Job Creation & Targeting
Find the perfect Experts!
Foodstarz offers an international network of prolific gastronomic professionals - professional chefs, sommeliers, F&B managers and many more.
Begin with posting a job in one of 6 categories which will help to classify your project. Describe your goals and skill requirements. Our algorithm will present you the most suitable experts based on your input. You can screen the suggested Experts or search the network on your own and invite Experts directly to your job offer.
Do you verify Experts?
We offer several measures to ensure that our Foodstarz create reliable and credible results for our clients:
- Authenticating email addresses.
- Offering meaningful profiles containing personal information, photos and videos of our Experts and their professional activities.
- Provide each Expert’s average rating from previous jobs as well as written feedback from former clients.
You can also include specific questions for each Expert which they will answer during the application phase. Additionally we offer direct means of communication between you and the Experts through the Foodstarz platform.
Can you manage my job offer(s)?
Of course, selecting our Enterprise Plan[LINK] includes a managed service in which we offer to manage the whole process of finding Experts, ensure accurate results and oversee the billing process.
If you did not select the Enterprise plan you can of course always contact our support.
Management & Execution
Hire the perfect Experts!
Invite the best Experts to your jobs to request applications. Review the applicants and hire your favorites.
- Communicate with Experts via our messaging system to further review the applicants.
- Browse and review the extensive profiles which contain professional information as well as video and photo content illustrating their skills.
- Read through feedback from former clients and look at the Expert’s overall rating.
What is the process of actually making a hire on Foodstarz?
All available Experts in our network are in an active contractual relationship with Foodstarz. You can simply hire them.
How do I oversee the execution and ensure proper results?
Our communication tools put you in direct and immediate contact with your hired Experts. Our interface guides you and the Experts through the complete process which reduces mistakes and misinformation as well as ensures that you are always on the same page.
Approval & Billing
How do I gain access to results?
Each job has it’s own online workspace in which you can review hired candidates, communicate with them as well as well as review available results.
How do I review and approve the results?
Some jobs will of course be completed outside of the digital space (e.g. participating in a show cooking event). Besides these instances, in which the results were created in your presence, our platform will present you the results in an accessible form:
- Surveys & Sensory Tests will be summarized and visualized.
- Recipes are presented in a publishable form.
Pay for perfect results!
Payment on Foodstarz is result oriented. Hiring a Foodstar for a certain daily fee being the only exception, you will only pay for an approved result. As the budget for job is predefined you always know what a suitable end result will cost you before starting a job.
How do I pay my hired Experts?
You don’t. We will deliver the payment to our experts all over the world. We will, of course, only pay an Expert whose results you approved.
Do I receive an invoice?
You will receive a single invoice for each job containing the fees for each Expert and our commission. All invoices are digitally available on the platform.
Showcase your Talents & Find Exciting Job Offers
Create a Unique and Meaningful Profile
Your Foodstarz profile is your business card as well as your CV. Publish relevant information and content to increase your chance to be selected as candidates for the most lucrative and sought after jobs:
- Publish details about your professional career as well as your individual strengths and skills.
- Add videos and pictures showing your creations and your professional environment to validate your skillset.
- Upload new content regularly to demonstrate your progress and illustrate your continued activity.
Pro Tip: Ask your clients if you can upload content from successful Foodstarz jobs.
What kind of jobs can I apply for on Foodstarz?
Foodstarz offers a wide variety of jobs. Jobs are often posted but not limited to the following categories:
- Sensory Tests
- Recipe Development
- Rent a Foodstar
- Product Promotion
How am I hired by clients?
Based on your skillset and rating our algorithm will suggest you to our clients for the most suitable job opportunities. Clients will review your profile, rating and feedback from other clients and invite you to jobs.
Two aspects are most important:
Create an outstanding profile: As mentioned above your profile is the most meaningful part of your application. Write a compelling application proposal: Tell the client why you and you alone are perfect match for his requirements and why selecting you will ensure the job’s success.
Create Incredible Results & Get Paid on Time
How does Foodstarz help me to create successful results?
Most jobs can be completed from wherever you feel comfortable to work (with some exceptions like show cookings or promotional events). Each project is organized digitally on the Foodstarz platform in which you can:
- Exchange files and data with the client.
- Use our direct messaging tools to communicate with the client and other Foodstarz.
- Use our tools to organize your results and bring them in a usable format and shape.
How do I get paid?
Foodstarz offers two forms of payments:
PayPal: If you choose to be paid via PayPal we’ll pay you immediately after the job has been approved by the client. (Reasonable delays due to automatic processing via PayPal notwithstanding.)
Wire Transfer: If you can’t or don’t want to use PayPal we’ll pay you via Wire Transfer after you provided us with your banking details. The payment will arrive within 30 days after the job has been approved by the client.