Which are the best Hospitality Recruitment Agencies in Australia? May 2024 winners -The main competitors are revealed… 

Hospitality Recruitment Agencies in Australia. What areas do they cover and what do they specialize in? Updated May 2024

Best Hospitality Agencies in Australia in May 2024 -your usual agency has been unable to find you the best Chef who can handle the heat! Then you find our list and at last your restaurant is heaving with customers.

1JRM Hospitality
Best Hospitality recruitment agency in Australia – based in Sydney, with a large team of experienced recruiters, covering all aspects of the industry and all levels of experience from kitchen hand to executive chef, and waiting staff to sommelier.  Positions available in event coordination and corporate hospitality including concierge services.  If you are looking for a company to organize your corporate hospitality, JRM also offer a full service including all front of house and back of house staff.  If you are a candidate looking for either temporary, contract or permanent work in hospitality, send your CV to them.

2. Mash’d Hospitality Recruitment Agency *
Best Hospitality Recruitment Agency based in London, for New Zealand & Australia if you want a hands-on specialist, where your vacancy is dealt with by a consultant with more than 20 years in the business. Springboard Award Winners. Recruiters for small and mid sized hospitality businesses. Specialisms cover site level management to head office & board level, plus a dedicated new-openings recruitment team. Perm only.

3. Hospitality Recruitment Australia
Best Hospitality Recruitment Agency in Australia specializing in executive and management positions in Hotels, Clubs, Venues and Resorts.  Based in Sydney but also recruiting for Brisbane and Melbourne, they welcome applications from overseas.  

4. Placed Recruitment
Best Hospitality Recruitment Agency in Australia recruiting for clubs, pubs, restaurants, hotels and resorts in Sydney and Brisbane for over 15 years.  Good size team of industry experienced recruiters and lots of recent activity on all social media, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram – follow them for recent job updates.

5. Hospoworld
Best Hospitality Recruitment Agency in Australia for offices that cover all of Australia and New Zealand.  Good job search on their website with all locations and categories covered.  Find your closest office on the website and get your CV over to them.  Follow on all social media, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram to get the latest job alerts and some good industry news.

6. MLKA Hospitality Recruitment
Best Hospitality Recruitment Agency for Australia for specializing in live in positions in remote and isolated locations in Australia!  Hotels, Motels, Caravan Parks, Resorts and Roadhouses. Specialty areas are Outback Western Australia, Outback Northern Territory, Remote South Australia and Outback Queensland.  All types of jobs in the industry are advertised on their website, get your CV over if you are looking to get out of the city!

7. Pinnacle People
Established over 30 years, the best Hospitality Recruitment Agency with offices in all states and territories of Australia.  Temporary, permanent, seasonal and contract recruiting for all levels of experience and all sectors of the industry.  Candidates, have a look at their website for job search with filters to narrow down what you are looking for and go to their contact page to find the right office to send them your CV.  

8. Allstar Hospitality
Specialist division of a larger recruitment group, the Hospitality Recruitment Agency recruit for mostly full time management and head positions, both front and back of house, in restaurants, bars and cafes and hotels, also event management.  Offices in Perth, Joondalup, Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney.

9. I Need Event Staff and I Need a Chef
Best Hospitality Agency in Australia for providing front of house and back of house staff for events of any kind throughout Australia, short notice not a problem.  With 4 main offices in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and the Gold Coast, they recruit for permanent or temporary event staff, bar & waiting staff, food & beverage attendants, chefs & kitchen staff.  Agency owned by a qualified chef with 20 years industry experience, and his partner with the latest technology for recruitment and to ensure smooth management of all operations!  Database full of industry professionals, so call to get a quote for your event.  If you are looking for permanent or temporary event work get your CV to them!  

10. The Monday Group
Hospitality Recruitment and Executive Search Agency specializing in management and chef positions for events, hotels and hospitality. Based in Sydney but also covering Melbourne, Brisbane and Asia Pacific.  If you are looking for top talent these might be the people to contact, and if you have the talent required, send them your CV!

11. Nosh
The best Hospitality Agency for providing experienced staff to some very high profile events and recruiting for some of the best hotels in Sydney.  The company has very strict grooming and presentation criteria and also have their own training and development program.  If you are looking for top quality hospitality staff in Sydney, this seems to be a company worth considering.

IMPORTANT We hope you’ve found our list useful. This list rates all these agencies equally – the numbering is for reference purposes only.
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