Professional Sales Representation for Food Service Equipment Manufacturers

mafsi-logo Looking for a high turnover sales outlet for your food service equipment, furniture, ware washing or small ware products? Sharkey & Associates provides quality representation with a professional setup that includes a culinary test center in Pittsburgh, equipment training for end users and skilled after-sales service.

Over the past 35 years, we continue to represent some of the biggest food service equipment manufacturers in the country. Our regional offices in Western Pennsylvania, New York and West Virginia offer a multi-line balanced portfolio of products drawing dealers, food service operators, consultants and a variety of other end users from across the region. The manufacturers we represent benefit from:

  • Our deep involvement in the market
  • Concentrated professional representation
  • A proven sales process
  • End-to-end service

Sharkey’s Extensive Capabilities

Sharkey & Associates provides manufacturing partners with exceptional value.

  • Our established sales outlets in Western PA, NY and WV have a reputation for exceptional products and service and are the first choice of food service operators in the area.
  • A professional culinary test center at our headquarters in Pittsburgh and live demos give sales an added boost. This test kitchen allows customers to have an interactive experience with selected cooking equipment.
  • Equipment training for our dealers and their end users (as well as product updates and featured videos on our website) helps customers optimize investment returns and secures their loyalty.
  • A skilled maintenance service network ensures that both, our manufacturers and their end users have a seamless experience.

Sharkey’s 5-Point Sales Process – We Make It Work for You!

Sharkey has a proven sales process that results in satisfying returns for our manufacturers and us.

  1. Call guide – Every call is documented for the salesperson to track the relationship and monitor specific follow-up requirements.
  2. Quote follow-up – We aggressively track, follow-up and report on quote activity.
  3. Sales discipline – Sharkey relies on a highly disciplined system for maximizing the return on sales time and investment in our key accounts.
  4. Reporting to principals – We provided quarterly reports on past activity along with a detailed, 90-day action plan to each manufacturer.
  5. Annual plans – Each principal is scheduled for a personal visit and presentation of the next year’s plan, no later than January 31 of the New Year.

With Sharkey & Associates, you can rest easy knowing that your products are well represented and that your end users enjoy exceptional service. Call us at 1-800-347-9541 to discuss representation for your food service equipment and furniture in our Western Pennsylvania, New York and West Virginia branches.

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