Storm Shetler Biz is Owned by Founder of Tastefully Simple
Tastefully Simple Reviews:
Tastefully Simple is a direct sales company based out Minnesota, USA. This company is a part of Pampered Chef. The company offers a wide selection of convenient that are easy to prepare foods designed to help people who want to spend less time in the kitchen. Being a direct sales company, Tastefully Simple rely on independent consultants to market and sell the individual products to different consumers primarily for testing at home parties.
Tastefully Simple offers a product line of over more than 60 foods that can be cooked quickly with 2 ingredients or less. The different product line covers a variety of dinner, desserts, appetizers, and with over 5,000 recipes that are currently available on the internet. Consumers are introduced to products at home demonstrations.
Tastefully is an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau that has acquired A+ rating. On the Better Business Bureau (BBB) websites, there are currently 7 different complaints about Tastefully Simple. At the same time, Tastefully Simple is a member in good standing with different Direct Sales Association, and there are no major legal actions pending or ongoing with Tastefully Simple.
Like any other network marketing company, the greatest potential for earning money is being a good sponsor. At this direct sales level, one can earn money off the efforts of others so that one can multiply the earnings. The sponsors earn 5% commission off the sales by the results. To become a sponsor, one has to sign up to 3 consultants and sell a total of $1200 of product in one calendar quarter.
Tastefully Simple has over 500 recipes like:
- A Pizza Teaser
- Alphabet Bread Sticks
- All-American Celebration Cake
- All Occasion Cookies
- Almond Cookies
- Family Pasta Salad
- Family Style Calzone
- Fantastic Focaccia Bread
- Fantasy Fudge Brownie Cake
- Fast Family Fajitas
- Festive Skillet Cookie
- Fiesta Cheese Torta
- Fiesta Chili Corn Bread
- Fiesta Nachos
- Flan Pan Chocolate Toffee Cakes
- Taco Dip
- Taco Lasagna
- Taco Ring
- Taco Tartlettes
- Taffy Apple Pizza
- Tangy Bacon Roll-Ups
- Tangy Grilled Chicken Pizza
- Tarte Tatin
- Thai Vegetable Pizza
- Tex-Mex Chicken Melts
- The Works Baked Potato Salad
- Three Bean Vegetarian Chili
- Three Cheese Garden Pizza
- Three-Cheese Walnut Spread
- Tiramisu Brownie Squares
Pampered Chef Complaint:
There are a lot of complaints around the web including at BBB regarding the overpriced products, exaggerated recipes. Still, there are many products, which have got many good reviews on different online portals including Amazon.
The #1 complaint over the internet at this moment is that, Pampered Chef has expensive products. At the very same time, there are a lot of customers, that quality of Pampered Chef products are really good.
If one is not familiar with the network marketing, then it’s quiet common in the industry that many of the distributors get excited about the opportunity which Pampered Chef offers. So, before joining the company as consultant or before getting hold on to the products, one should always look what is right for them at that moment.
Pampered Chef Founder:
Doris Christopher founded Pampered Chef in 1980 in her own basement home. At the beginning, the company started the business by selling items to housewives. Doris Christopher started party plan, a system in which a homemaker invited her friends over for a social event at which the company’s products were demonstrated and sold. The company expanded its roots in Canada in 1996, and within two years, the company has started offices in United Kingdom and Germany.
In 2002, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Corporation acquired Pampered Chef Ltd. and in 2014, Berkshire Hathaway appointed Warren Buffett’s advisor, Tracy Britt Cool as the company’s new CEO.
On Nov. 1, Tracy Britt Cool commenced working at Pampered Chef Ltd., the 30-years-old Ms. Cool, who was a Harvard Business School graduate as a financial assistant to Mr. Buffett. Britt Cool swiftly grow into one of the investment icon’s top deputies, managing a developing portfolio of some smaller companies like, Benjamin Moore & Co., Johns Manville, Oriental Trading Co., and Larson-Juhl U.S. LLC.
Pampered Chef Ltd., which sells kitchenware and other items that are directly related to consumers over different network of independent consultants. The gross earning of the company dropped in 2011, 2012, and 2013. Considering the drop in sales in 2012 and 2013, the company had to slash its workforce to 676 at the end of 2013 from 814 in 2008.
According to data provided by the Direct Selling Association, the decline in the sales came as the broader direct-sales industry was heading in the wrong direction. The retail sales in the industry sales rose to 3.3 percent to $32.7B in 2013.
Doris Christopher had to lure out of retirement in December to temporarily right the ship, with Ms. Britt Cool by her side as an advisor to the company. When asked to Ms. Christopher about the retirement she promptly said, “thrilled that Tracy is joining our company. I’ve come to respect her leadership immensely.” In an official statement, Ms. Britt Cool said that she is honored and delighted to lead a company like Pampered Chef Ltd.