Discover The Perfect Team For Your Commercial Kitchen

August 10th, 2018
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If you’re responsible for staffing a commercial kitchen you know first hand it can have its ups and downs. Clifford Wallace Agency helps clients deal with casual staffing shortages on a daily basis and they understand that back of house roles, especially for chefs, are often the hardest to fill.

A little over twelve months ago, spurred on by the need to find high quality staffing solutions for their hospitality clients, Clifford Wallace Agency partnered with chef agency expert, John O’Riordan to form it’s Kitchen Services Division. Specialising in skilled and qualified chefs and kitchen support staff of all levels, the division is the final piece in the jigsaw for the 22 year old agency, which provides casual hospitality staffing solutions for premium corporate, protocol and catering clients across NSW.

John O’Riordan is a veteran chef himself,  whose career highlights include stints as Chef de Partie at Harvey Nicholls London, Executive Chef at Doltone House, Sydney plus establishing Grappa (the first hatted restaurant in Norton Street, Leichhardt). With a wealth of experience and and an enviable roster of chefs, he brings years of commercial kitchen wisdom to the placement of staff.

“Our goal is to provide handpicked chefs, cooks and kitchen support staff who can walk into any kitchen and get straight onto what’s needed. From corporate boardrooms to large events, private houses and a la carte restaurants, we have chefs from commis to executive level. Our Clifford Wallace chefs can work alone, lead a team or be part of a team.”

John’s 18 years of success have taught him a few things about matching skill sets with different styles of operations and he has focused on recruiting chefs who are multi talented and adaptable. The roster features chefs with both international and local experience like Tobias Horsch, who trained in Michelin starred restaurants in Hamburg, Le Cordon Bleu trained Bernie Lin and world renowned pastry chef, Vincent Gadan.

The Clifford Wallace Agency aims to give you the best options when it comes to filling casual roles in the kitchen. Whether your organisation needs a Head Chef for an ongoing engagement or a casual kitchen hand, you can contact our Kitchen Services Division to tailor a solution for your needs. Finding great hospitality should never be too hard! Contact us for a quote or a chat to find out how Clifford Wallace Agency can make your life easier!