Melbourne / Interstate

Brisbane / Gold Coast

About Us

Hospitality Agency with a Difference

A premier hospitality agency with offices in Melbourne, Brisbane and Gold Coast, I Need a Chef offer temporary and permanent recruitment for both front and back of house operations.  

With a young, personal, modern approach to hospitality recruitment we draw on our knowledge of the latest technologies when it comes to recruitment, staff scheduling and management.  We are proud to have some of the largest clients in the hospitality and events sector yet retain our personal and extremely responsive service with our consultants being contactable 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

As well as being versed in the needs of our clients I Need a Chef are equally dedicated to the welfare and happiness of our employees.  Prior to being placed, I Need a Chef conduct stringent interviews screening all applicants to determine they possess the appropriate skill sets applicable to the roles.  Our clients are some of the most demanding and highly regarded establishments within the hospitality industry.  We are justifiably proud of being able to offer our clients a team of professional fully qualified hospitality and event staff who are not only capable but respectful and pleasant to work with.

Whilst our offices are based in Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast we can also send staff to the furthest reaches of Australia.  We have a database full of hospitality professionals who at short notice can board a plane and be in any state in a matter of days.

Whether you are an employer looking to get out of a tight spot or recruit permanently, or a chef/front of house professional looking for a fresh challenge or new position I Need a Chef offers an efficient, uncomplicated and personal service.

We can provide long and short term solutions for all areas of hospitality:

  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Cafes
  • Event Catering
  • Clubs
  • Pubs
  • Aged Care Facilities
  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • FiFo Contracts

When you ring us and say "I Need a Chef" here's what you get

  • Excellent temporary rates
  • The best pricing structure for permanent placements in Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast
  • Whether it's a fully qualified chef or kitchen hand you require, all of our staff have been vetted via our interview and induction process.