When The Lodge opened in 1996, winning awards wasnt the top priority.
"We simply had a vision of how this business could be," says Dawn Rizos, owner and CEO of the renowned Dallas club. "We were sure we could have a beautiful, sophisticated club, where customers would be proud to visit and men and women would be proud to work. And we hoped that by doing it all with class and integrity, we could have a positive effect on our industry."
The recognition came quickly: ...[more]