PASSIONATE ABOUT EXQUISITE FOOD+DRIVEN TO EXCEED EXPECTATIONS =BRIGHT FUTURE
Are you a bona-fide “Foodie” who keeps up with the latest food trends? Is your industry knowledge strong enough to relate to cutting-edge chefs? Are you energetic, entrepreneurial, tenacious, and passionate about exquisite food? Our Client is seeking an individual looking for a career change from the Hospitality Industry to representing a high-quality and food-driven entrepreneurial company. Are you the Chef or G.M. who has grown tired of working long weekend hours and every holiday? Do you want to apply your management philosophies and culinary knowledge to benefit your personal financial situation? Are you self-motivated and have strong food knowledge? Are you looking for more "ME TIME" in 2019?
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
- Selling to 3-4 Diamond establishments, (Hotel's, Independents, High End Restaurants)
- Developing leads – analyzing who is buying what and how to capitalize on that information
- Establishing rapport with existing accounts and building relationships with new accounts
- Following trends and industry news in order to stay relevant
The right candidate will possess these 10 must have attributes:
- Entrenched in the Industry– know who’s cooking what, experience working directly with chefs, be able to relate with chefs and gourmands alike
- 7-10 years professional experience in the restaurant industry in either a Chef or Manager position from a top tier establishment
- Someone who is self-motivated, with boundless energy, an entrepreneurial spirit dedicated to excellence
- A strong communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills
- Loves to cook, constantly seeking out the hot restaurants and concepts in their city, knows the Chefs and purveyors
- Do you strive to rise above the competition and thrive when being challenged?
- Are you a curious lifelong learner with a genuine passion for great food that you can feel your passion coming through you?
- A creative approach to acquiring information, problem solving and analytical skills
- Able to balance multiple demands and thrive in a collaborative environment
- Organizational skills, you do not have bricks and mortar to go to every day, Enthusiasm must be your hallmark
This Gourmet Sales Representative will be rewarded with a great base salary, bonus, and a comprehensive benefits package. QUALIFIED AND MOTIVATED individuals please contact Ed Culleeney, Executive Recruiter, SHS or simply CLICK HERE.
The mission of Strategic Hospitality Search (SHS) is to transform excellence-driven companies that deliver a high degree of service in food and beverage verticals such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, caterers, manufacturers, and distributors. The Illinois-based agency provides expert talent-acquisition for businesses nationwide. They empower leaders to achieve higher levels of success by solving cultural challenges such as recruiting exceptional talent; defining organizational purpose; improving employee retention, engagement, and performance; implementing impactful communication practices; and much more. SHS artfully helps you develop a more aligned work environment, resulting in increased profitability and amplified innovation. This is why leaders call on SHS When Talent Matters Most. To find out more, visit www.shs.jobs.