Looking to hire a chef in the UK or abroad? Leiths List can help you find the perfect candidate. Our quality chefs, most of whom trained at Leiths, come highly recommended.


Leiths List provides chefs and cooks for permanent, temporary and one-off positions throughout the UK and abroad for private and corporate clients. We have access to chefs, food consultants, food stylists, recipe developers, demonstrators and assistants with a range of experience and training.

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Canape Party

Hire a private chef

From a one-off intimate dinner party to a sensational celebration; holiday catering or a live-in cook, our trained chefs offer an unforgettable gourmet experience.

Flambe in the pan

Hire a commercial chef

Looking for full, part-time or temporary kitchen staff? Our chefs have a wide range of experience and training and are looking to work in restaurants, event catering, product development and food media.


She arrived punctually on Christmas day with many of the dishes partially prepared. She cooked all our favourite delicacies in the way we had discussed. She was most attentive to detail, hard working and professional in all respects. She didn’t stint when it came to clearing away. We were all extremely impressed with her culinary skill and gracious manner.
Christmas Day London, Recent dip graduate.