It was fanfare and a befitting end to the year for owners and staff of Eat N Go Africa franchise owners of Dominoâ€™s Pizza and Coldstone Creamery Nigeria, as they gathered to celebrate a successful 2017 with a party tagged Fire and Ice 2.0 in Lagos.
The occasion was supported by iconic brands such as EMEL Group, Cosmos, Access Bank, JMG, Coca Cola, Stanbic IBTC, Arla Foods, CHI & Cormart, Metro Health, Ark Insurance Brokers, Food & Agro Allied group, AXA Mansard, and ColdCare Nigeria Limited. It also served as platform forÂ Eat ‘n’ Go to celebrate excellence among its staff.
Diligent member of staff of the company were rewarded for their outstanding performances in the year, while long service awards were also given to some staff.
Addressing staff and dignitaries at the event, Managing Director, Eat N Go, Antonie Zammarieh, stated that the growth of the company in its five years of existence was down to the diligence of staff in provision of high level service to customers.
According to him, “The company has grown much faster than anybody would have expected. With a combined 53 stores and by 2018, a total of 83 stores, we are the fastest growing QSR business in Nigeria! This was achieved while the country faced an 18 months recession!
“This tremendous accomplishment would not have been achieved without the dedication and hard work of every single one of you.
Shareholders, Directors, Management, all the staff and every single person present at this event. We are all here to celebrate that success; your success. But we need not to forget: success is not an entitlement, but something you need to earn, every day.”
He further called on staff to keep up the tempo and be sensitive to pressures customers may put on them. “Without customers, we do not exist. Simple! We have to do everything we can to individually and collectively exceed their expectations. Let’s be sensitive to the pressures our customers may put upon us. WeÂ are in the service industry for a reason; to be the best in what we do. We need to have thecapability of delivering the best product the best service. We want to make an impact that would make all our competition shiver by just mentioning our name,” he said.
Zammarieh also disclosed that the company ”will add another household name, PinkBerry to its family in 2018, with 7 stores in the pipeline.”
Among the highlights of the event was the competition for International awards such as the Fastest Pizza maker, in which a fastest pizza maker emerged for the Dominos Pizza category, and in the X Factor competition heldÂ for the Coldstone Creamery.
Nigerian Hiphop acts Mayorkun and Reminisce were on hand to thrill the guests.