Vistar Corporation

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    Roma / PFG Area Manager

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    Current Employee - Area Manager  in  Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Area Manager in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at Vistar Corporation full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Roma / PFG / Vistar is one of the leaders in food distribution. The quality of the products that they have branded are in a class above the rest. It is easy to sell great quality products that you can be proud to sell.

    Cons

    It is a challenge to make money in the food distribution industry at the present time. With the rise of food prices the margin that a sales person can produce is less and less every year. It makes for a very challenging work environment.

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    It's time to look at reorganizing the pay structure for Area Managers. If you want to keep good qualified employees they will need to be paid for the hard work they put into the job. I would recommend a salary plus structure. This will help your employees get paid as well as promote growth.

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Vistar Corporation Interviews

Updated Jun 19, 2014
Updated Jun 19, 2014

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Bolingbrook, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bolingbrook, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Vistar Corporation in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    Normal process. Called for interview, offered the position, sent for drug screen, and started work. Interviewed with the operations manager and general manager. It wasn't a difficult interview, it was just different. The operations manager tried to appear intimidating while the general manager was friendly. Once you get to know them, you find out that's the way they are anyway.

    Interview Questions
    • No really difficult questions. It was all the normal interview questions that most people could answer without difficulty. The downside was that there were two managers in there and they played the "Good cop/ Bad cop" routine.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation. Everyone starts at the same rate and then gets a raise after the first year based on your performance.
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Website www.vistar.com
Headquarters Richmond, VA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 2002
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Business Services
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Doing business as Vistar, Performance Food builds its fortune on the appetite of snack-food lovers. The company distributes more than 3,000 snacks, quick-serve foods, and other impulse items to 33,000-plus foodservice vendors, office coffee services, theater concessions, and convenience stores. Operating from more than 20 distribution centers in the US, Vistar delivers candy, savory and sweet packs, and beverages, as well as equipment, including vending machines, coffee brewers, and hot dog rollers. The company also wholesales its products through about a dozen Merchant's... More

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