Essay on Employee Handbook Copy

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Welcome Letter

Welcome To Our Team!!

We welcome you to RESTAURANT NAME. We look forward to the opportunity to work with you and want you to know that we recognize our employees as our most valuable resource. Our continued success in providing the highest quality of food, beverages and service to our customers depends on having quality people like yourself and your fellow employees. We want you to enjoy your time here and are committed to helping you succeed in your new job.

We have prepared this handbook to answer some of the questions that you may have concerning RESTAURANT NAME and its policies. This handbook is intended solely as a guide. Read it thoroughly. If you have questions about anything, contact your (trainers, managers, owner) for assistance.

We hope you find your time with us to be an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

Once again, welcome to RESTAURANT NAME!


(management team, owner(s))
Table of Contents

Our Mission 3
Our Business Philosophy 3
About Our Handbook 4
Employment Polices 5
Hiring 5
Orientation Period 6
Training 6
Evaluations 6
Overtime 7
Standards of Conduct 8
Harassment 10
Absences 11
Tardiness 12
Resignations 12
Payment Procedures 12
Benefits 14
Restaurant Polices and Practices 18
Customer Service 18
Management/Employee Relations 19
Safety 21
Sanitation 22
Dress Code 23
Accidents and Emergency Situations 24
Alcohol Serving Policy 25
Solicitation 26
Handbook Receipt 27
Our Mission
RESTAURANT NAME’s mission is to enrich the lives of our guests, our employees and owners. We do this through superior quality food and beverages, legendary customer service, sales growth, cost controls and treating our employees like family. We believe that our employees are our most important resource and our success depends upon creating and retaining a staff capable of delivering an exceptional dining experience to every customer, every time.

Our Way of Doing Business
RESTAURANT NAME’s success depends on our people. Our restaurant can only prosper and provide opportunities for employment and growth when we continually improve ourselves, and the work we do. We recognize however, that success is not measured by sales; guest counts, and numbers alone. We are measured as much by the way in which we achieve our goals, as we are by the actual achievements themselves. We believe that a commitment to uncompromising values and integrity should always guide our decisions and actions as we pursue our goals. Following are the core values that form the foundation of our measurement of success:
We believe in providing legendary service. Our goal is to provide the kind of unique and genuine sort of personal care and attention that our customers tell stories about.
We believe that good enough isn’t. We never stop trying to do it better, no matter how good we are. We constantly strive to "raise the bar.”
We believe in honesty and trust. We work to build trust with others in each and every transaction and interaction. We recognize that honesty and trust form the bond that holds organizations and relationships together.
We believe in the ongoing training and development of our people. We see it as a worthy investment in the future of the restaurant and as a way of enabling our people to achieve their potential in whatever they do.
We believe our continued success depends on teamwork. We know that great achievements are only possible from helping and respecting each other.
We believe in doing business in a professional and orderly manner. We take great pride in having good systems, standardized procedures and being organized.
We believe in being responsible to others and to ourselves. We do what we say we are going to do when we say we are going to do it. We believe in personal accountability and avoid blaming others when things don’t turn out as planned.

About this Handbook

This handbook is designed to help you get familiarized with RESTAURANT NAME. We want you to