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How We Are Making a Difference

OUR COMMITMENT

We are dedicated to our mission of providing a positive experience to every relationship we are involved in: one guest, one client, one team member at a time, because it affects our team members, our campuses, and our communities. We couldn’t be more proud of our team members for their commitment to service!

PEOPLE

We believe that a lack of resources should never inhibit learning. Each year, we provide college scholarships and internships to deserving students.

ENVIRONMENT

We know that we must be stewards of our natural resources. To preserve our planet’s resources, we constantly develop and refine sustainability initiatives.

COMMUNITY

We are proud citizens of the communities that we serve. From volunteering at a homeless center, to conducting a backpack drive, to sponsoring local fundraising initiatives, we work tirelessly to help our neighbors.


Year

Charity

Scholarships

Sponsorships

Total

2018

$218K

$598K

$1.8M

$2.6M

2019

$159K
$603K
$1.05M
$1.8M
2020
$73K
$92K
$212K
$377K
2021
$96K
$1.35M
$63K
$1.5M


COVID Community Support

- Deployed communication strategy to stay connected with employees at all levels

- Proactively closed dining rooms at height of pandemic; and reopened with limited down time using creative strategies to quickly move towards take-out/delivery model to meet customer demand

- Established an Employee Fund providing over $53K to our employees for assistance

- Provided free meals to first responders and healthcare professionals

- Provided free telemedicine to employees and their families and paid insurance premiums du ring closure

- Provided bonuses to managers when they returned to work based on number of weeks lost in wages

- Introduced numerous safety protocols upon reopening

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