Who we are


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Established in 1968 as the world’s first hospitality recruitment specialist.

Offices in London , Dublin , South America , Caribbean, Thailand, Morocco and South Africa

Executive and Management

The first division to be formed and still growing in strength to this date, offering a truly international recruitment service for the hotel and restaurant industry and the professionals that work within this environment.
Naturally,since 1968,the candidates database is extremely extensive and encompasses all categories of personnel: CEO’s, Senior Vice Presidents, Executive and General Managers,Physicians , Nurses , Food and Beverage Managers, Controllers, Marketing Managers, Project and maintenance managers , Camp Boss  housekeepers ,personnel for off shore on shore and remote site

Quite apart from the candidates whose details are held on our database, we maintain extensive contacts all over the world, enabling us to actively ‘head-hunt’ where a certain type of expertise is required.

We operate quietly, efficiently and maintain absolute confidentiality at all times.


Cruise International

The division was launched specifically to provide consultancy and assistance in identifying qualified personnel for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, for the inauguration of their first vessel in 1970 and still specialise exclusively in the needs of hospitality and catering at sea.

Since 1970 Vip International Cruise Division has expanded too and has provided expetise and human resources for the leading luxury cruise lines throughout the world. VIP International is proud of its association with some of the leading names in the industry.


Chefs International

Working independently from the main organisation, but still within the London office, this division specialise in the sourcing of qualified and experienced culinary personnel for hotels, luxury cruise liners, restaurants and private house holds worldwide.
Over the past thirty years, an extensive database of fully vetted candidates has been acquired enabling this division to locate just the right person for the job, from Corporate Chef’s to Chefs De Partie and commis , also specialists in regional cuisine, Kitchen Artists, Butchers, Bakers and Chefs Patissier.

The division, fully supported by VIP International, is able to assist with the selection of complete brigades for new opening though specialist personnel for short term or consultancy assignments.

Whilst acting principally as a consultant to the employer, Chefs International has also been instrumental in provinding career guidance to some of today’s most prized culinary executives, from their earliest days in the industry.

Chefs International has placed Chefs in just about every part of the world and is justly proud of its reputation for being the industries leading supplier of:

Master Chefs to The World!
VIP Industrial

This division of VIP International was formed in 1970 as a result of the Middle East oil boom and specialise in “total life support services” ranging from recruiting Executives and Camp Bosses to Maintenance Managers and culinary personnel.

After more than four decades of dedicated service to the industry, this division of VIP has been involved in varied projects ranging from a 50 man camp in Siberia to a 3,000 man camp, for the largest Dam construction site in Venezuela.

Operating throughout the globe, the primary objective of this division is to provide catering consultancy and back-up services in areas where manpower and expertise are in short supply. As representative to many overseas catering organisations, VIP International’s Industrial Division has been in a position to overcome such hurdles as distance and lack of technology.

VIP International’s strength is based on the ability of the consultants to provide capable staff at all levels: from senior Management to Junior Craft specialists. Each member of staff put forward by VIP International is specially selected to fulfil the client’s objectives. Our canddidates are able to cope and overcome any challenges, wich may arise as a result of location, lack of expertise or temporary lack of equipment.


Vip South America, Caribbean, Africa, Europe, and Asia

Having maintained a professional presence all over the world for more than forty years, our offices based in colombia,Dominican Republic, Morocco South Africa and Thailand were opened to provide a direct liaison with our regional clients. Utilizing the expertise of the London office for executive management and senior culinary professionals, our offices are able to directly source experienced junior personnel all over the world.