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LaBelle Management’s Mission Statement: “Do the Right Thing,” is the solid foundation of this 60+ year-old hospitality company. It serves as our beacon on all decisions. Our organization strives to do the right thing whether it is for a guest, teammate, or business. Our values strongly support LaBelle’s Mission Statement.
Backing up the Mission Statement are LaBelle’s company values.
We value and are committed to:
TRUTH, HONESTY & INTEGRITY – We believe that an atmosphere of trust is essential to achieving our business objectives. Since trust results from communication, we pledge to be open, honest, and direct in our dealings with one another. Make only those promises that you can keep,and then over deliver
OUR GUESTS –We will do the right thing to satisfy our customers (both internal and external) – at a profit if we can and at a loss if we must. Our commitment to growth and profitability allow us to remain competitive and leaders in the hospitality industry.
PARTNERSHIP & TEAMWORK – We believe that if each employee gives his or her best a true Win/Win Partnership is formed between the team member and the company. With partnership comes accountability, holding ourselves and each other accountable for setting and meeting goals.Each person brings unique talents and strengths to our company. We know that coordinated joint contributions surpass individual efforts.
CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT & COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE – We strive every day to improve our business since Innovation and
continuous improvement are the keys to our success and growth. We emphasize excellence as opposed to perfection through our passion and fanatical attention to consistency, urgency, and detail.
1948 – Norman LaBelle opened the Pixie Restaurant. It’s reasonably priced food and car-hop waitresses attracted many guests. The Pixie is still the cornerstone of our company 62 years later!
1972 – Sweet Onion Restaurant opened. The Sweet Onion had an original menu built on a limited selection of soups, sandwiches, and dinners.
1974 – Mt. Pleasant Big Boy opened. Shortly after it’s opening, three additional Big Boy locations were established.
1979 – Ponderosa Steakhouse was opened in three different locations. There are eight Ponderosa Steakhouse locations open today.
1980 – Midland Sweet Onion location opened.
1989 – Hotel Division began when the Comfort Inn opened in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. We now have six hotels in our portfolio including:
1995 – Italian Oven Restaurant established in Mt. Pleasant, MI.
1995 – Our restaurant division took a major growth spurt with the addition of Bennigan’s Irish Pub.
2014 – Our Restaurant operations were sold to a multi unit restaurant operator.