About Hospitality Jobs Africa

How we started?

Hospitality Jobs Africa Group started back in 2008. We are a small group of recruitment consultants who are all specialists in our particular fields. We have collective backgrounds in retail management, hospitality, kitchen and chef consulting and have degrees in human resources and personnel recruitment.


A combined 40 years’ experience in hospitality recruitment


Competitive and affordable rates and conditions

A large database of specialist candidates across the African and Middle East regions

Competency-based interviewing skills and techniques


Reference, credit and criminal background checks

Confidential and Professional services by highly experienced consultants

Job Seeker

As a Job Seeker you’ll be able to submit your profile, apply for posted jobs, add job listings to your favourites, upload your resume and be found by employers.

New Clients

Hospitality Recruitment Africa is your one stop shop for hospitality recruitment placement services to our clients across the African and Middle East regions. Please email us direct at [email protected] to connect with one of our experienced recruitment consultants.

Meet our team?

Meet the team behind Hospitality Jobs Africa

Sarah Donnelly

Managing Director

Sarah is an Industrial Psychology graduate – with over 25 year’s working as a hospitality recruitment consultant and training other recruitment agencies in South Africa nationwide. Sarah has a vast knowledge of running restaurant recruitment and assessment centres for new restaurant openings for leading hospitality brands.

Joanna Dunsby

Head of Recruitment - UK Division

Joanna Dunsby MSc.D is a Life Coach and started her early career as an office manager running large teams of staff. She has worked extensively in the hospitality, corporate events and South African wine industry where she has experience training wine promoters. Joanna has been with the Hospitality Jobs Africa for 5 years.

Samantha Fouché

Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

Samantha hails from the restaurant industry in Cape Town where she worked as a restaurant manager for trendy brands. She is also highly experienced in digital marketing. Sam has worked with Hospitality Jobs Africa for over 5 years as as senior hospitality talent acquisition specialist and recruitment marketer.

Hospitality Jobs Africa Clients

Recruitment Divisions

Restaurant Jobs

Restaurant Jobs

Our go-getter team of restaurant recruitment agency specialists will blow your mind. Experienced in high-end casual and fine-dining stand-alone operations, restaurant groups and 5* hotel restaurants Africa, Ireland & The UK and Middle East talent.


Chef Jobs

Hospitality Jobs Africa has been successfully doing Chef Recruitment for a wide variety of chef recruiters since 2008. As South African based specialists in chef placements we focus on kitchen and chef vacancies throughout South Africa, Africa, The UK, Ireland and the whole of the Middle East.

Hotel Jobs

We are talent hotel recruitment agents for hotel groups, 4 and 5 star hotels, gastro pubs as well as stand-alone boutique hotels across Southern African. The UK, Ireland and MENA regions.

Restaurant Jobs

Retail Jobs

Hospitality Jobs Africa is a specialised retail recruitment agency that offers our clients a full circle recruitment service and our job seekers a variety of retail vacancies within South Africa and the Middle East. We assist in filling both store level vacancies and a retail head office positions.

Lodge Jobs

We are South African based lodge recruitment agency, specializing in all lodge job placements throughout South Africa and African countries, such as Botswana, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana, Namibia, Mozambique and many more.
Spa Jobs

Spa Jobs

Our spa recruitment consultants recruit talent for wellness, beauty and spa staff in African countries such as Botswana, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, Namibia, Zanzibar and Tanzania as well as UK, Ireland UAE and Middle East.