Facilities Specialists for Restaurant and Foodservice

Founded in 1967, we are a boutique firm with over 55 years of executive search experience. The retained recruitment service Bristol offers includes sourcing, screening, submitting qualified candidates, scheduling interviews, and negotiating employment and compensation packages of selected finalists.

Bristol Associates’ Restaurant and Foodservice practice recruits within the Facilities segment of the industry. Our recruiters in this division place top candidates in a variety of key facilities functions. We specialize in senior, executive, and management positions.

Simply put, placing top executives is what we do, and we know what makes a great leader. Below are just some of the qualities and skill sets in this discipline that we look for:

  • Education in facilities management, engineering, or a related field
  • Experience in a facilities or maintenance leadership role
  • Familiarity with facilities management software
  • Knowledge of Electrical/HVAC equipment and maintenance
  • Exceptional multi-tasker with strong attention to detail

Are you looking to hire exceptional talent with the skills listed above? Submit an employer inquiry and one of our consultants will be in touch with you soon!

Do these qualities describe you? Submit your resume today to be considered for our current openings.

Join the Many Restaurant and Foodservice Companies That Have Filled Their Roles with Bristol Associates

Our Satisfied Clients Love to Share Their Experiences Working with Bristol Associates

“Bristol Associates helped us to fill over ten positions in a very short amount of time when our company moved corporate offices to its new location. Our Consultant was able to identify strong candidates for even the most hard-to-fill positions. The firm’s customized approach, responsiveness, and extensive network in the field made them an invaluable partner.”

Peter Watson

Executive Director, Talent Acquisition, Dine Equity, Inc. (IHOP and Applebee's)

“I highly recommend Bristol Associates recruiting services to elevate your career! The recruiters possess a people-centric approach that goes beyond just matching skills and experience to a job description. With their constant encouragement and guidance throughout the process I was able to land my dream job!”

Betty Hui

Sr. Purchasing Manager, Panda Restaurant Group

Why Work with Bristol Associates?

Over 55 Years in Business

We have specialized in executive search since 1967, and are now in our 3rd generation of family ownership.


We have unrivaled industry knowledge in the areas in which we focus.

Individualized Service

We provide consultative, individualized service to our client companies. We pride ourselves in conducting our processes confidentially when necessary.

Network of Candidates

With over 1M+ relevant candidates in our private database, and growing every day, we have a strong network of senior-level talent across the board.


Our recruiters value a communicative relationship with our select client companies and candidates, providing updates throughout the search.


Our exceptional lead recruiters each have at least 15 years’ of experience in executive search.

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Our Successful Restaurant and Foodservice Facilities Searches Keep Our Clients Coming Back

Regional Director of Facilities

A leading company in Nevada tasked us for this search. The Regional Director of Facilities oversees the maintenance of multiple food and beverage outlets, one of the area’s largest convention centers, guest room towers, the entire electrical, mechanical, and plumbing systems, and the perimeters of the properties. Our placed candidate had 7 years of facility management experience in the hospitality industry at the time of hire.

Director of Facilities

We were retained by a lively and growing casino to complete their search for a Director of Facilities. The property offers seven diverse restaurants and live entertainment. The Director of Facilities oversees all related building operations, provides administrative direction, and acts as a liaison between Architects, Designers, Subcontractors, building officials and Executive Management on internal engineering projects. Our placed candidate had 15 years of hospitality experience and 5 years of facility management experience at the time of hire.

Director of Facilities

An award-winning resort in New York that offers over 20 casual and fine dining restaurants throughout the property was our client for this search. The Director of Facilities oversees the entire facility operations by planning, developing, and evaluating the facility functions and performance. Our placed candidate is responsible for directing building maintenance and engineering throughout the resort.

We Can Fill Your Facilities Roles in the Restaurant and Foodservice Industry

  • Area Manager
  • Chief Facilities Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer (COO)
  • Director of Engineering and Facilities
  • Director of Facilities
  • Director of Facilities Management
  • Director of Operations and Facilities
  • District Manager
  • Facilities Engineer
  • Facilities Maintenance Manager
  • Facilities Maintenance Technician
  • Facilities Manager
  • Facilities Services Director
  • Head of Facilities
  • Multi-Unit Manager
  • Regional Facilities Manager
  • Senior Director of Facilities
  • Vice President of Facilities