T.G.I. Friday's(R) Restaurants Honored as one of the 'Best Companies to Work for in Texas'
T.G.I. Friday's Restaurants and Parent Carlson Restaurants Worldwide Recognized as a Best Company to Work for in Texas
CARROLLTON, Texas, Feb. 13 // PRNewswire // -- T.G.I. Friday's® restaurants and its parent company Carlson Restaurants Worldwide Inc., was recently honored as one of the "Best Companies to Work for in Texas" for the second consecutive year. This annual program was created by the Texas Association of Business, the Texas State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management and Best Companies Group.
"Friday's is a great brand with a fun, highly energetic personality and we're very pleased to have been recognized with this award," said Mike Archer, president and COO, T.G.I. Friday's USA.
The Best Companies to Work for in Texas winners were identified by a statewide competition to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in Texas, benefiting the state's economy, its workforce and businesses.
The selection process was based on an assessment of the company's employee policies and procedures and the results of an internal employee survey.
Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Texas with assistance from ModernThink LLC, who analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.
T.G.I. Friday's, which has 55 restaurants as well as the world headquarters in Texas, are featured in the February edition of Texas Monthly. Winners are also listed on http://www.bestcompaniestx.com/.
Carlson Restaurants Worldwide Inc., the parent company of T.G.I. Friday's Inc., is a privately held company owned by Minneapolis-based Carlson, a world leader in the hospitality, travel and marketing industries. As of February 2008, Carlson Restaurants Worldwide owns, operates, franchises and licenses more than 1,000 restaurants in 58 countries including T.G.I. Friday's® and Pick Up Stix®. For more information on the brands, visit http://www.fridays.com/ and http://www.pickupstix.com/.
SOURCE: T.G.I. Friday's