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The Recruitment Screening Process

At Hotel and Catering Personnel we provide a thorough screening process on each one of our candidates from the point of receiving their resume to the point of placement. Once we have received a CV, we set up our own interview and from this point gauge whether the candidate is suitable to be put forward for any position we have available. Once the initial interview is completed and the candidate pass our rigorous questioning, our staff then perform the necessary checks prior to us recommending the candidate for employment.

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Head Hunting

At Hotel and Catering Personnel we work to our clients needs. Head Hunting is often a sensitive subject amongst many Hotel Groups, however Hotel and Catering Personnel treat our clients and candidates with the utmost respect and do not pressurize candidates who are not looking to move or progress in their career to apply. We believe in career progression for our candidates and supplying the best to our clients.

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Career Development

At Hotel and Catering Personnel not only are our clients our main focus, but we focus on career development for our candidates. Due to our extensive database and close relationships with our candidates, we are able to take someone from a lower entry level position and move them across the ranks through the years to a senior level position. Some of our candidates have started off as a commis chef and now hold the position of Executive Chef at leading hotels. As a recruitment agent, we pride ourselves in making sure that our candidates are happy and fulfilled.

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Recruitment – National and International

Hotel and Catering Personnel recruit nationally and internationally in South Africa, Africa itself, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia etc. to mention a few and are looking to branch out to more of the world. We host recruitment drives at our offices in Cape Town for hotel groups in the UAE. We have recruited and empowered candidates to work in five star establishments.

About Us

What makes us different from other recruiters

Since its founding in 1994, Hotel and Catering Personnel have gone from strength to strength. A privately owned company, Hotel and Catering Personnel specialise in the search and recruitment of high calibre personnel for the hospitality industry. Based in Cape Town, Hotel and Catering Personnel know the demands, the complexities and skills required for the successful, profitable operation and management of a hotel. We understand our client's need for highly accomplished professionals who have what it takes, to run a successful operation. With a client list that includes some of the finest hotels and a team of dedicated, experienced professionals working in partnership, we aim to provide the best people, product and service in the industry. At Hotel and Catering personnel we're not just committed to solving immediate problems with superior, professional people, we're committed to building long term relationships with our clients.

  • Starting off in 1994 servicing a few hotels, Hotel and Catering Personnel has branched out and as mentioned previously are now internationally recognized. We understand the way the industry has changed as well as the human being and have progressed alongside these.

  • Servicing reputable five star establishments, Hotel and Catering Personnel is dedicated to providing only the best service possible to our clients.

  • As mentioned, Hotel and Catering Personnel Recruitment Consultants take the time and effort to get to know our clients by visiting the properties and forming a close bond so as to ascertain our clients needs.

  • Our recruitment consultants are on the ball in ensuring our clients and candidates are well informed of the various processes taking place and are masters of follow up. With the team in place are clients are definitely kept in the loop with all the on-goings and requests are processed timeously.


Carina Camilleri

Recruitment Manager

Kevin Douglas

Managing Member

Melissa Silkstone

Administration Manager

Ashleigh Van Zyl


Barbra Meyer


Kashiefa Abrahams

Training Manager

Lizl Oosthuizen

Training Chef

Middle East Recruitment

Dubai is a first world country with hotels ranging from 4 to 7 stars! Hotel and Catering is constantly recruiting for all levels in the hospitality industry in the Middle East We pride ourselves to strive for success and we empower South Africans to gain great opportunites within these world famous hotel and restaurants brands If you want to make a name for yourself on an International level and live the dream. Contact us now!

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