GLOBAL HOSPITALITY TALENT SEARCH AND SELECTION CONSULTANCY
TALENT SEARCH IS OUR BUSINESS
We have a track record in conducting retained searches for executive and non-executive talent within both international hotel groups and small independent companies.
From the world’s most luxurious resort to London's quirkiest restaurant, Arvantis has experience working across all functions within the hospitality industry.
WE ASSUME NOTHING
We seek to truly understand the needs of our clients.
Through our industry knowledge, extensive global networks, meticulous research, and unwavering commitment, we deliver exceptional results every time.
ABOUT THE FOUNDER
Originally from France, Richard moved to the United Kingdom in 1997 to pursue a career in the hospitality industry. After a successful management career in restaurant operations, Richard joined the hospitality recruitment industry in 2002 and never looked back. Richard has over 15 years experience in helping clients in the hospitality industry and solving their talent needs. He has worked across all functions throughout the sector, delivering search assignments to both large international hotel groups and small independent companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to founding Arvantis, Richard was a director at BlackBook, a leading London executive search practice, where he successfully set up and headed their hospitality division. He was also a principal consultant for the PSD Group (formerly known as Portfolio International), a leading international hospitality recruitment organisation, where he led their food and beverage and culinary recruitment for Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Americas.
Richard Kingue Kouta
To help you achieve your strategic goals and become your trusted and preferred partner.
The greatest asset in your organisation is your people . We’ll work in close partnership to understand the needs of your business and the roles you want to fill. Undertaking an executive search to recruit the right talent will add significant value to your business.
We have access to a global pool of talent. We are driven by results and we are confident we can source the right person for the role you seek to fill. With a proven track record, you can have confidence that we’re ideal contingency partner for your company
Our in-depth sector knowledge and global networks provide access to the highest quality interim talent and specialist independent consultants, for whatever challenges our clients face.
Group Operations Director
Global/Regional F&B Director Concept/Development F&B
Group Director of Human Resources
Group Executive Head Chef
Group Director of Sales & Marketing
Director of Operations
Head of People
Executive Head Chef
Director of Rooms
Front Office Manager
SALES & MARKETING
Director of Sales & Marketing
Sales & Marketing Manager
FOOD & BEVERAGE
Food Beverage Director
Restaurant General Manager
It was a great pleasure working with Richard, besides the very professional thoughtful approach is the reliability and clear and precise communication he practices. A truly refreshing change to dealing with. A dedicated pro who stands to his values and mission!
Thank you Richard!
Managing Director, Absheron Hotel Group
It was a great pleasure working with Richard, besides the very professional thoughtful approach is the reliability and clear and precise communication he practices. A truly refreshing change to dealing with. A dedicated pro who stands to his values and mission!Richard!
Managing Director, Absheron Hotel Group
Richard's very professional and motivational has been truly remarkable. He was able to excite me, extend perfect information and has been a great partner along the way.
I can highly recommend Richard to any hospitality professional, they'll be in good hands!
General Manager & Vice President Operations at LVMH Hotel Management/Cheval Blanc Randheli
Richard has been collaborating with us for various consultancy projects related to Recruitment delivering great results and superlative professionals within our organization.
I would strongly recommend him for any consultancy related to the HR world.
General Manager at Armani Hotels & Resorts