The work perks that get noticed make you feel like a kid again: free snacks. Foosball tables. Video games. SpareFoot, an Austin, Texas self-storage marketplace, had all of that and more. But a recent amenity was something any parent could appreciate: a dining room table.
Instead of noshing from brown bags and take-out containers at their desks, the 100-person team now dines together, in a new space built to accommodate an expanding staff. Each day, an on-staff chef brings a family-style meal the team eats together at four to five long tables from 11:30 to 12:30 after receiving a much-awaited “Lunch is ready” email.