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Pampered Chef: Male consultants

  1. Does anyone know how many (generally speaking) male consultants there are and if they have the same degree of success that female consultants do?

    I use pampered chef all the time and love cooking so it seems like a good fit. I don't want to be boxed up in a stereotype being a male in a female dominated industry.

    Thanks.
     
    Mar 18, 2009
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  2. ChefBeckyD

    ChefBeckyD Legend Member Gold Member

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    Wow - I don't know an exact # of male consultants - but I do know that male consultants do as well, if not better than the female consultants! the TOP SELLER in the entire company is a man, David Meenen.

    I just did a show for ALL MEN who love to cook, and have 2 recruit leads from that show. This really is a great business for both genders - because many men & women love to cook, and everyone has to eat!
     
    Mar 18, 2009
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  3. wadesgirl

    wadesgirl Legend Member Gold Member

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    You would have to ask HO for specifics but I don't know if even they have the answers. Yes, this is a very heavily woman based company but there are guys too that are very successful. One of my top hosts is a guy. And I do make it a point to share with all men about this business.

    If you look at the bottom of the thread, it gives you similar threads about male consultants.
     
    Mar 18, 2009
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  4. leftymac

    leftymac Veteran Member

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    Most women at shows tend to think it's all cute and novel when they have a male consultant, and they like it. I find my guests tend to be quite attentive to me at shows.
     
    Mar 18, 2009
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  5. leftymac

    leftymac Veteran Member

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    I think males tend to be quite successful. Not to brag, but at my cluster meetings I'm usually getting recognized for top sales, etc.
     
    Mar 18, 2009
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  6. colegrovet

    colegrovet Veteran Member Gold Member

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    I normally hear "a male consultant, this will be interesting.."
    but my party average is a little over 500.
    but I to, like Keith, I'm in the top 3 of our cluster meetings consistantly.
     
    Mar 18, 2009
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  7. wadesgirl

    wadesgirl Legend Member Gold Member

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    My sister and I were talking about the same thing. She said she may be more willing to buy something from a male consultant.
     
    Mar 18, 2009
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  8. DebbieJ

    DebbieJ Legend Member

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    I think male consultants who work the biz tend to be more successful because they are seen as a novelty.
     
    Mar 18, 2009
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  9. Veevahchef

    Veevahchef Director Silver Member

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    I totally agree with this!

    Male consultant do seem to do better sales wise for some reason... and im thinkin thats what it is... the chicks dig it..LOL
     
    Mar 18, 2009
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  10. Chef Gilles

    Chef Gilles Member Gold Member

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    Hey! Take it from a man! I have only been a consultant for 16 months and have an average of about $800.00 with 11 shows over $1,000.00 with the largest being about $1,500.00. I'm top in my cluster! And here in Canada it'S a tough sell because of the huge difference in many of the items. Ladies like having me at a show and say it to me all the time. Go man go!!! lol Recruit men ans profit from it! lol
     
    Mar 19, 2009
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  11. pclinskie

    pclinskie Member Silver Member

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    when I became a director I sat with a Man (Michael) at our Directors breakfast.
    At conference the next year he was giving workshops on recruiting, he had recruited 39 people that year.
     
    Mar 19, 2009
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  12. jenniwest04

    jenniwest04 Member

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    I agree, I think a man can do really well at it--what's more attractive than a man who knows how to cook to women, who are still are main consumers. I keep trying to recruit my brother since he lost his job and is young, attractive and charming. He won't do it...yet! But it's a known fact amongst servers that male servers do better than females in term of tips made...I think it applies to this, too! And my brother was a server and always got better tips than the girls he worked with :)
     
    Mar 20, 2009
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  13. BlessedWifeMommy

    BlessedWifeMommy Veteran Member

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    I agree, if my hubby wasn't so busy with his job, he would be a great consultant. He loves to "play" with the tools and his excitement is catching.
     
  14. dkitten13

    dkitten13 Member

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    My husband would be great, too, fun and smart and creative. I have to say I think for men its also a little different because of their drive. I dont' want to get beat up here but I am constantly putting myself down and second guessing myself. The men in my life are confident and strong and would have total confidence, call anyone/everyone without hesitation, talk to strangers...you get the idea.
     
    Apr 1, 2009
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  15. Veevahchef

    Veevahchef Director Silver Member

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    MAN I wish I could recruit my husband!! He would be so great at this! He is already a walking infomercial for PC anyway!
    Maybe when my kids get older, I can get him to do some shows to... or come with me to shows.. I am sure I would sell twice as much.:love:
     
    Apr 1, 2009
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