Dalton Red Lobster General Manager Wins 2nd Company Award

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Daralynn Gaines
Daralynn Gaines

Daralynn Gaines, general manager of the Red Lobster in Dalton, has been presented with the company’s Top General Manager Award. A Red Lobster veteran of 24 years, she is one of four out of more than 700 general managers selected to receive the award this year, making this a truly exclusive honor.

Presented annually, this award recognizes general managers who have consistently displayed a passion for helping Red Lobster grow as a company, while serving as a mentor to their peers and management team. In addition, honorees are recognized for embodying Red Lobster’s core values, such as treating everyone with dignity and respect, and being committed to achieving an excellent overall guest experience.

“Daralynn is a highly-valued general manager and truly deserving of the Top General Manager Award,” said Cam Campbell, regional vice president of Red Lobster. “She has played a key role in helping the Dalton Red Lobster be a restaurant where guests can count on receiving a delicious meal and warm, friendly service.”

Leading more than 80 team members, Ms. Gaines was recognized for a variety of reasons, including overall guest and employee satisfaction.

“I am honored to receive Red Lobster’s Top General Manager Award, and truly believe this was a team effort,” said Ms. Gaines. “A leader is only as good as her team – and I’m thankful to have a strong, hardworking and dedicated one.”


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