Your hospitality and catering recruitment specialists.

Talent Hive is a team of recruitment experts who have previously worked within hospitality and catering for leading pubs, hotels, restaurants and contract catering companies. 

Our hands-on experience enables us to understand the precise needs and expectations of our clients and candidates, and effectively help them find the best employees and career opportunities. 

Since we launched in 2014, our goal has remained the same: To build meaningful relationships that deliver real value for everyone we work with. 

Leaders in catering and hospitality trust Talent Hive to source and secure the best senior talent for their team, from Hotel General Managers to Managing Directors.
Your Head of Department’s are crucial to productivity and delivering exceptional guest experiences. Whether you need a Front Office Manager or Food & Beverage Manager, we can help.
We understand that support services are vital to optimise the performance of your business. Talent Hive sources professionals at supervisory level and above for positions in your HR and Finance departments.
Managing and driving sales is crucial for the survival and growth of your business. From sales directors to marketing managers, Talent Hive has you covered.
We source people for roles across all aspects of Facilities Management, from Maintenance Managers to Chief Engineers that require technical and specific engineering expertise.
Your kitchen lies at the heart of any F&B operation and has the power to transform experiences. We source the very best talent for various kitchen roles, from a Head Chef through to a Company Executive Chef.

The Talent Hive Team

Having worked in the hospitality industry, we not only have an in-depth understanding of organisational structures and role responsibilities, but our experience means we’re genuinely passionate about what we do.

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We have used Will for over seven years now. His team are responsive, rigorous and proactive in searching out the very best talent for my company. A huge part of our continued success is recruiting the very best people, and for us, Talent Hive is vital to this.
Steve Quinn, Owner & Chief Executive, Cucina
I am using Talent Hive to recruit for several sales positions and I am delighted with the service I’ve received. They asked me lots of questions and made sure they completely understood the brief and my expectations.
Rebecca Delmore, Head of Sales, Sixways Stadium
I am happy to recommend the recruitment service offered by Talent Hive. I have found them to be extremely attentive and efficient. They were knowledgeable and approachable at all times, and I would have no hesitation in using the service again.
Siobhan Chambers, Human Resources Manager, Hogarths
The communication from Talent Hive is exceptional, I would recommend them to anyone looking for a recruitment agency with a difference.
Anneli Spencer, Human Resources Manager, Thomas Franks
Really happy with the service that I received from Chloe and Will at Talent Hive. I had an initial conversation with both about what I was looking for, which turned out to very unique, but without any fuss they found me the person I was looking for. Great service and lovely people
Damon Brown, Co-Founder, Olive Catering Services
I have worked with Adrian and the team at Talent Hive for several years both as a client and candidate. Adrian takes time to understand our company culture and the types of candidates we like to see and will supply us with a number of suitable candidates to select from. I find Adrian and the team very personable yet professional and this is why I choose to work with them on any assignments we need agency support on.
Mark Spanton, General Manager, Dakota Leeds
Adrian is very knowledgeable, and a professional Hospitality recruitment expert. If you are struggling with recruitment, I would recommend contacting Adrian and he shall be able to support you with the wealth of contacts in the industry.
Lisa Towndrow, HR Manager, Buxton Crescent Hotel
It was the first time that I have been in touch with this recruitment agency and I can say that the Talent Hive are very professional and know how to look after people.
Fabio, Candidate
I dealt with Drew a few times always professional and helpful to anything I needed… Thanks to Drew for your support in the process of changing jobs even when you were on holiday you had time to answer a call from me!
Sam, Candidate
From Start to finish Drew has been amazing calls me back straight away with any question. (I) was kept up-to-date by Drew re any positions that might come up in my area and when The Globe came up we knew that was the one. Nothing is too much trouble. (He) touched base 2 to 3 times a week and always answered when I called him. If I’m in need of staff Drew will always be my first call.
Alex, Candidate
Drew was fantastic throughout my entire onboarding process. He was informative, helpful and just a genuine pleasure to talk to. He would always communicate any info needed and genuinely cared about what was going on. Always upbeat and professional. Couldn’t recommend Drew and Talent Hive enough!
John, Candidate
A massive thank you to Chloe at Talent Hive for finding me a great job I didn't even know I was looking for. Chloe found my CV online and it was only a matter of time before the company she put me in touch welcomed me to their team.. Chloe was friendly, yet professional. Thank you again.
Helene, Candidate
Steph was super attentive, excited at the prospects that she had found me the perfect role, she was always very professional, however I felt like I knew Steph for years we had banter about her broken foot and about the football at the weekend. This meant that I had every faith that Steph had my best interest in my career. She was always very honest and gave me her professional opinion. If anyone ever asks what Talent Hive is like I have always said Steph is amazing to work with and the company i...
Alistar, Candidate
Vicki has been amazing, she was insightful and new what the client wanted and picked the right position for me.
Jonathon, Candidate
The whole experience from start to finish was fantastic, best recruitment company I’ve ever worked with. Thanks again guys
Jonny, Candidate

Knowledge Hub

Find out how we work with our clients and candidates and the approach we take to deliver real value and results every time.

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Our Clients

We’re partnered with some of the leading names in UK hospitality and a range of innovative start-ups and independents.