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We Connect Great Companies with Great Talent

Finding the best talent can be like assembling a giant puzzle; the perfect pieces aren’t always easy to find. At Patrice and Associates of Grand Rapids, we’re committed to helping you locate and hire the best talent to compliment your business needs. We leverage our local West Michigan connections and experience as well as the nationwide Patrice and Associates network of over 450 recruiters to build a portfolio of vetted candidates that align with your unique organizational needs. Relying on Patrice and Associates of Grand Rapids allows you to focus on your business while we curate a list of experienced and proven talent for you. Click on the sections below to learn more about how Patrice and Associates of Grand Rapids works to your benefit!

Restaurant Management

  • Patrice and Associates of Grand Rapids utilizes its recruiters’ decades of experience as executives, food service leaders, and talent specialists to make sure candidates have the real-world skills and education to elevate your business. 
  • We know the questions to ask to make sure a candidate understands your expectations of a leader, and identify great cultural fits for your business. 
  • We take the time to understand your business’ needs, and then customize a search strategy to meet your hiring and organization goals. 
  • We go fishing where the fish are by reaching out and connecting with talent that is considering a switch, but may not have started their search yet. This allows you to get a jump on great people before they hit the market. 
  • You will have a single dedicated point of contact throughout to simplify your recruiting process.
  • We take the time to get to know your business culture and operational needs. 
  • Patrice and Associates of GR can help you with sourcing GM’s, Chefs, Operations Leaders, Finance Professionals, Sommeliers, Supply Chain and Purchasing Leaders, Corporate Trainers, and other hospitality talent.  
  • We back our work with a 60-day replacement guarantee on all placed candidates.

Hotels and Resorts

  • Michigan’s mix of quaint inns, world-class resorts, and convention centers creates the need for several different types of leaders. We understand these markets, and know how to recruit for your unique needs. 
  • The unique personality of your business requires unique talent to help lead it. 
  • We take the time to understand your business’ needs, and then customize a search strategy to meet your hiring and organization goals. 
  • Patrice and Associates of GR can help you with sourcing GM’s, Shift Managers, Audit Professionals, Purchasing Leaders, Housekeeping Managers, Facility Directors, and other hotel and resort talent. 
  • We back our work with a 60-day replacement guarantee on all placed candidates.

Event Sales and Management

  • Events require a unique set of skills to coordinate all of the details that your clients expect from a high-performance facility. We know how to find great talent to meet those expectations. 
  • Executing fantastic events frequently requires a team that knows how to react to ever-changing needs. Finding flexible, personable talent helps set your business apart. 
  • We recruit sales leaders that help create a point of difference between your facility and your competitors, helping you ensure that your facility is contracted more often. 
  • Patrice and Associates of GR can help you with sourcing Facility and Catering Sales Professionals, Banquet Chefs, Catering Managers, and more. 
  • We back our work with a 60-day replacement guarantee on all placed candidates.

Specialty and Executive Searches

  • Executive Searches require Executive level recruiters. Doug’s experience as a former executive and sales leader helps Patrice and Associates of Grand Rapids seek out talented and experienced leaders who are capable of making a positive impact on your bottom line. 
  • We know what it means and the risks involved with confidential searches, and work to protect your organization while recruiting great talent.
  • Retained search programs where Patrice and Associates of Grand Rapids handles the entire process, including candidate search and vetting, the coordination of virtual interviews, background checks, reference checks, and the offer process.
  • Patrice and Associates of GR can recruit CEO and COO roles, VP/RVP Roles, Director of Sales, HR or Marketing, and other key executive leadership positions 
  • We back our work with a 60-day replacement guarantee on all placed candidates.