Bay Area News Group Top Workplaces 2014
Sofitel San Francisco Bay
- Employees in region:
- Hospitality, Entertainment, Recreation, & Travel
- HQ location:
- New York, NY
We are located in a beautiful, serene and resort like setting on a lagoon in the Peninsula with 421 rooms, 18,000 square feet of meetings space. We are part of Accor, one of the world's largest hospitality companies with properties all over the world. Our employee promise is to build a truly diverse team of hospitality professionals, develop their skills both personally and professionally and to communicate openly and honestly with them. It is about recognizing them for outstanding achievements and rewarding them for superior performance. Here at Sofitel San Francisco, we place a special emphasis on our employee relations program, training and as well creating a truly ?home? environment for our employees, whom we refer to as Ambassadors.
An environment where they can share their personal talents, participate in our monthly Diversity and cultural events. We devote a full week to training each and every month. This is separate from the daily training managers provide to the employees. Once a month we devote a week to actual classroom training where we provide courses on Service amazing our guests, personal development training, Generation Gap training just to name a few. We have year after year rated high in our Employee Satisfaction Survey with one year ranked as the first within our worldwide network and annually rated in the top three within our North America Region. As the ultimate ?corporate resort?, Sofitel promises superb service and accommodations. Overlooking the lagoon, bay 223 is the perfect place to start your day or unwind over a relaxing dinner. Experience our Chef?s Bay Area French cuisine in a fresh and contemporary atmosphere. For a casual drink and a serious conversation, or perhaps a serious drink and a casual conversation, Bay Bar is one of the Bay Area?s hot spots. Sofitel and its Ambassadors link the world with French elegance across a collection of unique addresses offering their guests and partners a personalized service enriched with emotion, performance and a passion for excellence.
“It allows me to balance my personal and professional lives.”
“Awesome place to work. I see myself here for a long time, very unique and employee-friendly.”
“Encourages innovation, thinking outside the box.”
“The leadership in this hotel are very professional and genuinely care for their ambassadors; they are truly an inspiration.”