Posted 3 weeks ago

Food Fanatic Chef

Company: U.S. Foods
Category: Culinary

 Bensenville

Type: Full Time

US Foods has an opening for the Food Fanatic Chef position. The Food Fanatics Chef partners with area leadership, sales and support teams to build value and grow customer relationships and affects profitable sales growth. They achieve this by serving as consultants and culinary experts to drive customer business success; lead product and sales training as appropriate, drive engagement and participation in strategic growth initiatives and share the knowledge gained through the Food Fanatics program, events and team of chefs to benefit the area. Some key responsibilities are the following:

  • Drive key customer business success by consulting with the customer on all aspects of restaurant operations by using on-site visits, customer data analysis and established industry standards. Use culinary and operations expertise to provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Develop kitchen/operations assessment for customers; utilize other members of the Sales Support Team to build action plans to address short and long-term opportunities from the front of the house and back of the house. Deliver conclusions that assist the customer in achieving business goals.
  • Increase and maintain sales growth for the division in the top IR customers as determined by division sales leadership, through customer interaction in the form of onsite operations assessments and consultation, and customized culinary presentations in the division test kitchen.
  • Lead all culinary training at the division in support of selected Strategic Growth Initiatives; Facilitate district and general sales meeting breakouts when culinary expertise is vital to maximizing the impact to the sales team success.