakes, and pastries, as well as savory appetizers and snacks that are perfect for après-ski gatherings.
  • Master Chalet-Style Cooking: Chalet cooking often involves preparing large quantities of food while maintaining quality and presentation. Our instructors will show you how to efficiently manage your time, cook in bulk, and keep the kitchen organized, ensuring you're ready for the fast-paced environment of a ski chalet.
  • Assistance with Ski Chalet Placements: We don't just teach you how to cook for ski chalets; we also help you find placements for your ski season. Our team works with industry partners to ensure you have opportunities to apply your new skills in real-world settings. You can expect guidance and support as you seek your ideal placement.
  • Social and Interactive Environment: Throughout the week, you'll have the chance to interact with other participants, share tips, and enjoy a friendly and collaborative environment. This is an excellent opportunity to build teamwork skills and make connections with others who share your interest in the ski chalet industry.
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen and Bar: Yarrow Cookery School provides all the equipment, ingredients, and aprons needed for the program. Our on-site bar offers a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, perfect for relaxing and socializing after a day of cooking.
  • Location: Yarrow Cookery School is nestled in a beautiful 400-year-old steading, a short walk from Longniddry train station. The school offers a free car park and EV chargers on-site, making it easy to access.

The Ski Chalet Cookery Week runs from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day, providing a full day of learning and hands-on experience. The schedule includes breaks and lunch, ensuring a balanced and enjoyable program for all participants.

This program is perfect for anyone seeking to gain the skills and confidence needed to work in a ski chalet. Book now and get ready to embark on an exciting culinary journey that will prepare you for a successful ski season!

  • Disabled Access: There is full disabled access and a wheelchair-friendly cooking station. Please let us know when booking if you require this for your experience.
  • Allergies and Intolerances: Due to the nature of the cookery school, we cannot accommodate allergies. However, we can work with intolerances and dislikes—please let us know upon booking.


  • For the Week

    This breaks down to £75 per day




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