What's Your next career move?

Welcome to Almeida Recruitment
Hospitality Premier Staffing Solutions

Hi! I'm David


If, like me you are passionate about hospitality I would love to help you make your next career move.

Before moving into the recruitment business I worked as a Restaurant Manager and Sommelier in luxury hotels and Michelin Star Restaurants.

I love the industry and understand the career challenges and opportunities it presents.
I now work with some of the best luxury hotels and fine dining restaurants in the UK and beyond.

If you are serious about your hospitality career I would be happy to help you take the next step in your journey.

Hi! I'm David

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Career Highlights


Specialist Hospitality Recruiter

Started my recruitment career at CaterPeople. Here, I had the opportunity to work with excellent hospitality professionals and properties including: Lympstone Manor, Seren Collection, Whatley Manor, to name a few.

Mar 07, 2016

Restaurant Career

In my 15 years in Hospitality, I had the opportunity to work in 4 and 5-star Luxury Hotels and also in Rosette and 2 Michelin star properties. I learned my craft from starting as a Commis de Rang and worked my way up to Management. I retain a passion for service, particularly wine service. I continue to work for friends in the industry when time allows.

Feb 01, 2001

Education and Awards

My higher education was in languages and I speak fluent Spanish, Italian and French as well as my native Portuguese and English. I hold a WSET level 3 qualification and CMS Wine Certificate. I have been lucky enough to compete in a range of hospitality competitions, winning Waiter of The Year at Hotelympia on one occasion.

Jun 15, 2005

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If you are interested in the role please get in touch with me at david@almeidarecruitment.co.uk

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If you are interested in the role please get in touch with me at david@almeidarecruitment.co.uk

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If you are interested in the role please get in touch with me at david@almeidarecruitment.co.uk

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If you are interested in the role please get in touch with me at david@almeidarecruitment.co.uk

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How to Crack the Hidden Job Market

There have been many research studies over the years that show that over half of all job vacancies never get advertised. Estimates range from 60% to as much as 85% of all vacancies go unadvertised. The variation is based around geographical location and industry. But all researchers agree that the advertised job market really is just the tip of the opportunity iceberg.

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Is Job-Hopping Wrecking Your CV?

The hospitality industry is well known as a great place to work if you want to travel the world and experience lots of different places and people. Any employer will appreciate the sheer variety of experience you’ve picked up from working in six different properties over the last 2 years right?

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How to Nail Your Next Skype Interview

Around 30% of the employer interviews I arrange for food & beverage and front of house positions are Skypes. Skype gets used for junior and management positions. And I regularly have candidates offered and accepting jobs purely off the back of a Skype, never having visited the property.

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Wild About Wild Garlic

I love wild garlic. Around this time every year, it carpets the woodland near my home in the Cotswolds - looks lovely, smells dreadful - tastes great.

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