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It’s #NationalCulinaryArtsMonth

July 20th, 2021|

It's been a busy month around here at Snapchef and to top it all off it is #NationalCulinaryArtsMonth - our time to shine! The culinary world is no joke - and the people who make it up work long days and hard nights to ensure that our mouths are happy & our bellies are full. We couldn't appreciate them anymore! Snapchef continues to embrace our partnership with the MRA (Massachusetts Restaurant Association) - especially their Education Foundation and ProStart Program. We absolutely love the work they are doing to help high school graduates pursue their culinary passions! Be sure to [...]

Snapchef’s Critical Role in Employment Gap covered by The Boston Globe

July 15th, 2021|

This week The Boston Globe published an article on the staffing shortage the restaurant and hospitality industry is facing.  Snapchef was front and center as a viable solution for major dining services, including our partner NexDine, whose co-founder David Lanci is quoted saying “I can just pick up the phone, deal with the app, and my people get qualified candidates” when referring to Snapchef . Written by Samantha Subin, the article also mentions Snapchef's recent partnership with leading culinary school Rouxbe and our online Fast Track training program which gets new workers ready for the hospitality industry in just [...]

MassLive Covers Snapchef’s New Fast Track Online Training

July 15th, 2021|

MassLive covered our partnership with leading culinary school Rouxbe and the recent launch of our online Fast Track training program. We're thrilled to see the momentum of the program out of the gate and a special thanks to Michael Bonner for picking up the story and sharing it with the MassLive audience. If you know anyone interested in starting a hospitality career, we're also currently offering the program for FREE to new Snapchef recruits, providing them with the gear to start their shift, and a ServSafe food handlers certificate (A $300 value). Excerpts from the article: “The quality of [...]

Employee Spotlight: Carl Tracy

July 13th, 2021|

This month we celebrate the 5 Year Work Anniversary of Snapchef team member Carl Tracy, Area Director New England.  Carl is an incredibly valued member of the organization working cross-functionally with business development, recruiting, training operations managers and always being there supporting our clients and managers. Starting out as a Grill Cook with Snapchef, Carl quickly advanced his career to operations manager in just  2 years - and then Area Director a year and a half later. His rapid rise through the ranks and continued commitment to supporting the careers of others in the hospitality industry is an exemplary reflection of the core values and career [...]

Snapchef Fast Track Virtual Training Launch

June 29th, 2021|

https://youtu.be/YMqcREwy9Ss Snapchef is proud to partner with Rouxbe, the leading online culinary school to provide virtual training to Snapchef recruits and workers across the globe looking to jumpstart their hospitality career. The 20 hour Fast Track Cook One course allows students to learn on their own schedule and teaches Cleaning & Sanitation, Food & Kitchen Safety, Knife Skills, Commercial Equipment Identification, Vegetable Identification and Cookery and Basic Cooking Methods. Qualified Snapchef applicants can take the course for FREE, receive a starter kit with uniform & accessories needed to work in commercial kitchens and get immediate job placement [...]

Employee Spotlight: William McDonough

June 10th, 2021|

We interviewed Chef William McDonough, Snapchef's Training & Operations Manager, and got to hear about everything from his favorite dishes from going up Central America to how training new Snapchefs has changed since the pandemic.  It gives us great pride to recognize his culinary journey and the hundreds of students he's trained. About Will: Will has been a valued part of the Snapchef team since 2005, arriving with years of experience in a variety of food service arenas. “I spent most of my teen years in El Salvador – working in the five different kitchens that [...]

#HospitalityIsHere Fundraiser

May 6th, 2021|

Snapchef is proud to support the “Hospitality is Here” fundraising campaign launched by At Your Service Staffing to celebrate the resilience of the hospitality industry while raising money for those in need as we mark its return. For the past couple weeks, we have been gathering the voices of our colleagues in the industry to share in our excitement for the return of hospitality. Snapchef is matching the $5 donation for video and selfie submissions to support the charity and donations will be split up equally between these nonprofits dedicated to helping hospitality workers in need, the Society For [...]

Snapchef Spotlight: Co-Founder and CFO Daniela Snopkowski

March 31st, 2021|

  Why did you decide to pursue a career in the Hospitality Food Service Industry? When I arrived in the United States, it was not my first intention to work for food service, but I was lucky enough to be hired for a job in a corporate cafeteria. At the same time, I was also hired at Dunkin Donuts. At the corporate cafeteria I started out as cashier and learned quickly how to work/thrive in that environment. They were always shorthanded, and I was eager to learn so I worked about every position there was in the cafeteria - including [...]

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