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Why Choose Us? 2018-11-12T12:45:29+00:00

So why choose The Recruitment Studio for your business recruitment needs?


In such a competitive industry, here at The Recruitment Studio we always go that one step further to provide our clients with the very best talent available in the marketplace.

Using the 5S approach enables us to deliver quality candidates time and time again.

1. Sourcing

It all starts with the initial Sourcing function and we use a variety of sourcing methods to seek out the very best chefs available. Normally, the nature of the role will determine our sourcing methods.

2. Screening

We then move onto the Screening stage which involves interviewing the candidate face to face or over the phone to identify whether the candidates background, experience, skill set and personality are a good match to the required job specification. This also includes taking suitable references where possible at the client’s request.

3. Short-List

Of all the candidates that we find that match your vacancy we then take the time to develop a Short-List of only the most suitable candidates based on your exacting expectations and job criteria.

4. Select

We then use the process of elimination combined with our knowledge in the industry and perhaps a little instinct to Select only the top 3 candidates from the short-list and brief them up with the details of the job opportunity that they may be a good fit for.

5. Send

The final stage of our recruitment process involves us creating an honest profile for each candidate based on our findings. We then Send you this profile.

How do we attract such talented chefs?

As a professional catering and hospitality recruitment business we use a whole range of candidate attraction techniques to attract talented chefs. In fact, unlike the majority of our competitors who only seem to scratch the surface when it comes to talent acquisition, we are very diverse in our approach. You see, the majority of our competitors spend all their time searching on Caterer.com. While this job board is useful to a recruiter, it is only one method of attracting talented chefs and the downside to it is that it is trawled by nearly every recruiter out there so inevitably, they are all dipping into one pool and finding the same candidates.

Our professional consultants are trained to take advantage of a wide selection of candidate attraction techniques that focus on un-tapped recruitment methods. Using a combination of these methods enables us to rise head and shoulders above the competition and find the cream of the crop in terms of chef talent.

Our candidate attraction methods include:

  • The Recruitment Studio Rewards Scheme
  • Proactively asking for referrals on every call we make or take
  • Advertising in magazines, in the press, mailshots, and Job Centres nationwide
  • Our in-house recruitment software (Eclipse)
  • Specialised Talent Acquisition
  • Our exceptional service delivery

Our exceptional service delivery

Once the recruitment process is complete, we don’t stop there! After you have selected your preferred candidates from the top 3 sent to you, we can then arrange a face to face interview, telephone interview, Skype Interview, working trial or even a combination of all of these decision making aspects. We will see this process through to the end conclusion, providing expert advice and feedback to ensure you recruit only the very best chef for your operation.

What they say…

During my last recruitment drive I have, inevitably had to work closely with lots of different agencies trying to find the right candidate for the available positions. Out of these agencies it has been The Recruitment Studio that has consistently provided an above average level of candidate for a range of different departments. In the past I have found most agencies specialise in one department and as such use various agencies for the various departments. Now my first port of call is to email The Recruitment Studio and give them first opportunity to fill the vacancy. I would highly recommend their expertise at helping fill the important positions.

Mr Oliver Bastian
General Manager – Marwell Hotel


We completely understand that each and every client and candidate has different needs and requirements. It is this firm understanding that allow us to remain flexible. We take the time to understand each and every element of your requirement and then work with you as a partnership to deliver a tailored recruitment solution.


The The Recruitment Studio website has been designed with both the client and the candidate in mind. Providing both parties with a convenient method of contact to our professional recruitment team, you will never be far from making contact with us. Candidates can register with us online quickly and also take advantage of The Recruitment Studio Rewards Scheme. Clients can learn more about the way we work, read testimonial from other satisfied customers and get a general feel for how we operate.


Our in-house recruitment software known as Eclipse is an advanced candidate, client, vacancy and interview management tool. This powerful software enables us to swiftly identify and match candidates in our database to current vacancies at the touch of a button. We invest a lot of time and money into the management of this database and our consultants are highly trained in using this advanced recruitment software for maximum results.

After being made redundant from my last position, I’d been recommended the services of The Recruitment Studio by a former colleague. Instantly, the questions I was being asked were different, they were more specific and personal to what I wanted in my next position. Literally the following day I was given the details of two roles in my area that suited my requirements, and from no job, I had the choice of two excellent positions with highly respected hotel brands. I can’t recommend the company highly enough, and as I’m now in the position to recruit staff myself, there’s only one place I’m going to call.

John Watson, Gloucester