NIGERIA – Eat ‘N’ Go, the restaurant group behind Domino’s Pizza, Cold Stone Creamery and Pinkberry Gourmet Frozen Yoghurt has celebrated their 6th year anniversary, tagging their success to its staff’s diligence, reports the Guardian.
The food and beverage brand boasts of a strategy for staff retention through competent salaries to employees.
The company has invested in growing its people by emphasizing on continuous development of employees and partnerships with local business.
Eat ‘N’ Go recently announced a “promote from within” policy for all positions as a result of commitment to continued growth of the company, and the management’s dedication to creating a genuine career path for its team at all levels of the business.
“It is the companies target to reinvest as much as possible in Nigeria working with local suppliers and contractors to build and supply the growing store network.
“The best way we can help develop the Nigerian economy is to spend our money in Nigeria as much as possible,” added McMichael.
Speaking on the development, Amalia Sebakunzi, the company’s Marketing Director said: “Eat’N’Go is also passionate about the social contributor to society in Nigeria. “Eat ‘N’ Go partner with local charities like Slum2School, to help children get access to education.
“Education is a key fundamental in Nigeria to help the country further prosper, now and into the future.”
Celebrating staff diligence
Pat McMichael, CEO Eat n’ Go said the company gives special incentives to store teams who go above set targets, thus building a culture of ‘we all win at the same time’.
“Eat’N’Go is a proud Nigerian company with over 2,000 Nigerian team members spread across the country.
These men and women are a major part of the success the company has enjoyed over the past 6 years,” he said.
According to him, the company staff get coaching from both within and outside the country, including pioneer managers who received their training at the international headquarters of their various brands.
Members of the team also have the opportunity to go for bi-annual competitions in the United States and other countries chosen by the International Franchisor.
The chain has a total of 83 stores by 2018, becoming the fastest growing quick service restaurant (QSR) business despite of the 18-month recession in Nigeria.
Last month, Eat N’Go in partnership with Pinkberry International launched Pinkberry®, the world famous frozen yogurt brand in Lagos.