Executive Recruiters for Food Service

Your food service recruitment agency

The future of food

Concerns over consumer health and diet, sustainability issues, and packaging waste, are influencing the recruiting search for candidates in the Food Service sector.

Manufacturers, distributors, hospitality venues, QSRs, and full-service restaurants have a variety of staffing needs, but have this in common: they must innovate to survive. In almost every area of business, they are either implementing digital transformation, or they are competing with it.

Manufacturers are heavily engaged in research and product development, which has brought them increased revenue streams gained through data science. Distributors are seeking supply chain management improvements, as well as logistics and distribution expertise. Hospitality and restaurant chains are using ICT and algorithms to connect with their audiences and deliver a memorable customer experience.

We have been recruiting for Food Service since 1983 and have built a strong national network of Consultants and Research Associates. They combine tech-savvy awareness with years of proven success working at all levels of the industry.

Lock’s functional expertise begins with our traditional strength in Sales and Marketing. We have expanded our Practice in this area to include Operations and Supply Chain Management, Market Research, Retail Activation, Category Management, Shopping Platforms, Customer Analytics, Business Information, and Financial Management. We are connected, nationally and internationally, with the top performers and the emerging leaders in the Food Service sector.

We fill a variety of food service roles

  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • CPFR Analyst
  • CPFR Manager
  • Customer Insights Manager
  • Director - Banquets
  • Director - Catering Services
  • Director Food Services
  • Executive Chef
  • Financial Planning Manager
  • Manager Banquets
  • Regional Sales Manager
  • Somelier
  • VP Marketing

3 Reasons to Choose Lock Search Group

Experience and expertise

We streamline and simplify recruitment processes. Our own hiring practices are industry specific; our Consultants are recruited from leadership positions within their respective vertical. As specialists, we understand the position requirements, our client’s business, and the market landscape. We function as an extension of our client’s brand, assessing the potential for the right business and cultural fit within a pool of qualified candidates.

Client-centric focus

You receive an action plan that details what we will do, how we will do it, and when we will do it. Our client-centric focus puts you at the centre of our values and our operations. The wide scope of services we are able to provide draws on our Consultants’ direct industry experience. Lock Search group delivers recruiting results that align with your timeframe and your business goals.

Lasting business relationships

We have built a strong network of business leaders, decision makers, and influencers. Many of them have been our recruiting clients for decades. These relationships span all sectors and regions, ensuring we are the best networked search firm in the country.

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Jay Harvey

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Frank Joe

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Dana Lamanna

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Jordan Taylor

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Michael Villeneuve

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Angela Di Felice

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