Lazy Dog Certified as Top Workplace for Fifth Straight Year

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, a casual dining restaurant known for its handcrafted American food and drink, has been Certified by Great Place to Work for the fifth consecutive year.

Great Place to Work is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation.

“Great Place to Work Certification isn’t something that comes easily – it takes ongoing dedication to the employee experience,” says Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of global recognition at Great Place to Work. “It’s the only official recognition determined by employees’ real-time reports of their company culture. Earning this designation means that Lazy Dog Restaurants is one of the best companies to work for in the country.”

“It’s inspiring to receive this certification for the fifth year in a row and to celebrate this recognition with our talented teammates who take great pride in our brand and values,” says Chris Simms, founder and CEO of Lazy Dog Restaurants. “We encourage our teammates to build a strong connection with each other and channel that energy into the small mountain town hospitality that we are known for. We’re excited to continue delivering a positive experience for our teammates and guests.” 

Reimagining the casual dining experience, Lazy Dog focuses on fostering the growth of their teammates, in the front-of-house operations or in the kitchen. Lazy Dog has proven their dedication to providing a positive work environment by developing various training and professional development programs as well as incentives to motivate its employees.  The company also invests in its employees through leadership development programs.

Lazy Dog programs include the Lazy Dog Care Fund, an emergency assistance fund dedicated to helping teammates when facing unforeseen hardships or circumstances beyond their control, a Culinary Recognition program to reward chefs while helping them to continue to grow in their role, safety parties that celebrate teams that are incident free each year and more. 

Working at Lazy Dog means working with fun, friendly and diverse fellow food lovers in an exciting, fast-paced setting and the ability to take advantage of many opportunities to grow both personally and professionally.

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