Elevate Foodservice Group Welcomes Christopher Kasik as Regional Sales Manager

Jun 3, 2024

Elevate Foodservice Group announces the addition of Christopher Kasik, CFSP, as the new Regional Sales Manager. With over 15 years of experience in the foodservice industry, Kasik has an extensive background, providing him with a deep understanding of end-user operations at every level.

Kasik’s career began at Cadco LTD, where he played a key role as Special Markets Manager and Director of Sales. He was instrumental in expanding Cadco’s reach to serve individual operators, regional chains, and national chains such as Inspire Brands, owners of Arby’s and Buffalo Wild Wings. He was pivotal in the equipment testing, selection, and implementation of the “We Have the Meats” campaign.

Following his success at Cadco, Kasik joined TecnoEKA, an Italian-owned combi and convection oven company, where he served as Regional Sales Manager. There, he established a strong dealer base and led the brand to significant success. Most recently, he was the Regional Sales Manager – East at Vitamix Commercial, where he focused on rep territory development and management, and growing business with multi-unit customers.

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Throughout his career, Kasik has achieved numerous accomplishments, including helping Cadco penetrate untouched market segments and working with prominent brands like Edible Arrangements, Arby’s, Sonic, Buffalo Wild Wings, Sheetz, 7/11-Speedway, Steak n’ Shake, and Amato’s Italian Market. He is a proud recipient of the NAFEM-accredited CFSP Level 1 designation and has served on the NAFEM – Culinary Institute of America Board, contributing to the expansion of CIA-trained chefs within the industry.

Outside of his professional achievements, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Erin, and their two daughters, Mara and Deirdre. He is also an avid golfer and can often be found on the golf course, either playing or practicing.

Mitch Marcotte, President of Elevate Foodservice Group, expressed his excitement about Kasik joining the team: “We are delighted to welcome Chris to Elevate. His extensive industry experience and proven track record of success make him an incredible addition to our team. We are confident that Chris’s expertise and passion for the industry will help us continue to deliver the highest level of service to our clients.”

Kasik can be contacted at (860) 977-6672 or by email at chrisk@elevatefsg.com.