Malden - Resident Tabish Iqbal, manager of the McDonald’s restaurant in Everett, recently won a Ray Kroc Award, an accolade that recognizes the top performing McDonald’s restaurant managers globally. Iqbal was one of 340 McDonald’s restaurant managers around the world, from 60 markets, (representing the top 1 percent of restaurant managers) to receive the honor, which includes a cash prize and a trophy.
Iqbal, who has been working for McDonald’s for over three years, will be awarded his prize on April 18 at the Ray Kroc Awards Gala in Orlando, Florida, hosted by Steve Easterbrook, McDonald’s president and chief executive officer, and David Fairhurst, McDonald’s executive vice president and chief people officer. Iqbal stated: “It has been a joy to work for McDonald’s, starting as a shift manager, then as an assistant manager and now as manager of our recently rebuilt Everett restaurant. One of my favorite elements of my job is interacting with so many different people – both customers and team members – and I’ve been fortunate to be able to grow my team and work to motivate them with positivity every day.
McDonald’s independent franchisees and regional management nominate restaurant managers for the Ray Kroc Awards to recognize their hard work, dedication and commitment to McDonald’s and its customers.Jeff Brewster, owner/operator, stated: “Tabish was nominated for his commitment to great hospitality and exceptional customer service. He did such an exceptional job with the launch of the new digital kiosks and table service in our Everett restaurant and is a perfect role model for his employees. We’re delighted that we are able to recognize Tabish in this way for his commitment to McDonald’s.”
Iqbal is pictured with assistant manager Djamila Dossantos.