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Coronavirus / Covid 19 and French Alps Resort Closures

****  17 March Update ****

Huski are still operating and delivering every day. We have plenty of food and drink available for collection from our depot or delivery to the Haute Tarentaise, including Espace Killy resorts (Val d’Isere, Tignes), Paradiski resorts (La Plagne, Les Arcs, Villaroger), La Rosiere, Ste Foy. Choose your closest resort when ordering.

We are launching a no-contact drop-off service which involves our driver leaving deliveries on your doorstep removing the need for direct contact for both parties. Only online checkout credit card payments are accepted for payment.

Collections need to be pre-ordered and arranged in advance of visiting. Please phone us on arrival and we will bring your order outside to you.

Menus are not currently available so you will need to choose from our individual items or drinks product listings.

****  15 March Update ****

As I’m sure you’re aware the French authorities have confirmed that they are closing all non-essential public places – this includes bars, restaurants and regrettably, all French ski resorts. This will come into effect this evening. Effectively the 2019/20 ski season in the French Alps is over.

Clearly the priority needs to be set around people’s health and safety, but this comes as a major blow to all people and businesses working in the ski industry. However, as a food delivery business, we hope we can continue to provide a valuable service to anyone in the region and are working with the local authorities to explore how we can help.

Meanwhile, in the core of our business, we want to reassure any customers with whom we have outstanding orders or partners whose guests we are offering a service, that we will do all we can to honour our commitments.

This is all very sudden news and we are currently taking advice on what the future holds: for our staff, our customers and our future operations. Please bear with us for a period of 48hrs while we gather the necessary data and advice to establish a plan, and will then be in contact with anyone affected around credit notes, insurance claims or refunds.

This is an entirely unprecedented situation and a major shock to anyone running a business in the Alps. Please rest assured that we are doing all we can to prioritise and are using our resources wisely. We are in close contact with the regional authorities in the Savoie and will be duly taking guidance and instruction. We will be in touch shortly.

Meanwhile, the Huski team sends our best wishes that you stay healthy and optimistic wherever you are.

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Self-Catering Food Delivery in the French Alps

Tignes, we love it. So we deliver there every day

It’s 5 a.m. and the first Huski delivery vehicles are leaving the Bourg Saint Maurice kitchens. The piste bashers are still at work high up in La Rosière, Les Arcs, La Plagne: the resorts towering over Huski HQ. Most people are asleep. Powder junkies still dreaming of fresh lines. There was a sprinkling of snow during the night; light cloud hangs in the valley; the moon sinks beneath Mt Pourri. It’s going to be a sunny day once the sun rises.

Huski 1 turns left and heads down towards Moutiers and the 3 Valleys for a delivery: Courchevel, Meribel, St Martin de Belleville and finally Val Thorens, all before the first lifts open. Van 2 makes in the opposite direction, heading up to Tignes, Val d’Isére and Sainte Foy. Driver 3 has the longest drive of all: there are deliveries to be made, tartiflette to deliver in the Portes du Soleil; Avoriaz, Morzine, Châtel and Megève.

“It isn’t where you came from it’s where you’re going that counts.” – Ella Fitzgerald

Which ski resorts do Huski Deliver to?

The French Alps stretch 750 miles from Nice to Vienna and cut across 7 countries. Wars have been fought and lost, civilisations have crumbled, empires built and destroyed within its solid alpine walls. So we narrowed it down to France. It’s where we all learnt to ski and snowboard, and since our HQ was slap bang in the middle of it, it made a lot of sense. We’ll conquer Austria, Switzerland and Italy at a later date.

When you have 72 tartiflette to deliver in any one day, even the scale of the French part is a logistical behemoth. But we couldn’t narrow it down beyond France, so we threw caution to the wind, remembered the map is not necessarily the territory, and set down the delivery philosophy of Huski.

Let’s deliver TO EVERY SKI RESORT IN THE FRENCH ALPS.

You read that right folks, food delivery to every ski resort in the Alps. From Alpe d’Huez, Vaujany, Les 2 Alpes, Les Orres and station d’Auris in the far south to the small and beautiful resorts of the north: Le grand Bornand, St Jean d’Aulps and the cheesy Abondance and all of the Mega resorts in between. Tignes, Meribel, Chamonix, Val d’Isére, Courchevel. If you can find a resort, we will deliver your food there. And between you and me, it doesn’t really even need to be a resort, it just needs a road. And thanks to Elon Musk we will have drones before you know it, so it won’t even need a road soon. Just an oven.

So we invite you to discover our most popular resorts where you can have your self-catering food delivered without taking off your skis, undoing those clunky ski boots or getting off the table, if that is where you are dancing at your favourite après ski.

Food delivery in….Courchevel

Tartiflette in Courchevel

Home to millionaires and billionaires and one of Huski’s most popular self-catering resorts to deliver to. You can always beat the 3 star Michelin restaurants and heavy price tags and have Huski deliver some winter warmth direct to your chalet. Start with the iconic tartiflette for some local flavour, then move on to even more decadence with the Cook chocolate mousse, all washed down with a bottle of Chateau d’Aux.

Food delivery in….Tignes

Tignes, we love it. So we deliver there every day

Famous for its year round adrenaline junkie scene, you can take the edge off all the excitement and relax with an afternoon tea. Lemon cake, chocolate cake, all the cakes! You needn’t forget all about the après ski, have a chilled bottle of local Savoie Crémant delivered.

Food delivery in….Les Arcs

Les Arcs, our local resort.

Famous for the weirdest architecture this side of Flaine and the greatest snow artist in the Alps, Les Arcs is also our local resort and where we ski and snowboard every day of the week. Do like team Huski and end the day with a triple layered carrot cake and a selection of Cook curries , naan bread and craft beer! Now you’re talking.

Food delivery in….Meribel

Meribel Food Delivery

Meribel is a slice of England right here in the French Alps. As well as the English contingent, however, there is also a whole host of self-catering chalets and apartments, which means our drivers are in the heart of the 3 valleys delivering every day. Get them to stop by your accommodation with a selection of kids meals, drinks and cakes so you can head back to the bar.

Food delivery in….Saint Foy

Food Delivery St Foy

To vegan or not to vegan. Vegetarian or dairy free? Saint Foy is a beacon of off-piste skiing. Smaller than the neighbouring mega-resorts it keeps its snow longer and has some of the best routes going. What is doesn’t have is a vegan restaurant. And getting dairy free and gluten free meals is nigh-on impossible. Sorry, WAS. Gluten free? Have a Moroccan spiced lamb tagine or some lamb shanks  delivered to your accommodation. Vegan? Then go for the Artichoke Savoyard  and the spicy pepper and tomato soup. The choice is yours.

Food delivery in….Alpe d’Huez & Les 2 Alpes

(And Vaujany! Of Course.)

Food delivery in Les 2 alpes & Alpe d'Huez

The southern Alps, home to some of the greatest cycle climbs in the world and some of the sweetest off piste and classic alpine skiing  found in the Alps. We love it. So we deliver there frequently. You should bulk up your delivery and go for the six day and three day menus. 3 courses of hearty, classic post skiing bliss.

Food delivery in….Chamonix

Chamonix Food Delivery

Did we save the best till last? Chamonix is the Las Vegas of the Alps whilst also being Washington; the foundations of the French, indeed the world, ski industry are here. The steepest lines, the gnarliest terrain, the highest mountains and the best extreme skiers, it’s home to all. Chamonix also has an extensive range of self-catering chalets and apartments. And we deliver to them all.