About Sid Wainer & Son? Sid Wainer & Son, based in New Bedford, MA, has been the most prominent importer and distributor of specialty produce in the country since 1914. In addition to produce, Sid Wainer & Son offers artisanal cheese and specialty foods, including their exclusive Jansal Valley? line. Sid Wainer & Son supplies over 25,000 of the finest restaurants, hotels, gourmet shops, retailers, and caterers both domestically and internationally.?
Summary/Objective The Food Service Field Rep is?responsible for sourcing, creating, and maintaining connections with our customers. This position requires in-depth knowledge of restaurant kitchen operations and menu creation, as well as specialty food retailers.
Territory & Schedule -The territory covers the south shore of MA and the Cape Cod area. -This is a full time position; schedule is typically M-F from 8AM-5PM (some weekend and overtime work may be required).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Implement sales strategies by speaking to some of the best chef's in the world.
Implement sales strategies by working with independent specialty retailers.
Gain new business by working through a sales funnel process
Responsible for winning back lost business through our value proposition and customer commitment.
Practice sound judgment and discretion with company's best interest always in mind.
Expand the current, established customer base in a territory.
Monitor internal, external, and competitor activity and report in meaningful and actionable way to management.
Foster a sense of teamwork and employ creativity with chefs to create menus to exceed their expectations.
The drive and commitment to stay current with food trends and seasonal items.
Provide the highest level of customer service by supporting customers in their overall experience.?
Required, Education and Experience:
4-year degree in Business or related field preferred.
4+ years in the culinary industry.
Restaurant management experience preferred.
Proficient in MS Office and e-mail.
Prescription Drug Coverage
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off
401K Retirement Plan
Life Insurance (Company paid)
Quarterly bonus pay
Short/Long Term Disability Insurance (Company paid)
Associated topics: cafe, commercial, deli chef, executive kitchen, grill chef, pizza chef, salad chef, service manager, sushi, sushi chef
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