NY (Auguest 6th, 2002) - StarChefs and eBay have teamed up to present eBay Foodservice Equipment auctions on StarChefs.com. StarChefs, the leading online culinary magazine and premier online classifeds service for the hospitality industry, is happy to continue to develop its strategic relationship with eBay, with whom they have already partnered to present two eBay-StarChefs online magazines.
Says Antoinette Bruno, CEO of StarChefs, “We decided to host eBay’s FoodService Equipment auctions on our site so we could continue in our own efforts to offer our users a one-stop resource for all of their culinary needs.” This strategic partnership is a result of eBay’s efforts to develop strong trade-based industry audiences for its different auction verticals. StarChefs, which has a high volume of trade traffic and industry credibility, was invited to partner with eBay to present the Foodservice auctions to the trade.
About StarChefs: StarChefs™ is an award-winning new media site and an established provider of workforce solutions addressing the needs of the hospitality/foodservice industry. Hosted online by 85 of the world’s top celebrity chefs, the site is the official partner of the James Beard Foundation and has become one of the most important destinations for original culinary content. StarChefs derives its revenue from its JobFinder, the industry’s leading online employment center. Targeting a loyal customer base that already includes restaurant chains, independent operators, foodservice professionals, and consumers, StarChefs addresses recruiting and retention with innovative, cost-effective solutions.
About eBay: eBay is The World’s Online MarketplaceTM. Founded in 1995, eBay created a powerful platform for the sale of goods and services by a passionate community of individuals and businesses. On any given day, there are millions of items across thousands of categories for sale on eBay. eBay enables trade on a local, national and international basis with customized sites in markets around the world.