The Saxton Group was featured in Entrepreneur Magazine! Our CEO and Founder Kelly Saxton discusses the reasons why TSG chose employee-ownership and how the creation of our ESOP means great things for the future of our company and People.
Our McAlister’s Deli teams in Waco are mobilizing this morning to try and provide as many boxed lunches and as much tea as we can take to do our small part to help with the West, TX relief efforts. It’s incredible to see our restaurant teams come together to lend support to neighbors and fellow Texans in need. So far we’ve been able to make contact with one local gymnasium where displaced residents are sheltered, the police and media command center, and an area hospital where doctors and nurses have worked throughout the night. We have at least 100 boxed lunches going to each of those three locations, which in the scheme of such tragedy is only a small thing we can do to try and lend support. We believe deeply in not just doing business in a community but truly being part of a community and when something happens in one of our towns or near one of our towns we have to pitch in and do something, anything. A huge thank you to the people who woke up early, answered the call, came in on their day off, and otherwise came together to get this food out the door and into the hands of people we can help. Our thoughts and prayers are with West, TX today.
We’re thrilled to announce the following new promotions and positions at The Saxton Group:
Max Jodry, Director of Finance
Welcome our new Director of Finance! Prior to TSG, Max was a consultant for Value Inc. and specialized in the value of businesses. Max also has a background in the commercial real estate industry where he specialized in financial reporting, modeling, investment analysis, and market research. Max received his bachelor’s degree from Baylor University and his MBA from Southern Methodist University. He lives in Dallas with his wife, Whitney, and two boys, Wells and Crews. Please welcome Max to The Saxton Group team by e-mailing email@example.com.
Rob Maddox, Regional Director, Tulsa, OK
Rob has been promoted to Regional Director, Region 6, in the Tulsa market! Rob started in the restaurant industry when he was just 16 years old and has been hooked ever since. His McAlister’s career started in May 2006 and after training at the Southlake, TX location he was placed as an Assistant Manager in Broken Arrow. He was soon promoted to GM at Broken Arrow where we spent 2 years before leaving to become the opening GM at the Tulsa 21st location. Rob has been married to his wife Toni for 8 years and they have a 5-year-old son named Peyton. You can congratulation Rob by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alicia Tippett, Recruiting Manager
Alicia will be filling a brand-new role at The Saxton Group, Recruiting Manager! She’ll be leading recruiting efforts for the entire company and will focus on finding, hiring, and onboarding the very best restaurant industry talent. Alicia started with McAlister’s in 2005 as a FOH employee in Stillwater and since that time has been an Assistant Manager, General Manager, Regional Director and Director of HR & Ops Services! Her extensive McAlister’s experience as well as her Bachelors Degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management and Masters in HR will all serve her well in her new role! Congratulate Alicia by e-mailing email@example.com.
Our newest McAlister’s Deli location opens this week in Midwest City, OK and we couldn’t be more excited. This marks our 51st McAlister’s Deli location! We’ll be located at 2600 Air Depot Boulevard right next to a new Dick’s Sporting Goods and across from Tinker Air Force Base. Since Tinker is such a big part of our new community we wanted to learn more about its history. Tinker Air Force base opened on March 1, 1942 and today is one of the largest units in the United States Air Force Material Command. Over 9,400 military and civillian personell work at Tinker Air Force base and the base is comprised of 63 buildings covering 8.2 million square feet!
McAlister’s Deli in Midwest City opens on March 1, 2013 at 10:30 AM. The store will be led by General Manager Jackie Bell. We welcome Midwest City to The Saxton Group family of restaurants!
It’s a new Saxton Group.
It’s with great pleasure and much excitement that The Saxton Group announces today that we are acquiring Bothwell Saxton. Today, we warmly welcome the BSR family into The Saxton Group.
Craig Bothwell has provided tremendous leadership over the growth and development of Bothwell Saxton Restaurants. While The Saxton Group has always been a partner in Bothwell Saxton, Craig has spent the past seven years developing a team of restaurant professionals that are serving highly satisfied customers across Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri. It is with total confidence that Craig leaves this team to The Saxton Group’s leadership where they will have the opportunity to continue to grow and meet their professional goals.
The “new” Saxton Group owns and operates 50 McAlister’s Deli locations and 4 Pinkberry locations across Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Missouri. The Saxton Group is now the largest McAlister’s Deli franchisee, one of the top franchise organizations in the country, and expects to produce $100 million worth of sales in the coming year. We plan to add 5 or more locations a year and with that create opportunities for career advancement throughout our organization.
The Saxton Group’s Executive Chairman Kelly Saxton, President Kirk Lanier, Vice Presidents Adam Saxton and Matthew Saxton lead a company deeply dedicated to Genuine Hospitality and serving our guests at the very highest level. We believe that hospitality means more than service and that customers aren’t just customers – they’re our friends and neighbors too.
There is more exciting news coming in the New Year as we join these two organizations. Our People – every one of the women and men who serve our customers on a daily basis – are our greatest asset and soon we’ll announce new ways in which The Saxton Group will invest in our People.
McAlister’s Deli has a seasonal favorite back: Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake! Sure, you’ll find no shortage of Pumpkin this-and-that at restaurants all over this time of year but we really believe that our cheesecake is the special pumpkin something you’ve been craving.
Why? It starts with a ultra-moist graham cracker crust that would be awesome all by itself. We add swirls of pumpkin and spice to our creamy cheesecake batter. It’s topped with whipped cream and a pecan praline topping. OMG!
Hurry, it’s in store for a limited time only for just $3.50 per slice. Find a location nearest you.
McAlister’s Deli catering trays are real crowd pleasers. We just received brand new photography of some our most popular trays – wow – I had to share them. McAlister’s offers fulls service catering for breakfast, lunch, dinner and all occasions in between. Parties, Corporate Events, Receptions, Showers – the possibilities are endless! Download our catering menu to plan your next event. Meanwhile, drool over these beautiful food images!