In an industry where passion and creativity are a must, we understand how important and challenging it can be to find and recruit the right chefs and managers. Once we gain an in-depth understand your business, our objective at Harrington-Leigh Associates is to ensure the candidates sourced can provide the level of service you need consistently across your entire Front and Back of House.

We therefore employ a diligent and in-depth selection process involving face to face/video interviews and background checks to ensure we meet the needs of our clients.

Our consultants have previous experience working within the hospitality trade including the kitchen so have first-hand knowledge and understanding of the demands associated with providing exceptional, consistent service.

Roles we recruit for include:

Front of House

  • Operations Manager
  • Venue Manager
  • General Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Food & Beverage Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Sommelier
  • Reception/Reservations Manager
  • Night Manager
  • Head Housekeeper


  • Executive Chef
  • Development Chef
  • Head Chef
  • Sous Chef
  • Chef de Partie
  • Pastry Chef
  • Demi Chef de Partie
  • Commis Chef

For the following:

Private member’s clubs, High end gyms, Stadiums and Event Catering venues

Bar & Restaurants
Michelin Star, Quality independent/groups, Gastropubs, Craft Beer/Speciality spirits

Boutique, 5 Star

Contract Catering
Stadiums, Private Hospitals, Schools and Assisted Living

So, if you are looking for a talented creative leader, someone to take full control of costs and manage the team with skill, drive and passion we can help!