ABOUT HTE Recruitment - Catering and Hospitality Recruitment Agency in the UK recruiting for leading hotels and restaurants-Welcome to HtE Recruitment

About HtE Recruitment



11 Years Trading


Hospitality, Catering, Food & Tourism Recruitment agency.

Established in February 2007, HtE Recruitment has grown from being a Manchester Recruitment agency for Chefs to a National Agency covering the UK and working across the Hospitality, Catering, Food and Tourism industry. Currently based at Manchester Airport Business Park.

In 2015 following many requests from Clients, HtE Recruitment launched a Relief Chef division (HtE temp Chefs), to supply Chefs to Hotels, Sport Venues, Bars and Restaurants across the UK. our sectors

Our clients include small companies, Large PLC's, multi site venues, international companies and many more.

About HtE Recruitment


We know the market

You need to be sure you’re getting the best advice on market activity, to allow you to make the right decision on your next career move and when recruiting, a great knowledge of the industry. We know the markets we work in very well, for example our Temp chef side is headed up by a former chef.

We offer salary insight and support

If you’re not sure your salary brackets you pay are right, we can provide market insight on salary averages and benefits packages. We can also offer other support for new openings including structure advise.

We’re well connected

If you’re looking to build a new team within your company, we can help form a strategy and introduce you to the right people. As well as one off recruitment positions, we have experience working on larger scale recruitment projects where discretion and pin-precision talent spotting is key. Our database of over 20,000 candidates and over 2500 on facebook help us to connect with people.

We’re trustworthy

It’s easy for us to say so, but we really are recruiters you can trust and the many clients and candidates we have worked for will vouch for the fact. Our honest approach, ability to listen and quality of delivery are testament to our success.

We’re growing

Our professional team of consultant is expanding to grow into more areas and we cover all parts of the sectors we work in.

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Our Markets.

HtE Recruitment work in a number of sectors including Hospitality, Catering, Tourism and Food. Within these sectors we cover all positions including Finance managers, HR Managers, Sales Managers, Regional Managers and Area Managers.


Part of your team.

We think it is very important to feel part of your team and not just as a supplier. We aim to get to know your product well and when talking to candidates, we want to feel asa extra part of your team and on the same page as our clients.


Senior Team


Rick - Director

Rick set up the company in 2007 after working in recruitment for 3 years and before this worked for Devere and Thistle Hotels as a F&B Manager. Rick has been within the Hospitality industry since he was 15 and did a degree in Hospitality at Sheffield Hallam University.

In 2007, Rick set up HtE Recruitment based on 3 core values of being Honest with our clients/candidates, working to ethical business practices and building trust with Clients. These values are still core to our business 11 years on. Rick is hands on within the business and works closely to the Recruitment consultant team.

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Our Consultant team includes Consultants who focus on both full time positions and Temp Chefs. The consultants include former Chefs and Managers within the industry.