What is a Relief Chef?

 A relief chef, often called an agency chef or temp chef are usually freelance chefs contracted to a chef agency. They usually cover for the either sickness, increase in business or special events.

They are often called into action at short notice, or as cover in emergency's too.

Relief chefs, agency chefs and temp chefs can find themselves moving from venue to venue all over the country.

Relief chefs, agency chefs and temp chefs usually have many years experience and are often highly skilled.

Relief chefs working for chef agency's are often paid higher then employed chefs due to the unsociable work life balance- and also the uncertainty of un-guaranteed chef agency work.