Specialty recruiting for restaurant concepts such as fine dining, casual dining, cafés, and more
In the fast-paced hospitality industry, having the right talent in place is crucial to ensuring an outstanding guest experience, such as booking a reservation, being shown to a table, understanding the menu, and enjoying a great meal. Whether your company is opening new restaurants, maintaining headcount at existing stores, or headhunting strategic restaurant talent, you need the right hospitality recruiters by your side to build a world-class team.
Recruiting the right talent for front-of-house, back-of-house, hospitality management, or corporate roles in a restaurant setting requires not only knowledge of the position’s technical requirements, but also a deep understanding of your company’s culture and brand. For this reason, ACA Talent has become the trusted hospitality executive search firm for restaurants across the United States, from national restaurant groups through regional and local restaurant concepts.Get A Hospitality Recruiting Quote
Hospitality Recruiting Solutions
- Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) solutions specializing in high-volume recruiting on an enterprise or project basis, such as staffing multiple locations or opening a new restaurant
- Seasonal recruitment solutions that adapt to your restaurants busy seasons throughout the year
- Executive search services to headhunt strategic hires, from the management through executive levels
As we work with hospitality industry clients and candidates, our aim is to humanize the recruitment process. Our hospitality executive recruiters use data and technology to make decisions, but the backbone of our search is based on our tailored conversations with candidates. As we gain an understanding of our candidates’ unique skill sets, experience, and career goals, we can help clients make better-informed decisions about their next restaurant hires.
Hospitality Recruiting Specialties
Hospitality industry leaders turn to ACA Talent for:
- Hospitality recruiters with deep talent networks within the hospitality industry
- Recruitment strategies spanning a variety of positions and professional levels—from culinary to hospitality management to corporate positions
- Hospitality recruiting solutions that scale up or down based on headcount requirements
- Robust vetting processes that create strong pools of qualified talent throughout the selection process
- Efficient recruitment process empowering rapid growth and cost savings
- Integrated technology capturing critical recruitment metrics and generating actionable reporting
ACA Talent can pinpoint the ideal candidate for every area of your organization. Our executive recruiters have filled the following hospitality positions:
- General Managers
- Regional Managers
- Restaurant Managers
- Kitchen Managers
- Banquet Managers
- Catering Managers
- Beverage Managers
- Executive Chefs
- Sous Chefs
- Pastry Chefs
- Hosts and Hostesses
- Marketing and Public Relations Professionals
- Accounting and Finance Professionals
- Information Technology Professionals
- Human Resources Professionals
Hospitality Industry Clients
In the past, recruiting all fell on the sales manager’s shoulders. It used up so much of our time at the expense of running our business. ACA Talent has made it possible for me to focus on my job with little concern over manpower. It’s like pushing the “easy” button with them.
— Regional Sales Manager, Security Firm
My recruiter at ACA Talent intuitively knows what kinds of candidates I want to see, so I don’t have to see four candidates to get to the one that I want.
— Field Sales Manager, Security Firm
In the past, recruiting was very time-consuming. I spend zero time recruiting now that we’re working with ACA Talent. I don’t have to pound the pavement to find people.
— Route Sales Manager, Snack Food Brand
The entire process from the moment you called until the interview had to have been one of the smoothest interactions I have ever had with a recruiter. I don’t think I would have gotten the position without your help.
— Scott J., Outside Sales Representative
I have seen a variety of approaches to marketing new positions in the past month. You have done an outstanding job of giving your client an excellent persona as a future employer, well above the rest! I appreciate the time you have spent with me.
— Sally A., Sales Representative
My recruiter covered every bit of the job and walked me through every step. He was one of the most personable, passionate, and caring recruiters I have ever encountered, and if there was anything I needed, he was just a phone call away.
— Kiel C., Sales Representative
The main reason I accepted the offer was because of my recruiter’s help and support. He understood my situation, and when he spoke, it felt genuine. He didn’t just sell me a dream. He made me feel like I belonged here. Thank you!
— Robert S., Outside Sales Representative
My experience working with my recruiter has been the best. He took his time to walk me through the hiring process, was attentive, and always a phone call away.
— Christian A., Sales Representative
Your knowledge, expertise and personable approach was informative and enlightening. It has been a pleasure speaking with you. I am honored to be selected to represent a company who takes such pride in caring about the customer, and a company with a long, enduring history.
— Laura S., Sales Representative
My recruiter has been a complete joy to work with. She was very attentive, personable, empathetic, competent, knowledgeable, perceptive, and professional! She’s a rock star!
— Mii R., Outside Sales Representative
Your email for candidate preparation is the best I have ever seen. Most people will never go out of their way to suggest such things.
— Michael S., Sales Representative
My recruiter is a true asset. I’ve worked in Sales and Customer Service for over 12 years and it is rare that anybody cares truly about what your needs are. I was super impressed with my recruiter’s sincerity in helping me, and his professionalism throughout the interview process.
— Shalenza C., Sales Representative
My recruiter gives me a tremendous amount of support. I am always excited to meet the candidates he sends because they are all professional and have strong sales backgrounds.
— Residential Sales Manager, Security Firm
From the first call, my recruiter did a most excellent job of interviewing me and finding out what kind of Sales Representatives I was seeking. She took that information and was able to deliver a very strong candidate pool for me to interview. From that pool, I was able to hire three of the candidates for my team.
— District Sales Manager, Security Firm