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Patrice & Associates, Inc

Employment - Recruiting - Staffing

Founded in 1989 in the basement of Patrice’s home, Patrice & Associates Hospitality Recruiting has grown to become one of the largest restaurant recruiting and hospitality recruiting firms in the country.

Our franchisees and recruiters are of the highest caliber. Our team has strong in experience and includes backgrounds such as Vice Presidents, District Managers, Managing Partners, Chefs and General Managers from restaurant and hotel concepts such as The Cheesecake Factory, PF Changs, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, Marriott Corporation, Red Robin, TGI Fridays, Arbys, Buffets, Applebees, Friendly’s and YUM Brands.

  • We have helped thousands of hospitality candidates find new job opportunities.
  • Many companies have made over 1,000 hires from us.
  • Corporate Recruiters regularly “take us with them” to a new Human Resource position.
  • Early in her career, Patrice wrote a book on “How to Interview” and taught classes on successful interview techniques.

We represent all major restaurant corporate chains – $4M casual dining restaurant companies, $6M – $10M theme casual dining clubs, $4M family style restaurants, companies opening 40 new locations a year, fine dining, fast food, airports, malls and travel plazas nationwide.

Why Patrice & Associates?
For Our Clients:

Contingency Recruiting: You only pay for results not efforts!

  • Only WBENC certified Hospitality Recruiting Agency
  • Database access to 400,000+ candidates
  • Open positions will be featured on our corporate website
  • Our recruiters deploy a multi-pronged candidate sourcing strategy including Cold Calling competing concepts, Social Media, Networking and Advertising targeted positions

For Our Candidates:

We know your work schedule can be crazy and we make ourselves available in your time frame. We understand this is not a 9:00 – 5:00 industry and we work the hours necessary to meet your needs. Our services as a career coach are completely free to you and include:

  • Access to all open management positions in your area
  • Free resume critique and re-write
  • Free coaching in preparation for interviews
  • Free inside information on companies and interviewers
  • Access to exclusive positions not advertised elsewhere
Who We Serve

We represent all facets of the hospitality industry including catering companies, hotel banquet facilities, resorts, private clubs, national chains, local and regional franchises and IT companies that service the hospitality industry. Tell us who you need – chances are we have qualified candidates ready to send your way – from operations management to human resource positions to District Management and corporate executive opportunities.

The Candidates

We maintain a vast database of management talent with all sorts of foodservice and hospitality backgrounds: fast food, casual dining, family style, former restaurant owners, catering, food & beverage, banquet, recent college grads who were servers during college, ex-military candidates who were involved in foodservice… most any type of experience. Our team is dedicated to constantly growing our database of active and passive candidates seeking the right career move.

The Companies

With Patrice & Associates, you’re in good company. We represent most major corporate chains. We are an integral part of this industry and maintain access to its best and brightest stars: $4M casual dining companies; $6M – $10M theme casual dining clubs; $4M family style restaurants; companies opening new locations every year; fine dining, fast food, airports, malls and travel plazas nationwide.