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Empowered Hospitality is the go-to human resources solution for hospitality businesses of all sizes. Recruiting. Training. Payroll. Compliance. When it comes to HR, Empowered Hospitality has you covered.

Partnering with E|H has given us real breadth of support in place of having a single HR resource, and, most important of all, our team in the restaurant loves them!

Ceri Gott,

People and Performance Director, Hawksmoor

HR support designed to fit your business

Whether your business operates without any dedicated HR support, employs a "department of one", or boasts a large group of talented HR professionals, our services adapt to fit your unique needs and challenges. 

No HR? No problem. Building HR structures from scratch is our specialty.
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Affordable, flexible HR solutions to fill in the gaps and provide peace of mind.
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Your go-to solution, from temporary HR staffing to strategic projects.
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No HR? No problem. Building HR structures from scratch is our specialty.
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Affordable, flexible HR solutions to fill in the gaps and provide peace of mind.
Learn More »

Your go-to solution, from temporary HR staffing to strategic projects.
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Customized solutions designed for hospitality

Our experienced leaders can help you develop a smart HR strategy, optimize or help you grow your current HR team, or seamlessly integrate an acquisition. Hospitality business are adaptable. Shouldn't your HR strategy adapt, too?
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HOW WE EMPOWER YOUR TEAM
  • Support for new openings
  • Technology optimization
  • Growth through acquisition
  • Organizational design
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We help optimize your HR tasks so you can dedicate more time and energy to what matters – inspiring your team and leading your business.
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HOW WE EMPOWER YOUR TEAM
  • Payroll processing
  • Benefits administration
  • HR administration
  • Annual reporting
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Our HR experts tackle compliance head-on, from detailed audits and regulatory updates to trainings and on-call guidance. Our experienced team and thorough discovery process will identify weaknesses in your business before they become major problems.
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HOW WE EMPOWER YOUR TEAM
  • Compliance audits
  • Proactive guidance
  • COVID-19 policies
  • Sexual harassment prevention
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Our mission is to measure engagement, influence its root causes, and boost your team's productivity.
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HOW WE EMPOWER YOUR TEAM
  • Employee sentiment surveys
  • Employee recognition
  • Performance management
  • Leadership development
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When it comes to hospitality recruiting, our talent team delivers. We help our clients find the best talent in the market, and provide candidates access to highly selective opportunities.
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HOW WE EMPOWER YOUR TEAM
  • Executive search
  • Recruiting management
  • Talent acquisition strategy
  • New restaurant openings
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An effective employee relations strategy will not only mitigate your company’s legal risk, it will also foster a culture of transparency, safety and respect that enables your employees to thrive.
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HOW WE EMPOWER YOUR TEAM
  • Employee hotline
  • Coaching & counseling
  • Complaint handling & investigations
  • Labor relations
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Our experienced leaders can help you develop a smart HR strategy, optimize or help you grow your current HR team, or seamlessly integrate an acquisition. Hospitality business are adaptable. Shouldn't your HR strategy adapt, too?
Learn More
HOW WE EMPOWER YOUR TEAM
  • Support for new openings
  • Technology optimization
  • Growth through acquisition
  • Organizational design
We help optimize your HR tasks so you can dedicate more time and energy to what matters – inspiring your team and leading your business.
Learn More
HOW WE EMPOWER YOUR TEAM
  • Payroll processing
  • Benefits administration
  • HR administration
  • Annual reporting
Our HR experts tackle compliance head-on, from detailed audits and regulatory updates to trainings and on-call guidance. Our experienced team and thorough discovery process will identify weaknesses in your business before they become major problems.
Learn More
HOW WE EMPOWER YOUR TEAM
  • Compliance audits
  • Proactive guidance
  • COVID-19 policies
  • Sexual harassment prevention
Our mission is to measure engagement, influence its root causes, and boost your team's productivity.
Learn More
HOW WE EMPOWER YOUR TEAM
  • Employee sentiment surveys
  • Employee recognition
  • Performance management
  • Leadership development
When it comes to hospitality recruiting, our talent team delivers. We help our clients find the best talent in the market, and provide candidates access to highly selective opportunities.
Learn More
HOW WE EMPOWER YOUR TEAM
  • Executive search
  • Recruiting management
  • Talent acquisition strategy
  • New restaurant openings
An effective employee relations strategy will not only mitigate your company’s legal risk, it will also foster a culture of transparency, safety and respect that enables your employees to thrive.
Learn More
HOW WE EMPOWER YOUR TEAM
  • Employee hotline
  • Coaching & counseling
  • Complaint handling & investigations
  • Labor relations

The E|H Difference

Proven expertise from industry veterans

Hospitality presents unique challenges. Our experienced operators and leaders have been in your shoes, and know how to handle the people challenges you face every day.

Everyone at Empowered Hospitality has been enthusiastic and refreshingly friendly. Their level of knowledge, flexibility and sophistication puts me at ease.

Kate Sanzin,

Director of Operations, Sullivan Street Bakery

The entire E|H team is made up of visionaries, strategists and forward thinkers. It is a pleasure working with them as they consistently exceed expectations. E|H is an asset no company should be without.

Todd Millman,

Owner, Blue Radish & Bay Market Kitchen

Hiring Empowered Hospitality was the best decision we made. I highly recommend E|H to anyone looking for an HR professional to build a department from the ground up, or to maintain an existing one.

Andrew Denno,

Chief Operating Officer, Patisserie Chanson

Full flexibility, because change is a constant

Our solutions are designed to be flexible. With a fee structure that adjusts to your needs and no long-term contracts, when things change for your business, our support changes with it.

Thank goodness for Empowered Hospitality. It's reassuring to know that they’re on top of our HR—from small staff issues to bigger things like labor department procedural changes.

Jason Hicks,

Owner, Jones Wood Foundry

Empowered Hospitality helped us navigate, prioritize and most importantly address our HR needs across a variety of verticals in a way that was consistent with our brand sensibilities and culture.

Johnny Hill,

Board Member, The Grey Dog

Working with Empowered has given us the ability to operate with fewer question marks, all while creating additional bandwidth for me as an operator.

Josh Ku,

Owner, Win Son Restaurant & Win Son Bakery

Turnkey solutions that always have you covered

Our seasoned experts ramp up quickly, and our team-based approach means there is always someone available. So vacations, parental leave – even an unexpected vacancy – are no big deal.

The service provided by Empowered Hospitality is an invaluable resource to ensure staff retention, limit our liability, and provide peace of mind to our leaders. I can't imagine running our organization without them!

Kate Inserra,

Service Director, Skopos Hospitality Group

We chose Empowered Hospitality for hospitality hiring because they clearly knew how to get results. We were able to scale up a couple of our teams quickly even in this tough hiring market.

Alex Lorton,

Co-Founder, Cater2.me

From recruiting and policy-building to on and off-boarding and PEO implementation, E|H helped us elevate to the next level and did a great job integrating with our team.

Jaclyn Pascocello,

Chief Operating Officer, Spacious

Success Stories

Boutique interior design business focused on employee retention

Employee Engagement & Development

Boutique interior design business focused on employee retention

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Balancing compliance and a ‘rock and roll’ culture

Employee Engagement & Development

Balancing compliance and a ‘rock and roll’ culture

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Michelin starred wine bar seeking compliance guidance

Compliance

Michelin starred wine bar seeking compliance guidance

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The power of effective onboarding

Talent Acquisition & Recruiting

The power of effective onboarding

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Strategic people leadership for growing restaurant portfolio

People Strategy

Strategic people leadership for growing restaurant portfolio

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Adaptable HR partnership for a fast-growing startup

Employee Engagement & Development

Adaptable HR partnership for a fast-growing startup

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Our team is your team

We search high and low to find the best human resources and hospitality talent, from accomplished HR leaders to rising stars. Whether we work together on a small, short-term project or build a long-term, strategic HR program, you'll feel like you've known us for years.

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How can we help?

Whether you have a specific need in mind or would simply like to discuss your options, we would be happy to have a free consultation. Reach out today and our team will be in touch!