Larkspur Named #1 Best Place To Work In The Bay Area
Larkspur Jumps Five Spots in the Annual SF Business Times Ranking to Secure Top Position
(Larkspur, CA) – May 1, 2009 – Larkspur Hotels & Restaurants announced today that it was ranked as the #1 “Best Place to Work” in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times in the 501-1,500 employees category.
“Our philosophy at Larkspur Hotels & Restaurants is to provide genuine hospitality to our guests, as well as to our team members,” says Larkspur Hotels & Restaurants Chairman Karl Hoagland. “They represent the core of who we are as a company and are the key to why we have received this honor.”
Larkspur’s ranking in the #1 spot was the highest among its closest local competitors Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants and Joie Vivre Hotels, which came in at second and third respectively.
This is the second time that Larkspur Hotels & Restaurants has ranked among the top 10 best places to work for the greater Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times. Last year, the company was ranked as the 6th best in its category. This year, the number one designation is a significant testament to how Larkspur Hotels & Restaurants has made it a top priority to uphold its unique culture during intense growth at the company over the last year which has included the opening of three new hotels, The Villa Florence, Hotel Abri and Larkspur Hotel Union Square, all in San Francisco and SANO Spa at the Casa Munras in Monterey, California.
To learn more about the company and seek out the growing employment opportunities, visit www.larkspurhotels.com.
ABOUT LARKSPUR HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Established in 1996, Larkspur Hotels & Restaurants is a rapidly growing company headquartered in Larkspur, California, just north of San Francisco. Larkspur boasts a portfolio of 23 hotels, including three distinct hotel brands: Larkspur Landing, Larkspur Hotels and The Larkspur Collection along with six exciting destination restaurants. All Larkspur hotels offer the signature FeatherBorne bed package, upgraded amenities, high-tech efficiencies and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Each Larkspur restaurant is designed to blend into its local setting, deliver creative culinary concepts, innovative design and exceptional culinary techniques. Larkspur Hotels & Restaurants is driven by its belief and commitment to Genuine Hospitality - delivering warm, friendly and personalized experiences to its guests.
The Larkspur Landing brand provides extended stay accommodations with a host of complimentary services and conveniences designed with today’s business traveler in mind. Larkspur Hotels is a three-star brand which breaks the mold of large chain-hotels by offering charm and personality, while delivering great value, comfort and excellent service. The Larkspur Collection is a premium collection of hotels, each of which offers its own unique, individual experience, complementing the local flavor of the surrounding area. The Larkspur Collection focuses on delivering a sensorial guest experience, upscale amenities and exceptional service.