Where: 07150 Vagnas

Contracted hours: Full-time

Job Type: Fixed Term

Pay: €2,443, Per Month

Optional Accommodation: Yes

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CONGRATULATIONS! You’ve just discovered a Chef position like no other… 

  • Based at PGL Domaine de Segries, near the town Vallon Pont d’Arc in the Ardéche, France
  • Earning 2443 € per month
  • Fixed-term contract from April to August, working 39 hours per week over 5 days (majority of weekends off)
  • Generous timber chalet accommodation & meals provided

Since 1975, we’ve enriched the lives of millions of young people with world-leading adventure activity breaks, and we’ve been running canoe adventures in the Ardéche gorge for over thirty years.

What could be more important than fuelling the next generation and sustaining their energy for further adventures? At PGL we welcome guests and team members into our dining rooms to relax, rest & recharge… ready for their next challenge! Our catering team are proud to serve tasty & nutritious meals, combining reassuring favourites and new cuisines, to keep the adventure going. Reporting to the Head Chef and working within a friendly & supportive catering team, you’ll be responsible for food preparation, cooking, stock ordering & organisation, cost control & coaching of junior team members. 

PGL takes pride in investing in our people. We’ll support you in achieving your goals, including all the training you need to be confident in your role and a personal development plan to give your career the very best start. This position provides a great development opportunity for aspiring individuals looking to progress towards Head Chef. 

But life at PGL isn’t all work, it’s a lifestyle. As part of #TeamPGL you’ll be joining a tight-knit community & building friendships with like-minded people; we enjoy a variety of fun activities and team events in our beautiful surroundings.  


  • Enjoys the buzz of working in a busy kitchen as part of a fun and friendly team.
  • An experienced caterer, ideally gained in a high-volume environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of food hygiene & handling dietary requirements
  • Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering is a bonus, but not essential.
  • If you don’t have the legal right to live and work in France (EU nationality), then we can support with the right to work process.
  • French language skills are a bonus, but not essential.

We are committed to the principles of equality and diversity and welcome applicants from all sectors of the community. 


  • A generous benefits package including health and life insurance schemes
  • Enjoy a range of employee perks including PGL discounted holidays, partner offers and discounts
  • Health and wellbeing support through our Employee Assistance Programme, mobile app and health cashback plan

If you have any queries please email

 For a full Job Description and Personal Specification please click here

PGL is committed to the principles of equality and diversity and welcome applicants from all sectors of the community. However, all PGL colleagues are required to undergo enhanced background checks (known as a DBS), which PGL will pay for. The DBS looks at criminal records, so if you have a conviction related to violence, drugs or safeguarding this could affect your application. You can find more information on DBS checks on the website.


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