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So who are we? We're a dynamic and collaborative force combining the expertise of Hospitality Jobs UK and Universities across the country, all for one incredible purpose: to shape the future of hospitality by connecting talented students like you with the best hospitality employers out there.

We're on a mission to empower you on your hospitality career journey; raising the profile of hospitality as THE place to work, offering endless opportunities for growth and success. With HUU by your side, you'll discover a united approach that bridges the gap between students and employers, making your career dreams a reality.

Are you feeling the excited yet? We are! HUU is all about propelling you towards an extraordinary future in hospitality. Whether you're a culinary prodigy, a master of guest experience, or a hospitality entrepreneur in the making – We're here to guide you, every step of the way!


HJUK Founder & HUU Co-Founder

Dawn has more than 30 years’ experience within the recruitment industry, holding Group Recruitment positions for FTSE 100 companies and is now the Founder & Co-Owner of Hospitality Jobs UK – the fastest growing independent hospitality job site across the UK. Renowned as an industry expert, Dawn is also the “go to” person for all things recruitment. She is actively involved in a number of industry trade bodies and charities, including: Only a Pavement Away and Licensed Trade Charity – as their recruitment advisor and ambassador.


Dawn is an active guest speaker, panellist and judge at key industry awards as well as on the Advisor Board for the New Missenden Hotel & Hospitality University in Buckinghamshire. Her ultimate mission is to attract people into hospitality. showcasing the sector as a great place to work offering flexible working and huge career opportunities.


Head, Missenden Abbey International Hotel and Hospitality School & HUU Co-Founder

After years in international hospitality and events, Lisa now works in academia. With a passion for understanding people's choices and values, she aims to guide businesses to make values-driven decisions. Lisa opts for interactive workshops over lectures, fostering critical thinking and active learning. Her industry experience spans chains, mega events, and exclusive functions, teaching her the importance of everyone's story. Lisa mentors students for success, finding fulfilment in their achievements. Additionally, she contributes to the Council for Hospitality Management Education and consults for various hospitality projects. As a co-founder of HUU, she strives to connect education with industry needs, and believes universities are teaching and developing the future leaders of our industry!

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Founder/Director of Scrumptious

Sam Chance is the Founder of Scrumptious, a dedicated hospitality marketing and events agency focussed on driving ROI. Sam has over 18 years of hospitality and event marketing experience with previous senior roles at Otolo, Hospitality Jobs UK, Montgomery Group, Centaur Media, Reed Exhibitions and Clarion Events. Sam is also an ambassador for Hospitality Action and holds strong relationships with industry media and associations. 

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Client Campaign Manager at HJUK

Tash manages client campaigns at Hospitality Jobs UK, bringing over 17 years of experience in job boards and marketing to the table.

Her goal? Getting relevant candidates in front of our clients. With her deep understanding of the job advertising market, she's a pro at suggesting the best ways to make our clients' campaigns shine. Tash's always tweaking her strategies to make sure they hit the mark in this fast-changing field.


Plus, she's great at building relationships with our clients, figuring out exactly what they need and delivering results that drive success.


Tash's dedication to excellence and her passion for helping both clients and candidates succeed make her an invaluable asset to the Hospitality Jobs UK team.



Digital Content Manager at HJUK

James is a dynamic professional with a unique blend of experience in both broadcasting and hospitality. With a passion for storytelling and a knack for connecting with people, James has seamlessly navigated between these two diverse industries, leaving a lasting impact wherever he goes.

Over the years, James has had the privilege of interviewing a diverse range of guests, from local community leaders to international celebrities. In addition to his broadcasting career, James has also found fulfilment in the hospitality industry, where he has worked part-time alongside his media endeavours. 

Through his experiences in both broadcasting and hospitality, James has developed a deep appreciation for the power of human connection and the importance of storytelling in building meaningful relationships.

As James continues to bridge the worlds of broadcasting and hospitality, he remains committed to using his platform to inform, entertain, and inspire others. 

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