Marmotte Mountain is a small, boutique luxury chalet company that takes pride in being personally involved in the day to day operation of each of its individual chalets.
Local experience, attention to detail and personal touches are qualities Marmotte Mountain is renowned for and we take great pleasure in creating a unique holiday experience, tailored specifically for you. Our ultimate goal is to have you coming back year after year.
Marmotte Mountain is owned and operated by Jonathan Law. Based in Chamonix full-time, Jon is an avid skier and snowboarder with more than 15 years spent in the Chamonix Mont-Blanc region. Jon has great passion and enthusiasm for the mountains as well as an excellent knowledge of the Chamonix ski terrain and of the local attractions on offer. He also takes great pride in building long lasting relationships with the very best ski instructors and high mountain guides available within the Chamonix Valley and so is very happy to assist to ensure your stay with Marmotte Mountain is a truly unique and memorable experience.
The entire Marmotte Mountain team are handpicked by Jon. The chefs are all extremely talented and fully qualified with extensive experience in some of the worlds top gastronomic restaurants and hotels. Therefore, the quality of food being served on a nightly basis is of an exceptionally high standard and a true highlight to all that stay with us. And for those who would like to enjoy a truly extravagant dining affair, why not put our chefs to the test and try our upgradable gourmet menu package.
Marmotte Mountain Adventure
31 Chemin des Rambles
Mont Blanc, 74400
The Marmotte Mountain team are all hand-picked by Jon and are chosen not only for their extensive professional experience but also for their passion for the mountains. Our chefs are fully qualified and have worked in some of the best gastronomic restaurants and hotels in the world. Our chef team for 2022/23 will be updated soon;
Niels Van Oers – Belgium
Niels van Oers heads up the Marmotte Mountain chef team for the last 4 years and is partner in Marmotte Mountain.
Niels’ culinary career began early on, inspired by his parents and their love and respect for quality and tradition. After graduating from one of the best culinary schools in Europe, Niels sought opportunities to further develop his own creativity. After already having a bit of experience in his native Belgium, including a few Michelin star restaurants, Niels left Belgium to work full time in the North of Italy in the highly acclaimed 1 Michelin star restaurant called Il Sole di Ranco.
Niels’ then felt the need to travel the world in order to continue his expanding culinary career. His working travels brought him to countries like United Arab Emirates, Antigua, Ireland and France. During this period, Niels’ worked in some of the best hotels in the world including Burj Al Arab, Adare Manor and Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, where in the latter under his helm Niels’ gained 14 awards and was regarded as one of the best young chefs in Abu Dhabi 2015.
Niels’ at the Time Out Restaurant Awards