Creative Manager Needed for a National Foodservice Company

On July 17, 2017 in Industry Coverage, Recent news

Creative Manager Needed for a National Foodservice Company

Creative Manager Needed

I could sit here and tell you how big of a deal it is when a Creative Services and Communications Manager position opens at one of the “Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in the United States” (for the last 8 years). I could tell you how this position can shape the branding of a nationwide company with 1000+ locations. I could tell you how 92% of our employee owners (yes, we’re 100% employee owned) say PFSbrands is a “Great Place to Work”… Nope, I’m not going to dwell on that stuff.

What I want to tell you about is the career-altering opportunity to be the creative manager behind quickly growing, nationwide foodservice programs. It’s the opportunity to leave your imprint on an entire industry while working with our expert team.

Just imagine… With your guidance, our team could create the next unforgettable, nationwide campaign. Think you know how to pull off the next Arby’s style commercial? Know the next “Eat Mor Chikin” slogan?

First, check out our company. You’ll quickly see we aren’t like many companies in the world. We are here to empower our employees and fanatically support our retailers. Then, if you’re ready for the challenge of being the creative manager behind our brands, check out the job posting.

Just think…

One of the fastest-growing companies in the USA with over 1000 locations + You = An opportunity of a lifetime…

Those don’t come around often.

It starts here.

Foodservice Industry Roundup: 100 ideas for improving your brand

On June 19, 2017 in Industry Coverage, Recent news

Foodservice Industry Roundup 100 ideas for improving your brand

Improving Your Brand

From helping your location save more on energy to 100 creative ideas to brand your restaurant, this foodservice industry roundup can help get your creative juices flowing and improving your brand. Let’s get started!


Foodservice Industry Roundup: Most innovative menu items

On June 8, 2017 in Recent news, Pro Tips

Foodservice Industry Roundup Most innovative menu items

Time for another foodservice industry roundup. Check out some of the latest information to hit the industry and some cool industry trends (like the most innovative menu items) that you need to be aware of!


Bankers Trust and PFSbrands

On June 2, 2017 in News, Recent news

Check out how Bankers Trust helped PFSbrands become 100% employee owned!

A-Player Programmer Wanted

On May 1, 2017 in Recent news

A-Player Programmer Wanted

“Do you speak the language?”

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Are you the type of all-star programmer that knows your Java from your MVC? Your CSS from your WCF? C# from SQL? In essence, do you speak code?

If so, we need you at PFSbrands to help cement our company as an industry leader in technology!

You may have heard of us… PFSbrands is the parent company of the nation-wide fried chicken franchise, Champs Chicken. Last year we witnessed over 60 million in top-line revenue, we were named one of the Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in the nation by INC Magazine for the 8th year in a row, we were named a Great Place to Work for the second year in a row and become 100% employee owned this year… We had a BIG year!

Our current IT team is a hard-hitting all-star lineup that will help propel your growth. Get this, our lead programmer just built an entire marketing hub which will allow our 1000+ retailers to eventually order everything they possibly need – it’s their Amazon-esque stop of anything marketing.

Trust me… You won’t EVER get bored. You will have the tools and expertise to create some of the most innovative programs to hit our industry and you get to become one of our newest employee owners! This all equates to a great place to work with unlimited potential for growth!

So how does it work? Can you meet these basic qualifications?

  • ●  2+ years programming experience in one or more of the following technologies:
      • ●  C#
      • ●  NET
      • ●  MVC
      • ●  HTML5
      • ●  CSS
      • ●  Javascript
      • ●   WCF
      • ●  SQL Server
  • ●  BS/BA in Computer Science or relevant IT Certification/experience
  • ●  Knowledge of Dynamics CRM a plus
  • ●  Excellent verbal and written communication
  • ●  Strong customer service orientation
  • ●  Professional mindset along with adherence to our Core Values
  • ●  Ability to quickly process information and make decisions
  • ●  Excellent time-management with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • ●  Detail-oriented and excellent follow through
  • ●  Must be dependable and able to work independently with little supervision as well as with a team of individuals
  • ●  Must be able to pass background check

If you are curious what the culture is like here at the PFSbrands, reach out to our IT Director, John Bleidistel at: Be sure to apply for the IT Programmer position on our Careers page. You won’t regret it!

It all boils down to this… Do you want to be on the front-lines of innovation? Do you have an unrelenting will to be successful? Do you have a strong desire to work for the best and be the best?

Well, then we are the perfect fit for you.

All you have to do is speak the language!


Why ESOPs Can Be More Than an Exit Strategy

On March 28, 2017 in General, News, Recent news

As a newly-formed ESOP (employee-owned company) we are passionate to share this important message with other businesses. Here is an excerpt from the article featuring PFSbrands on!



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“Our opportunity is limitless,” says Burcham. “We could continue to grow at a double-digit pace for 30 to 40 years, maybe beyond that. But we’re going to need everyone’s commitment here to scale like that.”
– Shawn Burcham, Founder & CEO




You can read the full article on …

More about PFSbrands

PFSbrands provides two successful hot food brands to the c-store and supermarket industries — Champs Chicken® and Cooper’s Express®. Both brands are registered trademarks of Pro Food Systems, Inc. (PFSbrands). Champs Chicken uses a unique “business-within-a-business” franchise model. Cooper’s Express is built on a simple supply agreement.  While both programs feature no upfront franchise fees and no on-going royalty fees, they each have a unique set of benefits. The company distributes its branded products out of it’s 65,000 sq. ft. corporate headquarters and national distribution center located in Holts Summit, Missouri. With over 900 branded locations in 36 states, the company has been ranked by INC. Magazine as one of the “Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies in the USA” for the last 8 years. For more information on partnering with our company, interested parties can call (888) 581-9188.

Top 6 Expert Advertising Tips for Increasing Your Foodservice Revenue

On January 23, 2017 in Recent news, Pro Tips

Top 6 Expert Advertising Tips for Increasing Your Foodservice Revenue

Foodservice Advertising Tips:

Marketing doesn’t look that hard, right? From an outside perspective it just looks like you throw up a bunch of signs, maybe get a radio ad and publish a Facebook post out and you can instantly improve your revenue… Simple! Is there any strategy that goes into it?

How to Increase Your Store’s Internet Presence

On January 12, 2017 in Recent news, Pro Tips

Beginner's Guide For Increasing Your Store's Internet Presence

Beginner’s Guide to Improving Internet Presence

From Googling the movie quote that’s on the tip of your tongue to finding out what’s playing at the local cinema, we rely more and more on technology always being present to keep us “in the know” and connected to our favorite people and brands. This gets many grocery and c-store operators thinking, if they haven’t already, about creating a specific website for their brand… Is this a good idea for everyone?

Revenue Boosting Strategies: These locations are crushing it!

On January 9, 2017 in Recent news, Pro Tips

Revenue Boosting Strategies: These locations are crushing it!

Revenue Boosting Strategies for Your Location

What are a few revenue boosting strategies you can implement today that can have serious effects on your bottom-line? Check out what some of our top performing stores are doing and their revenue boosting strategies!

End of the Year Foodservice Industry Roundup

On December 30, 2016 in Recent news, Pro Tips

Foodservice Industry Roundup

Wow, where did 2016 go? What a year! Below we have some of the best articles from the last quarter of 2016. There are some really cool trends you need to know about that will continue to play a massive part in the foodservice industry for 2017 and ultimately your bottom-line.


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