Team member spotlight: Iqra

Recognition

2019 was a big year for Iqra — she moved to America from Pakistan, settled into the San Ramon, CA area with her family, and got her first job at Taco Bell. 

“It’s all home to me now,” Iqra says with a smile, although she admits she was nervous to start a new job in a new country at first. “I started as a team member and look at me now!”

Today, Iqra is an Assistant General Manager for our Danville Cantina, a unique brand concept with a full bar, patio and lawn games. Iqra is on track to become a General Manager and she says she’s looking forward to it. 

“At DRG, everyone has the chance to become more, do more, teach more,” she says. “It’s always a positive work environment. And it’s all because of the culture the company has built.”

As an AGM, Iqra is in charge of inventory, customer service, prep, ICOS, metrics and a host of other “small” details. 

“If you want to succeed in this job, if you’re a hard worker, you can do it,” Iqra says. “I absolutely love my team, and I’m always ready to listen and learn.”