Orcinus Recruit

Hospitality Recruitment
Apprenticeships & Training.

Fresh Food Pubs, Restaurants, Hotels and Bars.

Chef Vacancies

Recruitment of Chefs at all levels from
Commis Chef to Executive Chef across all
fresh food led, Hotels, Restaurants & Pubs

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& Training

Mentoring &
Team Development

Develop your kitchen brigade through our range of training programmes

  • Chef Vacancies

    Looking for a career in a fresh food establishment? Orcinus recruits all levels of Chefs, with our expert Chef Recruit Team, we are here to guide, mentor and represent you for your career path.

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  • Mentoring

    The key to your team retention and development. Develop your kitchen brigade though our unique training programmes designed for your business and team.


  • Apprenticeships and

    Orcinus are proud to provide Apprenticeships and Training for new and existing team members.

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  • News

    Find out what's happening in the Hospitality World right here. With our latest news and Blogs.

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About Orcinus

Orcinus provides services across three main areas, our client's team development & training, chef recruitment, as well as traineeships and apprenticeships.

With an industry expert at the forefront of our process, Orcinus supports Clients & Candidates 100% of the way, with dedicated support and a completely ethical approach.

What we do for our Candidates
Orcinus has the tools, skills and hands on experience to guarantee support 100% of the way. By knowing the difference between branded and fresh food establishments we are better equipped to ensure you only go towards the right position for your career aspirations and development. Read more on our Candidates page...
What we do for our Clients
By understanding your business and how your team operates we are able to fulfil your exact requirements for all positions - whether at junior or senior management level. Read more on our Clients page...
Our Team
Orcinus is led by Sarah King an industry professional with over 15 years of experience as a professional Chef and Recruiter. We have a dynamic team with hands on industry experience ready to help with your recruitment needs.
Apprenticeships and Training
Orcinus Training – Development of Junior Chefs through government approved Traineeship & Apprenticeship Programmes
Up-skilling existing brigades with a variety of exciting qualifications, including Senior Chef Apprenticeship. Find out more...

Featured Vacancies

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Pastry Commis Chef - Fine Dining Restaurant - 4 Star Hotel - Expert, Accolade Winning Kitchen Team

Location: West Sussex, Salary: £16000

This 4 Star Hotel on the outskirts of West Sussex is currently recruiting a Pastry Commis Chef to join a kitchen team led by a Head Chef with not only Michelin and Rosette experience as well as great leadership skills.


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Pastry Chef de Partie - Grade 1 Listed Hotel - 4 Red Stars - Exciting Opportunities

Location: Hampshire, Salary: £20000

This hotel has recently won its 4th Red Star for the property and is on its way to securing further accolades for both food and service. The independently owned hotel has an ambitious team and are sure to be awarded more. The Head Chef has international experience and is already proving popular with returning guests and staff continuity.


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Chef de Partie - Fast Expanding Pub Group - New Head Chef - 2 Rosettes

Location: Hampshire, Salary: £18000

A 2 Rosette Fresh Food Led Pub Group in Winchester has recently been taken over and are now recruiting a Chef de Partie to join the team. As this property is part of a fast expanding pub group, the company can offer fast progression training to become a Sous or even Head Chef of a New Site.


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Chef de Partie - Fresh & Local Produce - Seasonal Menus - Busy Brasserie

Location: Guernsey, Salary: £19000

Our client based in Guernsey is currently looking for an experienced Chef de Partie to join the team.


What people are saying about us

This is what our clients and candidates have to say about the services we provide and the experiences they've had with Orcinus Recruit.

"This is the first time that I have ever used recruitment agencies and over the last few months I have found myself on the books of several companies. You have certainly led the field in terms of service, accessibility, depth of knowledge and personal care and contact. I would just like to thank you personally for the work that you did in securing interviews and the care that you took in the whole recruitment process. Again many thanks for all your hard work."

Dominic - General Manager

"Having worked several times with Orcinus, on all occasions I have found them to be highly professional when recruiting chefs for my kitchen, taking the time and care to find the right candidate. With their fingers on the pulse in the hospitality industry and keeping up to date with food and service trends it doesn't take long! They are always available to discuss your needs and requirements with a friendly 'can do' attitude. Sarah and the team at Orcinus always deliver."

Liam Foster - Head Chef

"I would like to take this opportunity to give a huge thank you to Sarah King and the team for recognising my skills and supporting me with professional guidance to find a suitable job in line with my skills. She has given me alot of career advice whether I secure a job from them or not. Sarah you and your team not just an Agency on the high street, by focusing on quality over quantity you simply make a big difference the market and the industry. Once again thank you so much for all your help."

Keshi - F&B Manager

Dominic Picture DominicGeneral Manager
Liam FosterHead Chef
KeshiF&B Manager