Our Top Hospitality Candidates of the Month

Welcome to our showcase of the crème de la crème in hospitality talent – a selection of individuals who embody warmth, professionalism, and expertise in catering to guests’ needs, even amidst the frostiest of days. From seasoned managers who excel in creating unforgettable guest experiences to culinary wizards who craft comforting delights, our candidates stand ready to elevate your establishment to new heights. Join us as we introduce you to the shining stars of the hospitality industry, poised to dazzle and delight.

Hot Right Now! Sizzling Chef Candidates:

Executive Pastry Chef & Chocolatier
Locations: Nationally or Internationally
This candidate is a highly skilled executive pastry chef and chocolatier with over a decade of experience in prestigious establishments. They are known for their innovative approach and commitment to culinary excellence, with international experience in Nigeria and ongoing studies in France. Their diverse skill set includes menu design, pastry development, and meticulous kitchen management.

Executive Chef
Locations: Anywhere in Gauteng
This fine dining Executive Chef is an accomplished restaurant and hotel restaurant exec sous and exec chef with an 8-year unbroken service record in 5* properties, he is capable of leading a large brigade in both Conference & Banqueting and busy a la carte environments. He is available for opportunities throughout Gauteng

Head Chef
Locations: Anywhere in South Africa or Middle East
Available immediately, this former Head Chef of a leading and landmark Gauteng fine dining restaurant, thereafter Exec Sous at a prominent wine estate, he is a tried and tested leader in the kitchen and available for opportunities throughout Africa and the Middle East

Food & Beverage Seekers ~ Savouring Service Excellence:
Restaurant Manager
Locations: KwaZulu Natal
With extensive experience as a General Manager and Restaurant Manager, coupled with a proven ability to lead diverse teams, ensure operational excellence, and maintain high standards of customer service, this candidate is ideal for your organization. Additionally, their immediate availability to start aligns perfectly with the needs of the role, promising a seamless transition and immediate contribution to the team.

Head Hostess / Assistant Guest Relations
Locations: Middle East/ International
The candidate has 7 years of experience in luxury 5-star establishments in the UAE. As a Head Hostess and Assistant Guest Relations Manager, she excels in managing reservations, overseeing door operations, and coordinating with various departments to ensure seamless operations. Her track record includes roles at prestigious venues such as Address Hotel Montgomerie, Hotel Habtour, and Atlantis The Palm. She holds qualifications in reception, and wines and spirits. With a keen attention to detail and a dedication to guest satisfaction, the candidate is poised to elevate any luxury establishment’s guest experience. –

F&B Manager / Restaurant General Manager
Locations: Nationally or Internationally
A seasoned Food and Beverage Manager/General Manager, boasting 22+ years of expertise within the realm of luxury 4/5-star establishments. With a wealth of international experience spanning the United Kingdom and four African countries, coupled with qualifications in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, and Wine Science, this candidate stands as a versatile asset. Open to opportunities both within South Africa and on a global scale, they bring a rich blend of skills, knowledge, and cultural adaptability to any establishment fortunate enough to engage their services.
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Spa Specialists ~ Creating the Zen:

Spa Manager
Locations: Anywhere in South Africa
With extensive experience in spa therapy and management, along with a strong background in guest relations and hospitality, this candidate is a valuable asset for a Spa Manager role. Their proven ability to deliver exceptional guest experiences, combined with leadership skills and attention to detail, makes them an ideal fit to lead the guest experience team and elevate overall spa operations.

Spa Therapist
Locations: Johannesburg
This Spa Therapist possesses a diverse range of skills covering various beauty and wellness treatments, indicating her versatility and ability to cater to a wide range of client needs. With a Diploma in Somatology, they have undergone formal training, indicating a solid theoretical understanding and practical competency in her field. They are familiar with top product houses such as Dermatologica, Environ, and Kalahari, showcasing her understanding of quality skincare products and her commitment to using the best resources for client satisfaction.

Spa Therapist
Locations: Cape Town
This candidate is an ambitious, hardworking, and passionate individual with a strong desire to excel in the beauty industry. They aspire to become highly knowledgeable and an expert in the field, with a long-term goal of owning a practice in medical aesthetics and health and wellness. They hold a diploma in Somatology, demonstrating their dedication to pursuing education and expertise in the beauty field. They are driven by their vision of making a significant impact in the industry and providing top-notch services to their clients.

Lodge Recruitment ~ Candidates who Venture:

Field Guide
Locations: Pretoria and Limpopo Areas
Outstanding Field Guide with 15 years’ experience, with the privilege of working for some of South Africa’s top 5-star lodges – as well as leading privately guided tours for both South African guests and hosting international guests – taking them into the breathtaking landscapes of the Kruger National Park and others. Skilled with: Leadership and team coordination, Ensuring customer satisfaction and safety, Game Reserve maintenance, Staff training and development, Logistics management, Environmental stewardship and Cultural ambassadorship

Lodge Management Couple
Locations: East Africa
This management couple is ideally suited for a Lodge Management couple position. With diverse backgrounds and extensive experience in the hospitality industry, including managing luxury lodges and camps, they bring a comprehensive range of expertise. One has a strong skill set in wildlife management, guest interactions, and staff management, while the other excels in promoting environmental and conservation ethics, motivating staff, and ensuring guest satisfaction. Together, they have a proven track record of upholding high standards of service and environmental responsibility.

General Manager / Lodge Manager
Locations: South Africa and International
A dedicated and dynamic hotelier with 11 years of experience spanning general/lodge management, duty, food and beverage, and operations across various hospitality settings including restaurants, bars, hotels, lodges, guesthouses, safari destinations, and cafes. He takes pride in delivering exceptional service and derives his greatest motivation from both his passion for the industry and the satisfaction of his guests. His philosophy centres around the belief that empathy is the key ingredient for guest satisfaction, evident in his commitment to ensuring every guest leaf as a satisfied friend.

Contract Catering ~ Qualified Accountability:

Assistant Catering Manager / Catering Administrator
Locations: Sandton Area Gauteng
With nearly 10 years of contract catering industry experience, this amazing candidate understands how to bring projects to a timely success through diligent knowledge of health & safety compliance, high-volume budget adherence and astute procurement skills. Also strong on both SAP and Planon systems.

Catering Manager
Locations: Eastern Cape
With over 25 years in the healthcare and industrial catering space, this Food & Beverage professional has developed an acute knowledge of HSE, OHSA and IR within a very specialized space. Working her way up from Catering Assistant to a CM and Projects currently, she is available on short notice and open to Gqeberha and surrounds

Corporate Catering Manager
Locations: Sandton Area Johannesburg
With immaculate references and experience with most of the large players in the contract space, this Catering Manager is an expert on the wants, likes, temperaments and expectations of the Sandton crowd. Knowledgeable on the financial, BOH, FOH and especially the client relations functions of the industry, she is available to be considered throughout Sandton, Randburg and Midrand for corporate contract roles

Hotel Candidates ~ The Hospitality, Heartfelt Haven:

Front Office / Guest Relations Officer
Locations: Cape Town
This Hospitality Professional has a proven 8 years background in Guest Relations, Property Management, Reservations, Night Audit, Housekeeping, Maintenance, Front office, Guest relations, Security and Administrative support. He has excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with all individuals. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint, Property Management Systems such as Opera, Protel, Hotellier, Semper, Micros, Clock and Knightsbridge. Available immediately.
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Duty Manager
Locations: Gauteng
This candidate has significant experience in the hospitality industry, which ensures they are well-versed in the nuances of guest service and satisfaction. Their experience in various roles equips them with a broad understanding of hotel operations. They have a proven track record of ensuring client satisfaction throughout their stay. This is crucial for maintaining high standards and positive guest experiences, which are essential for repeat business and good reviews.

Hotel F&B Manager
Locations: Kwazulu-Natal and Gauteng
This seasoned hospitality professional brings over a decade of managerial experience, demonstrating expertise in driving footfall, maintaining operational standards, and enhancing guest experiences. With a strong track record at renowned establishments, this candidate showcases proficiency in overseeing food and beverage operations, implementing strategic initiatives, and managing budgets effectively. Backed by a comprehensive educational background in Hospitality Management, their dedication, leadership, and commitment to excellence position them as a valuable asset within the industry for the Food & Beverage Manager role.

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