Need reliable front and back house staff for Sports and Events?

Upshift is an established corporate-approved
staffing partner for the biggest food management
service providers in the country.

  • For stadiums, arenas, convention centers and more!
  • Vetted Workforce with a Show Up Rate of 94%+
  • Foodbuy Certified
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Just a few of the companies that trust Upshifters

For sports and events food management providers

Upshift Brings Predictability To Staffing

Upshift is a W2 staffing platform helping you find and manage high-quality food-service workers for your seasonal needs.

Post a job, instantly access vetted local staff and choose who comes to work.

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Hire the Best

Our technology and hiring process attracts fully vetted, trained, and experienced front and back of house staff.

Each worker profile contains ratings from other local businesses – so you can choose the best person every time.

  • Success Rates over 94%
  • Less than 2% No-call, No-show rate
  • Only 12 out of every 100 applicants become Upshifters.
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Crystal-clear billing

You choose the pay rate and we add on a flat percentage markup to create your bill rate.

  • No up-front costs
  • No exclusivity
  • No commitments
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A platform built to make hiring on-demand easy

Post jobs in minutes and easily manage your workers.

You don’t have to worry about HR or liability- all Upshifters are W-2 employees of Upshift, not you.

Upshift takes care of hiring, vetting, worker attendance and timekeeping.

Access Our Pre-Vetted Staff:


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Kitchen Staff

Events staff

Breakdown Crews

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Upshift for Sports and Events venues – Case Study

“Overall, much better compared to similar companies.”

Georgette Elias – Administrative Support Associate at Rocket Mortgage Field

We’ve summarized our results of working with food service providers at 170+ Sports and Events venues including some of the county’s most well-known facilities like FTX Arena, FirstEnergy Stadium, Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse and  BBVA Stadium.

Tired of Temp Agencies?Time for Upshift

Most Upshifters are firmly established in the workforce and are looking to find extra work and great businesses to work with. With our proven processes, you can trust your hires!

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You Can Hire Great Staff in 4 Easy Steps

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1. Post your job

Describe your job details, and post your shift in minutes. You choose the hourly rate and Upshift will notify the best available local workers.

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2. Choose your staff

View profiles, ratings, and past experience and choose your favorite staff.


3. Upshifters arrive

Your chosen candidates confirm their availability giving you the peace of mind.

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4. Relax – we handle the HR

All Upshifters are W-2 employees of Upshift meaning we handle everything HR – you just get one simple invoice.

Case Study: Paul Brown Stadium

“Upshifters are the first on our schedule,
because we know we can count on them to report.”

Patrick Casey | Human Resources Manager, Paul Brown Stadium

“We appreciate all UpShift has and continues to do for us. Because we have had such great report rates from UpShift, we try to utilize your employees first to fill our needs and to my knowledge have not sent any Upshifter home without cause. They are the first on our schedule because we know we can count on them to report.”

Thank you for everything!!!””

– Patrick Casey | Human Resources Manager, Paul Brown Stadium

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Almost 50% of our business clients find full-time employees with our Upshift-to-Hire program. We make it easy to bring someone onto your payroll once you have determined that they are a good fit.

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