Vendor Relations Associate was founded in 2010 with the goal of connecting inspired kitchens with the masses. Inspired by San Francisco's thriving farmers' markets and the abundance of passionate local chefs, we decided it was time to revamp catering by opening up access to this amazing wealth of local gourmet food. We've set out on a mission to connect companies with the local food scene, to give them a better, more wholesome sense of the small businesses around them. We enable these relationships through a mix of technology and committed customer service. No longer are you only able to read about the hottest chefs and food startups while at work – we're bringing them into your offices and homes. stands for curated quality and variety, trusted service and dead-simple ordering. At, Your Catering is Our Business!


The Vendor team eats, breathes, and dreams of great food. Exploring new cuisines and staying in the know about the top local eateries is an integral part of what our team does on a regular basis.  As a Vendor Relations Associate, you'll oversee the successful performance of the best local chefs, caterers, food trucks and restaurants in order to create memorable client experiences. The vendor team creates and fosters close relationships with our vendors to build the company in a sustainable direction in which we are looking towards the future of and our successful positioning within the market. We are currently only hiring for our East Coast markets.


  • Establish best in class vendor performance as it relates to error-free order execution and client satisfaction
  • Nurture strong vendor relationships and positive service standards
  • Actively support service recovery as need in daily operations
  • Update & enter vendor profile and menus into the system
  • Lead vendor menu curation to ensure menus meet client needs and standards 
  • Drive vendor menu development in order to meet market demand
  • Regularly update necessary legal documents from vendors
  • Manage the collaborative relationship between all internal operational teams 
  • Analyze performance metrics in order to maintain successful markets 
  • Support onboarding and orientation for new vendors
  • Conduct vendor and client onsite visits as needed to ensure service standards 
  • Photograph vendors' dishes for mouthwatering presentations to clients
  • Support stakeholder initiatives through active participation in team projects 
  • Deliver solution-based results on challenging vendor issues 


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 1-3 years of hospitality/customer service experience
  • Wherever permitted by applicable law, applicants must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire. All employees that interact with our clients/vendors/employees are required to be vaccinated
  • Excel in setting and achieving goals and deadlines
  • A sense of urgency and responsiveness to customer needs
  • Ability to maintain long-lasting relationships with all types of contact points
  • Strong communication and mediation/conflict management skills
  • Persuasive & savvy enough in knowing how to get a “No” to a “Yes”
  • Project management & working with large datasets is a plus
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working independently or as a team
  • Knowledge of the local food & culinary trends
  • Hospitality industry or nutrition experience a plus
  • Working knowledge of Google Drive, Excel & Helpscout  
  • Startup experience is a plus


  • Flexible work-from-home/remote (East Coast preferred)
  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter benefits


A Note to Candidates is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of actual or perceived age, race, creed, color, national origin, sex, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, veteran status or other military status, legal alien status or citizenship status, genetic carrier status, genetic information, AIDS or AIDS-related complex or HIV status, being a victim of domestic violence, protected activity (i.e., filing a charge of discrimination, participating in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise opposing prohibited discrimination), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

For this role we offer compensation in the range of $40,502 - $49,502, including obtainable quarterly bonuses and in addition to medical, vision, dental, commuter, and PTO benefits. 

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