Staff shortages and last-minute call-outs can be the bane of any hospitality business. Our platform takes away the headaches by connecting you to skilled freelancers to fill a range of FOH, BOH, and catering staffing shifts.
With over 20 different hospitality shift types, Qwick can help you fill the positions you need. Whether you need a banquet server, dishwasher, or line cook, our proprietary algorithm connects you with the most qualified talent for the job. Supporting businesses near Central Park, in the Bronx, and even across the Hudson in Newark, Qwick makes hospitality staffing in New York City and Northern New Jersey simple.
No matter what staff you need, we have you covered.
Front of House
Back of House
Events + Catering
Qwick connects you with the staff you need, when you need them. From general laborers to bartenders, Qwick helps fill positions in every corner of the hospitality industry. We support caterers, event venues, stadiums, and more in their F+B staffing needs. Our intelligent matching algorithm ensures that each shift is matched with the best possible talent for the job.
Our platform does more than just connect you with talent—it connects you with the best talent. A careful vetting process ensures that only the most qualified and professional freelancers make it into the Qwick network, and our two-way rating system elevates top talent along the way. As you meet freelancers you love, you’ll start building a custom preference pool of 5-star freelancers who will be prioritized for your future shifts.
Hospitality staffing in
New York City
Qwick makes it easy to match with talented freelancers, allowing you to fill shifts whenever needed, regardless of whether it’s same-day or in a few weeks. We do the heavy lifting for you so you can get out of the weeds and get back to what matters for your business. Connecting with experienced hospitality talent for your kitchen and event staffing is as easy as posting a shift to Qwick.
- Create an account online or on our Qwick for Business app
- Post a shift (or 1,000—we can handle it)
- Input shift details—including rates, attire, and arrival instructions
- Get matched while you get back to business
Hospitality works better with Qwick.
Experience is guaranteed.
Freelancers are vetted before joining, and our rating system helps elevate talent along the way.
We find you the best match.
Our system learns what and who works best for your business to pair each shift with the best possible match.
Our service adapts to your needs.
With adjustable rates and an easy-to-use app, our platform is designed to accommodate all types of hiring needs.
We’re here to help.
Our team is always only a text away to support you and answer questions.
They are reliable, consistent, and supportive. Their service is top notch. Their platform is easy to use and updates are always given promptly.
I was even able to hire a few professionals to join our team full-time. Qwick solved a staffing crisis for me in one week, and now I no longer need to post for emergency shifts.
Your company has been a life-saver during the past couple months. I'm so glad that your team members enjoy coming here, as much as we love having them.
Highly recommend every single staff member I have tonight. I hope they work all my events. Thank you for making my job the easiest it’s been in quite awhile.
I love the model that Qwick has established of allowing employers to hire workers FT without any conversion fee!
Where has Qwick been all my life? I just used this service for the first time in Nashville, TN and hands down easiest and most effective way I have hired so far in my 7 years of business.
Why choose Qwick for hospitality staffing in
New York City
No matter whether you need a line cook in Brooklyn, a banquet server in Soho, or a busser in Hoboken, Qwick simplifies your search for hospitality and kitchen staff. Our platform adapts to your needs, allowing you to make the most of our service to fit your business. Whether you need help in a pinch or to fill a dishwasher position on a weekly basis, you can count on Qwick for all of your food service staffing needs.
When you rely on Qwick for hospitality staffing in New York City and Northern New Jersey, you can trust that you are working with the most qualified freelancers. We never cut corners in our vetting process, so every freelancer has at least one year of experience in the shifts they work, along with all necessary certifications.
We don’t stop at connecting you with qualified talent, either. Qwick stays by your side throughout the whole process, remaining just a text away whenever you need support. We always strive to go above and beyond in providing the answers you need so your operations can keep running smoothly.
Powering decentralized staffing in the Bay Area.
When Adam Jed approached Qwick about helping his upscale new American eatery and market, Bluestem, the assumption was that the restaurant needed what most of Qwick’s restaurant partners need: staff in a pinch.
In reality, Adam was looking for a different kind of partnership. Like in many major urban centers, the pandemic ravaged San Francisco’s dining scene. Diners were hesitant to eat out which left many hospitality workers out of jobs. In the wake of the rebound, Adam saw an opportunity to offer an antidote via Bluestem. Instead of hiring full time workers, he decided to build a decentralized staffing model, which would rely on many part time workers, offering more individuals a chance to get back on their feet while allowing Bluestem to operate more nimbly to meet market demands.
Qwick is proud to play an instrumental role in making this staffing program flow by connecting Bluestem to 30+ freelancers each month.
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Qwick is the professional platform at the heart of the hospitality industry. We empower businesses to staff flexibly and fill shifts with qualified freelancers through our easy-to-use digital platform, eliminating the inefficiencies of traditional temporary staffing. Our industry focus allows us to find and elevate the very best talent, while our technology is tailor-made to solve the hospitality industry’s most common staffing challenges.
We charge 40% on top of the freelancer’s hourly pay and give you the flexibility to set your own rates. (We advocate for livable wages, and will recommend rates based on demand and seasonality to help ensure your shifts are filled with the best talent.)
We verify that all Qwick freelancers have at least one year of relevant experience in the shifts they’re qualified for and confirm their qualifications during a personal orientation. We also validate each freelancer’s food and alcohol handling certifications (as needed for various shift types).
Any freelancer you’ve rated 5-stars will be offered first pick at future shifts with your business. You can build your custom roster of preferred freelancers by rating them with five stars.
Feel free! When you (inevitably) find someone you’d like to hire full time, you can do so with no additional fees.
We’re rapidly expanding across the country to help you fill shifts from our network of talented hospitality freelancers in 20+ U.S. cities. View the full list here.
Visit our FAQ page for further assistance.