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Intent: To make the world a better place to live by...

OUR (QUAINTANCE-WEAVER RESTAURANTS & HOTELS) MISSION...
To be of genuine service to our Guests, Fellow Staff Members, Shareholders, and the Earth & Her People.

  1. Provide our guests with the highest quality food, drink and accommodations at a good value.
  2. Ensure that each guest receives prompt, friendly, attentive service by a well-trained service staff in a
    clean, comfortable, well-maintained environment that is warm and hospitable (pleasant acoustics, lighting, temperature and aroma).
  3. Offer an outstanding menu plus an impressive selection of specials in our restaurant's and an outstanding array of gracious amenities in distinctive hotels.
  4. Provide employment that is rewarding and offers education and opportunity in a fair, diverse and inclusive environment.
  5. Generate profits that: a) justify the investment, b) afford compensation to those who contribute, and c) allow the company to grow.
  6. Consider sustainable practices, in our social & physical worlds, with all of our decisions. (See our Sustainable Practices Initiative & Fairness Doctrine below.)

OUR SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES INITIATIVE...
Consider how our decisions affect current and future generations by:

  • Using less energy and water.
  • Following the tenants of: reduce, reuse and recycle.
  • Whenever practical, purchasing food, beverages, supplies and equipment that were made utilizing practices that are sustainable.
  • Having healthy indoor environments.
  • Buying more local food by developing relationships with farmers, food makers and vendors.
  • Seeking third party certification for our efforts.
  • Researching “best practices.”
  • Being leaders of “Sustainable Practices” in our community and industry.

OUR FAIRNESS DOCTRINE...
Because some groups have not, and are not, always treated fairly, we will proactively reach out to such communities by:

  • Being extraordinarily committed to our “Fairness” and “Diversity & Inclusion” programs with the objective of being a role model for other organizations.
  • Focusing much of our “underwriting” and “sponsorship” efforts to the African American, Latino, and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) communities plus other such groups.
  • Working with the refugee community when we have employment opportunities.
  • Looking for opportunities to employ people with different abilities.
  • Encouraging a merit based culture that seeks opportunities for women, minorities, the LGBT community and other such groups.

 

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Proximity Hotel | 704 Green Valley Road | Greensboro, NC 27408
Phone 336-379-8200 (toll-free 1-800-379-8200) |
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