Brexit and its impact on recruitment process for European Chefs?


As many of you are aware, on 23rd June 2016 a public referendum was held in order to determine whether or not the UK should remain in the EU. The majority decision to leave the UK marks a great landmark in history; of course leaving the UK is not something which can be achieved overnight.


There is currently consultations in process about how the UK will practically sever its ties with the EU, it has been announced that it will take approximately 2 years. A referendum was held where the majority voted in favour of Brexit. With Brexit winning the EU referendum, we feel that it’s our responsibility to let you all know how this will affect the Recruitment of Chefs from the EU are concerned.


Important Information by Vira International


We at Vira International would like to provide our clients, candidates and followers with clear information on the implications of the decision to leave the EU and how this will possibly affect them. With the recent turn of events and under no circumstances the EU chef recruitment procedure/policies will have any immediate change.  Our Recruitment of chefs will continue as before, in case of any events befalling in near future, we will keep you updated. We are still actively recruiting chefs for our clients from several European countries.




  • The recruitment process for clients who are hiring chefs from European countries will remain the same. No changes are applicable anytime soon.
  • The recruitment process for candidates/chefs who are from Europe and are looking to apply for chef jobs in the UK will remain the same. Please feel free to email your CV to anjum@vira.co.uk


Please do not hesitate to give us a call if you have any queries on this matter. Our number is 0208 863 5811. Alternatively, you can also send an email with your questions and CVs to either anjum@vira.co.uk or karan@vira.co.uk.


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