Hotel / Resort

Updated on April 16, 2021

During the Coronavirus epidemic:

We hope this finds you safe and healthy as the Coronavirus pandemic seems to be tapering off in Michigan. At this time our staff is working both in the office and remotely. When in the office, we are taking all the necessary precautions to be certain that our staff and any visitors are comfortable in a safe and clean environment.  Please do not visit our office at this time without an appointment.

Several of our clients are still interviewing virtually at this time (via Skype, Zoom, Facetime, etc.). We encourage you to send your resume now if you have not done so yet so that we can be in touch if we have an employer who may be interested in meeting with you in person or remotely. If we do not have an appropriate opportunity available presently, we will keep your information on file for future reference. We have already received several new opportunities to fill and we anticipate many more, exciting openings as we’ve heard that many employers are ready to make changes and upgrades.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.



Upscale, small, oceanfront boutique resort on sprawling grounds is seeking an experienced Chief Engineer with expertise in project management. The Chief Engineer will oversee the supervision and implementation of all property, equipment, preventive maintenance & repairs, snow removal, monitoring life safety systems & utilities and leading the department in compliance with all codes and regulations. Preventative maintenance and repair will include mechanical/electrical systems and equipment and overall maintenance and upkeep of the physical plant, grounds, fixtures, furniture and equipment. Will also manage capital projects.

Requirements for this attractive opportunity include:

  • Professional training or certification in building related trades required in at least one of these areas: HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, and Carpentry.
  • Highly skilled in multiple areas such as electrical, HVAC, carpentry, dry walling, painting, plumbing, roofing, and landscaping.
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience.
  • Luxury hotel or estate experience preferred.
  • Outstanding leadership, motivational, organizational and communication skills
  • Professional, service-oriented demeanor

Excellent salary and benefit package!

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Catering and Conference Center

Our client, a premier catering facility and conference center, specializes in both social and corporate events including weddings, trade shows, conferences, proms and other gatherings. The venue can accommodate up to 2000 guests and off-site catering is also offered at preferred venues and personal residences.

The VP/General Manager plays a major role in providing leadership to help the company reach their goal of absolute customer satisfaction. This objective is achieved through the execution of high quality production and standards, the development of the staff and building strong client relationships. Directing all facets of operations, budgeting, profitability, sales and marketing for the conference center and other food service establishments will be the responsibility of this Catering Executive.

We are searching for a candidate who has experience overseeing $6 million+ in annual F&B sales, with strong emphasis in P&L, staff training, culinary operations and marketing & sales of company venues. Active involvement in the local community will be essential for success. Hospitality Degree highly desirable. Excellent six figure salary and incentive package. 

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Our client, a locally based apartment company, is searching for hospitality professionals with hotel rooms experience who would embrace a different career path. Enjoy a Monday- Friday 9-6 schedule, NO NIGHTS and only a few Saturdays per month.  Will report directly to Property Manager.

$40,000 - $45,000 plus bonus, great benefits and advancement potential. Hospitality Degree preferred.

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Our client, a trendy, upscale property, is searching for a well-connected hospitality sales professional to manage the downtown Detroit market. We are seeking an individual with strong sales and marketing expertise to generate new activity resulting in increased revenue. The successful candidate for this position will have exceptional customer service, communication, and critical thinking skills. Must also be capable of supervising other team members. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Confidential search.

Excellent compensation package!

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Luxury Detroit area hotel property which caters to discerning clientele is seeking an exceptional F&B professional. The property offers outstanding customer service and will do whatever it takes to satisfy and exceed guest expectations. The Director will oversee $10+ million in food and beverage sales volume generated from restaurant, catering, and room service operations. Ideal candidate is looking to return back home to Michigan and has a F&B background in upscale properties similar to Ritz Carlton, Four Seasons, Mandarin Oriental, Park Hyatt, Peninsula, Starwood. etc..

Prefer Hospitality Degree. Excellent six figure base salary plus bonus.

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Searching for Catering Director with experience as an Event Manager or Catering Manager in a full-service, luxury hotel, country club, or event venue.  Must be highly skilled in booking and managing upscale events including weddings, showers, other social and business events.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Hospitality Degree
  • 5-7 years of experience as a Banquet /Event/Catering Sales Manager or Catering Manager in a luxury hotel, country club, or event venue
  • Expertise in selling and managing events, detailing BEOs, and working with clients to ensure flawless execution
  • Exceptional training skills
  • A Ritz Carlton level of customer service


  • An excellent base salary, commensurate with experience
  • Health benefits
  • Paid vacation

Prefer candidates with ties to Michigan.

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Outstanding opportunity available for an experienced, hands-on facilities manager to lead a maintenance team for a group of luxury apartment homes. For a hotel or apartment community Maintenance Manager, this is a very attractive position. If selected, you will:

  • Create and maintain a thorough preventive maintenance program for all of the facility's equipment, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing and heating
  • Handle all work orders and appliance repairs, including refrigerators, ovens, microwaves, washers/dryers, etc.
  • Manage a team of maintenance technicians, and assign tasks/follow up to ensure completion and quality
  • Create and maintain relationships with contractors and service providers
  • Keep detailed inventory of tools and equipment
  • Handle purchasing for the department and review invoices
  • Schedule all maintenance and housekeeping staff
  • Communicate with the General Manager on a daily basis to update him/her on all pertinent matters
  • Respond to all maintenance requests from tenants immediately, and ensure timely completion / communicate and follow up to ensure satisfaction
  • Ideal candidates will have at least 5 years of experience as a maintenance manager of a hotel or multi-unit apartment or condo complex
  • Previous experience managing people in addition to a warm, engaging personality is a must for success in this role
  • HVAC certification - must be highly skilled in boiler systems, heat pumps, and rooftop chillers

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The Dining Room Manager will be a leader in both the club's restaurant and banquet operations, in addition to the beverage program. Be part of a strong leadership team that develops exceptional talent in the hospitality business.

Our client prefers a Hospitality graduate with fine dining experience in an upscale country club with a la carte dining and banquet facilities, or luxury full-service hotel food & beverage operations. The Dining Room Manager also manages a team of hourly servers & bartenders. Other responsibilities include scheduling, procurement, and developing a team to deliver great member service. No Late Nights!

Ideal Food & Beverage Manager candidates will have:

  • Hospitality Degree
  • F&B leadership experience in a fine-dining restaurant, luxury hotel property, or
  • country club
  • Experience in ordering, inventory management, labor management, and scheduling
  • Exceptional training skills
  • Strong wine & craft cocktail knowledge
  • ServSafe certification
  • Exceptional customer service skills


  • Health benefits
  • Paid Vacation
  • Opportunity for advancement

Compensation: $45,000, great benefits and work/life balance

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Prominent, luxury hotel in metro Detroit is searching for experienced Catering/Event Sales Manager who is well connected in the corporate, non-profit, and social markets. Primary emphasis is new business sales, not execution or operations.  Venue has extensive meeting facilities – large ballroom, board rooms, etc.

Excellent salary and incentive package. $70,000 - $80,000++ Great benefits.

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Harper Associates

31000 Northwestern Hwy,

Suite 240,

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Phone. 248-932-1170

Fax. 888-737-8525





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