GLOBAL HOSPITALITY TALENT SEARCH AND SELECTION CONSULTANCY

ABOUT US

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

Managing Director

OUR MISSION

To help you achieve your strategic goals and become your trusted and preferred partner.

 
 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH

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.

OPEN SEARCH

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

INTERIM

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.

OUR SERVICES

OUR EXPERTISE

CORPORATE

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

 

HOTEL OPERATIONS

General Manager

Resident Manager

Hotel Manager

Director of Operations

 

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT

Head of People

HR Director

 

CULINARY

Development Chef

Executive Head Chef

Head Chef

ROOMS

Director of Rooms

Executive Housekeeper

Front Office Manager

SALES & MARKETING

Director of Sales & Marketing

Sales & Marketing Manager

 

FOOD & BEVERAGE

Food Beverage Director

Restaurant Director

Restaurant General Manager

PRIVATE HOUSEHOLD

Estate Manager

House Manager

Management Couple

Butler

Private Chef

Housekeeper

 

TRENDING NEWS

 
 

TESTIMONIALS

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

Thank you
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

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CONTACT US

London Office

Tel: +44 203 332 0048

M: +44 7985 765 752

General Email: info@arvantis.co.uk

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