Boosting Team Morale: Unleashing the Power of an Employee of the Month Plaque Award System

Introduction:In the dynamic and competitive world of the restaurant industry, success hinges not only on delicious food and excellent service but also on the dedication and motivation of your team. As a manager, you play a vital role in fostering a positive work environment that encourages employee engagement and productivity. As a manager, you play … Read more

10 Reasons Why Restaurants Should Use Employee of the Month Acrylic Awards

As a customer, we all appreciate great service when we visit a restaurant. However, it is important to acknowledge that such services are only possible because of the efforts of the employees working behind the scenes. Therefore, it is important for restaurants to recognize and appreciate their employees’ hard work and dedication. One way restaurants … Read more

“Once we set this employee recognition program up, I noticed a change in how the employees acted”

For a manager, it’s a great feeling to present your team with a challenge and watch them respond by improving their performance. In this week’s client story, Andy (General Manager at Burgerville in Portland, Oregon) talks about why he wants to continue utilizing our recognition program as a motivational tool. Out of 44 locations, Andy … Read more

“The program is going great”

We recently checked in with the Store Manager at Lowe’s in New Castle, Pennsylvania to see how his recognition program is going. Buddy says the program is going great and increasing the friendly competition within his team! Below are the pictures Buddy sent us, including the most recent sales champion of the month. Congrats, Barb! … Read more

“It’s definitely unified the team a lot more”

We’re excited to share yet another outstanding client story. This time, we spoke with client Michaela Gatewood, who is the GM of Fairfield Inn located in Clovis, NM. Michaela focuses on recognizing and rewarding employees on her staff who are “extra helpful and hardworking”. When deciding who will receive Employee of the Month, she and … Read more

Happiness Sells: How to Increase Retail Sales

Most of us have been there. You’re shopping for something and you get a salesperson who seems to be having a bad day. The person is not smiling and barely even speaks to you as they process your transaction. You’ve probably also had the opposite experience; a salesperson is smiling, and you leave feeling better … Read more

Recognizing Heroism at Red Lobster

General Manager, Lydia Fogle, and her staff at the Red Lobster in Youngstown, Ohio came together to recognize the heroism of a member on their waitstaff. Hear this amazing story below in Lydia’s own words. “We did a plaque ceremony for month one for our Above & Beyond Award and it went amazing! I attached … Read more

“It’s an honor to recognize those who serve our customers and employees with distinction”

One of our partner’s, Lowe’s store manager Lee, recently posted pictures recognizing two of his employees for their work serving fellow employees and serving customers. Congratulations to Marcy and Buddy for receiving their awards! We enjoy playing a small role in these experiences and seeing pictures of winning employees. Thank you, Lee, for working with … Read more