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Temporary hospitality staff

Got a big event coming up? If you need temporary event and kitchen staff to fill the gaps, let us help you!

We know the importance of having hospitality staff that will turn up on time, work hard, and act in a professional and friendly manner.

The best thing is, we have a whole hospitality recruitment database full of hospitality ninjas!

In addition to providing staff for unexpected illnesses, we work closely with hospitality businesses on a recurring basis. This includes businesses that may occasionally need extra staff, but may not require them all year round. 

Once we establish what it is your business needs, we can essentially be “on-call”, quickly providing additional casual staff to get you through large events and busy periods.

Tell us what you need and we'll help you select the right event staff from our pre-vetted candidates, giving you the perfect result whether you need a single spot filled... or an entire team!


Wait staff

Friendly, fast customer service delivered with a smile - that’s what our temporary wait staff bring to the table.

Each of our casual wait staff are customer service superstars. They’ll look after your guests, bolster your existing FOH roster and ensure your event is a smash hit! 


Bar staff

Who doesn’t love a good drink or two? Each of our bar staff possesses an encyclopedic knowledge of alcohol and coffee, and hold current RSAs.

Our bar staff can slide behind any bar counter or espresso machine and immediately get to work shaking, straining, pouring and steaming!


Boardroom staff

Boardroom meetings are important events. Impressions matter, especially when guests can include potential investors, senior management and other important parties.

That’s where our event staff come in - with strict attention to detail, our boardroom wait staff will attend to all your visitors’ and clients’ food and drink requests.


Event supervisors

Ensure your event goes off without a hitch by engaging one of our experienced event supervisors.

They’ll liaise with you and oversee your temporary event staff, ensuring your event runs smoothly.


Demonstration staff

Need someone to demo your latest product or innovation?

We can provide demonstration staff who showcase your product in the best possible light, and who perfectly match your target demographic and ideal customer.


Cashiers & hosts

Need someone to work the register, guide people to their seats or even help emcee your event? Hire one of our friendly cashiers or hosts!

Our cashiers and hosts ensure that guests and attendees put a friendly face on your event, ensuring that you make the best first impression possible.

Why choose us as your hospitality agency

Owned and operated by hospitality professional, we love this industry and the people in it.


Cost Effective

Excellent temporary rates and the best pricing structure for permanent placements in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.


Full Induction Process

All our staff have been vetted via our interview and induction process to ensure they’re ready to work.


Latest Technologies

We use the latest techmologies in recruitment, staff scheduling and management.

As hospitality professionals, we have a unique insight into what hospitality businesses like yours want in a staff member. We’re driven to help you get the right person for the job!

We’re on call

No matter how well you plan, sometimes you need more hospitality staff…and you need them now!

A sudden influx of late RSVPs or an unexpected illness has left you in the lurch. Now, your event is at risk of turning into a bit of a mess.

That’s where we come in!

I Need Event Staff is a hospitality recruitment agency run by hospitality professionals. That means we understand your needs and the unpredictable nature of the events and hospitality industry.

We take a personal approach to ensure you have access to the right temporary hospitality staff, precisely when you need them.

In addition to urgent placements, our hospitality agency also provides long and short-term contracts to hotels, restaurants, caterers and more. We keep your details and requirements on file, allowing you to plan ahead confident that your casual hospitality staffing needs are always covered.

Our wait staff recruitment services mean that when an event starts getting too big to handle, you don’t need to hit the panic button – instead, you can call us and say “I Need Event Staff" and we’ll take care of the rest!

Make an Enquiry Call 1300 934 910

temporary event

We supply staff to a range of clients, including:

  • Hotels, bars and restaurants
  • Stadiums and sporting events
  • Catering companies
  • Marketing events
  • Corporate boardrooms
  • Corporate functions
  • Private functions
  • Event planners

More than just casual hospitality staff:
event staffing for corporate events

There’s no promotional event that we can’t provide staff for - call I Need Event Staff to celebrate company milestones,
help represent you at trade shows, or carry out promotional campaigns.

Corporate events take many shapes. In addition to galas and company dinners
(which we can also provide temporary hospitality staff for), it includes a range of other events too such as...


IPOs and product launches

Launch your newest product range with a bang!

Partners, press, investors, big industry names - all of these important parties could be present. Therefore, you’ll want to make the strongest impression possible!

Throw an exciting event filled with champagne, canapes... and of course, event staff to tie it together.


Awards nights and company parties

What better way to celebrate a company party or hand out an illustrious award than by throwing a formal event?

Roll out the red carpet with I Need Event Staff. We can provide experienced staff that fit right into glam celebrations and parties.


Promotional events

Mascots. Samples. Booth attendants. Demo staff. Promotional events need an army of temporary staff if you’re to show off your company and product in the best possible light.

Our promotional staff are friendly and approachable, and perfectly embody your brand, as well as your customers and their needs.

350,000+ shifts covered Australia wide

Just some of our fabulous clients.

We believe we have one of the best call out rates for chefs and kitchen staff in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast, yet we remain open to discussing different pricing structures that work for your establishment .

Make an Enquiry Call 1300 934 910

If you later decide you would like to take one of our staff on permanently,
we also offer the best price structure in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.