Patrice & Associates has grown to become one of the largest privately held search firms in the country and had its humble beginning in 1989 in the basement of Patrice’s home. Their recruiters are of the highest caliber and have been with them for as long as 10 years. Their team of recruiters has strong industry experience and have included 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.
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A career helping people make their next career move can be highly rewarding, both personally and financially. You work to connect our client companies with qualified management candidates.
For many, it's the best of both worlds. You have independence and control over your own business, but you are also backstopped by the experience, resources and relationships Patrice & Associates has built over 20 years as one of the nation's leading hospitality recruiting firms. This means you have built in clients, a nationwide database of candidates, access to all the major job boards – and experienced colleagues training and supporting you at every step.
As a franchise owner, you are entitled to the highest possible commission rate for each placement, territory overrides, the ability to build your own team of recruiters and resume job board access.
This career path requires self-discipline, ambition and the right personality to work from home and to succeed as a recruiter.
Strong Training Program: Whether you are a first time business owner or a veteran entrepreneur, our training program is designed to ensure your success. We offer a full year of extensive training and support included in the cost of your franchise. Our Training Program includes:
- 1 week Virtual Training
- 1 week Hands-on Training at corporate headquarters
- 30 days daily one-on-one training with Patrice Rice, CEO and Founder
- 60 day Mentor Program partnering with a senior franchisee
- 9 months Advanced Sales Training, Business Development and Executive Coaching from the Sandler Sales Training organization.
You Don't have to Build a Business: You just have to work the business! This is an instant business – we have over 500 jobs to be filled nationwide and we can help you source candidates. We have existing corporate contracts with companies such as California Pizza Kitchen, The Cheesecake Factory, Ruby Tuesday, TGI Friday, 9 Applebees Franchises, 5 Panera Bread Franchises, Cracker Barrel, YUM Brands, Darden Group, Fuddruckers, Lubys, Cheeseburger in Paradise, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, Stoney River Steakhouse, Chipolte, Qdoba, KFC, IHOP, Hotels with Host Marriott, Airport concessions, casinos, Sonic, and many more.
Strong Industry Reputation: Founded in 1989, Patrice & Associates Hospitality Recruiting has been in business longer than any competitors and is the largest recruiting agency in our niche market. We began franchising 4 years ago and currently have approximately 40 franchisees.
We are not affected by the economy! The Hospitality Industry is second in size ONLY to the Federal Government! It is a $6 Billon industry and the most recent report shows that the food service industry businesses added 38,000 jobs in May and 337,000 during the past 12 months – nearly 1,000 jobs daily since the start of the year. Food in America is here to stay!
Why Patrice & Associates?
Your success is our success. The way we interact between the candidates, client companies and franchisees provides a tight network of support even though we are all across the country. The secret of our success lies in fostering that support so everyone in the equation wins and we are all successful. Here are just a few of the ways Patrice & Associates is unique.
Turnkey Work from Home Opportunity! Patrice & Associates is one of the largest recruiting firms in the U.S., specializing in the hospitality industry. We've earned a reputation for delivering the highest quality management candidates, using the kind of personal touch that's usually found in smaller recruiting firms.
Free Resume Database – Existing Clients! This business is designed to be a turnkey operation. We've developed a large network of contacts in businesses across the U.S., and we'll share our leads with you! Our proprietary Applicant Tracking System gives you access to a database filled with job opportunities and management candidates. What's more, our extensive Internet presence generates new leads daily.
Low Start-Up Costs – $54,750 franchise fee and small start up costs! The Patrice & Associates franchise has been carefully planned to provide low barriers to entry. For one, the initial investment requirement is well below the standard franchise investment. Next, you'll operate your franchise from the low overhead and convenience of your home office. As your business builds momentum, you may find it necessary to bring on a part-time administrative assistant.
Our ideal candidate has a passion for people, organized, excellent time management skills, impeccable follow through, easy to talk too, and enjoys building relationships. In addition to the Franchise license fee, it is important to note that you must have additional funds available to support your lifestyle for at least 90 - 120 days during the beginning phase of your business.