Attract a Qualified Chef with Low Cost, Flat Fee Recruitment

Find your next chef for as little as $2,495 +GST

Cut through the noise and find the best chefs with a tailored low-cost recruitment solution

Save Money

Our chef recruitment services are unbeatable when it comes to value. No matter the salary package, you pay a flat fee of $2,495 +GST.

Get Results

We help our clients hire across a range of roles and industries. We’re experts in chef recruitment and deeply understand the needs of hospitality businesses.

Our Promise

We’re dedicated to help you hire the best people for your business. That’s why we offer a $1,000 money-back promise if you don’t make a successful placement.

Our Guarantee

Add a 3 or 6-month guarantee to your service, like an “insurance policy” for your new hire. If they resign in that time, we’ll help you hire a replacement. 

We don't charge a percentage of salary

Average Salary Package Our Flat Fee Others charge 10% plus with us, you save
Entry level chef = $60,000 $2,495+GST $6,000 $3,505
Chef de partie = $68,000 $6,800 $4,305
Sous chef = $75,000 $7,500 $5,005
Head chef = $87,000 $8,700 $6,205
Executive Chef = $105,000 $10,500 $8,005

Why choose Recruit Shop to hire a chef

We are industry experts

Chef recruitment is our speciality. We place top candidates in all types of roles across the hospitality and tourism industries. So, whether you’re searching for a head chef, sous chef or kitchen hands for your venue, we've got you covered.

We use proven advertising strategies

Our recruitment consultants work with you to understand the needs of your business, and craft job ads that resonate with your target audience. We leverage paid advertising on all major job boards to get great results.

We have a massive candidate pool

To complement our advertising strategy, we post out all new vacancies to our pool of active and passive candidates, helping you reach more potential applicants.

We have fast, efficient processes

We pride ourselves on the speed and efficiency of our recruitment service. Our average time to hire is 26 days.

We have high retention rates

We offer Guarantee Services* to help you hire with confidence and with longevity in mind.

How Recruit Shop Recruit Chefs


Start by connecting with our Specialist Chef Recruiters

Connect with us to chat about your vacancy and ideal candidate profile, so we can match your expectations with the right, skilled candidate. 


Have your job posted online within 24 hours ​

We leverage decades of combined experience to write fantastic job ads that attract the best people to your vacancy. Our efficient processes help your job ad hit the market in as little as a day. 


Receive a curated shortlist of suitable candidates

We screen and review all your applications so you can focus on what you do best. We carefully assess each applicant’s suitability and keep you updated along the way. 


Send feedback fast with our mobile recruitment app

Get instant access to your shortlisted candidates from your mobile phone, and send feedback to your recruitment consultant with the click of a button.


Enjoy consistent updates on the success of your recruitment

We’ll keep you updated on the success of your recruitment service every step of the way. You’ll hear from your consultant every couple of days. 


Make a successful hire or you get $1,000 back

We’re so confident in our process that if you don’t make a hire, you’ll get your choice of either $1,000 back or a free one-month extension to continue your search. 

Client Testimonials

James Parker

October 2021


Positive: Professionalism, Responsiveness, Value

Lisa stuck with it even though the brief proved tougher than expected. She did a good job vetting the candidates, and provided a constant flow of information. Best of all, she found us an excellent candidate who we have since hired. So very happy with her service!

Natalie Fraley



Positive: Professionalism, Responsiveness

Had great success when we were having trouble finding candidates with our own advertising. Highly recommended!

Ted Dao



Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value

Great service from Lisa. Very quick and prompt service to fit the requirements of our role! Highly recommend Recruit shop for any hiring needs.


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