Hospitality & Leisure Recruitment

Food and drink are at the heart of consumer culture today and the UK eating-out market is estimated to be worth over £87 billion. Following a 15 year eating-out boom the UK now has some of the best concepts and food to be found globally.

The market has never been more competitive and consumers in the hospitality and leisure space are becoming evermore discerning. It is vital for operators to innovate, deliver high quality and communicate to their patrons across all available platforms to build loyalty.

Our capability

In order to excel in this market candidates need to be dynamic and commercial with an ability to adapt to a fast-moving, constantly evolving world. 

At Berwick Partners we have a strong track-record of delivering and perhaps most importantly, a true passion and interest in hospitality.

We typically help clients in:

  • Restaurant companies
  • Food and retail operators
  • Hotels
  • Events and fixed venue companies
  • Food services
  • Spa & leisure
  • Travel & tourism
  • Holiday parks

We recruit for senior positions including:

  • Managing Director
  • Operations Director / General Manager
  • Restaurant Director
  • Food & Beverage Director
  • Hospitality Director
  • Executive / Head Chef
  • Head of Food
  • Development Chef / R&D
  • Marketing Director / Manager
  • Finance Director / Manager
  • HR Director / Manager
  • Supply Chain / Logistics

Recent assignments include:

  • Blakes – Food & Beverage Director
  • EAT – Head of retail
  • St Austells Brewery – Retail Director
  • Mitchells and Butler – Brand Operations Director
  • Travelodge Hotels Ltd – Head of Product Proposition
  • Hurlingham Club – Chief Operating Officer

Testimonial

Food & Beverage Director, Blakes
“Karin provided a personal and efficient service and helped us secure an excellent candidate against a specific brief.  She communicated with me throughout the process and submitted a strong shortlist ahead of schedule.  I would be delighted to recommend Karin.”  
Ian Telford, General Manager, Blakes London

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