We work really hard to make sure our courses are fun, informative and offer good value for money.  To get feedback from students confirming that we're achieving our aims makes it all worthwhile!  Take a look below at some of the feedback we have received from our students over the past few years.  Also, click here to view our glowing Facebook reviews!

STATS

  • 100% of students would recommend The Hive to friends and family.
  • 100% of students agree that they enjoyed their time and improved their skills at The Hive.
  • 100% of students agree that the course offers good value for money.
  • 100% of students agree that the Course Manual and Recipe Book are useful and will be referred to during their season.
  • 100% of students agree that it was useful to learn in a real Alpine chalet.
  • 100% of students agree that they would be more confident to work as a Chalet Host having attended a course at The Hive.

COMMENTS

  • "I would certainly recommend the course to anyone thinking of doing a season."
  • "Very knowledgeable staff, who are happy to answer any questions and told us handy tips to maximise our slope time by improving efficiency in the kitchen."
  • "Makes a difference cooking in a beautiful location!  Much better than the UK."
  • "I was well prepared with the information that I was given, and any questions prior to arrival were answered promptly."
  • "It was really good to actually be out in a chalet."
  • "I had a fantastic week. It was informative and useful; and fun all at the same time! I've learned a lot and I'm sure it will be very helpful in my season!  A brilliant cookery school!"
  • "CV help was really useful, thank you."
  • "The tutors were fantastic at providing further knowledge around why we do things a certain way and also gave us loads of tips and advice when cooking and running a kitchen."
  • "A really fantastic week - great course, great people in a beautiful setting!"
  • "Thank you for a wonderful experience.  I could not have asked for nicer, more competent or fun people to learn from."
  • "The course was really interactive and used lots of teaching techniques to keep it interesting."
  • "Never knew there was so much to learn, I've loved it."
  • "I had such a great time at The Hive.  I was quite nervous when I arrived, but settled in very quickly.  The tutors are very reassuring and are very good at making you feel capable."
  • "The location adds to the experience and definitely got us excited to work a season."
  • "It has been extremely helpful and I've learnt so much."
  • "Brilliant location, brilliant recipes & brilliant staff!"
  • "Good amount of downtime in between learning to allow time to overcome being tired and maintaining concentration."
  • "It was really useful to learn how to cook for larger numbers of people."
  • "I had an amazing time, thank you so much."
  • "Had a great week and have improved a lot in such a short space of time!"
  • "The Recipe Book was exceptionally useful and I will try the recipes at home."
  • "Great deal of satisfaction in preparing 3 course meals on time which taste good."
  • "All round good experience, very helpful and enjoyable. I have definitely improved in my skills and knowledge. Thank you."
  • "Thoroughly enjoyed my week here!  Thank you for answering all my questions and being so helpful."
  • "Hard work but so much fun!  Can't wait to start my season.  Thank you so much."
  • "I have had an amazing week and experience.  Everyone has been so lovely and helpful.  Thank you!"
  • "I now fully understand what is expected of a chalet host."
  • "Had a great time at The Hive - all very useful and informative. Thank you."
  • "Massive thank you for a great week!  Never thought I'd win a competition for best cottage pie!"
  • "Really useful, helped me to learn things for a season that I didn't think I'd need to!"
  • "Had a great time!  Would highly recommend.  Loved the white water rafting!"
  • "My experience at The Hive exceeded my expectations."