SALES PEOPLE AT KICK OFF MEETING
Linda Duke, CEO of Duke Marketing was invited to keynote the San Francisco Bay Area US Foodservice Division 2010 Kick Off Meeting Saturday January 16th, at the Claremont Hotel in Berkeley. Over 175 US Foodservice Sales people were in attendance for the annual event and Duke kept the crowd engaged for 90 minutes.
US Foodservice Number one Sales Person for 2009, John Miller, was featured as Mel Gibson in a Die Hard movie poster to give some excitement to his top sales award. Linda Duke stands next to the movie poster of John, who also bought 10 of Duke's recent book, "Recipes for Restaurateurs" to give to his clients. "My customers are always looking for new ideas, said Miller. "Duke's book is filled with tons of great ideas and this will give my opertors some new promotions to think about and execute to drive sales this year--it's genius!"
Duke's presentation included how to create a plan with restaurant operators with the tough economic conditions and creative ways to promote their menu, and drive sales without discounting.