Executive Restaurant Recruiters & Hospitality Recruiters

Specializing In:

Providing top executive level restaurant candidates to clients nationwide.

Restaurant Executive Recruiters

Helping private equity investors tap into the leading talent to produce the quickest and greatest ROI possible.

Providing clients in the hospitality industry with top executive-level candidates and consulting services.

Understanding the concept and culture and matching the right candidate for success.

Who We Are

Why Choose NRH Search?

NRH Search is one of the Nation’s leading Hospitality and Restaurant Executive Search Firms. For over 30 years NRH Search’s Restaurant Management Recruiters have created relationships, earned credibility, and built confidence through exceptional results, in the form of successful placements.

We pride ourselves on being a no-nonsense result-driven Boutique Search Firm, recognized on both a national & international level, focused on providing the best human capital services available to all our clients.

We are experienced Industry leaders; Committed to integrity, quality, and trust. That’s why NRH Search is the trusted executive restaurant staffing agency to work with.

The NRH Commitment

We are committed to building long term professional relationships rooted in integrity and trust. We promise to represent your company like we would represent ourselves—vigorously yet professionally.

Allow National Restaurant and Hospitality Search to go to work for you, as we have for so many others!


We know who the ‘players’ are in the hospitality and foodservice industries. Not to mention with over 100 years of combined industry experience, our team has the know-how and the network to find the best executive match for any company.


We take the time to understand our clients business challenges, their goals, and the talent that will fit their corporate culture. Then our team sources only the strongest restaurant and hospitality candidates to fill your needs.


Our Restaurant Executive Search Firm produces results in a timely manner, completing most Executive Searches within 30 to 90 days as we understand the sense of urgency that is necessary to be successful in the Restaurant and Hospitality Industry.


We’ve achieved proven results with the largest companies in the hospitality and food service industry, while still providing a boutique feel. When you engage a Restaurant Search Firm such as ours, you’re dealing directly with the person who will work on your project.


Read What Our Clients Have To Say


Recent Executive Placements

Restaurant Industry Executives:
  • CEO, Private Equity Acquisition Fast Casual Chain
  • CEO, Multi Concept Full Service Chain
  • COO, Asian Fast Casual Chain
  • VP Culinary, Industry Leading Casual Theme Concept
  • Sr. VP Real Estate & Development, Fast Casual Pizza Concept
  • VP Marketing, National QSR Chain
Franchise Industry Executives:
  • CEO, Private Equity Acquisition QSR Franchise
  • VP Franchise Sales, National Retail Franchisor
  • Director Procurement & Distribution, National Franchisor
  • CFO, National Multi Concept Franchisee
  • VP Franchise Development, National QSR Chain
Hotel Industry Executives:
  • General Manager, Upscale Full Service Hotel
  • General Manager, Premier Hotel Management Company
  • Director Marketing, Regional Hotel Chain
  • Director Construction & Facilities, National Hotel Franchise
  • General Manager, Historic Hotel Complex
  • Director Food & Beverage, Upscale Hotel

Frequently Asked Questions

NRH Search focuses on recruiting for senior-level and executive positions within the restaurant and hospitality industry, including roles like General Manager, Executive Chef, Director of Operations, CFO, CEO, and other leadership positions within hotels, resorts, restaurant chains, and food service companies.

NRH Search possesses a deep understanding of the restaurant and hospitality industry, including its unique challenges, trends, and requirements for success. They often have extensive networks within the sector and can identify and attract candidates with the specific skills, experience, and cultural fit necessary for these roles.

The process generally starts with defining the job specifications and requirements, followed by targeted research and outreach to identify potential candidates. This is followed by screening and interviewing, presenting candidates to the client, assisting with the interview and selection process, and finally, helping with offer negotiation and onboarding.

The timeframe can vary based on the complexity of the role and the firm’s search process, but it generally takes several weeks to a few months to complete the search and place a candidate in a position.

NRH Search serves a broad range of industries within the hospitality sector, including hotels, resorts, restaurants, bars, food service companies, leisure, and travel companies.

Many executive search firms, including NRH Search, in the restaurant and hospitality industry operate globally and can assist with filling positions in multiple countries, leveraging their international networks and understanding of global hospitality trends.

NRH Search has a proven track record in the hospitality industry, strong client and candidate testimonials, a comprehensive search process, and a deep understanding of current industry trends and challenges.

Confidentiality is crucial, especially for high-level positions. NRH Search has strict confidentiality agreements and practices in place to protect both clients and candidates during the search process.

Candidates who stand out often have a strong blend of industry-specific experience, proven leadership abilities, a track record of success in similar roles, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the flexibility to adapt to the dynamic nature of the hospitality industry.

Our Clients

Client That We Have Worked With.

We have worked with these beautiful client to create awesome product.
Stepping Stone Capital Partners
Jermyn Street Capital Partners
Craftworks Restaurants and Breweries
National Restaurant Association
Mod Pizza
The Cheesecake Factory
BJs Restaurant Brewhouse

Let’s work together on your next project.

Have questions or want to talk further about an executive staffing need that you have? Don’t delay, call or email us today, and we would be happy to discuss your staffing and executive hiring needs.