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Dec. 3, 2013
We created an “On The Spot” recognition program to help us promote our goal of showing employees how valued and important they are to our mission of delivering restaurant-inspired...
Nov. 5, 2013
Employee Appreciation Fund
We don’t allow residents to tip our employees, so the residents started an Employee Appreciation Fund. In Masonic Village, there are three restaurants and three cafés, and the...
Oct. 2, 2013
We have digital menu boards in our retail services that are changed daily. A couple of months ago we started to incorporate pictures of different employees onto the board.
Sept. 16, 2013
We have a student employment fair specific to our department. We hired 200 students in one evening.
Sept. 3, 2013
To Catch a Thief
We have a really strict no leniency policy where if we catch a student stealing, it’s a $100 fine, even if it’s your first time being caught.
Aug. 23, 2013
We make our own gelato. Recently we started inviting staff to sign up to make the gelato for a day.
June 6, 2013
Employee Succession Plans
It is extremely important for my management team and I to familiarize ourselves with the personal goals of our staff. On a regular basis we interact one-on-one with them and ask where they see...
Aug. 24, 2012
We believe employees should be recognized for good behavior, so we started Caught in the Act of Being Good. Supervisors “catch” employees doing something that demonstrates...
Aug. 17, 2012
To promote the idea that we have a diverse team but we are all on the same team we created T-shirts for all staff. The T-shirt features our mascot (a Terrapin) made up of the flags of several...
Nov. 29, 2011
Managers nominate their employees for a monthly award. We take the winner’s picture, place it on a plaque and present the employee with a balloon bouquet. The plaque is displayed in the...
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