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At Alpinium we know how important it is to get the food right and that's no easy feat.

We've spent years refining the menu and adapting to new ingredients and changing tastes. But we also have to cater for all dietary requirements and with a growing awareness of the impact of mass animal agriculture on climate change and the increase in people opting for a flexitarian or 100% plant based diet, we now have two menus to choose from on all our catered ski chalet holidays; our traditional meat and fish menu or our vegetarian, vegan, dairy free, plant-based menu.

Join us for a fantastic 7 night ski or snowboarding holiday with like minded people in a fabulous alpine ski chalet with a 100% plant-based vegan menu guaranteed. With the menu designed by our Operations Manager Laura, vegan for 4 years and a trained chef with over 30 years experience in the hospitality and alpine chalet industry, the offer includes breakfast, afternoon tea (yes, vegan cakes!) and a delicious evening meal on 6 nights (see menu examples below). We even have vegan wine or beer to top off a scrumptious meal in the evening. On one of the nights you eat out in a local restaurant and whilst we know the cuisine in the Alps is heavily meat and cheese based, there are a couple of options in local restaurants that have already been tested which we can highly recommend and book for you.

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Our winter season catered ski chalet holidays offer a fabulous home-from-home experience, where everything is taken care of so you can relax from the moment you leave home. You can choose a 100% plant based chalet ski holiday in any of our chalets in the French Alps for 7 nights with free airport transfers (subject to conditions).

What's Included if I opt for the plant-based menu?

  • Airport transfers subject to conditions - we pick you up from the airport and drop you off at the end of your holiday (please check conditions before booking your flights, see below)
  • A glass of sparkling Kir and vegan Canapés with a fabulous welcome upon arrival
  • 5 three course evening meals - all 100% plant-based!
  • 1 adapted Savoyard Raclette night – a favourite with our guests and a traditional meal served in the Alps which we have veganised (yay)!
  • 7 hearty breakfasts including a ‘main course’ option, fresh French baguette, toast, jams and marmalades, plant-based butter, soya yogurts and fruit.
  • Handpicked quality vegan wines with dinner
  • 2 x barrels of vegan beer and a small selection of soft drinks (cordials, coke and tonic water)
  • Delicious homemade vegan cakes for afternoon tea on 6 days
  • PG Tips tea and quality coffee available 24/7, non-dairy milk options
  • Luxury linen, towels & bathrobes
  • 5 days of housekeeping
  • Use of hot tub and sauna (all chalets have a hot tub, some have a sauna)
  • Hairdryers

The Menu…

We offer a 100% plant-based vegan menu which can also be made gluten free, examples of which are below:


Scrambled Tofu with Smoked Carrot ‘Salmon’

American Style Pancakes with Berries

Smashed Avocado Toast with Roasted Chickpeas

Nutty Overnight Oats with Berries

Full Vegan English Breakfast

Afternoon Tea

Scones with Jam and Coconut Cream

Chocolate Brownies

Carrot Cake

Chocolate Chunk Cake

Evening Meal - Starters

Tofu, Apple & Walnut Salad

Spiced Sweet Potato Soup

Smashing Vegetable Pate with Melba Toast

Gratin aux Champignons

Evening Meal - Mains

Aubergine Milanese with Hasselback Potatoes, Roast Beetroot & Haricots Verts

Tofu Fish with Tartare sauce, Rice and Roasted Med Veg

'Meat' Balls in a Marinara sauce with Gnocchi & Baked Tomato

Mushroom Stroganoff Served With Leek & Garlic Mash And Broccoli 

Evening Meal - Desserts

Scandinavian Iced Berries With Hot Coconut Cream Sauce

Vanilla Pannacotta With Mango Coulis

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Lime & Coconut Upside Down No-Cheese-Cake 

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We Also Arrange...

Lift Passes

Order your lift passes through us and we will collect and deliver them to your chalet so you don’t have to queue up yourselves. You pay the same price as in resort and any available discounts will be applied. Order your lift passes with us at no extra cost - less stress when you arrive!

Equipment Rental delivered to the chalet

Alpinium are proud to have our own private ski equipment hire facility with British qualified ski-techs ensuring your skis and boots are delivered and fitted in the comfort of your chalet shortly after arrival or the following morning so you can relax and have another cup of tea instead of rushing out of the door and standing in a queue for your equipment. We offer a full set skis, boots, poles + helmet at £110 for the week.

Children - yes we can offer 100% plant-based for them too!

If you have children in your group, under 11’s will be served high tea (homemade children’s favourites at an earlier time of 6pm to allow parents to enjoy the evenings) unless you specify they eat with you (which will be the normal vegan menu not the children’s menu which we have adapted to make plant-based). If any older children prefer to have high tea, just let us know. We do not provide baby food. We supply high chairs, travel cots, kids plates and cutlery and stair gates on request. All our vehicles are fitted with child seats complying with strict French legislation.

Also, to make our chalets feel like home...

Amazon Echos for tunes, Netflix to chill with and free Wi-Fi so you can stay connected.

A note from Laura: 

I am so incredibly excited to be able to offer 100% plant-based ski chalet holidays in the Alps. It’s been my home for over 20 years and being vegan is a massive struggle in such a meat and cheese orientated environment. I always say, ‘France will be the last place in the world to go Vegan’ and it's true. Here’s hoping, but if you’ve ever been on a ski holiday I am sure you know the feeling of apprehension when you arrive not knowing whether the food will be great, adequate or just an after thought. More often than not I’ve found it to be just an after-thought and I can promise you this is not the case here! Our plant-based menu compliments the other traditional menu nicely so you won't feel left out or get served a sub-standard meal. All our hosts are fully trained on providing the plant-based menu and adapting any of meals in line with any other dietary requirements you may have! BOOK NOW and see you in the snow!


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Jun 2024

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