Chalet Team Close-Up: Johnny & Lou, Chalet Du Guide

1st May 2018

Our last Team Close-Up for this season - with chef and host Johnny and Lou!  Johnny Loveday - Chef, Chalet Du Guide Cheffing runs in the family for 23-year old Geordie lad Johnny. His ambition to work in kitchens originally came from his uncle, whom he claims gained a lot of respect in the Loveday family for his ability to cook and dedication to his career.   Johnny enrolled in c...

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Chalet Team Close-Up: Driver John Jenkins

27th March 2018

Introducing John Jenkins, one of our fantastic drivers and an infectiously smiley Scotsman, who swapped life as a subsea engineer in the waters of Aberdeen and Azerbaijan for a mountainous existence in the snowy French Alps. Now on his fourth season, despite spending his first winter as a self-confessed ski bum (a.k.a blissfully unemployed), John soon came to the decision that he actually ‘mu...

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Chalet Team Close-Up: Chef Niall Osborne

19th February 2018

Photos @osborneniall  - Cooking for a living wasn’t something this bearded 26-year-old intentionally set out to do, but it didn’t take long before Niall discovered a real affinity for kitchen life. “I ended up not completing my A-levels for health reasons, so was looking for something else and found myself working in a gastropub near Winchester as a commis chef. It was really good fu...

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Snow joke… conditions are the finest in years

6th February 2018

We’ve concluded that the snow which failed to fall throughout the dismal 2016/2017 ski season, a season which saw some of Meribel’s most popular pistes turn to luscious green pastures as early as March, was only being stored up in the sky, to be released – in a pretty epic fashion – the following year. Since mid-November, the sheer amount of neige that’s fallen in both the Three Valle...

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Chalet Imry

25th January 2018

(Chalet Imry, Sleeps 6-7, Self-Catered, Val d'Isere) There’s a real ‘oooo wow’ moment when first walking into Chalet Imry (and every time after that), one of Fish & Pips’ four self-catered Val d’Isere properties situated on the first floor of state-of-the-art apartment building Canadienne, and in an area of town known as Little Alaska. Beautifully designed in what we can on...

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CHALET TEAM CLOSE-UP: Leandri & Cate, Chalet Killy

24th January 2018

Chalet Killy, Sleeps 8, Val d'Isere  There’s more to season work than poaching a few eggs and poncing around resort in a fluffy gilet (although that happens too). Taking care of a mountain residence to Fish & Pips’ exacting standards is an alpine workout in itself, requiring not only a bucket-load of snow-clearing, stair-climbing, log-shifting stamina but an exceptional eye for detail,...

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Keeping guests in high spirits…

23rd January 2018

Because we understand that the typical Fish & Pips guest tends to be a discerning sort of character – (explaining the impeccable choice in chalet company!) and because there’s nothing quite as deserved as a cheeky cocktail following a tough day on the hill, we’ve selected a range of premium spirits for your enjoyment, to be transformed on request, by our chalet teams into a plethora of d...

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Self-Catering ‘Extras’ & COOK!

9th November 2017

FISH & PIPS SELF-CATERED 'EXTRAS'  .. Now partnered with COOK for Winter 17/18!  At our core, Fish&Pips deliver the ultimate gourmet catered chalet experience. We realise however that some holidaymakers prefer more flexibility than a traditional catered chalet holiday. In answer to this we have ten high-spec self catering chalet-apartments, featuring all of the signature f...

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What A Chef Role Involves with F&P!

20th September 2017

  We take our food very seriously at Fish&Pips, and our chefs are therefore of the utmost importance! If you are a chef and keen to make the snowy Alps your home this winter, yet not entirely sure what a role with us involves - please read on..! If you looking for a chef position that will look great on your CV, gives you plenty of ski time, a chance to explore your culinary skills,...

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‘A Taste of Trinity’ – An Exciting New Venture for Fish&Pips!

15th September 2017

  A Taste of Trinity - PDF Brochure - Please Click Here £2450pp For a limited time only, Adam Byatt’s Michelin starred ‘Trinity’ restaurant and Fish&Pips will team up to deliver ‘A Taste of Trinity’ in the Alps. Available for the 18th March week only, guests can experience Michelin star catering in five star chalet luxury. 'A Taste of Trinity’ will be hosted in...

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