Orcinus Recruit

Hospitality Recruitment
Apprenticeships & NVQ Training.

Fresh Food Pubs, Restaurants, Hotels and Bars.

Chef Vacancies

Orcinus only recruits for Quality Fresh Food Establishments
and has an extensive range of Chef roles.
96% of our candidates selected for interview.


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Apprenticeships and NVQ Training

  • 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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  • Candidates Page

    Find resources here to help you with your next career move. We're here to guide you towards your goals.

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  • Apprenticeships and
    NVQ Training

    Orcinus are proud to provide Apprenticeships and NVQ training, 100% Free to both clients & candidates, 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 is dedicated to providing a completely fresh approach to Recruitment within the Hospitality & Catering Sectors.

With an industry expert at the forefront of our recruitment process, Orcinus supports Clients & Candidates 100% of the way by offering a unique guarantee, 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
Orcinus Recruit operates a 100% honest approach to recruitment. 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 of staff with hands on industry experience. Meet the Team...
Apprenticeships and NVQ Training
Orcinus Training – Providing FREE NVQ’s to the Hospitality Industry – New & Existing Team Members both Front & Back of House. As a valued supporter of the Hospitality Industry, Orcinus Recruit are proud to provide Apprentices across all areas from Reception to Kitchen. This service is 100% free to our Clients and Candidates. Find out more...

Featured Vacancies

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Junior Sous Chef - Stunning Market Town Hotel - Seaside Location

Location: Dorset, Salary: £22000

A fabulous opportunity for a Chef de Partie to step into their first Junior Sous Chef position at a stunning market town hotel, which holds 1 rosette for culinary excellence. Due to the location of the property, the Chefs are able to use the best locally sourced seafood the area has to offer, being right by the sea, means the majority of the seafood will be delivered straight off the boats. The location is also prime for local farms for a variety of amazing fruit and veg as well as quality meats.


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Sous Chef - Sunning Independent Pub - Taste of the West Awards - Focus on Nose to Tail Butchery

Location: Devon, Salary: £24000

A property popular with locals, has an excellent relationships with local suppliers and the menus have a strong emphasis on Dexter Cows and the Chefs ensure they utilise the best of the animal on the menus, making use of all the cuts.


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Sous Chef - Day Time Hours - Straight Shifts - Fresh, Local Produce - Good Food Guide 2017

Location: London, Salary: £28000

This particular client is unique in is business, as a simple cafe in the park with high expectations, menu styles and service. With various awards for food and team building, they are certainly someone to work for.


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Head Chef - Friendly Country Pub with Rooms - Seafood Led Menus - Traditional Sunday Lunches

Location: Home Counties, Salary: £40000

A growing fresh food led pub group is currently recruiting a Head Chef to lead the team at one of their sites. The property sees many famous faces due to the location for filming. The food is seafood led, as well as having a focus on the landscapes around them.


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