Focused on our mission to help talent succeed in their careers, Culinary Agents is a website to find career-related information about the hospitality industry. Our growing community includes over 730,000 members and 25,000 businesses nationwide. The platform empowers aspiring and existing talent to easily discover and apply to the best jobs. Culinary Agents also provides job marketing, recruiting and employer branding solutions to help businesses hire the best talent.

Our Core Values
  • A Hospitality-Driven Approach
    We maintain a people-first approach, serving those who have dedicated their careers to serving others.
  • Thoughtful Innovation
    We strive to be nimble; we genuinely listen and adapt as needed, sharing best practices and technologies for the benefit of the greater hospitality community.
  • Building Meaningful Relationships
    We believe trust must be earned; through understanding and proactively managing expectations, we work towards building trusted partnerships.
  • Maintaining Integrity
    We communicate with honesty and uphold high standards for how we conduct business, how we treat each other and how our product is designed.
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Press Mentions

8 Tips for Networking in the Drinks Industry
Experts, including Alice Cheng, Founder and CEO of Culinary Agents, share their strategies for making—and optimizing—professional connections. Read more
Danny Meyer’s Recipe for Success
The restaurant mogul behind Union Square Cafe, Shake Shack, and many other dining destinations uses culture to drive scale. Alice Cheng, founder of Culinary Agents, reflects on the significance of his standards on the hospitality industry. Read more
Alice Cheng: The Art of the Grind
Alice Cheng, Founder & CEO of Culinary Agents, shares her success story about creating a tech-startup for the hospitality industry. Read more
In Search of That Special Sommelier
Restaurants use Culinary Agents' as a way to find more qualified wine professionals. Read more
Back of House
It can be a tough life in the pressure cooker of the professional kitchen. Alice Cheng contributes to this piece discussing the most pressing issues of the culinary age. Read more
Not Enough Cooks in the Restaurant Kitchen
Chefs may see a shortage of cooks, but the overall picture is one of growth. Alice Cheng of Culinary Agents, weighs in on how the industry, and chefs' expectations, are changing. Read more
How Alice Cheng Is Revolutionizing the Restaurant Industry
NBC News spent the day following Cheng around New York City as she works to take Culinary Agents to every corner of the country, and the world. Read more

Press Releases

Culinary Agents Addresses Hospitality Talent Shortage with Employer Branding Solutions
October 1, 2019
Now, after seven years of supporting the industry, incorporating feedback and anticipating needs, Culinary Agents offers exclusive, community-powered features aimed at simplifying how businesses and talent connect.  Read more
Culinary Agents Announces New Hosted Career Pages for Businesses
September 19, 2017
With this tool, businesses can embed a Career Page as a mini-site within their website that then displays the jobs they have posted on CulinaryAgents.com with real-time updates.  Read more
Culinary Agents Announces New Features for Job Applicant Matching Optimization
April 17, 2017
The “Willing to Relocate” feature, which has been added to the Job Preference section of each user’s profile, allows employers to connect with potential employees who may otherwise seem to be out their geographic reach.  Read more
Culinary Agents Confirms Hospitality Trade Association Partnerships for Q1 2017
April 3, 2017
Culinary Agents proudly confirms the growth of its private network during Q1 2017 to include new partnerships with the following associations: Golden Gate Restaurant Association, NoshTalks and Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW).  Read more
Culinary Agents announces strategic partnership with METRO AG
April 27, 2015
Berlin, Germany - Culinary Agents announced today a partnership with METRO AG, the 5th largest retailer in the world, enabling Culinary Agents to expand to Europe and Asia and grow US operations.  Read more
CulinaryAgents.com announces Industry Advisory Board
April 7, 2015
New York, NY - Professional networking and job matching site CulinaryAgents.com announced today their Industry Advisory Board.  Read more
Culinary Agents partners with prominent industry leaders to provide mentoring to food, beverage, and hospitality professionals
October 8, 2014
Professional networking and job matching site CulinaryAgents.com announced today that they have started accepting applications for their first of a kind "Get Inspired" mentoring series being held in early November 2014.  Read more