Chef, Cook & Kitchen Recruitment

Chef recruitment specialists

For all your Back of House recruitment needs, Stafffinders Chef, Cook and Kitchen Recruitment team is here to help! Playing a pivotal role in creating a memorable experience and providing great customer satisfaction, your Kitchen team need to be the very best! After all, nothing tops a wonderful meal and dining experience.

Working across two prime locations in the East and West of Scotland, our Chef Consultants source Kitchen staff from entry level to senior management positions. In addition to permanent recruitment, we can also supply kitchen staff on a contract and temporary basis, giving you greater flexibility.

Stafffinders Chef Consultants are experts in Back of House recruitment with all of the team having spent the majority of their careers in the kitchen before moving into recruitment. As a result, we understand your requirements and can relate to the challenges you face.

Some of the Kitchen roles we recruit for include:

  • Executive Head Chefs
  • Chef De Partie
  • Head Chefs
  • Demi Chef De Partie
  • Executive Sous Chefs
  • Commis Chefs
  • Sous Chefs
  • Head Pastry Chefs
  • Junior Sous Chefs
  • Pastry Chefs
  • Chef Managers
  • Kitchen Managers

All candidates come fully referenced and can be PVG certified where required, giving you complete peace of mind. Stafffinders also offer a no success no fee policy leaving you with no commitment or risk.

Built over 47 years, we have an enviable database and international network of active and passive candidates who have been categorised by discipline, level of experience, technical skills, specialist areas and professional certifications. Utilising this information often means we don’t need to advertise your role, allowing us to fill positions quickly with the best talent.

For assignments which require advertising, we take care of it for you for at no extra cost and process all applications leaving you to focus on your day to day business activities. We also offer a generous rebate scheme on permanent hires to protect you and your business in the very rare occasion that an employee doesn’t work out. 

Here’s just a taste of who we recruit for:

  • Michelin Starred Restaurants
  • Fine Dining
  • 1-5 Star Hotels
  • Private Yachts and Homes
  • High Street/Branded Restaurants & Pubs
  • Private Members Clubs
  • Golf Courses & Sports Venues
  • Conference Centres
  • Small, Family Run Brasseries
  • Country House
  • Retirement & Care Homes
  • Schools & Nurseries
  • Events Catering
  • Contract Catering
If you would like to find out more about our Chef and Kitchen Recruitment service, or if you would like to advertise a hospitality role, please contact your local Stafffinders office to speak to a Senior Chef Recruitment Consultant.


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