Welcome To Richards Catering Agency

Independent Catering Recruitment Agency

Richards Catering Agency is a Catering Recruitment Agency based in London and recruiting across the UK. 

About Us

Welcome To The Best UK Catering Recruitment Agency

Looking for the perfect candidate for your catering business? Or maybe you’re a jobseeker searching for a new employment opportunity in catering? Look no further than Richards Catering Agency, a leading UK catering recruitment agency with over 40 years of experience in the industry.

40+ Years Of Experience In This Business

Established in 1956, we’ve been providing exceptional staffing solutions to the catering industry for decades. With a strong reputation and an unwavering commitment to excellence, we’re the go-to choice for all restaurants, bars, cafes and other catering outlets.

Under the same management since 1982, our team has the knowledge, experience, and expertise to help you find the right candidate for your needs. We have a deep understanding of the catering industry and the skills and qualifications that are required for various roles, and we work closely with our clients to ensure that they find the perfect match for their business.

Catering Professionals

Our team of experts has the knowledge, expertise, and industry connections to help you find the perfect job in the catering industry. Whether you’re an experienced chef, a skilled front-of-house professional, or just starting out in your catering career, we’re here to help you find your next challenge.

At Richards Catering Agency, we understand the unique challenges and requirements of the catering industry. That’s why we work closely with our candidates to understand their skills, experience, and career aspirations, and we match them with the best opportunities available.

With our extensive network of clients in the catering industry, we’re able to provide access to a wide range of job opportunities, from temporary and permanent positions to executive roles. We pride ourselves on our ability to match the right candidate with the right job, ensuring that both our clients and our candidates are satisfied with the outcome.

Catering Employers

Whether you need temporary or permanent staffing solutions, or executive search and selection services, we’re here to help. Our team is dedicated to providing personalised and tailored solutions to meet your specific needs, and we take pride in our ability to find the best talent for every vacancy.

At Richards Catering Agency we believe that our success is built on our strong relationships with our clients. We provide ongoing support and advice throughout the recruitment process, and we’re always available to answer your questions and provide guidance whenever you need it.

Don’t settle for anything less than the best for your catering business. Choose us and discover why we’ve been a trusted partner to the catering industry for over 40 years.

Our Services

Job Titles We Recruit

Restaurant Manager

Restaurant managers ensure that restaurants operate efficiently and profitably while maintaining their reputation and ethos. Job vacancies available now.

C&B Manager

We are looking for restaurant & bars manager in managing the F&B/C&B teams. Contact us today for more information.

Assistant Manager

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Manager for busy city bars and restaurants who is forward thinking and ambitious to support the General Manager.

Head Chef

We are recruiting Head Chef Kitchen Managers, to effectively manage the kitchen team to achieving the highest standard of food production.

Chef De Partie

We are looking to recruit chef de partie for smaller kitchens, also known as a line cook or station chef, the chef de partie has a very important role in any kitchen.

Sous Chef

As second-in-command, a sous chef has a large amount of responsibility in the kitchen; as such, we are recruiting individuals who can easily position themselves to becoming the executive of a kitchen or even the head of an entire establishment in time.

Commis Chef

Congratulations! As a commis chef you’re on the first rung of the ladder to becoming a great chef. In most kitchens you’ll do food preparation work and basic cooking under the supervision of a chef de partie or section chef.

Pastry Chef

Pastry chefs are in charge of the baking aspect of kitchens and restaurants, delivering cakes, breads, and any bread based components to meals.

Chef De Rang

A chef de rang or head waiter to assists and supervises lower staff and ensures high levels of guest satisfaction.

Comi Staff

A commis chef position is the ideal job for someone fresh out of culinary school. It is a junior or apprentice chef position, and provides the novice chef with an invaluable opportunity to learn about working in every area of the kitchen.

Kitchen Porter

If you want an active job in the catering industry, this could be ideal for you. As a kitchen porter, you would work in the kitchens of restaurants and bars, you would need to be physically fit, for unloading deliveries and be good at working in a team.


Perfect for the friendly, outgoing person who enjoys the social aspects of working and can provide the all important extra service to the dining experience. A good character combined with a sense of when to approach and when not to, are all important in this job.

Bar Staff

To deliver friendly , efficient customer service and to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere to all of our customers.

Cocktail Barman

It takes a friendly disposition, outgoing personality, knowledge of different kinds of cocktails , and an organized and efficient method of serving customers to be a good cocktail waitress.


Wine tasting can be an experience and the sommelier acts as a guide. A sommelier describes wines with depth and expertise, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS).


The barista is responsible for serving all products with friendly, individualized attention towards each customer. He/she is also responsible for educating customers about our premium coffees and teas.

Our Work

Interview Process For Candidates

When you are applying for jobs with Richard Catering Agency, it’s important to includes the following information:



Information to include on your resume should entail:

– Your current contact information.
– Your educational background.
– Your work history for the past few years.
– Your relevant skills.
– It is recommended to present at least three references.

Cover Letter

Please bring with you a cover letter. The first thing a potential employer sees in your job application is the cover letter. This doesn’t just support your CV – it’s an opportunity for you to stand out from the crowd and persuade the potential employer to put you through to the next round.


Proof Of ID

When you attend an interview at our agency, please bring with you a valid passport or I.D. Card.


Ready To Start Your New Job In Catering?

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