Parker's Kitchen Earns Top Workplace for 2024 Honor

The awards program utilized feedback from more than 1,000 employee surveys.
Angela Hanson
Parker's Kitchen

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Parker's Kitchen was recently honored with a USA Today Top Workplaces USA 2024 award. The annual list recognizes companies that have created exceptional, people-first work environments.

Feedback from 1,075 Parker's Kitchen employee surveys was used to determine the convenience store retailer's place on the list.

"We are profoundly honored to be recognized by USA Today as one of the nation's best places to work," said Parker's Kitchen founder and CEO Greg Parker. "We know that our team members are, quite literally, the key to our success as a company. This award is especially meaningful as we continue to expand our corporate footprint while deepening our commitment to creating professional, rewarding environments in every community Parker's Kitchen serves."

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The company employs more than 1,360 people throughout Georgia and South Carolina. Benefits include free childcare, paid time off starting on day one, and a daily pay option plus highly competitive pay and benefits. Approximately 85% of Parker's Kitchen store managers, district leaders and corporate support team members have been promoted from within due to Parker's focus on developing talent and making a long-term investment in employees, the company stated.

"A Top Workplaces award brings a company's culture strengths to the national stage, helping them differentiate in a fiercely competitive landscape,'' said Eric Rubino, the CEO of Energage, a purpose-driven HR technology company that conducted the surveys for the awards program. "It's a morale-boosting honor for the workforce and an effective magnet for attracting top-tier talent."

In 2023, USA Today readers voted Parker's the No. 3 Best Gas Station for Food and the No. 6 Best Gas Station Brand in America.

Additionally, SC Biz News named Parker's Kitchen one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina for 2023.

Headquartered in Savannah, Parker's owns and operates c-stores throughout coastal Georgia and South Carolina. Parker's Kitchen is the food-centric brand under the Parker's umbrella.

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