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James & Cranwell are industry leading luxury hospitality headhunters. We work in partnership with the world’s best hotels, restaurants and private members’ clubs to provide immediate hiring solutions from C-suite to mid-level management.
 

We are passionate about tailoring a bespoke personal service to each client and apply a unique method of innovative headhunting to procure and supply an unrivalled selection of talent, with a strong focus on long term relationship building. We do not advertise as we believe the best people are rarely looking.

Our operating segments are USA, Europe, Middle-East and SE Asia. We are committed to achieving optimal results for our clients and candidates with integrity, confidentiality and care.

USA  |  EUROPE  |  MIDDLE EAST  |  ASIA

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"James & Cranwell have been supporting with the recruitment of some specific roles over the past few years. With an international portfolio of hotels, it is important for us that our partners understand what each property represents and the types of world-class guest we host.
James and Cranwell recognise this perfectly. They are a true game-changer in identifying top talents whilst at the same time providing a genuine, friendly service and that is why they have my endorsement."

 
Eugenio Pirri - Chief People & Culture Officer, Dorchester Collection

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"I'm very grateful to Matthew and Warren for placing me in my current position. They have a great personal touch to the work they do, maintaining great relationships and they always did their best to ensure I was happy. I would certainly recommend them for making quality introductions."  - Cleverson Corderio

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“James & Cranwell are blowing the competition away right now.”
Stephen Starr - Chief Executive Officer, Starr Restaurants
"It’s an incredibly high standard I receive. Recently I hired my new Corporate Executive Chef in Paris who came from an outstanding 3 Michelin-star background and a world-class Head Pastry Chef for my restaurant at The Connaught, who was headhunted from a 2 Michelin-star restaurant in Switzerland. I now use James & Cranwell exclusively for all of my senior roles and they are an absolute pleasure to work with."
Hélène Darroze -World Renowned 3 Michelin Star Chef
“James & Cranwell provide us with an exceptional service and diverse talent. I am very impressed by the speed in which the are able to procure such high level candidates for our roles. They are a delight to work with."
Thomas Kochs - Managing Director, Corinthia Hotel London

"James & Cranwell recently provided us with an exceptional Executive Manager that matched our requirements perfectly. The quality of candidates provided for our senior positions here at Claridge's, The Connaught and The Berkeley are always of the highest calibre. I would highly recommend James & Cranwell."

Varinder Singh - Director of Human Resources, Maybourne Group.

“The team at James & Cranwell are true professionals, who have delivered only the best 5* service to us at Sandy Lane ever since our partnership began. They have an amazing network of talent & we look forward to working with them for many years to come.”
James Matthews - General Manager, Sandy Lane Barbados
“James & Cranwell came heavily recommended to me as the best headhunting company in luxury hospitality. They have secured us some of the very best talent including many of our key executive team that have helped accelerate our global expansion plans. I would highly recommend.”
John Meadow - President, LDV Hospitality and Scarpetta Restaurants          

"I was approached for an excellent opportunity in Hong Kong, to lead the opening of a 210 bedroom luxury hotel. After seven successful years with The Ritz-Carlton, I felt this was too good an opportunity to miss. The whole process was managed quickly and efficiently. James & Cranwell were practical, transparent  and available at all hours. Given the multiple time zones involved they were a great support."

Rory Slater - General Manager, The Hari Hong Kong

"I was headhunted to become General Manager for the new high-profile restaurant and bar within the stunning Bulgari hotel.  James & Cranwell contacted me with this amazing opportunity and it seemed the perfect fit for myself and the venue. I highly recommend J&C for adding true value to your career and for also having such a friendly and personable approach "
Federico Bonetti -  General Manager, Sette & Nolita Social at Bulgari Hotel London
"The quality of talent we have received for our venues in New York from James & Cranwell is incredible. The personal service they provide is equally impressive."
Nicole  Geigel - Corporate Human Resources Manager, Jean-Georges Management
“James & Cranwell understand our brand perfectly. They deliver world class candidates to choose from for each senior position with an extremely genuine and personable approach.”
Michael Bonsor - Managing Director, Rosewood Hotel London
James & Cranwell have been a great help with finding the right people for our team and I’d like to extend our thanks again for the efforts, I look forward to continuing our fruitful professional relationship.
Tomas Kubart - Restaurant Director, Tom Kerridge

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"I took James & Cranwell on recommendation having used 3 other agencies, to find our Executive Head Chef for the opening of Bistrot Bagatelle. James & Cranwell quickly delivered 4 interesting candidates that met our complex needs, and we went on to hire our favourite. I'm pleased to now use James & Cranwell for all our headhunting requirements and would recommend them as professional and reliable recruitment partners."

Sharif Ansar - General Manager, Bistrot Bagatelle London

"James & Cranwell have been supporting with the recruitment of some specific roles over the past few years. With an international portfolio of hotels, it is important for us that partners understand what each property represents and the types of world-class guest wehost. James and Cranwell recognise this perfectly. THey are are true game-changer in identifying top talents whilst at the same time providing a genuine, friendly service and that is why they have my endorsement.

Eugenio Pirri - Chief People & Culture officer, Dorchester Collection

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ABOUT US

An Industry leader and recognised name in the luxury hospitality scene. Warren is one of the most engaged and networked headhunters internationally and has close relationships worldwide with an array of impressive candidates and clients. 

Warren has a reputation as a 'fixer' and 5 years prior to James & Cranwell started a successful concierge and corporate events company, looking after the most demanding of requests for global companies and their CEO's. This skill set has transferred to James & Cranwell, meaning Warren is relentless and passionate about delivering the very best for clients. 

 

 

 

Multiple award-winning London hospitality pioneer, Matthew leverages his enviable black book to connect the most influential and network strong service professionals with the biggest names in hospitality. An Executive search specialist, with a focus on long term relationship building and consummate delivery across all aspects of the business. Matthew is a recognised figure in the hospitality industry with over 15 years experience to his name.

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