The Original Pancake House DFW Earns 2021-2022 Great Place to Work Certification™

By May 19, 2021Press, Uncategorized

Dallas, Texas — The Original Pancake House Dallas (OPH-DFW) is proud to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work® for the second year in a row. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at The Original Pancake House DFW. This year, 85% of employees said it’s a great place to work – 21.4 points higher than the average U.S. company.

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation.

“Great Place to Work Certification™ isn’t something that comes easily – it takes ongoing dedication to the employee experience,” said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of global recognition at Great Place to Work. “It’s the only official recognition determined by employees’ real-time reports of their company culture. Earning this designation means that The Original Pancake House DFW is one of the best companies to work for in the country.”

Carlos Garcia, Manager at OPH-DFW Grapevine, began his career with The Original Pancake House DFW at the age of 16. Twenty years later, he still thinks OPH-DFW is a great place to work. “OPH-DFW operates like a family. It is a supportive environment that offers opportunities for growth,” noted Mr. Garcia. This year, The Original Pancake House DFW increased their GPTW certification evaluation by 5% over the previous year. Most recently, they implemented online training to increase support for Associates and ultimately result in the best experience for both their Team and Guests. OPH-DFW continues to focus on their stated Purpose of “providing meaningful careers that positively impact people’s lives and their thinking”. Their organizational Vision is “to be the kind of place you’d be proud to have your Mother work at”.

According to Great Place to Work research, job seekers are 4.5 times more likely to find a great Supervisor at a Certified great workplace. Additionally, employees at Certified workplaces are 93% more likely to look forward to coming to work, and are twice as likely to be paid fairly, earn a fair share of the company’s profits and have a fair chance at promotion.


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About The Original Pancake House DFW

The Original Pancake House DFW has been creating made from scratch freshness in the DFW area since 1987. The local franchise, owned by Mark Davis Bailey and Jonathan Seyoum, currently serves the North Texas community with seven locations. The combination of quality and hospitality at each location is the basis for why families have kept returning to The Original Pancake House for 34 years in the DFW area and over 60 years nationwide. The Original Pancake House DFW is a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company. For more information about The Original Pancake House franchise in Texas, visit or find OPH on Facebook


About Great Place to Work Certification™

Great Place to Work® Certification™ is the definitive “employer-of-choice” recognition that companies aspire to achieve. It is the only recognition based entirely on what employees report about their workplace experience – specifically, how consistently they experience a high-trust workplace. Great Place to Work Certification is recognized worldwide by employees and employers alike and is the global benchmark for identifying and recognizing outstanding employee experience. Every year, more than 10,000 companies across 60 countries apply to get Great Place to Work-Certified.


About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™.

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