We remain fresh in our approach and innovative in the ways we look at running our business. In the unique and fast-paced airport environment in which we operate, we continuously look for innovative ways to improve our operations and guest experiences. We always strive to set ourselves apart from the competition and lead the way, mixing proven techniques and guest services practices and innovative new approaches to delivering excellence.
We provide training to our team members intended to create a superior guest experience. This training is what has helped CI retain its employees. The training focuses on the unique elements common to business practices within the airport food and beverage industry. They receive new hire orientation and on-boarding along with position-specific training for their job function during the first two weeks of employment.
We deploy industry-leading technology without losing the personal touch. From menu QR codes to being able to have guests pay at the table, the technology we choose improves our efficiencies in the back of the house in an effort enhance our customer-facing experiences in this unique, fast-paced environment.
Our in-house design team focuses on creating fresh, inviting new looks with great functionality. From aesthetics and traffic flow to environmental sustainability in mind, we consider every detail to ensure that not only the service and experience is exceptional, but that the space is especially welcoming.
At CI, we believe being responsible business citizens means being responsible to the environment we share with the rest of the world, including our employees, partners and traveling passengers. Here are a few sustainability elements we focus on when opening or renovating a concept
Not only to save money, but to preserve this precious resource, through water efficient fixtures and fittings, pre-rinse valves, ice makers and dishwashers.
Incorporate systems to reduce, reuse, recycling waste to energy.
Reduce energy demand through processes related to energy usage and efficiency. Encourage efficient practices without sacrificing quality of service to our customers through lighting by using low energy heat lighting, HVAC by using variable speed kitchen fans for exhaust, decreased process load requirements through ENERGY STAR kitchen equipment, computers and POS systems.
Build with materials that are safe for our employees and guests and have recycled content of at least 10-20%, thereby reducing impacts resulting from extraction and processing of virgin materials.
Purchase building materials and products that are extracted and manufactured within the region in which we build, thereby supporting the use of indigenous resources and reducing the environmental impacts resulting from transportation.
CI was awarded the GreeningATL “Footprint and Community Impact Award” for being a leader in cutting down on emissions in the local Atlanta area for our operation at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport by subsidizing the purchase of their transit cards, which encourages transit use and reduces greenhouse gas emissions.