When you’re looking for bright talent for your organisation, you need a recruitment team with professionalism, service orientation and dedication. It’s a combination of talents and experience that you’ll find at Black Betty.
In 1986 Pauline planted a seed for a new kind of recruitment firm – one that would redefine the highest standards and ethics. Twenty eight years later our two brands, TCC (The Company Connection) and Black Betty Hospitality Group continue to exceed the expectations of clients in delivering exceptional talent.
As a hands-on MD of both businesses, Pauline recruits for all roles in the hospitality space as well as general Business Support and Executive for key clients.
0411 344 421 Pauline@black-betty.com.au
Favourite Drink: Very good champagne and Los Azulejos or Clase Azul Tequila straight up
With a background in hotels & hospitality then over 12 years’ experience leading successful recruitment teams and working with top international blue chip clients, Bianca is at the helm as GM of Black Betty recruiting across all roles. Bianca is a seasoned recruiter within the hospitality space and no job is too difficult, too big, or too small for her to turn around quickly. 0410 202 003 firstname.lastname@example.org
Favourite Drink: Jack Daniels & Coke
Prior to joining Black Betty, Charlie’s hospitality career spanned 16 years, with 10 years in senior management roles, which included Group Restaurants Manager for one of Australia’s most reputable and successful players, and before that GM of Nobu in Melbourne.
Charlie cut his teeth in the industry running bars and nightclubs in London and Ibiza, then fast forward, he learned about pubs as GM of a couple of Melbourne’s favourite watering holes, including a 4 level heaving machine. Running high volume, chaotic late night venues is not for the faint hearted!
With a cocktail of experience in running many different types of venues, and recruiting from the ground up, Charlie’s intimate knowledge of hospo roles and their requirements makes Charlie the “go to guy” for anything front of house.
0450 398 781 email@example.com
Favourite drink – Marc Bredif Vouvray and or a cold Heineken
Owning and running his own pumping bar/restaurants has allowed Steve invaluable experience as a hospo recruiter in what it takes to run a successful business, from the inside and his own bank account. Working his way up from picking up glasses at Home night club back in the day to GM & Operations Manager of some of our most impressive high volume pubs, bars & nightclubs with Australia’s most successful groups…surrounding himself with the right people and having a good time doing it has always been a major focus for Steve, which is what recruitment is all about.
On the back of his early roots slinging cocktails in notorious Sydney bars and managing an infamous booze hall in London, then to managing a multi-venue luxury island resort, Steve now ticks off 16 years in senior hospitality management roles and from that has learnt a lot about the industry and the personalities in it, which is why he has an eye for industry talent.
0416 236 261 firstname.lastname@example.org
Favourite drink – 8 Bit IPA
Having owned and managed her own well known Sydney restaurant and wine bar for over 12 years, Ambie knows exactly the highs and lows of running a pumping venue….and how important it is to have the right team to survive in a competitive market.
After recruiting extensively for her own venue, Ambie is a natural to source front of house talent from senior management down to floor staff. Ambie is married to a sommelier, so lives and breathes hospitality, day and night! 0418 424 507 email@example.com
Favourite Drink: Glass of Montrachet or a crisp Dasher + Fisher Ocean Gin and tonic
Greta was almost born in a kitchen, with her father a chef running award winning restaurants and catering companies. Having hung around and worked in restaurants all her life, Greta is a natural to source and liaise with chefs globally, bringing the best talent into Black Betty’s Chef Division.
Although the sandpit Greta plays in spans the globe, her main focus is recruiting chefs at all levels in Sydney. Internationally, Greta works with clients across Asia from mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, the Maldives and Bali. 0400 033 686 firstname.lastname@example.org
Favourite drink – margarita, shaken with lots of salt.
Rosemary is Black Betty’s CFO and also heads up our Accounting Division, sourcing accounts people for the hospitality industry at all levels.
With a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and as a CPA, Rosemary has a wealth of experience, including 4 years with The Star before joining our group over 11 years ago to manage our accounting and payroll functions. Rosemary added another string to her bow and recruits for all hospitality accounts roles, from junior accounts people through to Financial Controllers and CFOs, both part time and permanent. No job is too big, or too small. 0413 015 848 email@example.com
Favourite Drink: Polish Passion from Manta
With over 20 years’ experience as a chef, Jason brings a lot to the table as a consultant chef.
After an international stint in various Michelin-starred kitchens in London, Scotland and Switzerland, Jason was at the helm in five-star hotels and restaurants such as the Park Lane Hilton and Radisson Edwardian in London. Most recently, Jason was Executive Chef of Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort and 5 years running his own award-winning restaurant, Flair Restaurant.
Along with Jason’s deep personal experience as a Chef – having been through the trenches, and an employer himself adds another layer of understanding, on both sides of the pass. From the heat of the kitchen, nailing service every time, Jason brings that same expert perspective to advising restaurants and clubs on not only staffing but menu development and driving profitability. 0432 027 609
Favourite Drink: Six String Beer
As a key player in our Temporary Division for the past 10 years, Merri sources high calibre temp and contract people for our hospitality clients, everything in business support, from receptionists, customer service, accounting and all levels of secretarial/EA/PAs. Her clients are luxury hotels, restaurant and pub groups, events and catering companies as well as the travel industry.
Merri understands that you need a temp with the right experience, attitude and skills to fit in immediately, as if they are part of your permanent team. 0412 318 415 firstname.lastname@example.org
Favourite Drink:Veuve Clicquot
Juggling studies in Property Economics at UTS and working in a bar at night, Tom is “Jack of all trades” mainly liaising with candidates and assisting our CFO.
Tom brews Mead in his spare time. 0400 844 438
Favourite Drink: McCallan Whisky, neat