Bristol, TN. (March 7, 2019) — In early March, Peak Restaurants gathered at The Summit in Bristol to recognize its management teams for their efforts over the past year. Announced at the awards ceremony among other award recipients were Peak's GM and Manager of the Year.
Manager of the Year: Armond Whitehurst
Peak Restaurants' Manager of the Year for 2018 is Armond Whitehurst, Manager at Alcoa. Armond has been with Peak for more than 12 years, and as in the past, was a vital part of Alcoa's successful management last year. Thanks in no small part to Armond, Alcoa did exceptionally well in food safety and cleanliness categories in 2018, finishing Top 5 in the company in SteriTech average and averaging a 99.5% on health department audits. Congratulations to Armond on the well-deserved award!
GM of the Year: Mike DeLorge
Mike DeLorge is Peak Resturants' 2018 GM of the Year. Mike has been with Peak as General Manager of our Lynchburg location since July of 2017. He has been a great addition to the Peak team, overseeing substantial growth in Lynchburg in 2018. Congratulations to Mike!
Also announced were the following award recipients:
ROE Excellence Award
Congratulations to our GM and Manager of the Year, and to all the award recipients!
Roanoke, VA. (March 1, 2019) — Roanoke McAlister's Deli was honored to participate in a great community event in Roanoke on March 1st.
The restaurant provided food for volunteers at the Taubman Museum's Canstruction event, at which teams assembled food-can sculptures. The event was co-sponsored by Feeding America Southwest Virginia, a regional food bank that seeks to eliminate hunger in Southwest Virginia. The food-can sculptures were on display from March 1st until March 17th, when the food was donated to Feeding America SWVA.
"The sandwiches were delicious and exactly what the teams needed Friday evening," said Anna Goltz, Feeding America SWVA's Annual Fund and Corporate Relations Officer. "McAlister's played a huge part in making this event a success."