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Australia's leading hospitality agency for temporary and permanent recruitment 

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Join the most friendly and focused hospitality team in Australia

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


Hospitality Recruitment Agency

Established in 2010, INAC Hospitality is a premier hospitality agency with offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast

Temporary Chefs

In a tight spot? I Need A Chef understands - because we’ve been there too! As hospitality veterans ourselves, we know how tough it can be when your kitchen is down a staff member. Need a shift covered urgently? Searching for temporary chefs for an upcoming event? Our hospitality recruitment agency can help.

Whether you’re facing a last-minute vacancy or need temporary chefs for a major event, we’ve got you covered!

  • In addition to chefs, we can provide a range of kitchen staff
  • Kitchen hands, catering assistants, cafe and restaurant staff
  • We can even find staff to work in remote and regional parts of Australia
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Wait Staff / Bar Staff

No major event is complete without event staff to keep everything running.

On top of just wait staff, we also offer a range of different event staff for all sorts of functions, including bartenders, hosts, runners, event managers, baristas and more - tell us what you need and we’ll connect you to the right people.

In fact, we’re so good at providing event staff that we have to spin this off into its own business! For more information, please visit our sister site I Need Event Staff.

  • We can match you with all kinds of staff for a range of events
  • Wait staff, runners, bartenders, F&B attendants, and more
  • Personal and modern approach to hospitality recruitment
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Kitchen Staff

Preparing ingredients, cleaning, storage… no kitchen can run without skilled kitchen hands holding everything together!

We can provide your business with enthusiastic kitchen hands, dishwashers, porters and more in both temporary and permanent positions.

We can fill all sorts of kitchen positions on a temporary or permanent basis:

  • FSAs
  • Dish washers
  • Kitchen assistants
  • Catering assistants 
  • Porters
  • Food preparation workers
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Private Chefs

Take the stress out of entertaining and let one of our chefs do the hard work for you!

Whether it’s an upcoming wedding, corporate event, or major milestone, engage one of our experienced private chefs for a tailored experience.

Our private chefs don’t just work events, either. Looking to permanently add your very own private chef to your household staff? We also provide permanent private chefs for those who want the full luxury experience.

  • Spend less time in the kitchen, and more time with your guests
  • Professionally made, restaurant-quality meals
  • More than just chefs - we provide a full roster of wait and bar staff too
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Regional / Remote

Our services aren’t just limited to metropolitan cities - we provide temporary and permanent hospitality staff all over Australia.

And that includes hospitality businesses in remote and regional areas too!

I Need A Chef has made a name for ourselves partially on the skill and expertise of our temporary chefs, and partially on our ability to supply talented staff to all corners of our great continent, including:

  • Resorts
  • Hotels
  • Country pubs
  • Mining sites
  • Working camps
  • School camps
  • Ski resorts
  • Remote aged care
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Permanent Chefs

We can save you time and money by meeting your staffing needs quickly and effectively.

So you need to hire a new chef for your kitchen, but you don’t have time to write an ad, reply to applicants, conduct interviews or do background checks.

I Need A Chef takes all that work off your hands - we make hiring easy by taking care of the entire process, allowing you to keep your attention on the kitchen!

  • We listen to our clients to uncover exactly what you’re looking for
  • We deliver a bespoke service tailored to your needs
  • Try before you buy - our permanent chefs are first employed on a temp basis
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Work with us, we’re a hospitality agency with a difference

We are strong believers in the idea that you should work to live, and not the other way around.

As hospitality veterans ourselves, we truly understand what it’s like working in this industry, we strive not just to get the best outcome for our clients – but for our staff also!

Our mission is simple: to give hospitality workers like you the ultimate in freedom and choice whilst working in some of the best venues and events in Australia. We can support you throughout your employment with us by offering work place protection and above award rates and conditions.

Just some of our fabulous clients

350,000+ Shifts Covered Australia Wide
350,000+ Shifts Covered Australia Wide
  • 520,000+

    Shifts covered Australia wide

  • 17,000+

    Staff employed and placed

  • 6,000+

    Companies and individuals supplied

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If you're looking for temporary or permanent staffing solutions for your business or want to host the perfect dinner party in your home, contact us today and a consultant will be in touch.