Valley View Casino & Hotel Earns Prestigious Top Workplaces 2023 Award and Two National Awards by The San Diego Union-Tribune

SAN DIEGO (November 20, 2023) – Valley View Casino & Hotel, recognized as San Diego’s Favorite® Casino, proudly shares its recent accolades and national recognition.

The casino is delighted to have received the esteemed Annual Top Workplaces Award and national honors for “Employee Appreciation” and “Professional Development” in Q4 2023, as presented by The San Diego Union-Tribune.

These accolades are the result of an engagement survey and help further demonstrate the casino’s determination to maintain an exceptional work environment for all its team members.

With their very impressive 62% overall response rate and an outstanding 82% satisfaction rating, Valley View Casino & Hotel’s team members have spoken loud and clear about their positive experiences within the organization.

Joe Navarro, President and Chief Executive Officer of the San Pasqual Casino Development Group, expressed his thanks for this award. “Our tribe has worked hard to create a trusted environment for team members and guests, and we are proud to be recognized with this prestigious award, as well as recognized nationally.”

Judy Wright, Vice President of Human Resources at Valley View Casino & Hotel, expressed her gratitude for the recognition, saying, “Being recognized with the Top Workplaces Award and the two national awards validate all the best practices and benefits we’ve put in place for our team members over the past 22 years. It truly is an honor to receive this award and a privilege to work for a company as great as Valley View Casino & Hotel.”

Over 600 of Valley View’s team members participated in this year’s survey, offering a wealth of insight into the casino and hotel’s unique strengths as well as providing very helpful feedback on areas where Valley View Casino can continue to improve.

Receiving over 1,500 comments from team members further underscored the family-like culture, trust, open communication lines and outstanding benefits that define Valley View Casino & Hotel as a top workplace deserving of local, regional and national recognition awards.

Bruce Howard, General Manager of Valley View Casino & Hotel, echoed Judy’s sentiments, emphasizing the collective effort that led to this achievement. “Receiving the 2023 Top Workplaces Award and the national quarterly awards from The San Diego Union-Tribune are a tremendous honor. This is an award shared by all of our dedicated, hardworking team members and all our guests who make it fun to work at Valley View for all of us.”

As the entire team at Valley View Casino & Hotel celebrates this milestone achievement, their heartfelt gratitude extends to the entire workforce of dedicated, compassionate team members, as well as their loyal, valued guests, for their contributions in making Valley View Casino & Hotel one of the Top Workplaces in San Diego.

Valley View Casino & Hotel is known for its exceptional gaming and entertainment experiences. The casino also has eight award-winning restaurants, such as the iconic Maine Lobster Buffet, San Diego’s finest Black&Blue Steakhouse and six bars to entertain its guests. The close-knit community at Valley View Casino & Hotel, characterized by qualities like friendliness, kindness, generosity and respect, has played a pivotal role in earning these esteemed awards.

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