Back of House

Although we specialise in several areas within the hospitality industry, chef recruitment is by far our biggest division. We cover both permanent and temporary recruitment for the following positions;

  • Executive Chefs
  • Head Chefs
  • Sous Chefs
  • Chef de Partie
  • Demi Chef de Partie
  • Pastry Chefs & Bakers
  • Commis Chefs
  • Kitchen Porters

We work with numerous Michelin Star, Rosette and independent restaurants, 5 Star hotels, gastropubs, private member’s clubs, as well as countless creative events and catering companies.

We love working with dynamic businesses and are committed to keeping a continuous supply of flexible talent available, whether you are looking for a talented chef to join or lead your brigade, or you simply require cover to tide you over during the busier months, we are able to help.

Our team have previous experience working within the hospitality trade and are therefore able to fully understand the pressures associated with the industry.

Contact us to discuss Back of House permanent recruitment

Hiring Temporary Chefs

When supplying our clients with temporary chefs we ensure that all candidates:

• Are met in a face to face interview with one of our consultants
• Have an up to date CV and health and hygiene certificate on file with Change
• Hold at least two references from previous employers on file with Change
• Have first-hand practical feedback from previous bookings, or we look to send them to you in advance of a substantial booking to trial and be introduced to the site

If you decide to hire temporary Chefs through Change, here is more information about our booking process.

1. Bookings can be made directly with Change consultants or you can call us on 07894 339 396 or email us

2. When a Temp Booking is received Change will respond via email to confirm receipt and reconfirm the booking details.

3. To confirm a booked candidate Change will email with a confirmed name and CV attached.

4. On the first day of the booking Change will call to confirm the arrival of the candidate at the start time to ensure they are with you.

5. Change will call/email at the end of the afternoon for feedback on the candidate to check on their performance and confirm they are suitable to continue on the ongoing booking or be rebooked for any future requirements.

Contact us to discussed Back of House temporary recruitment




Chef de Partie

  • City of London
  • £25000 - £28500 per annum

Demi Chef

  • City of London
  • £ - £22500 per annum

Head Chef

  • South London
  • £34000 - £35000 per annum

Multi Site – Kitchen Manger – £35-40K – Central London

  • City of London
  • £35000 - £40000 per annum

Chef de Partie

  • City of London
  • £ - £26000 per annum

Junior Sous Chef

  • London
  • £29000 - £30000 per annum

Demi Chef de Partie

  • City of London
  • £ - £22500 per annum

Junior Sous Chef

  • City of London
  • £32000 - £35000 per annum