I Need A Chef is a chef recruitment agency with offices across Australia, offering a nationwide service for all kinds of hospitality venues.
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Owned and operated by hospitality professionals, we love this industry and the people in it!
We specialize in temporary and permanent placements to the industry as well as personal staff to your home
All our consultants are hospitality specialists with first hand experience in the food and beverage industry
We believe in the power of face-to-face interactions. Every staff member undergoes a thorough in-person interview before being made ready for placement
Combination of innovative technology and human support to deliver exceptional and seamless results for our clients
For roles that require specific skills, we conduct in house skill tests to ensure suitability
INAC Hospitality is Fully licensed Labour hire provider and corporate member of the RCSA
We take compliance seriously. Our cutting-edge software allows us to set mandatory and client-specific compliances
We’re strong believers in the idea that you should work to live, and not the other way around.
As hospitality vets ourselves, we truly understand what it’s like working in the fast-paced and exciting hospitality industry.
So by the time we started I Need A Chef, our resolve was firm: we wouldn’t just strive to get the best outcome for hospitality businesses – we’d also do our utmost for hospitality workers too!
Our mission is simple: to give hospitality workers like you the ultimate in freedom and choice, support you throughout your employment, provide protection and offer above award rates and conditions.
I Need A Chef is Australia’s premier hospitality agency, with offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle, Brisbane and the Gold Coast
We offer temporary and permanent recruitment for both front- and back-of-house operations.
With a young, personal and modern approach to hospitality recruitment, we draw on our experience in the industry teamed with intricate knowledge of the latest technologies.
We understand that no two hospitality businesses or workers are alike. Your needs and goals are unique – and so too are our solutions!
We take great care to ensure that hospitality businesses receive the best applicants, and that hospitality workers are paired with workplaces that fit their experience, passion, and ambition.
Unlike other hospitality agencies, we’re 100% owned and operated by hospitality professionals.
We’ve been in your shoes, and understand first-hand what you’re looking for when hiring a chef or filling other hospitality positions.
As people who’ve lived and breathed hospitality for pretty much all of our professional lives, we’re uniquely qualified to help you – unlike other hospitality agencies, we get it.
We aren’t chasing that commission – we know what it’s like to be in the weeds, and how important it is to have the right person working in your kitchen. Our focus is always on ensuring we successfully connect you with that right person.