Our Expertise

Restaurant & Hospitality
Executive Search

Known and Trusted for Decades.

Founded and led since 1984 by the visionary Alice Elliot, our team’s unwavering integrity, unmatched intuition and enduring relationships have made us the undisputed leaders in restaurant executive search and hospitality recruitment.

Sectors We Serve

Our reputation for building successful leadership teams spans across various sectors, including:


From fine dining to quick service, we understand the diverse leadership needs of this trillion-dollar industry.

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We appreciate the scale and scope needed to drive success across onsite dining and service.

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Beverage & Spirits

Our expertise extends to this dynamic sector where we connect talent and brands to spark growth.

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Grocery & Supermarkets

From local markets to global supermarket chains, success requires a mix of retail & hospitality.

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Hotels & Leisure

Where hospitality is paramount, we know the leaders that drive strategy as well as the fine details.

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We secure best-in-class leaders with proven track records and a deep drive to innovate.

A Team of Industry Leaders

Our experts are not only leaders in executive search; they've walked the talk. Before becoming authorities in recruitment, many of our team members have held senior roles and managed teams at leading restaurant and hospitality companies.

This firsthand experience gives us a unique edge in understanding your needs across human capital. We can find the right next steps for you when it comes to talent acquisition, onboarding and succession planning.

More Than Search

Our influence reaches beyond securing the right leaders for key positions across businesses large and small.

When you retain The Elliot Group, you become part of The Elliot Orbit – a community of engaged leaders who are dedicated to building and nurturing successful teams, companies and, ultimately, the restaurant and hospitality industry.

We pride ourselves on the human connections we create and foster.

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Meet our restaurant and hospitality recruiting experts.

Discover why our team is the preferred choice for executive search.

“The Elliot Group has been absolutely instrumental in not only sourcing the most incredible team members, but also in taking the time to learn what makes our leaders tick and our culture prosper. They understand where our company is and where we are going to find talent that levels us up.”
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
High-growth restaurant brand

How can we help?

Are you a business looking for the catalyst that will lead your transformation? A prospective candidate ready for the next steps in your career? We’d love to learn more.