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Adventurous Catering Managers Wanted!

This is a fantastic opportunity to work at an activity based adventure camp and build on your experience, taking charge of your own kitchen and team of catering staff! You will oversee the provision of three well-balanced wholesome meals a day for between 150 and 300 guests and staff.

We are currently recruiting Catering Managers for our centres in:

  • Ardres, Opal Coast, North France
  • Hautville sur Mer, Normandy, North France
  • Villeneuve, Aosta Valley, Italy

What we’re looking for…

As well as food preparation you will be responsible for all the kitchen administration including: budgets, rotas, ordering, record keeping, stock control and catering staff training. As part of the role we will also expect you and your staff team to deliver a superb service to our guests at all times. By taking up this challenge you can achieve a lot and gain valuable experience with Acorn Adventure! We are looking for someone with:

  • Experience in a high-volume catering environment
  • IT skills
  • Full UK driving license preferable
  • 21 years+ for senior positions
  • Availability to start in April and able to work a full season until late August 2018

Why work for Acorn?

On top of the rewarding opportunity to manage the on-site catering operation and help your staff reach their potential, we can offer you:

  • A competitive seasonal package with 3 meals a day and accommodation included overseas
  • An end of season bonus scheme
  • The use of facilities and equipment in free time
  • Opportunities to complete training and NGB qualifications
  • Personal development and progression – we love to promote from within!
  • The experience of a lifetime, working in beautiful locations making lifelong friends

All applicants must have a UK/EU passport, UK residential address, a permanent UK National Insurance number and a UK bank account. A current Enhanced DBS Check is required for successful applicants. 

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Ardèche Adventure

The Ardèche in the South of France

Paddle your way through the spectacular Ardèche Gorge on a two day canoe trip along 30km of the Ardèche River - it’s one of the most enjoyable canoe journeys in Europe and regularly raved about by our groups. We’re conveniently located in an enviable position, with crags, caves and rivers all within walking distance and the pretty town of Ruoms, a 5 minute drive away. This, combined with our onsite swimming pool and a River Team renowned for their maturity and professionalism means you won’t find a better experience in the Ardèche. Or a better package!

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Two centre: Alpine/Ardèche Adventure

Two centre: Alpine/Ardèche Adventure

Experience the best of both the Ardèche and our Alpine Adventure programmes on this high adrenaline, action packed two centre adventure! From the two day Ardèche river descent to rock climbing in the Alps, this is one of the best adventures your school group will ever experience.

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Dordogne Adventure

The Dordogne in the South West of France

Head to our brand new Adventure destination on the edge of the Dordogne in South West France, where you will learn to sail picos, sit-on kayaks and get to grips with paddle boarding, as well as an array of other exciting activities including a high ropes course in the trees and gorge scrambling. This self-contained Adventure centre, run by our Club Correze partners, offers an exciting and varied French residential course, and includes a private dormitory accommodation block and excellent sports facilities for free time.

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Opal Coast Adventure

Opal Coast, In Northern France 

Hop over the channel to our small, friendly and perfectly formed lakeside adventure camp, conveniently located just two hours from the UK. Set in the pretty French town of Ardres, this popular residential combines an onsite water sports programme, with an array of land based activities. From paddle boarding to canoeing, high ropes to target sports, there’s a real variety and all activities take place on site. If you wish to explore the Opal Coast, groups love Boulogne sur Mer, and its aquarium, 30 mins away.

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Normandy Adventure

Normandy, in Northern France

Experience it all at our seaside adventure camp in Northern France. Steeped in history, with rugged splendour; Normandy is a popular destination with schools and groups seeking a French residential that combines adventure with culture and history. Climb up a quarry wall- our best climbing venue in France, refine your paddling skills on our sit on top kayaks, test your nerves on the Leap of Faith, enjoy beach games on the local sandy beach and soak up the culture at Mont St Michel or the Bayeux Tapestry.

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