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The Midlands' leading catering
recruitment agency

we deal purely in catering

STAFFING SOLUTIONS

For the very best temporary and permanent staffing solution click here.

FIND WORK

For casual or full time work start your journey here.

About us

The Right People In The Right Places

Total Catering Solutions Recruitment Ltd (TCS) was established in 2005 operating out of Telford, before expanding and opening offices in Leicester (2010), Birmingham (2014) and London (2014) due to increased demand from clients and candidates. TCS was set up to fill a void in the market for trained waiting staff and experienced chefs who could be readily available to provide our clients with the support and services needed to make every individual event and function operate with the smoothness and professionalism required.

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STAFFING SOLUTIONS

For the very best temporary and permanent staffing solution click here.

Client Sections

Finding good people to work for your company is our speciality. Our first hand experience and knowledge of the catering sector means we are perfectly placed to match the best staff to your company.

Chefs - head chef, sous chef, chef de partie, and commis chefs

Generals - kitchen assistants, general assistants, kiosk staff, cleaners and house keepers

Events - bar staff, silver service waiters, plate waiters, head waiters, team leaders/supervisors and managers

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Candidate Section

Whether you are looking for temporary, part-time or permanent work, we have something for you.

We are currently recruiting for the following roles: waiters, bar staff, kitchen porters, catering assistants, chefs and cleaners. If you would like to apply then please click the link below.

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FIND WORK

For casual or full time work start your journey here.

Testimonials

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""I started TCS recruitment in the same month I started university in Birmingham. As a student, I very quickly found TCS is the perfect student job! The work is entirely flexible, and works around my schedule. All shifts are offered for times you have said you’re free, and there is never any pressure to work if you have other plans. In the 2 years I have worked for TCS, I have had the opportunity to work at some incredible venues! I have worked at ladies’ day at Royal Ascott, the British Grand Prix, numerous festivals and concerts alongside regular, steady work in prestigious local venues. As well as providing me with work throughout my degree, the TCS team has provided me with friends for life. All staff are all so friendly, and make working fun. The office staff know all temporary staff by name, and will help you out in any aspect they can. I cannot recommend TCS recruitment enough! I have loved working with them for the last 2 years, and look forward to the rest of my time with them.""

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""I received an excellent service from TCS over the Christmas period. Sometimes at short notice they have not only been able to meet my requirements but to provide me with some of the most professional and skilled agency staff I have worked with. Every member of the staff from the office through to the actual waiting staff are always smart, polite, friendly and most of all reliable. I look forward to working with TCS in the years to come""

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""Can I take this opportunity to thank you all for your hard work last night, all staff arrived on time and looked very smart. Without the hard work of you and your guys this event wouldn't have run so smooth. thank you" I have worked with the TCS team for 10 years. during this period I have found the staff to be very professional, reliable and punctual. The service they provide reflects in the numerous successful dinners and banquets we have held. All staff are very well trained and very well briefed""

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"We have used TCS Recruitment for the past 7 seasons and we are extremely happy with the service we receive. They supply us with a 'VIP Executive Restaurant Team' which never fails to deliver an exceptional level of service to our customers. We have developed a fantastic relationship with the office team and know they will always deliver what they promise."

Latest News

3 reasons why Freshers 2019 is the perfect time to find the perfect student job

10/09/2019

Freshers can be a daunting time for any new or returning student to University or College. There’s countless amounts of events, sign-up fayres and activities to participate in. With so much going on, it’s understandable that finding a job to balance alongside studying can sometimes fall on the backburner....

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It’ll be here sooner than you think. Find the perfect job to fit alongside your studies 

30/07/2019

With the highly-anticipated A-level results day fast approaching, TCS Recruitment are once again gearing up for one of its busiest and most exciting parts of the year. The start of a new academic year at Universities and Colleges across the country......

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Where do you buy your avocados?

20/06/2019

One of our clients which recently tried App based agencies, soon made the switch back to a traditional agency....

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App based recruitment – it’s not all that…

05/06/2019

At TCS Recruitment we’ve worked hard to build up a reputation for providing quality recruitment solutions for thousands of people across the country. We’re always looking for ways in which we can innovate and modernise our processes, however it’s crucial that this doesn’t impact on the service we’re able to provide to our customers........

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4 reasons why the catering industry is a fantastic place to #StartYourJourney

20/05/2019

At TCS Recruitment, we’re fortunate enough to have worked at the heart of the catering industry for a number of years. We have witnessed first-hand how this sector has evolved over time to keep pace with customers’ requirements and the fantastic opportunities that the catering world has provided for countless members of #TeamTCS....

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Some fantastic results in latest TCS staff survey

16/04/2019

TCS Recruitment have a philosophy of interacting and communicating with their staff to help shape and improve their service moving forward. It’s this approach that has helped TCS continue to develop and grow at a time when...

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#StartYourJourney as a TCS Chef!

01/03/2019

Are you a Chef looking for work in the Catering and Hospitality industry? Are you tired of working in the same kitchen at the same venue? Do you have ambition to experience new environments, new venues and new people?...

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TCS Christmas Giveaway | A Thank you to our staff

06/02/2019

Christmas 2018 was an unprecedented period for TCS Recruitment. With a record number of staff taken on, and a challenging schedule of work throughout the Christmas and New Year holidays...

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TCS Recruitment | Our Biggest Christmas Ever | Part Time Job

30/11/2018

Christmas 2018 is set to be our biggest and best! 2018 as a whole has been an incredibly successful year for TCS Recruitment...

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TCS Christmas Giveaway!

22/11/2018

The team at TCS are rewarding consistent and top performers over December with the launch of the TCS Christmas Giveaway ...

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#StartYourJourney this Christmas with TCS Recruitment

09/11/2018

At TCS Recruitment we’re specialists in providing opportunities for students who are looking for a bit of extra cash over the Christmas period and into their second and final semesters of term....

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The biggest events. The best venues. All part of #TeamTCS

05/11/2018

TCS Recruitment have built up a fantastic reputation over recent years with some of the biggest and most reputable employers in the United Kingdom. These partnerships have been key to....

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The Catering Industry - There’s more than meets the eye…

29/10/2018

TCS Recruitment has built up an excellent reputation for providing countless opportunities for people across the UK to work in the Catering industry....

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Fresher’s Week events off to a flyer for TCS Recruitment

29/09/2018

So far, the team have been on the ground and speaking with students at institutions in Birmingham, Leicester and London...

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Student Jobs, Career Development Case Study

19/09/2018

At TCS Recruitment we’re big believers in career development and learning new skills alongside your studies. Our dedicated team is made up of staff...

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Five reasons why you should get a part-time job at University!

13/09/2018

#StartYourJourney Contrary to belief, Uni life is difficult. Juggling assignments, essays, deadlines, exams and the added pressure of moving away for the first...

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An Employer’s view on part-time work

01/09/2018

If you’re heading off to University in the next few weeks, you’ve probably heard a million times why it’s important to get a part-time job alongside your...

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