Southampton operator to launch recruitment drive

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Expanding Southampton-based operator Delicious Dining has announced that it will be launching a management recruitment drive in February.

On February 10, it will launch a search for mid- to senior-level managers for its bars, casual-dining restaurants and boutique hotels.

The group, who has 14 outlets and celebrated a record breaking year in 2014, employs 370 staff throughout Southampton at venues such as Banana Wharf, Grand Cafe and Shrimp and Burger.

Managing director Steve Hughes said that while the company had well-established front-of-house staff, it is now looking to fulfil the management roles to support the group’s planned growth.

“We are in an enviable position: we have just had a great year and with expansion plans firmly in place for 2015 we are now at a stage where we need to underpin our growing proposition with a larger management team.

“We will be looking for candidates with existing management experience in the hospitality sector who possess a passion for customer service, a commitment to help grow the business and initiative.”

Delicious Dining will be holding a recruitment evening on February 10 from 5pm to 7pm at its Banana Wharf restaurant in Southampton’s Ocean Village. Potential managers will be able to meet the group’s senior management and discuss career opportunities.

For those who are unable to attend, the group are asking people to send their CV to It is not going through agencies.

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