Jan 11, 2019

Business Solutions Culinary Advisor

  • Food Services of America
  • Loveland, CO, USA
Full-Time Facilities Other Sales Warehouse

Job Description

Overview

The Business Solutions Culinary Advisor will consult with customers and associates providing value-added tools and resources to ensure their mutual success. The emphasis of this role will be on culinary solutions engagement with our customers, ultimately leading to a stronger business relationship and new business growth.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, prepare, and present innovative menu ideas during consultations, focusing on customer's needs, price point, and skill level, as well as current trends, and creative plate presentations
  • Analyze customer operations and their menu for suggestions to cross-utilize their inventory, improve kitchen efficiency, and other areas of improvement
  • Strengthen relationships with our customers through the use of Solutions based selling
  • Oversee FSA Loveland Test Kitchen
  • Competently explain our programs and market this process to our current and prospective customers, sales associates, and internal support team
  • Analyze customer data to support the Solutions process and use reporting tools to communicate the success of our efforts and to identify where to improve efforts
  • Actively source new material to support our customers through internal and external sources
  • Collaborate with Sales Leadership on go-to-market initiatives
  • Network at local culinary associations and industry functions
  • Some travel involved including overnight
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications

  • Preferred Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management, Business, Marketing, or the equivalent in industry experience.
  • Preferred degree from accredited culinary school
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Minimum requirement of a high school diploma
  • Minimum of 5 years front and back of the house restaurant experience. Prior management experience a plus.
  • Demonstrate a high sales aptitude and customer service skills
  • Excellent communication, presentation, analytical, and computation skills.
  • Ability to strategize with a cross functional team to accomplish short and long term goals
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment
  • Professional appearance
  • Valid driver's license
  • Ability to pass background investigation and drug test

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

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