Plamondon Companies Honor Top Performers at Annual Management Banquet

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The Plamondon Companies hosts their annual management dinner and awards program in Frederick, MD.

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Annually the Plamondon Companies continues the tradition of hosting their management dinner and awards program at Dutch’s Daughter in Frederick, MD. In attendance were managers and office support staff of Roy Rogers Restaurants and Plamondon Hospitality Partners hotel properties.

Jonathan Barton, General Manager for the Roy Rogers Restaurant in Thurmont, MD, received the Co-President’s Pride Award. Jonathan has worked for Plamondon Enterprises since being recruited from Mercyhurst University in 2006. He moved to Frederick, MD and began his management career as an Assistant Manager for the Roy Rogers brand, and was promoted to General Manger in August 2011. Jonathan has consistently embodied the company mission “The values you respect” both inside and outside of work. As part of the mission declaration of community involvement, Jon coaches little league baseball in his community. He is active in the Thurmont Mainstreet Community and participated in the first annual “Restaurant Week” for the town of Thurmont. He created menu items specifically for that week to showcase our menu.

General Manager and Manager of the Year awards were based on four criteria categories: financial results, operational excellence, leadership, and community involvement. Receiving recognition for 2018:

  • Amanda Rankin, General Manager, Courtyard by Marriott in Hagerstown, MD - Amanda has worked for the company since August of 2010.
  • Jeff Garland, Corporate Support Manager, Plamondon Hospitality Headquarters Frederick, Maryland – Jeff has worked for the company since February of 2008.
  • Tracey Shrout, Assistant Manager, Cumberland Roy Rogers in Cumberland, Maryland - Tracey has worked for the company since July of 1996.
  • Sherry Gruter, General Manager, Brunswick Roy Rogers in Brunswick, Maryland – Sherry has worked for the company since July of 2016.

About the Plamondon Companies
Based in Frederick, Maryland, the Plamondon Companies own and operate 24 Roy Rogers Restaurants®, and oversee 30 franchise locations. They also own and operate 8 Marriott hotel properties in Maryland and Pennsylvania and 1 Hilton hotel property in Grovetown, GA. Visit us on the web at:

Pictured left to right top row: Michael Henningsen, Executive Vice President; Peter Plamondon, Jr., Co-President; Jim Plamondon, Co-President; Jeremy Biser, Executive Vice President; Al Jones, Director of Restaurant Operations.

Pictured left to right bottom row: Jeff Garland, Corporate Support Manager, Hotel Division; Amanda Rankin, General Manager, Courtyard by Marriott in Hagerstown, Maryland; Tracey Shrout, Assistant Manager, Cumberland, Maryland Roy Rogers; Jon Barton, Thurmont, Maryland, Roy Rogers; Sherry Gruter, Brunswick, Maryland, Roy Rogers.

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