Leon Beattie


Senior Recruitment Consultant
Leon joins Appetite after a successful career with Admiral Recruitment where he was responsible for recruitment of mid to senior level managment for branded and independent restaurants, gastro pubs.
Leon’s pasion for quality food and summers spent in France drew him to initally start his career in kitchens working his way up to Head chef in some of Irelands best loved Hotels. Followed by a move to front of house managment positions; where he worked with the likes of Luminar, Mitchells and Butlers, Brasserie Blanc.
Leon has the ability to quickly understand a brief and the requirements of site operations, tailoring his approach to each client’s needs whilst providing the best person for the role.
His specialties include:

  • Assistant and Deputy Managers
  • General Managers
  • Area and Operations Managers

Looking for a role or have a vacancy in the sector?
Call Leon today
02033012696 ext 212


First ever job -Kitchen assistant and Waiter at Mount Falcon hotel in Ireland

Favourite Film? – Contact 1997 with Jodie Foster

Fun fact about me – Although I’m not French and grew up in Ireland, I spoke French before I spoke English, thanks to my mother and father speaking French at home during my early years. Now I’m quite rusty but can still order food and wine! 

What is your nickname? – Don’t have one!

Who is your idol? – Elon Musk creator of Paypal, founder of SpaceX, Tesla Motors and SolarCity His vision is to change the world and humanity by reducing global warming through sustainable energy production and consumption, and reducing the risk of human extinction.

Which celebrity do you get mistaken for? – Ricky Wilson

 Favourite quote – “Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”Carl Sagan