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Welcome to the Hobat Flex Brigade!

As a member of our brigade, we offer housing solutions for your convenience. To join our brigade, we expect you to hold a culinary diploma. Once onboard, you’ll be contracted to work at one of our partner restaurants. Our team will ensure a smooth transition and provide support as you settle in. If you encounter any challenges, rest assured that we have your back. You’re now part of the team, and your colleagues are more than willing to assist you.

At our partner restaurant, you’ll be fully integrated into the kitchen team. We anticipate that, following your probationary period, you’ll be adept at handling various kitchen responsibilities, including working across different sections.

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What can we do for you?

At Hobat, we’re all about forging genuine connections between chefs and restaurants. We believe that lasting relationships thrive when everyone’s happy – chefs and restaurant partners alike. Our aim is to match you with a great job at one of our partner restaurants. So, what can we do to help you out? Let us know, and we’ll do our best to make it happen!

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  • What kind of chef’s can Hobat provide?

    We work with chef’s from all levels and culinary backgrounds. With a team of professional recruiters we will search for the best possible candidates for your restaurant. Chef de partie, sous-chef, pastry chef, tell us what you need and we will start searching for your next chef.

  • How does an agency like Hobat get paid?

    First of all we will start searching for free. We are always looking for the best possible match between a chef and a restaurant. Only when we succeed in introducing the right candidate to you will we collect our recruitment fee.

  • What if we are not satisfied with the candidate Hobat introduced to us?

    Don’t worry, we will ask what was the reason for the mismatch and we will start searching again. Only when you are happy to hire the candidate will we collect our recruitment fee.

  • Does Hobat perform candidate interviews?

    Yes, staffing agencies like Hobat complete the entire recruiting process. Ultimately, this involves interviewing candidates to find the perfect fit for your company. We take the time to figure out exactly what you are looking for in a candidate so that we can follow through with the best interview. Only if we think there is a match, we will introduce you to the candidate. You perform the last interview to make sure you hire the right person.

  • How Quickly Can an Agency Fill My Open Position?

    We work to fill open roles as soon as possible. Of course, finding the perfect candidate can take time, but we are searching full time. After our account manager figures out your required qualifications, we get to work immediately. How hard it is to find the right candidate also depends on the position, salary, extra benefits etc.

  • How much will it cost to hire a chef with Hobat?

    It depends if the project is secondment or recruitment, the length of the contract and the kitchen position. We deliver the best suitable solution for every situation. Please tell us your situation and we will give a quote accordingly.

  • Do You Only Staff in the Netherlands?

    Nope! Hobat works across Europe. In some countries we have better connections of course. Please let us know what you need and where you are located and we will advise accordingly.

Are you ready for a new job?

Please get in touch. We would love to find out who you are and how we can help you!