announces Industry Advisory Board

April 7, 2015

New York, NY - Professional networking and job matching site announced today their Industry Advisory Board. Comprised of eight outstanding leaders in the food, beverage, and hospitality industry, this selected group recognized early on that would benefit the industry as a whole, by addressing a huge pain point with talent sourcing, while also advocating for a platform dedicated to helping the people of this industry. Founder & CEO Alice Cheng explained the company's motivation for assembling this elite board: "It is very important to us that we continue to support the entire community of talent and businesses in the food, beverage and hospitality industry. The best way for us to do that effectively is to ask for help and perspectives from industry leaders. This group offers a wide variety of experience and expertise which we know will have a powerful, positive impact on our site, as we continue serve the talented, dedicated people who are members of our rapidly growing network."

The Industry Advisory Board is comprised of the following individuals who continue to mentor and inspire food, beverage and hospitality professionals:

Anthony Rudolf
CEO & Founder of Journee

Bobby Stuckey, MS
Owner, Frasca Food and Wine

Gavin Kaysen
Chef/Owner, Spoon and Stable

Johnny Iuzzini
Founder/Owner, Sugar Fueled

Julie Secviar
HR Director, Thomas Keller Restaurant Group

Kimberly Galban
VP of Operations, One off Hospitality Group

Ron Hayes
Associate Director – Career Services, Culinary Institute of America

Sabato Sagaria, MS
Chief Restaurant Officer, Union Square Hospitality Group

About is a professional networking and job matching website designed for current and aspiring professionals in the food, beverage, and hospitality industry. Their website enables talent to represent themselves professionally, match to and seek out job opportunities, get inspired by virtual mentorships, and connect with resources to help them fuel their careers. For businesses, Culinary Agents' technology and services are a cost effective way to source all levels of culinary, pastry, wine & spirits, dining service, and office positions.

Working with some of the best talent, restaurants, businesses, schools, and non-profit organizations across the U.S., Culinary Agents is active in 30+ cities nationwide including New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami, Denver, Seattle, New Orleans, and more.

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Jennifer Pesce
500 7th Avenue, Floor 8
New York, NY 10018
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