WELCOME TO PATRICE & ASSOCIATES RECRUITING SPECIALISTS

GROWING GREAT BRANDS AND BUILDING REWARDING CAREERS
Celebrating 30 years in Business

WELCOME TO PATRICE & ASSOCIATES RECRUITING SPECIALISTS

GROWING GREAT BRANDS AND BUILDING REWARDING CAREERS
Celebrating 30 years in Business

WELCOME TO PATRICE & ASSOCIATES RECRUITING SPECIALISTS

GROWING GREAT BRANDS AND BUILDING REWARDING CAREERS
Celebrating 30 years in Business

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Whether you are a candidate looking for a job, or an employer looking for a great manager, it takes a lot of time, effort and persistence.

With over 175 offices and 350 recruiters in the US and Canada, we have connections that build rewarding careers and grow great brands. Our franchisees and recruiters are here for you without boundary restrictions! Want to move to another state? Want to hire managers throughout North America? We are unique in that our franchisees can work the entire country while offering you one point of contact for all your needs whether you want to hire managers or look for a job in multiple states.

Our clients include nationwide and local restaurants, hotels, retail and grocery chains, assisted living facilities, hospitals, airport concourse outlets, spas, catering and wedding venues, casinos, companies that hire sales and customer service representatives and much more.

Patrice & Associates is the largest and most successful hospitality and retail Executive Search firm in North America and has been in business for more than 30 years. Over these years, we have honed our methods that make us stand apart from our competition.

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Your search for excellence starts and ends here.

We provide each client with a dedicated executive search team and exclusive partnership throughout the entire process. Our team employs a hands-on, collaborative approach to gain a deep understanding of your goals, strategic vision and unique needs. The insights uncovered through this approach enable our team to effectively identify, recruit and vet the right candidates.

Covid Update from Patrice Rice, CEO Founder

I've been recruiting in the hospitality industry for 30 years and have seen the restaurant and hospitality industry rebound through many crises. Once again Hospitality leads the way in the nation’s recovery. There is no question the hospitality industry has been hit the hardest but the HEALING PROCESS HAS BEGUN!

In March, restaurants and bars gained 176,000 jobs. Hospitality led the way in the March U.S. jobs report and had the largest increase of any industry, as economic activity resumes while the nationwide unemployment rate dropped to 6%.

As Restaurant/Hospitality Recruiters, we are playing a big part in re-staffing many diverse companies. Some are using their PPP money to assist with staffing their locations. It seems like every day companies are reach out to us asking for helping filling positions.

Now that the vaccine has been distributed and continues to be distributed, the “flood gates” have started to open. We are seeing a huge wave of companies opening new locations, restaffing and there are smiles of people’s faces once again.

Why Clients and Candidates Chose Patrice and Associates

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Why Patrice & Associates?

Our Clients call us the Gold Standard in Executive Search

For Our Employers

“Patrice Way” Brochure

  • We do what other firms say they "do” but “don't". We specialize in making recruiting calls to competing concepts sourcing people that aren’t responding to internet ads.
  • With unemployment lower than it’s been in decades, it’s a candidate’s market. As your staffing partner we can “sell” your brand resulting in more candidates to interview.
  • One point of Contact through our National Account Program serving all locations in North America.
  • Higher Quality Candidates by leveraging 25+ years of networking plus over 300 recruiters talking to candidates every day.
  • Our Clients call us the Gold Standard in Executive Search.

For Our Job Seekers

  • If you think it’s time to make a move don’t waste another minute! We have a 25+ year reputation for making great matches that are a win-win for both the employer and employee.
  • Finding your next career move can be a full-time job, but no worries, we make it a lot easier and even fun. We will steer you throughout the process for free.
  • We provide up-to-date information on the job market in your area, the hottest jobs and the best companies to work for.
  • Whether you know exactly what you want – or don’t have a clue about the next position or salary you could command, we can help.
  • We want you to win and enjoy the process. Your success is our success.
From resume preparation to final negotiations, we are here to help job seekers succeed

What Clients Say About Patrice & Associates

  • Michael Kunkle helped me out so much!

    I will forever be grateful for him! He sent my resume out and had interviews set up for me the very next morning. I am so excited for this career move and I owe it to him!     -Hailey Morton Michael Kunkle helped me out so much!
  • It was a pleasure working with Eric Coultoff

    Eric Coultoff was extremely helpful to me in obtaining my new career. We worked together on my resume. He prepared me for the interviews. He was timely in his communication, always gave me updates.

    Thank you,
    Mark Denham
    It was a pleasure working with Eric Coultoff
  • Helen Nourai THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH!!

    After being COVID laid off in 2020; I spent the next year floundering, and looking for work. I had my resume up on all the different sites, and applied to anything that was even close to a good fit. No luck, and very few calls or email responses. Until one day out of nowhere Helen contacted me. Helen was extremely personable, positive, and prepared. After speaking for some time, completing the initial introductions, and basic information. Helen already had a position in mind for me. I sent her all of my relevant documents, and she worked her magic. Just a couple days later she emailed back my beautifully reworked resume, and double checked that I was ready for her to submit to potential employers. Then things went very fast! The next day on a Tuesday I had 2 phone interviews. Then Thursday another interview with the Director. Helen kept in touch every step of the way; calling even when I had forgotten to keep her posted. Then the General Manager contacted me on a Saturday followed by the VP!! Less than a week after Helen had submitted me I had completed the interview process, and was waiting on an offer pending reference & background checks. Helen, again was in amazing communication with me. Discussing my needs from the offer to ensure that when the offer was made; it included everything I wanted. It worked out exactly like that too! In the midst of the whirlwind offer that was exactly what I wanted (something I've never experienced before), and all the different company leaders reaching out to me. Helen was right there with me too. Checking in, sharing in my excitement, and giving me all her congratulations. Again, I had never experienced a hiring process with this much of a personal touch before ever! Definitely never one that was this smooth, and fast. If the Company went a day not talking to me, Helen was on it and reaching out to push the process forward.
    13 months of the unconscionable COVID under employment; with all the stress, worry, and insecurity, doing anything and everything to scrape together as many dollars as possible, to finally land a dream position that is a perfect fit, in my ideal location, industry, and salary. It is all still so unbelievable, and I know Helen was more than a major player. She was the key! The difference maker! I cannot express my level of gratitude for her help, and perseverance. Helen is the most gifted recruiter I have ever interacted with, and should I ever be looking for work, Helen will absolutely be my first call.
    Much Gratitude,
    Ben Whetstone
    Helen Nourai THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH!!
  • Jonathan Litt is a wonderful person and great recruiter!

    Thank you for all the assistance you provided me during my job search. I appreciate the information and advice that Johnathan Litt had given, as well as the connections you have shared with me. Your expertise and help have been invaluable during this.  I’ll never forget your help and your friendship, you are one and only one, thanks again.
    Sincerely,
    Shahriar Lou Mehrdad
    Jonathan Litt is a wonderful person and great recruiter!
  • I’m still in awe of Gary Kinsinger's abilities!

    It has been such an honor to work with Patrice & Associates, but more specifically with Gary Kinsinger. I’ve worked with recruiters in the past, however none as detail oriented and diligent as Mr. Kinsinger. From the moment he initially reached out to me, all the way to my first day in my new position, Gary was and is still very present in making sure my comfort and needs are met. I truly can’t put into words how beyond grateful I am to have worked with Gary. And with no doubt in my mind would recommend his services to anyone in the market. Gary matched me with the role of my dreams in just one and a half weeks. Thank you so much, Gary Kinsinger!
    Best,
    Angela L DeFalco
    I’m still in awe of Gary Kinsinger's abilities!