Chef Recruitment Agency - permanent Chef jobs

Supporting a wide range of Kitchen's across the UK finding Talent

Supporting the hospitality and catering industry with Chef Recruitment – Finding you permanent chefs

Our permanent Chef Recruitment Agency Desk here at HtE Recruitment, part of our Hospitality & Catering Division place permanent professionals within a wide range of Kitchen’s across the UK. We are committed to our Chef Recruitment Agency division within HtE Recruitment and are a leading Chef recruiter specialist. Our chef consultants understand the market and we work with a growing number of leading rosette awarded restaurants and Michelin awarded restaurants.

Being a chef is more then just a job, its a passion, it is a place to express your creative passions. The UK Hospitality and Catering industry employs around 1.55m people and accounts for about 5.5% of the UK work force, out of this number about 270,000 are Chefs & Cooks in the UK. We work across the UK with Rosette Recruitment, Michelin Restaurants, Hotels, Bars, Branded Restaurants and Contract catering. Our Interview tip page will give a range of ways to interview a Chef and questions to ask them.

Our Chef Recruitment Agency desks are split into North & South. If you are looking for a Chef in London, the Channel Islands and the South of England, please call 0203 542 6103 OR for Chef Recruitment in the Midlands, North of England and Scotland, please call 0161 300 7862. This is our Chef Recruitment page, we also recruit for Management roles and this can be found on the Hospitality page.


Permanent Chef Recruitment:

Our Chef recruiters only cover permanent jobs and we do not have a “Agency Chef” / “Temp Chef” desk here at HtE Recruitment. All of our jobs are for permanent chef jobs only. Our team of Chef Recruiters are here to support you find your next permanent Chef role.

Chef Job Roles Available at HtE Recruitment

Our Chef Job Roles


  • Exec Chef
  • Head Chef
  • Sous Chef
  • Pastry Chef

Line level:

  • Senior Chef De Partie
  • Chef De Partie
  • Pastry Chef De Partie
  • Commis Chef

Types of places:

  • Rosette
  • Michelin
  • Hotel
  • Branded Restaurant
  • Gastro Pub
  • Pub groups

Our Locations


Our Chef Recruitment Agency division recruit across the UK for a wide range of clients. Current locations include:
Manchester, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Lake District, West Sussex, London, Channel Islands, Bath, York, Chester, Cornwall, Newcastle, Scotland, Shropshire and many other areas.
Chef Recruitment Locations at HtE Recruitment

Our Latest Job adverts:

HtE Recruitment is acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to the above permanent positions. In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. We do not cover Relief roles,  all positions are permanent  and paid by the client on PAYE.

Chef Jobs Include:


Chef De Partie


A Chef De Partie is required for a leading 5 star Hotel in Central London.

Head Chef


A Branded Gastro Pub company with a site in Reading is looking for a Head Chef. This site has a branded menu.

Head Chef


A 4 star Hotel in the Cotswolds are looking for a Head Chef to join the team. 

Chef De Partie


Channel Islands
A Hotel with Live In accommodation are looking for a Rosette background Chef to join this team. 

Sous Chef


A Gastro pub in Cheshire serves all fresh food using local produce. We are looking for a Sous Chef to join this team.

Sous Chef


A Sous Chef is required for a Gastro Pub in central London. All fresh food and serving modern British dishes. 

Client Feedback


Operations Manager
“Ryan has placed a Business Development Manager for our Company & within 2 months she has already won some key new clients”


HR Manager
“I have used Rick at HtE Recruitment for over 10 years to source a wide range of candidates at the 3 companies i have worked at. Rick has always worked with speed and urgency to fill these roles.”


Talent Manager
“Thankyou Jordan for being really proactive to source me candidates, you really understand our Niche positions and kept me upto date with the process.”

Latest News & Insights

Our Recruiter team offer Permanent Chef Recruitment solutions. We do not have a Agency Chef Desk here at HtE Recruitment. All of our positions advertised are employed direct by the Client, on payroll and on a permanent basis. 

    Manchester Head office address:
    Ducie House
    Ducie Street
    M1 2JW

    Call us:
    0161 300 7862 (Northern UK)*
    0203 542 6103 (Southern UK)*