EMPLOYEE OWNER SPOTLIGHT: TSERING SANGMO

Since 1983, Zachary’s has been making award-winning pizza in the San Francisco Bay Area. When Zachary’s founders, Zach Zachowski and Barbara Gabel decided to retire, they sold the company to the employees via an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). In 2010, Zachary’s became 100% employee owned. Our employee owners are the mojo behind the madness. […]

TEACHIN’ TUESDAYS: PIZZA MAKING

Zachary’s ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) Committee is always looking for ways that it can foster community and bring employee owners together. Inspired by all of the amazing talents of the Zachary’s crew, the committee decided to sponsor a series of classes and workshops dubbed Teachin’ Tuesdays. Topics range from wine and beer tastings to […]

ZACHARY’S HOLIDAY PARTY 2017!

Zachary’s celebrated the holidays at Lake Chalet in Oakland! We ate, we laughed, we took too many photo booth pics and we danced the night away! It’s always a blast to see everyone gussied up for a special event. We are truly lucky to work with so many AMAZING employee owners!

ZACHARY’S CELEBRATES EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP MONTH

Happy National Employee Ownership Month! Zachary’s is an ESOP. What is an ESOP, you ask? ESOP stands for Employee Stock Ownership Plan. All of Zachary’s stock is owned by the employees. ESOPs are federally governed, defined contribution plans. More info here: National Center for Employee Ownership. When Zachary’s founders, Zach Zachowski and Barbara Gabel, decided […]

ZACHARY’S IN THE WOODS

One of the many things that makes Zachary’s a special place to work is that we are an ESOP. This means that all of the employees at Zachary’s own all of the stock in the company. See more information about Zachary’s here and ESOPs in general here. This year, the ESOP Committee has a theme […]

YOGA AT ZACHARY’S

Big news! The first ever Zachary’s yoga class took place on Thursday, January 5th and it was AMAZING! Zachary’s is an employee owned company (read more here: http://zacharys.com/about-us/our-people/) via our ESOP. We have a committee of dedicated employee owners who work to educate the crew about the ESOP itself and the benefits and responsibilities of […]

HAPPY NATIONAL EMPLOYEE OWNER MONTH!

October is National Employee Owner month! Woo-hoo! We kicked off the month by sending two of our fantastic employee owners, Katie Leary and Tabitha King to the ESOP Association Conference in Tahoe. Tabitha and Katie came back from the conference filled with ideas and employee-owner enthusiasm. Here are some of their highlights from the conference: […]