Foodvision.com (OTCBB:FVSN), announces the team behind www.gate2plate.com, the first B2B e-commerce marketplace targeted to independent restaurant operators in North America.
The Business to Business team has collectively over 50 years in the food, beverage and hospitality industry. Foodvision.com expects many great things from this diverse team.
Foodvision.com Business to Business team is composed of three people from diverse back grounds; Sam Galbraith, Foodvision.com’s VP of Business to Business, Chad Thomason, Foodvision.com’s B2B Project Manager and Geir Kilen, Foodvision.com’s Corporate Executive Chef.
Sam Galbraith is a graduate from Dekalb College in Atlanta with an Associate Degree in Business. Sam currently has over 30 years in foodservice experience. It includes both restaurant and food manufacturing, where he previously worked with Gemini Food Industries, as VP Sales and Marketing.
“I believe our team works well together because we represent a broad cross section of the restaurant, food service and distribution industry and can anticipate the needs of the industry,” states Sam Galbraith, VP of Business to Business for Foodvision.com. “We also have tools on board that help the independent restaurant operator compete with the major restaurant chains. Tools such as back end software, menus and marketing aids that will assist these operators reduce costs and time.”
Chad Thomason comes to Foodvision.com with a BS in Business Administration from Mercer University and a minor in Information Systems. Chad currently has over 5 years in the food service industry and he previously worked for American Formula as an Operations Manager.
Geir Klien was born in Norway and completed his culinary education at the prestigious “Kristians and Kulinariske Institute” after earning a Business Management Certificate from “Handels Skolen”. Geir also completed a two year apprenticeship at “The Hotel Norge” under Chef Ove Aasen. Geir’s first job in the US was as Executive Banquet Chef at Atlanta Airport Hilton Hotel and Towers, a 500 room hotel.
Before he came to Foodvision he was Executive Chef at Emory Conference Center Hotel in Atlanta where he supervised two kitchens, two restaurants and an executive club lounge.
“Foodvision.com’s B2B Internet site, www.Gate2Plate.com, will allow Foodvision.com to diversify their offerings on a larger scale with a unique platform that will allow independent restaurant operators to meet their needs,” states Geir Kilen, Foodvision.com Corporate Executive Chef.
Foodvision.com (OTCBB:FVSN), launched in November 1999, is the Internets one-stop food Portal where consumers and food professional can satisfy all of their food needs without leaving the site. The site is targeted to the general public interested in all related food topics and food service professionals interested in all food business related issues.
Foodvision.com includes hot topics, recipes of the day and week; restaurant reviews, creating interesting menus, restaurant design and financing, cooking schools etc. Foodvision.com, Inc., is a food-specific Internet information provider and Portal Company that integrates traditional business systems in food and beverage operations with leading-edge technologies in Internet systems.
The linking of substantial expertise in food establishment operations and state-of-the-art Internet business provides the shareholders and partners of foodvision.com with a solid financial base and the exciting growth potential.
Foodvision.com can be found at http://www.foodvision.com.
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