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How It Works

Speak to one of our
Seasoned Recruiters

Our team has a total of 35+ years of experience in the hospitality industry and will work with you to understand your goals, needs, and team dynamics.

Work with Hand-Selected
Talent

Within days, we’ll introduce you to high quality talent. We handle all the heavy lifting of sourcing, screening and hunting down the best of the best.

The Right Fit,
Guaranteed

Our team works with you until you receive the right candidate. All hires come with a replacement guarantee (at no extra charge) if for any reason the candidate is not a fit. At last, peace of mind.

Our Team

Matthew Rodgers
CEO, Co-Founder
Matthew manages and works with a variety of RZ’s most reputable brands. His work includes over 5+ years of executive / management recruiting experience and 5+ years of delivering custom hiring solutions for high-volume staffing needs for clients. Matthew overlooks RZ’s proprietary technology for candidate sourcing, screening, and data collection to help identify top talent. He is very passionate about technology’s role in recruiting and has a keen interest in developing & training lead recruiters and sourcers on the team. In his free time he enjoys playing tennis and spending time with his girlfriend Claudia.
Kenny Benavides
COO, Co-Founder
Kenny is a Senior Recruiter at RestaurantZone providing strategy and skills for the modern restaurant. His work includes 5 years of organizational consulting experience and 3 years of executive / management recruiting experience. Kenny leverages partnerships with RZ’s Recruiter Network to fill the most challenging of roles. His robust sales & copywriting background allows him to coach clients on the latest recruitment marketing trends. He lives in Washington, DC with his better half Ria. Between the two of them, they love to explore new countries and hobbies.
Kevin Kuns
Partner, Recruiting
Kevin has over 30+ years experience in management / executive recruiting in the restaurant industry. With his deep rooted network he has placed over 1,200 management and executives for top brands across the nation including: Panera, Cheddars, Raising Cane’s, Smashburger, California Pizza Kitchen, Ruggles (BellaGreen), KFC, Checkers and more. Kevin spent over 25 years prior, building management teams and growing some of the “best of the best” restaurant companies / cultures in the industry, starting out as an Assistant Manager, General Manager, Regional Opening Training Coordinator, Director of Operations and owning his own restaurant in Lake Tahoe.
Michael Greene
Partner, Consulting/Recruiting
Michael is a Senior Consultant / Recruiter who provides clients with management consulting, coaching, hospitality recruitment and operational & business consulting services. He is a 25-year veteran of the Hotel, Restaurant and Hospitality Industry. Previously, working as a Director of Operations for a popular, chic restaurant chain in Philadelphia.  There he played an integral role in developing their vision and core values as well as being accountable for the company's talent acquisition and team building.

Top Brands Recruit with RestaurantZone


“We’ve hired General Managers and Director level staff with RZ. Very pleased and excellent service and turn-around time.”


“RZ really helps with both hourly and management positions, especially the tough ones. We’ve been able to get great hires both for our casual and fine-dining concepts.”


“We’ve made quality Multi-Unit and General Manager hires that have worked out great! Will definitely be using them for future roles.”

Frequently Asked Questions

How does recruiting work?

It involves deep vetting & a rigirious interview process whereby candidates are matched to your exact criteria. All interviews are conducted on your behalf before passing them along to you.

What kinds of candidates do you recruit for?

Our most popular roles are Executive/Management Level searches within hospitality including hotels, food and restaurant companies. Including but not limited to VP-Level, Director-Level, General Managers, Food/Bev staff. We cover all positions within hotel, restaurant and food.

How many positions and locations can I work with you on?

As many as you’d like! Call us at 800-513-5096 for multiple positions or locations.

How does RestaurantZone source talent?

We source talent from internal connections unique to RestaurantZone, recruiter partnerships, culinary schools, 99+ popular job boards, resume databases, targeted email campaigns and more!

When will I receive my candidates?

Candidates call you to book an interview as soon as possible and we send you all of the candidates information beforehand.

What types of companies do you recruit for?

We cover all company sizes small, medium and large. A variety in the hotel space including business, residential, resort, suites, casino, etc., restaurant space (fine dining, casual, QSR) and general food-service companies.

How do I complete my order?

Call 800-513-5096 today to work with a Recruiter Today or click the “Start Now” button above to request a quote and begin. One of our recruiters will work with you finalizing your hiring criteria and your order.

What’s your guarantee?

If you unsatisfied with the candidate, we replace them at no extra charge. If the candidate leaves before a certain time period we replace them at no extra charge. Our clients have an average satisfaction rating of 95% so you know you’ll be working with the best every single time.

How much experience do your recruiters have?

RestaurantZone works with a variety of excellent brands, delivering thousands of hires for our clients. Our team has over 35+ years of industry & recruiting experience and have worked in hospitality & restaurant operations in the past.

What is your success rate?

95% to be exact. We’re not perfect but we strive for excellence in recruiting.

Questions? We’ll point you in the right direction.

Let a RestaurantZone Recruiter help you find the right hire today.

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