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I love the way John Searcy, the founder of our company, was described by his contemporaries: "Gentle, courteous and masterful". These traits are all still fundamental to Searcys personality today and are very close to my heart.
I have always been fascinated by the hospitality world since my first job in a bar at 19. Searcys started as a brilliantly innovative service concept over 170 years ago – before the phrase 'event caterer' had been invented - and became one of the first event management companies of its day. I am enthused to be working with entrepreneurial individuals empowered to experiment and make a difference.
Director of People
Our talented teams are in charge of very special moment for our customers - from social time together to important business or family occasions. I am passionate about being part of our amazing business and love seeing our teams grow and develop. Seeing their stories is what motivates me everyday.
Working across venues in the UK and France, Jean-Christophe (JC) will play a key role in driving service excellence across Searcys' venue portfolio. Roumignac brings a wealth of knowledge to the role, accumulated from over 22 years’ of working in the hospitality industry, holding positions at Ampersand, The Genuine Dining Co. and RA Venues, as well as working key events including the State Banquets and Her Majesty’s Garden parties at Buckingham Palace and Windsor.
Searcys is such an iconic name in hospitality, with a truly incredible heritage, and it's an honour to be part of it. My role is to spread the word about everything we've got to offer, and the greatest pleasure is to see delighted customers enjoying our venues and concepts.
Head of Champagne
With a career spanning 30 years, Dibben started in the Royal Household, working up to Food & Beverage Manager for Buckingham Palace, Sandringham and Balmoral. Having graduated from L'Academie du Champagne in 2000, Dibben became its chairman in 2016. More recently, he was appointed Consul of the South of England for the Ordre des Coteaux de Champagne - the official guild representing the entire wine-growing region of Champagne.
Head of Health and Food Safety
I am a true believer that knowledge is power. My role is to educate and give our people the knowledge and skills to enable them to complete their activities in the safest way possible. This empowerment and cultural change have seen real-time benefits in keeping our team, partners, and customers safe.
Delighted customers and great feedback are the things that drive me above all else. We are always striving to provide service that is choreographed to perfection. It's the little touches that are important, and we try never to forget that.
Head of Recruitment
With over 10 years in talent acquisition internationally, in the EMEA, States as well as the UK, Laura Maddams joins from The Ivy Collection. With a passion for people, Laura will lead the Searcys resourcing team and support the business with its recruitment drive for the best talent in the industry.
I am excited to be able to unlock each venue's personality through food and service. With versatility and human touch, Searcys team allows the uniqueness of each venue and event to shine through – from a small and intimate dinner to a lavish wedding or a conference.
Sales and Events Director
I love working with historic and unusual venues. It is such a joy and privilege to bring their stories to a wide audience of event bookers, in the knowledge that our events help protect and develop these venues for future generations. I work with our sales teams to create packages and offers that will wow our guests every time they book a Searcys venue.
Head of Business Development
I love being part of a vibrant, dynamic business and team that cares so passionately about making a positive difference in all we do. No two days are ever the same in this role.
SEARCYS 175TH ANNIVERSARY CHARITY PLEDGE HITS £175K
We are so proud to announce that we have raised £175,000 for charities in 2022 as part of Searcys 175th-anniversary celebrations. Find out about our inspiring charity partners below:
Beyond Food, our nominated charity for over two years has been pivotal in creating a safe environment for those in desperate circumstances. A London charity, it provides training and support to people who have been impacted by homelessness, mental health, addiction, those with a criminal record, or who are at risk of homelessness.FIND OUT MORE
Hotel School teaches hospitality skills to homeless and vulnerable people, matches them to sustainable employment, and supports them in their first steps into work.FIND OUT MORE
Julian House is a charity that supports vulnerable and at-risk individuals. These include adults and young people experiencing homelessness, escaping domestic abuse, adults with learning difficulties and people who need support after leaving prison.FIND OUT MORE
We continue to set the standards for excellence in hospitality and events. Our five Brand Pillars make Searcys: Proud Heritage, Continuous Quality, Human Touch, Indulgent Moments and Trust.
Founded in 1847 by John Searcys, there’s 174 years’ worth of experience that sits behind what we do and how we do it. As hospitality market leaders, we have launched bold and pioneering concepts, including the original in-station Champagne Bar at St. Pancras International and one of London’s first-ever skyscraper restaurants! We’re enormously proud of every step of the Searcys story and alongside the flawless quality we deliver, our heritage is what continues to open the doors of some of the UK’s most prestigious establishments to us today.
It’s what keeps people coming back. Over the years we’ve worked hard to make Searcys synonymous with the highest standards in dining, at some of the most spectacular venues. We know the expertise, meticulous planning and flawless execution that’s required to deliver quality experiences time and time again and we thrive on that challenge. It’s what puts a smile on our faces and our customers’ too.
Gentle, courteous and masterful, were the words used to describe our founder John Searcy’s character. And these traits are all still fundamental to the Searcys brand personality today. Our rich history and experience might have given us an assuredness in our levels of skill and ability to lay on the very best experiences but they’ve also taught us never to do so at the expense of a warm-hearted welcome.
Trust is earned and we know it’s at stake with every experience we create, every glass of Champagne we serve, and plate of food we take to a table. By quietly insisting on the highest standards we not only win our clients’ confidence but create an environment in which every little detail has been thought of, so that people can truly relax and indulge.
Indulgence shouldn’t just be saved for special occasions. We believe there’s a well-earned place for it every day. So we always aim to offer a taste of indulgence that feels sophisticated yet effortless wherever we can. Whether that’s a glass of Champagne before you board at St Pancras, or a breakfast that kicks the day off in style at The Pump Room.