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Have nothing planned for the weekend? Well, check out JWR’s Top 5 Restaurant themed films! We all had a vote and agreed that these films are our top 5 favourites. Have you seen the ones we listed? If not, grab some wine and some popcorn and make sure you check these out.

We recently have come across a very inspiring book by the former CEO of Macdonald Hotels, David Guile. This book teaches the way of leadership and how to get the best out of your team. Whether trying to be a leader in the hospitality business or in any other career, this book offers you the best advice. Find out more about David Guile’s book Potential: Find it. Own it. Work it. here.

Don’t forget to check out what new fantastic opportunities we have for you in our ‘Latest Jobs‘ section!


Potential: Find it. Work it. Love it. by David Guile

Former CEO of Macdonald Hotels, David Guile, has released an incredible book on how to be the best manager/leader you can be and how to get the best out of your team. David Guile is one of the leading figures in hospitality and in this inspiring book he offers the best advice and will teach you the Dynamics of Potential with fantastic results. Find out more about the book and author here.

This book is perfect for people who want to become leaders or further their career in hospitality or in any career. It has just been released and you can buy it on or just click here!

Latest News from James Webber Recruitment

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and we have come to the rescue and given you some ideas by listing 5 delicious desserts you can make for your loved one. Check it out here!

We have also spoken to Q Hotels Belton Wood’s Resort General Manager, Seamus Coen and he has exciting thing to say about his line of work.

Plus, check out our latest jobs!

You don’t want to miss this one!

In the Spotlight…

This month we caught up with Seamus Coen, Resort General Manager for Q Hotels Belton Woods. We were intrigues to find out what his role entails and we got to find out about a few of his memorable moments in his career and most importantly, if he is a Game of Thrones or House of Cards fan…

Future Hotel/Resort General Managers, find out what it’s like to be a GM here.

Join the JWR Team in Birmingham!

Due to the recent success of our Birmingham office, we are currently looking for a Recruitment Consultant focusing on the Food and Beverage Division to join our professional team.

James Webber Recruitment is a sector leading hospitality recruitment consultancy specialising in mid and senior management level recruitment. Our proactive and results driven team recruit’s managers across all hospitality and leisure sectors up to board level.

The successful applicant will have immediate access to a very large database of prequalified candidates and very close existing business contacts with the world’s largest hospitality operators. This role offers a genuine career opportunity as we would ideally like to recruit a consultant that will help grow the team to the next level.

We are looking for a passionate, driven and dedicated professional who will understand the commitment required to deliver the highest service levels to meet our client and candidates requirements.

You will need to have some proven success within telesales ideally within Hospitality Recruitment. Knowledge and experience in Hospitality, hotels, events or catering is a bonus.

To apply for this role candidates will be:

  • Must have at least 18 month experience within Hospitality Recruitment.
  • Be a results driven individual who can meet the daily challenges that this role will provide and be used to speaking with key decision makers.
  • Have drive, energy, enthusiasm, resilience and the “want” to succeed.
  • Be able to meet the exacting service levels and expectations of both candidates and clients.
  • Able to manage the existing database whilst developing new business.
  • Have excellent and confident communication skills both written and spoken.
  • Be proficient in MS Word and a competent user of IT.

If this sounds like the ideal opportunity in a growing business, then please send your CV’s to

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Latest News from James Webber Recruitment January 2017

Happy New Year from JWR! We hope you all had a lovely break and are finally back in the swing of things.

For our first newsletter of the year we want to keep you up to date on new restaurants and hotels that will be opening throughout the year. We’ve got fantastic ones like The Tamburlaine, Pike and Pines and many more!

We also have some big news for one of our team members, Antoine Dayeh! You can find out why Antoine is over the moon by clicking this link Jan 2017.

Thanks for reading and the JWR team wish you all the best for 2017!

The Food & Drink Trends That Took Over 2016!

A number of food and drink trends dominated the year of 2016, this could have been in street food markets, on various menus or even on social media. So we decided to delve in and find out what those were. Read on to find out!

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Hospitality Issues of 2016

As well as a range of food trends that took over 2016, there has also been a number of hospitality issues that have plagued the industry. We had a look to see what those challenges were and whether they could be overcome in 2017.

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