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Internationally renowned chef and hospitality consultant, James Metcalfe founder of JRM Hospitality has today announced the interstate extension of JRM Hospitality to Queensland.

The Brisbane expansion follows the successful Sydney launch just nine years ago – and this new Eastern Seaboard operation marks the second state operated by JRM.

Launching in 2009, JRM Hospitality is a multi-faceted hospitality consultancy comprising of four divisions including: Permanent Recruitment for the hospitality industry, Event & Promotional Staff for agencies, corporate & private clients, Hospitality Consultancy which provides front & back of house management and support for venues, focusing on improving efficiency, decreasing costs & increasing profits and lastly, the consultancy is currently developing a portfolio of JRM Venues, ranging from coffee shops to cocktail bars.

The new QLD operation will target a significant portion of the local market, catering primarily to regions from the Gold Coast to Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast.

With direction from James Metcalfe, the division will be operated by a duo of experienced industry leaders – Patrick White and Sean Moran.

Patrick White

James Metcalfe, JRM, comments: “We know the Queensland market poses enormous opportunity for JRM and we’re delighted to extend our footprint into this market.

“The hospitality industry in Queensland is currently experiencing huge growth – and with the impending launch of the new casino, we’re confident our new branch will flourish.”

Chef and business consultant, James Metcalfe has been living and breathing the industry for over 25 years working in both double hatted and Michelin star restaurants across London and Sydney before launching successful consultancy business, JRM Hospitality.

With over 16 years’ experience in the hospitality industry across Australia, Europe and the UAE in various senior management roles, Patrick White has conceptualised and executed dozens of market-leading brands along with consulting for major Hospitality firms and franchised brands.

Additionally, Sean Moran has over 17 years’ experience in the hospitality industry across Australia, Europe, Canada and the United States. In the past, Sean has championed key senior management positions and has managed large international teams of over 100 direct reports. Prior to joining JRM, Sean was a General Manager for the Urban Purveyor Group (now Rockpool Dining Group), Australia’s largest restaurant and dining group.

The Brisbane offices are located Level 5, 320 Adelaide Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000.

Sydney operations will continue to operate as usual.

Learn more about JRM Hospitality by clicking here.