Chef recruitment platform in London, UK - only chefs

Welcome to Only Chefs, London’s premier chef recruitment platform dedicated to the culinary arts.

In the heart of one of the world’s most diverse culinary capitals, we connect top-tier chef talent with prestigious employers, ensuring the perfect match between culinary professionals and dynamic food establishments.

Specialised Chef Recruitment for London's Gastronomic Scene

At Only Chefs, we understand that the right chef can transform an ordinary eatery into a gastronomic paradise. Our chef recruitment platform is designed with the distinct palate of London’s food scene in mind, flawlessly aligning skilled chefs with the right kitchens.

Expertise in Chef Recruitment

As the leading chef recruitment platform in London, Only Chefs boasts a deep knowledge of the industry’s demands and the unique characteristics of the capital’s culinary job market. Enhancing your kitchen’s operations and culinary creativity through targeted and effective chef recruitment.

A Chef Recruitment Platform London Restaurants Trust

Our reputation as a top chef recruitment platform in London is built on our ability to provide personalised service, understanding the individual needs of both chefs and establishments to foster successful, long-lasting partnerships. Contact us today to discover how we can assist in hiring your next outstanding chef.

What Sets Only Chefs Apart: Our Chef Recruitment Platform

Only Chefs is not just another name among chef recruitment companies. We built out a specialised, user-friendly platform poised to revolutionize how chefs and employers connect in this vibrant city.

Comprehensive Chef Recruitment UK-wide Reach

While our heart is in London, our reach extends across the UK, tapping into a vast pool of culinary expertise. This ensures that we can provide an expansive selection of candidates and opportunities, thereby increasing the chances of finding your ideal chef.

Tailored Recruitment for Every Culinary Level

Our chef platform caters to every level of the kitchen hierarchy, from promising commis chefs to esteemed head chefs. Our platform adapts to diverse hiring needs, ensuring employers find perfectly matched culinary talent through personalized search tools and direct contact options, enhancing kitchen team dynamics and operations.

Our Process - A Recipe for Success:

For Chefs


Create a free profile

Be found by our network of 2,500+ employers actively hiring chefs - now.


Direct job offers

Employers contact you directly to discuss their job opportunities. No more applying to job ads.


Get hired

Register today and land your next dream job.

For Employers


Browse thousands of UK chefs

Commis chefs, chefs de partie, pastry chefs, sous chefs, head chefs, executive chefs and more...


No recruiter fees

Access the whole Only Chefs database for a single monthly subscription.


Connect and hire

Contact chefs directly about your job opening, so no more middle men.

What Our Customers Say:

"We spend a lot of money on recruitment through agencies and direct job advertising, both of which have mixed results. Only Chefs offers an innovative way for my team to cost effectively search and engage with Chefs at all levels."
E. Fisher
Group Recruitment Manager
"Only Chefs is great! We have already used the site to hire a Sous Chef and being able to quickly search, shortlist and contact Chefs directly has taken the hassle out of a process that usually takes up a lot of my time."
F. Barnes
Chef Patron
"I registered with Only Chefs and within a week had been offered a job as a Sous Chef in a top London restaurant. I have applied to many job ads in the past on other sites but rarely got a single response. So happy!"
L. Miles
Sous Chef

Latest Chef Jobs

Begin Your Journey With London's Finest Chef Recruitment

Are you a chef looking to make your mark in London’s dynamic culinary scene? Or are you an establishment in pursuit of exceptional talent to elevate your kitchen? Only Chefs is your dedicated partner in chef recruitment. Contact us today to begin your journey with London’s finest chef recruitment platform.

Why Partner with Only Chefs for Your Recruiting Needs?

Chef Recruitment Companies and the Only Chefs Difference

In a bustling metropolis with a highly competitive culinary scene, Only Chefs stands out among chef recruitment companies for our commitment to excellence and our in-depth understanding of the hospitality industry’s nuances.

A Chef Recruitment Platform London's Top Talent and Venues Choose

Both burgeoning talent and established chefs find a home with Only Chefs, as do London’s top dining venues. Our satisfaction lies in seeing our chef placements thrive, and our clients’ establishments flourish due to our competent matchmaking.


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Only Chefs serves a diverse array of establishments, from Michelin-starred restaurants and luxury hotels to independent eateries and innovative pop-ups across London and the UK. We also partner with the UK’s largest restaurant and catering groups, creating bespoke packages for access to our audience of chefs.
Employers can start by creating an account on Only Chefs and can immediately post a job or begin browsing through our extensive database of chef profiles, using detailed filters to find the ideal candidate.
The timeframe for filling a chef position varies based on the role’s complexity and the specifics of the search. However, our extensive reach means your job posting will be seen by thousands of chefs within hours.

Yes, Only Chefs can accommodate urgent recruitment needs, thanks to our user-friendly website where you can post your job or access our chef database within minutes. No more waiting for recruiters to call you back or reply to your email.

For ambitious chefs and premier dining establishments in London, Only Chefs is the dedicated culinary matchmaker that turns your professional aspirations into culinary achievements. Reach out to us, and let’s cook up success together.

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