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At 亿博体育app Restaurant Group, Everything Matters. Nothing is too small. 如果某样东西可以变得更好,更聪明,更健康,那就是亿博体育app想要做的. 亿博体育app是一家使命驱动型公司,主要由美国家庭亿博体育app拥有, including the 47,北达科他州亿博体育app联盟的000名亿博体育app以及他们的总统和亿博体育app, Mark Watne, 由两个充满活力和激情的餐馆老板共同拥有, Michael Vucurevich and Dan Simons.

Our restaurants operate, and are guided by, 一个非常简单的原则:亿博体育app通过《亿博体育app》看到并分享一切.当亿博体育app做决定时,亿博体育app以美国家庭亿博体育app的方式看待事情. We actively care about our people, our neighbors, 这片土地, the next generation, the quality of the product, 以及亿博体育app的个人声誉和亿博体育app的“品牌”意义之间的重叠.“这一切都发生在日常的社区餐馆里: Founding 亿博体育app, 亿博体育app & Distillers, 亿博体育app Fishers Bakers. 亿博体育app的餐厅还有其他客人喜欢的餐厅:亿博体育app的第一个 Bake cafe,亿博体育app的在线餐厅 Founding 亿博体育app Market & 杂货店, and our DC-based distillery, Founding Spirits.

In our restaurants…

从面包、意大利面到冰淇淋和巧克力,亿博体育app什么都做. 亿博体育app深思熟虑地从亿博体育app认识和信任的亿博体育app和供应商那里采购亿博体育app所有的原料. 亿博体育app寻找采用负责任的耕作方法的家庭亿博体育app和支持供应商. 这包括重视和支持保护的农场, biodiversity, animal stewardship, economic viability, and fair treatment of workers. We work to buy directly from farmers, 包括直接从美国家庭农场和北达科他州的供应商那里运营亿博体育app自己的18轮大卡车, 在去华盛顿的路上带上食物和补给, D.C.

命名 美国十大最环保的餐厅之一在美国,亿博体育app设计和经营可持续餐馆,赚钱 LEED和绿色餐厅协会认证. 亿博体育app有积极的回收和堆肥计划,从垃圾填埋场转移大约90%的垃圾, paint with non-volatile compounds, choose efficient HVAC and lighting systems, and use wood from fallen trees and old barns.

在亿博体育app的餐厅系列中,亿博体育app努力创造有趣、独特的室内装饰. 亿博体育app所知道的最好的方法就是远离电流, 在大规模生产的文化中寻找个体的创新精神 original pieces of art. 与亿博体育app的原则保持一致,与亿博体育app的来源保持接近(就像亿博体育app对待食物一样) & ,亿博体育app与来自亿博体育app的社区,美国各地,甚至其他地方的艺术家合作. 亿博体育app为展示他们的技能和才华感到非常自豪.

In our communities…

亿博体育app发展亿博体育app的慈善项目,欣赏长期的关系和产生影响. 亿博体育app信奉自觉资本主义,从不把利润置于使命之上. For over a decade, we have stayed true to our mission, 亿博体育app一直致力于建立社区,并在如何雇佣员工方面产生影响, source our ingredients, 并参与和影响亿博体育app所在地区和整个酒店行业的其他人. In 2019, we were awarded the prestigious Moxie Award for our bold, 创新的增长战略,不仅帮助“让华盛顿都会区成为一个做生意的好地方。, but also an incredible place to live, 茁壮成长, 和玩耍.”

We are building a community, not just a company.

We partner with many non-profits and schools, including DC Central Kitchen, 丹每季度在那里教授个人发展和时间管理课程. 亿博体育app也支持亿博体育app餐厅的厨师实习生,作为他们工作培训计划的一部分. 亿博体育app的许多前华盛顿中央厨房实习生已经成功地成为亿博体育app厨房的全职员工. Since 2011, 亿博体育app为乔治·华盛顿大学提供资金,建立全国最大的餐馆养蜂场,以扩大蜜蜂研究.

 

When COVID-19 landed in our region, we doubled down on our philanthropic efforts, 扩大现有伙伴关系并发展新的伙伴关系, including work with pastors in Wards 7&8, World Central Kitchen, Last Call for Food, Feed the Fight, and many more. Our primary focus was to provide ongoing support for communities in need and our frontline workers with food, Founding Spirits Hand Sanitizer, and PPE.

As members of the Founding Circle for DC’s Conscious Capitalism chapter, 亿博体育app参与教育工作,在亿博体育app的地区和其他地区的外联和支持团体, including Food Tank, Best Buddies, and the Ferguson Foundation to name a few.

亿博体育app的社区包括与亿博体育app合作的朋友和同事,共同提高亿博体育app行业的标准,鼓励更可持续的运营和有意识的商业实践. 2018年,亿博体育app发起了一个非营利的商业联盟 Our Last Straw. 餐馆是塑料吸管的主要经销商, 酒店业必须带头消除亿博体育app对塑料吸管和其他一次性塑料的依赖. We hosted a panel on Women In Hospitality: Pathways & 梯子 at our sibling restaurant, 亿博体育app & Distillers, to not only celebrate women in the industry, 而是要创造一种环境,让他们的故事和经历能够激励未来的领导人.

In 2020, we established our Council on Color, 一个有薪顾问小组,每季度举行一次会议,就人力资源问题提供见解和教育, employee relations, 沟通-内部和外部-职业发展, and our communities. We recognize that to ensure diversity, inclusion, 以及有色人种或任何可能被边缘化的人或民族的平等, 亿博体育app需要系统的平等——只有给那些能够提醒亿博体育app盲点的人一个舞台和麦克风,才能实现这一点.

亿博体育app的颜色委员会为亿博体育app提供了一个安全的学习环境, 成长, 让公司变得更好,鼓励那些经常需要但却不需要的对话. Members include people from within our company, 以及公司以外的人,以确保亿博体育app有广泛的观点和独立的声音.

For our team…

… Everything is Personal. We are a learning organization of hard working, caring people, 个人或集体致力于创造美味和可持续的食品和饮料, an atmosphere of genuine hospitality, understanding and developing our people, and doing the right things for the right reasons. 食物和饮料是人类赖以生存的燃料. 通过学习和教学,亿博体育app努力以符合亿博体育app原则的方式提供这种燃料. 亿博体育app通过提供实践培训、指导和持续成长的机会来培养员工.

We know that our “secret sauce” is our people. 命名 one of the Best Places to Work in the DC metro area by the Washington Business Journal, we have a passion for fostering connectivity, relationships, career and life enrichment, excellence, and success. 亿博体育app的目标是在安全和支持性的工作环境中成长和维持亿博体育app的团队, hands-on training and mentorship, ongoing skills building and cross-training, 以及持续成长和学习的机会. 亿博体育app的管理团队中有70%的人是在公司内部得到提升和成长的. We operate a “deserve your talent” 榜样,努力创造一种永不停息的学习和再创造的文化. 亿博体育app教授个人效率和时间管理课程, provide continual skill development, offer excellent benefits, establish written career paths, 并且相信工作满意度和精神健康对于员工个人和整个公司的成功都是至关重要的. 亿博体育app不仅在语言上,而且在行动上致力于多样性、包容性和平等. 亿博体育app每天与亿博体育app的团队合作,每季度与亿博体育app的颜色委员会合作, 努力建立一个更有洞察力的工作场所和一个系统平等的企业文化,通过真正地通过亿博体育app的员工和他人的眼睛.

亿博体育app每天都在努力创造一支由训练有素、相互关心的人组成的稳定的劳动力队伍, the company, and our mission.

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For our planet…

亿博体育app每天都在努力多做好事,少做坏事. 亿博体育app每天都在努力做得更好,不断努力保护亿博体育app的地球. Sustainability is interwoven into our facilities, operations, 以及亿博体育app每天做出的数百个决定,这些决定影响着亿博体育app周围的世界. We LEED 绿色餐厅协会认证亿博体育app所有的餐厅. Our flagship location opened as Washington, D.C.首家获得LEED金牌认证的餐厅,也是首家高档休闲餐厅, 全服务的LEED黄金餐厅在国内被命名 美国十大最环保的餐厅之一.

We thoughtfully source our ingredients, work with suppliers to reduce packaging, paint with non-volatile compounds, choose efficient HVAC and lighting systems, use wood from fallen trees and old barns, 利用强大的堆肥和回收计划,从垃圾填埋场转移90%的垃圾, including the use of a BioHiTech eco-safe digester 亿博体育app在其中一家餐厅亲切地叫“猪”. We say no to plastic water bottles and provide free filtered water, sparkling or flat, to all of our guests. We serve scratch-made sodas and mostly draft beer. 当亿博体育app收到一次性饮料或包装商品时, we work with suppliers to reduce packaging. For example, 亿博体育app和可口可乐公司合作,所以他们现在直接用瓦楞纸箱运送给亿博体育app,没有塑料六包装衣领. 亿博体育app避免使用第三层包装产品,并影响亿博体育app的供应商考虑可重复使用的塑料手提袋.

2018年,亿博体育app成立了一个非营利的商业联盟 Our Last Straw -将亿博体育app的可持续发展努力扩展到餐厅之外,在整个酒店业和亿博体育app的星球上做出改变. 亿博体育app的目标是在亿博体育app的地区消除塑料吸管的分发和使用,并共同努力减少亿博体育app对一次性塑料的依赖. 餐馆是塑料吸管的主要经销商, 酒店业必须引领变革. 商业对非塑料吸管的需求已经导致了更有效、更经济的替代品. Our Last Straw has been credited with helping establish the new DC straw regulations 并在终点线实施华盛顿塑料吸管禁令, 除了帮助几个当地城镇和 马里兰州起草了类似的塑料吸管立法.

For our farmer owners…

The purpose of our company is two-fold. 亿博体育app正在进行直接和间接的工作——通过一种商业模式来增加对家庭养殖产品的需求 gives farmers a greater share of the food dollar ——同时分享美国家庭亿博体育app的信息:农业很重要, how it is done matters, 它不仅是亿博体育app国家历史的中心, but also to our great American future.

Quality drives us, not price.

亿博体育app的食品采购决策旨在“解放供应链”,为亿博体育app的客人带来更高质量的食材,并影响亿博体育app的供应商和其他酒店业人士的购买决定. 亿博体育app非常关心种植和收获亿博体育app原料的亿博体育app. Whenever possible, 亿博体育app从一些主要独立的本地经销商那里获得供应, 谁来自附近的家庭农场和渔民, that are able to carry the products we need, keep up with our volume, and align with our mission. Above all, we focus on quality, 无论是从路边运来的桃子还是从全国各地运来的西兰花.

OUR STORY

亿博体育app开了 our first restaurant 在离白宫仅几个街区远的宾夕法尼亚大道上, with a mission to take people back to the source, to enjoy food that is 成长n, 提高了, 在亿博体育app地区和亿博体育app国家的家庭农场收获. 亿博体育app餐饮集团的故事开始于2005年,当时的成员 North Dakota 亿博体育app Union (NDFU)开始寻找将他们的产品直接带给消费者的方法. 他们有兴趣发展一家客人可以进入的餐厅, and benefit from, food 成长n, 提高了, and harvested on American family farms. 餐厅的基础植根于家庭农业的概念, and remains, essential to our nation’s wellbeing. NDFU soon partnered with two of Washington, D.C.Michael Vucurevich和 Dan Simons 农场主餐饮集团在美国开了第一家成功的餐厅, Founding 亿博体育app DC in 2008.

十多年来,亿博体育app一直忠于自己的使命. We never prioritize profit above mission. 如果亿博体育app的销售额下降了四分之一,亿博体育app不会在部分或产品质量上有所下降. We maintain our principles and our values. Just like our farmer owners, we are in it for the long haul, 为每个独特的项目带来多代的方法,并持续增长.

在农夫餐饮集团,亿博体育app为亿博体育app的客人提供最优质的食物而感到自豪 & 在亿博体育app的厨房里从零开始制作饮料,并深思熟虑地采购,同时保持亿博体育app对员工的承诺, our communities, American family farmers, and our planet.

“At the end of the day, it’s all about the food. 非常美味的食物,让你回味无穷.”

—Michael Vucurevich, Co-Owner