About Us

One Avenue Recruitment and Consultancy was founded by James Ellis-Smith and Michael Rawlings. They had spent considerable time researching, developing and planning their strategy to take the Food Delivery Tech Industry and Hospitality Industry by storm with a new, fresh and innovative approach to both sector’s ever changing needs.
The company has now evolved into a business that has one of the best reputations in the country for understanding the needs of clients and candidates alike, and to deliver for them an unrivaled service.
One Avenue has a unique recruitment skill set within these Sectors.

  1. A True Understanding of in house and consultancy recruitment
  2. An in depth knowledge of on line recruitment strategies
  3. Unparalleled Operational Knowledge within the Hospitality Sector and Food Delivery Tech Sector

The Founders

James Ellis-Smith
Managing Director

James’ passion and expertise for this industry it has culminated with him holding senior positions in high profile companies. With 15 years of Operational experience within the Hospitality Industry at all levels prior to starting One Avenue Recruitment, James has an appreciation of the pressure and prerequisites needed to succeed. James has been Directing Operations, Consulting, Recruiting, Developing and Training across a spectrum of disciplines during this time, thus earning him high respect and admiration within the industry.
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Michael Rawlings
The Late Great Michael Rawlings

Michael’s career had seen him hold Senior Operational positions both here in the UK and abroad. During his time Managing, Operating and Recruiting, Michael’s belief of “truly understanding people at all levels is paramount in exceeding their expectations”. This ethos will never change and Michael’s passion and devotion to One Avenue spurs the team on every day.