Hospitality industry pros AccessPoint Group uniquely qualified to help major restaurants recruit chefs and executives
AccessPoint Group assists restaurants with the challenging task of finding the best talent to fill open positions. With the hospitality industry continuing to grow, AccessPoint Group responds to restaurants’ increasing need to find ambitious culinary talent.
The challenge is not only to find top-ranking chefs and employees, but also to make sure they are perfectly matched to the restaurants’ specific needs. In order to ensure success AccessPoint Group conducts true, highly focused searches, according to President & Co-Founder Tom Kelley.
“We are not resume pullers,” said Kelley. “We carefully scout and select experienced professionals who can expand their culinary and hospitality knowledge. Chefs who are interested in forward thought and innovation. We find chefs, and others in FOH/BOH, who can tailor their attributes to the needs of our clients.”
Kelley has served on the Board of Directors and has been a staff member of the National Restaurant Association, and has worked with and for major hospitality industry icons.
AccessPoint Group’s deep knowledge of the culinary and hospitality industry uniquely qualifies them to match the best culinary talent with employers.
After narrowing a selection of the best chefs in the nation, AccessPoint Group uses rigorous assessment methods throughout the process with vetting from their in-house culinary expert Eric Cares, an accomplished chef and graduate from the Culinary Institute of America. He reviews each candidate’s work history, perform reference checks, and arranges test meals and introductions.
Candidates are tested on technical abilities, business acumen, leadership strengths and all core disciplines a Chef needs in today’s market. Our clients’ needs come first when searching for candidates that would be an excellent addition to their establishment.
In addition, AccessPoint Group doesn’t stop once they’ve matched a chef with a client. They follow the candidates’s progress with the client to ensure continued success. AccessPoint Group also offers a full range of expert services to the client, including growth strategies, chef and staff training, and brand development.
AccessPoint Group has offices in San Diego, where they consult for restaurants, franchises, nonprofits, emerging businesses, and Fortune 500 companies. For more information, please visit www.accesspointgroup.com or call (619) 259-0217.