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Recruitment experts for the hotel and restaurant industry

Specialists in the high-end hotel and restaurant niche, Tovalea evaluates, recruits and endorses candidates whose professional paths have prepared them to achieve great success for our clientele.

Much more than just a recruitment agency

For the past 10 years, we have been developing a recruitment experience that is both human and rewarding. Tovalea was the first firm of its kind to have taken a purely candidate-focused positioning. This unique and differentiating approach guarantees that our clients will be presented with highly qualified and professional candidates who are loyal to our firm. Their career paths in the hotel and restaurant industry have been carefully examined and assorted within an exclusive, top-tier talent pool that represents the nucleus of our organization.

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Conversion rate: every one of our professional missions results in a placement

At Tovalea, the success of a placement rests on the synergy between the values of the candidate and those of the client. Our approach is both thorough and quality-driven, creative and meaningful.

Who are our candidates?

Our best ambassadors

At Tovalea, we provide a rewarding and first-class experience for our candidates. As the first "candidate-first" recruitment firm, Tovalea is also unique in that they are the only ones to choose their clients based on the qualities of commitment, loyalty, and compassion.

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of our candidates placed in the past 5 years are still employed

A strong indicator of the in-depth qualification process of our hotel and restaurant recruitment firm

Our candidates testimoniales

Going back to 2011, a few portraits and testimonies of successfully placed candidates.

When I think of Tovalea, a high-end fashion house comes to mind

Human Resources Director
for Inwood Hotels group
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Working with the hotel recruitment firm Tovalea means having the assurance of a tailor-made, high-end career path with the aim of assembling a real winning team

Managing Director
for A 4-star international hotel chain in Reims
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of placements are successful (trial period passed)

All of these talents are ready today to invest themselves fully in the strategic missions that we put before them.

Our recruiter clients

Our unique approach

Tovalea is a non-elitist firm in terms of client scope, just as long as the employer promise entails a strategic mission or an important problem to solve.

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Tovalea Placement
Assistant Director
Hôtel Bedford - March 2015
Tovalea Placement
Director of Operations
Relais & Châteaux Cordeillan Bages, Lynch Bages - March 2017

We are proud to have served our clients

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I have fond memories of my collaboration with Valérie Bisch-Lamson, who has always been available and attentive to me.

Laetitia Brandaruz-Berrut
Director, Hotel Bedford Paris

Working in hospitality is always exciting because of the energy, the variety, and the strong sense of team spirit.

Céline de Labrousse
Managing Director