Working in Burgundy on boats, barges or ashore

Working in Burgundy on boats, barges or ashore

The Burgundy region has seasonal tourism from March to November, so there are many opportunities to find summer jobs for English and French speaking people.

Seasonal jobs can be found on the barges, in restaurants, hotels and many other domaines, with work for hostesses to tour guides, bus drivers, barman, deck-hands or chefs.

Companies and barges looking for crew

Please email us with any availability for 2017

People looking for  jobs


I am writing to apply for the position of Chef,

As a creative, enthusiastic, hardworking chef with a passion for food gaining extensive experience in a variety of venues around the world, from Yacht in the Mediterranean stately homes & Shooting Estates to Tresco Abbey on the Scilly Isles. As well as many barges thoughout France, Holland & Belgium.

Having trained at a Michelin 1 Star Restaurant and continuing my development my Studying at Le Cordon Blue School in London, passing with credit, as you can see on my CV.

 I am happy working as part of a team, I can delegate and take over when required. I have gained experience in managing kitchens, organising staff rosters, pricing and ordering for a large establishment.

I believe that my exceptional culinary expertise, positive outlook and absolute passion for my industry would make me A valued member of any team as there CHEF, as well as the many years I spent working in all areas of the yachting industry.
I look forward to hearing from you.

Please email us with your contact details and a very brief description (No CVs please)

Aged 22, deckhand, speak fluent French