About us

Learn more about the Chefs & Events Staffing team

Who we are

Originated as Staff Finder, in the 90s, based in Portsmouth, the agency has evolved into Chefs and Events Staffing. Today, we are a trusted supplier of reliable and qualified hospitality staff in London and the South Coast, with more than 20+ years’ experience in the industry.

Chefs and Events Staffing are fuelled by the passion of understanding the needs of our clients and ensuring the supply of the ideal service. Our hunger for knowledge and determination to find and recruit the best talent ourselves, has helped us become one of the most preferred recruitment agencies in the hospitality industry in London and the South Coast.


We work with companies of all sizes, ensuring our highly skilled recruitment consultants are there for you, ready to be called upon when cover is required. Developing long-term relationships with SMEs, private businesses, and public services, we have earned a reputation of being the favoured source of support and back-up when required.


We have a vast experience in organising and coordinating hospitality for large, small, formal and informal events and businesses. We are here, by your side from start to finish with our exceptional front and back of house staff. All our candidates are met face-to-face in order to understand their background, people skills and punctuality. This allows us to discover if they suit your requirements and can add value to your establishment.


We are a flexible hospitality agency that caters to your events and business demands, ready to offer a tailored pool of staff specially for you. Among others, we recruit for the following: bartender, waiter/waitress, chef, kitchen porter, floor supervisor, guest relations officer, host/hostess, cleaner, night porter.

Furthermore, our consultants will always be of reach, regardless of the time and day, as we have learned this is what gives us the personal touch, element preferred amongst our clients.

Our values and mission

With the head office based in Hampshire, along with other regional offices, Chefs and Events Staffing look to send local staff who are able to offer regular commitments.

We choose our hospitality staff based on the quality of service and culinary skills they deliver. We always have customer service at the forefront of our mind and understand the importance our staffs’ performance and presentation will have upon you.


If you are looking to book members of staff outside predominant areas of Hampshire, London, Dorset, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Surrey and West Sussex, please contact us to discuss your requirements. We will do our best to offer you our support as further as we can.


Proud members of:

Relief Hospitality Staff

Our relief hospitality staff are fully trained and experienced in the hospitality industry, ensuring that they can adapt quickly to the demands of your business. We provide staff for all kinds of roles, from chefs to waiters, bartenders, and more. Learn more here.

Hospitality Staff

Looking for experienced and reliable hospitality staff? We’ve got you covered. Our team of professionals are skilled in providing relief staff for all your hospitality needs. From front of house to back of house, we’ve got the expertise to ensure your business runs smoothly. Learn more here.

Located in the South

Looking for relief staff or agency staff in Hampshire, Dorset, London, West Sussex, Wiltshire or Somerset? Chefs and Events can help. We provide experienced and professional staff to help your business run smoothly. Contact us today to find out more, Click here.