Company Profile



We are a Nationwide Restaurant/Hospitality Placement Firm based out of Mount Laurel, New Jersey. We work exclusively in the Restaurant/Hospitality Industry, placing people at all levels of management, culinary, restaurant sales and corporate level positions across the country. We work with Restaurants, Food Service Companies, Country Clubs, Hotels and Restaurant Sales Companies throughout the country and in several International markets. We are a contingency fee paid agency (fees paid byclient company's), licensed by the State of New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety. We celebrate our 26th anniversary this year.

Our purpose is to live up to our motto "Creating futures for Candidates and Profits for Clients".

All of our candidates and clients will be treated with dignity, courtesy and respect; even in the most difficult of circumstances. We will not post your resume on any major job board and jeopardize the confidentiality of your job search.

Our function is to make introductions of candidates to companies and companies to candidates for selection, based on experience and positions in the hospitality industry. We must be able to ascertain not only the mechanical responsibilities of a given position but the underlying personality necessary for productive performance in a position that will lead to growth and increased earnings potential. If we understand a candidates true strength and understand the different concepts of our industry we can begin the process of creating an opportunity. Good companies are always looking for good candidates.

Understand that we cannot make a company hire an individual any more that we can make an individual accept any offered position. What we can do is help them see the positives and negatives, to understand the "Big Picture", and illustrate the potentialities.

The success of our endeavors lies in positive interviews.



The People



Our company is operated by an industry executive and several Associates with great nationwide experience offering great culinary and management opportunities at all levels in the Restaurant/Hospitality industry:

Mark Chernin, President/Owner- formal Culinary education (AOS Degree in Culinary Arts from the Culinary Institute of America) and past experience as a Vice President with another top Hospitality Placement/ Executive Search Firm, Corporate Executive Chef for a Chain of High Volume Waterfront Fresh Seafood Restaurants from New Jersey to Florida, and years as an R&D/Product Development Chef, General Manager and Executive Kitchen Manger and Multi-Unit Operator for Borel/Nestle/Stouffer/Rusty Scupper Restaurant Corporation in Wayne and Philadelphia, PA, Princeton and Cherry Hill, NJ and several new store openings in the MD/VA markets as well as a Chef for Hyatt Hotels, give him a specialization with Culinary, Unit and Multi-Unit level Managers as well as all other aspects of restaurants, clubs, hotels, and contract feeding. Mark founded NHA in 1992. He is the proud father of two sons, an Advertising Executive and a Pool and Spa Project Manager. Mark and his wife are the proud grandparents of a three year old grandson. Mark has strived and succeeded at helping thousands of people find great jobs and hundreds of companies find great management, culinary and sales candidates at all levels nationwide.



Mark heads a staff of associates with a variety of operational backgrounds in the various sectors of the restaurant/hospitality industry. This depth of experience prior and independent recruiting gives us the edge to more quickly and accurately access the skills and abilities of candidates and the needs of our diverse variety of clients.


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National Hospitality Associates, Inc.

725 Cascade Drive North

Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

Ph. 856-608-7843 Fax 856-608-7844


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