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Facilities Manager - Southeast

Location: Bradenton

Overview

The Facilities Manager oversees the maintenance of the building and grounds of approximately 100 restaurant locations, assisting the restaurant management team in the oversight, purchasing and upkeep of equipment and supplies. The Facilities Manager works with the operations teams to make sure the building and grounds are maintained, which includes determining and scheduling regular maintenance, repairs and renovation projects. This position must oversee scheduled work as well as negotiate with outside vendors for supplies, repairs and other measures. Area of responsibility: North Florida, Georgia, Tennessee and Carolinas.

 


Responsibilities

The essential functions in this job description are not all-inclusive of this position’s duties and responsibilities. Reliable and dependable attendance is required.

  • Oversee building projects, maintenance and repair of all restaurant systems, assets and site improvements, including building, parking areas, HVAC, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, utilities and infrastructure systems
  • Implement and monitor proactive preventative maintenance programs for each facility. Monitor improvements to energy efficiency, HVAC, life safety, equipment, grease traps, landscaping, etc.
  • Schedule vendors to perform work in designated restaurants and provide onsite oversight as needed
  • Continually source and re-qualify suppliers. Perform routine assessment of vendor performance, pricing, on-time delivery, specifications, quality of product, workmanship, responsiveness, and issue resolution for the restaurants and other company assets.
  • Serve as lead contact for contracts, contact negotiation, and warranty oversight
  • Contribute to the development and management of facility maintenance capital projects and budgets for restaurants and other related assets subject to purchase, maintenance and repair
  • Under the direction of the Facilities Director, execute all capital projects with time and cost expectations.  Audit and approve invoices for scheduled and negotiated work
  • Coordinate with restaurant management regarding all facilities activity in the building
  • Provide guidance to operations on basic upkeep and maintenance tasks, repair/replace decisions as well as vendor contact and oversight and emergency procedures
  • Respond to calls on a 24-7 basis to promptly resolve urgent needs of facilities at existing restaurants
  • Regularly visit sites to evaluate conditions and identify potential repairs and facility maintenance projects
  • Inform supervisor by written status report and identification of issues requiring escalation or assistance
  • Ensure that restaurants meet government regulations and environmental, health and security standards
  • Execute equipment audits and record-taking policies

 


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university or minimum of 10 years of experience as a Facilities Director or Facilities Manager
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in the food service industry, multiunit restaurant experience preferred
  • Requires minimum 4-6 years related work experience in a multi-unit, commercial building environment
  • Experience managing a budget, reviewing P&L  and vendor management
  • Proficient in procurement and asset management software applications

 


Who We Are

First Watch is an award-winning Daytime Dining concept serving made-to-order breakfast, brunch and lunch using fresh ingredients. A recipient of hundreds of local “Best Breakfast” and “Best Brunch” accolades, First Watch’s chef-driven menu includes elevated executions of classic favorites along with First Watch specialties such as the Quinoa Power Bowl®, Farm Stand Breakfast Tacos, Avocado Toast, Chickichanga, Morning Meditation (juiced in-house daily), Spiked Lavender Lemonade and its signature Million Dollar Bacon. In 2023, First Watch was named the top restaurant brand in Yelp’s inaugural list of the 50 most loved brands in the U.S. In 2023 and 2022, First Watch was named a Top 100 Most Loved Workplace® in Newsweek by the Best Practice Institute. In 2022, First Watch was awarded a sought-after MenuMasters honor by Nation’s Restaurant News for its seasonal Braised Short Rib Omelet and recognized with ADP’s coveted Culture at Work Award. First Watch operates more than 530 First Watch restaurants in 29 states. For more information, visitwww.firstwatch.com.

 

First Watch is an equal-opportunity employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, First Watch will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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Public Relations Manager

Location: Bradenton

Overview

The Public Relations Manager is an experienced PR/communications professional who will be an essential part of building First Watch’s brand awareness and maintaining the company’s status as the undisputed leader in Daytime Dining. He/she will lead First Watch’s PR/media relations to secure compelling brand stories and news, primarily with our external audiences, including customers and media across trade, national and local media in First Watch’s 25+ states nationwide. He/she should have experience in and a passion for pitching hyper-local earned media outlets and coordinating interviews in multiple states and markets nationwide. The PR Manager is a strategic part of the broader marketing team and serves as a partner to brand campaign work. The ideal candidate is a creative thought partner who is energized by garnering earned media coverage to tell stories that directly correlate to First Watch’s business goals as a publicly traded company with more than 530 restaurants nationwide. In addition to media relations, this collaborative team player will also work cross-functionally to support internal communications, executive communications, copywriting and more. This position is based in the First Watch Home Office in Bradenton, FL, with likely travel about 10% of the time.

 


Responsibilities

The essential functions in this job description are not all-inclusive of this position’s duties and responsibilities.  Reliable and dependable attendance is required.

  • Executes PR and media relations efforts for the First Watch brand, with guidance from the Sr. Director of Communications and in partnership with a retained communications agency
  • Assists with the creation and management of annual PR strategies – national, local, trade – and other external plans, such as leadership visibility, LinkedIn and awards
  • Supports fast-growing brand with dozens of new restaurant openings each year (media outreach, interview coordination, press materials)
  • Pitches regular brand news, including seasonal menus, partnerships, awards, etc.
  • Takes a creative and determined approach to securing media in new markets
  • Coordinates media opportunities, serving as liaison between media outlets and restaurant teams
  • Pitches and coordinates TV segments in markets nationwide
  • Keeps First Watch top-of-mind by strategically and proactively building and fostering relationships with key local, regional and national consumer and trade media
  • Organizes and administers media training for media interviews (restaurant, corporate)
  • Identifies compelling stories to tell internally and externally at the corporate and restaurant level
  • Develops key messaging and talking points for internal and external audiences
  • Owns process for monitoring earned media coverage, as well as merchandising internally to key audiences
  • Conducts research and issues internal reports on various PR/communications topics
  • Writes timely, compelling content for the First Watch website and other platforms, such as LinkedIn, in partnership with our internal content and digital teams
  • Collaborates with broader marketing team on buzzworthy campaign and activation ideas
  • Assists with crisis management and communication efforts
  • Advises First Watch’s franchise partners on PR and media relations efforts
  • Collaborates with internal team to manage community relationships and events nationwide (media/influencers, Yelp, etc.)
  • Serves as a brand ambassador for the company at various industry and community events

 


Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of public relations experience, ideally with at least 2 years in an agency setting; restaurant/hospitality industry experience strongly preferred
  • Experience pitching local media (TV, print, online) in multiple DMAs across the country, as well as national and trade media
  • Bachelor’s Degree in public relations, communications, journalism or related field required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to all levels; from hourly employees to senior management

 


Who We Are

First Watch is an award-winning Daytime Dining concept serving made-to-order breakfast, brunch and lunch using fresh ingredients. A recipient of hundreds of local “Best Breakfast” and “Best Brunch” accolades, First Watch’s chef-driven menu includes elevated executions of classic favorites along with First Watch specialties such as the Quinoa Power Bowl®, Farm Stand Breakfast Tacos, Avocado Toast, Chickichanga, Morning Meditation (juiced in-house daily), Spiked Lavender Lemonade and its signature Million Dollar Bacon. In 2023, First Watch was named the top restaurant brand in Yelp’s inaugural list of the 50 most loved brands in the U.S. In 2023 and 2022, First Watch was named a Top 100 Most Loved Workplace® in Newsweek by the Best Practice Institute. In 2022, First Watch was awarded a sought-after MenuMasters honor by Nation’s Restaurant News for its seasonal Braised Short Rib Omelet and recognized with ADP’s coveted Culture at Work Award. First Watch operates more than 530 First Watch restaurants in 29 states. For more information, visitwww.firstwatch.com.

 

First Watch is an equal-opportunity employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, First Watch will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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Supply Chain Manager

Location: Bradenton

Overview

The Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for leading distribution and supplier management activities (transactional and executional functions) as well as the implementation of the procurement strategy across multiple categories of spend. This role includes, but is not limited to: setting inventory levels with suppliers and distributors, reviewing proposals, supplier selection and management, invoice review and approval, project management/coordination, KPI analysis, new product development and sourcing. This is a hands-on role with limited supervision requiring initiative and drive. The Supply Chain Manager must possess broad, relevant business knowledge with and be able to ruthlessly prioritize competing initiatives. This individual must be able to communicate effectively and appropriately across and at all levels of the company as required. The role reports to the Director of Supply Chain.

 


Responsibilities

The essential functions in this job description are not all-inclusive of this position’s duties and responsibilities.  Reliable and dependable attendance is required.

  • Lead execution on strategies related to sourcing not limited to food, goods and services
  • Proactively introduce innovative solutions to improve the supply chain with regards to total cost of ownership and quality
  • Develop supply chain functional vision and objectives for their area of responsibility
  • Build, lead and support strategic relationships with suppliers
  • Identify secondary sources for categories to mitigate business risk
  • Lead category management process through negotiation and contract execution,
  • Manage distributors with KPI development
  • Lead testing, tracking and implementation process for R&D and Operations on projects
  • Utilize a team buying strategy across multiple spend areas to deliver first time quality in all areas of service and costs
  • Analyze financial, industry and internal forecasts for products and materials and anticipates changes in cost, availability, and suitability of products
  • Manage operational, distributors and supplier-related issues, as well as other various requests as required (sourcing, product information, etc.)
  • Provide various reporting and analytics as required (i.e. inventory, spend profile, etc.)
  • Administer changes as required to maintain accurate manufacturer/supplier records, but not limited to, expediting the proper paperwork and track contract/price compliance
  • Network effectively within the industry; study industry publications, trade journals and market information to keep current on relevant changes in procurement
  • Collaborate with Operations, R&D, Training team and suppliers

 


Qualifications

  • Four (4) college degree or equivalent 10 years of industry experience in Foodservice and Supply Chain preferred
  • Working knowledge of distribution, food categories, produce and indirects
  • Highly proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

 


Who We Are

First Watch is an award-winning Daytime Dining concept serving made-to-order breakfast, brunch and lunch using fresh ingredients. A recipient of hundreds of local “Best Breakfast” and “Best Brunch” accolades, First Watch’s chef-driven menu includes elevated executions of classic favorites along with First Watch specialties such as the Quinoa Power Bowl®, Farm Stand Breakfast Tacos, Avocado Toast, Chickichanga, Morning Meditation (juiced in-house daily), Spiked Lavender Lemonade and its signature Million Dollar Bacon. In 2023, First Watch was named the top restaurant brand in Yelp’s inaugural list of the 50 most loved brands in the U.S. In 2023 and 2022, First Watch was named a Top 100 Most Loved Workplace® in Newsweek by the Best Practice Institute. In 2022, First Watch was awarded a sought-after MenuMasters honor by Nation’s Restaurant News for its seasonal Braised Short Rib Omelet and recognized with ADP’s coveted Culture at Work Award. First Watch operates more than 530 First Watch restaurants in 29 states. For more information, visitwww.firstwatch.com.

 

First Watch is an equal-opportunity employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, First Watch will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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Program Manager, Operations Excellence

Location: Bradenton

Overview

The primary role of the Program Manager, Operations Excellence is to oversee and coordinate several projects and strategic initiatives in the organization. These projects will mainly fall within our core back-office system. They willwork as a liaison between Operations and multiple Home Office departments, actively streamlining communication, supporting, and improving the overall effectiveness of Operations. The Manager of Operations Excellence will act as a point of reference and representative for Operations in the advancement of current restaurant level initiatives and communication, as well as in the implementation of future restaurant initiatives and project management. S/he will understand how to best support restaurant employees and serve as a resource for all Home Office departments.

 


Responsibilities

The essential functions in this job description are not all-inclusive of this position’s duties and responsibilities. Reliable and dependable attendance is required.

  • Supports the delivery of the current year’s primary initiatives
  • Manages special projects, as assigned by leadership
  • Supports the development of plans, processes, and relevant next steps for back-office system improvement
  • Monitors the impact of operations programs/processes through key metrics and coordinates necessary support to ensure the success of initiatives
  • Supports the collaboration with Operations leadership and Home Office functions to sequence, approve, and communicate Operations projects and initiatives
  • Supports the production of regular communication vehicles (e.g. – Ops calendar, Management Updates, etc.)
  • Acts as a point of reference and source of knowledge for First Watch restaurants as it pertains to key initiatives, and understands how to best support restaurant managers and employees
  • Serves as a resource for all Home Office departments with regard to communication and implementation of new Operations procedures or initiatives

 


Qualifications

  • 5-10 years’ experience in restaurant/retail industry; preferred
  • Back office, inventory, labor management systems; preferred
  • MS Office proficiency; intermediate Excel skills preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and self-motivated; able to hand multiple tasks, balance priorities and meet competing tight deadlines with limited supervision
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Able to communicate and effectively collaborate with multiple subject matter experts across various departments and at various levels within the organization
  • Dependable, flexible, and professional demeanor
  • Has demonstrated credibility (garners respect, acts with integrity and keeps commitments), is proactive (has a point of view and takes initiative) and is a good partner (builds relationships and delivers results)
  • Passion for providing excellent service and quality results
  • Displays knowledge of restaurant operations priorities, systems, methods, and standard operations procedures

 


Who We Are

First Watch is an award-winning Daytime Dining concept serving made-to-order breakfast, brunch and lunch using fresh ingredients. A recipient of hundreds of local “Best Breakfast” and “Best Brunch” accolades, First Watch’s chef-driven menu includes elevated executions of classic favorites along with First Watch specialties such as the Quinoa Power Bowl®, Farm Stand Breakfast Tacos, Avocado Toast, Chickichanga, Morning Meditation (juiced in-house daily), Spiked Lavender Lemonade and its signature Million Dollar Bacon. In 2023, First Watch was named the top restaurant brand in Yelp’s inaugural list of the 50 most loved brands in the U.S. In 2023 and 2022, First Watch was named a Top 100 Most Loved Workplace® in Newsweek by the Best Practice Institute. In 2022, First Watch was awarded a sought-after MenuMasters honor by Nation’s Restaurant News for its seasonal Braised Short Rib Omelet and recognized with ADP’s coveted Culture at Work Award. First Watch operates more than 530 First Watch restaurants in 29 states. For more information, visitwww.firstwatch.com.

 

First Watch is an equal-opportunity employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, First Watch will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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Senior Accountant - Cash

Location: Bradenton

Overview

The Senior Cash Accountant will support a variety of accounting functions with a primary focus on oversight of daily bank reconciliations—including facilitating company initiatives with direct impacts on revenue collections, and performing and assisting with key account reconciliations and month-end close to support the integrity of financial statements in accordance with US GAAP. 

 


Responsibilities

The essential functions in this job description are not all-inclusive of this position’s duties and responsibilities. 

  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP
  • Train and supervise accounting/cash staff ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of daily and monthly bank reconciliations
  • Review and approve detailed reconciliations of cash and credit card bank accounts, including all related journal entries
  • Support initiatives to automate bank matching in the accounting system without manual intervention
  • Implement and develop solutions to drive accounting efficiencies, particularly in the areas of restaurant sales and bank data integrations into accounting systems
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls, including the timely resolution of outstanding items in collaboration with other departments (IT, Treasury, etc)
  • Develop internal reporting metrics related to cash management
  • Work with external parties to resolve issues, streamline processes and implement new initiatives
  • Prepare other balance sheet account reconciliations, as assigned, with reference to supporting documentation
  • Support the timely completion of month-end close process and reconciliations in compliance with U.S. GAAP
  • Maintain a strong internal control environment
  • Analyze accounting problems and arrive at workable solutions. Evaluate information, identify key issues that need to be addressed and develop courses of action that effectively address the issue at hand
  • Adhere to Company policies and procedures

 


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Accounting; CPA a plus
  • Minimum 4-7 years of progressive public and/or private accounting experience
  • Excellent understanding of bank reconciliations and related controls
  • Knowledge/exposure to various accounting processes and software
  • Experience within the retail, restaurant, or similar industry that includes multiple locations
  • Experience with and understanding of SOX a plus
  • Experience with internal and external auditors

 


Who We Are

First Watch is an award-winning Daytime Dining concept serving made-to-order breakfast, brunch and lunch using fresh ingredients. A recipient of hundreds of local “Best Breakfast” and “Best Brunch” accolades, First Watch’s chef-driven menu includes elevated executions of classic favorites along with First Watch specialties such as the Quinoa Power Bowl®, Farm Stand Breakfast Tacos, Avocado Toast, Chickichanga, Morning Meditation (juiced in-house daily), Spiked Lavender Lemonade and its signature Million Dollar Bacon. In 2023, First Watch was named the top restaurant brand in Yelp’s inaugural list of the 50 most loved brands in the U.S. In 2023 and 2022, First Watch was named a Top 100 Most Loved Workplace® in Newsweek by the Best Practice Institute. In 2022, First Watch was awarded a sought-after MenuMasters honor by Nation’s Restaurant News for its seasonal Braised Short Rib Omelet and recognized with ADP’s coveted Culture at Work Award. First Watch operates more than 530 First Watch restaurants in 29 states. For more information, visitwww.firstwatch.com.

 

First Watch is an equal-opportunity employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, First Watch will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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Accounting Manager

Location: Bradenton

Overview

The Accounting Manager is a key financial professional responsible for ensuring compliance with accounting standards, implementing accounting policies, and providing technical support on accounting issues to staff. This role involves working closely with cross-functional teams, auditors and accounting team members to maintain accurate and timely financial reporting and internal controls.

 


Responsibilities

The essential functions in this job description are not all-inclusive of this position’s duties and responsibilities.  Reliable and dependable attendance is required.

 

Technical Accounting Expertise

  • Stay abreast of evolving accounting standards (e.g., GAAP) and assess their impact on the organization
  • Research, interpret, and implement new accounting pronouncements or changes in regulations (SEC)
  • Provide guidance on accounting issues, collaborate with other departments to address challenges and document memos on technical / complex accounting issues / transactions (may include debt transactions, impairment analysis, cash flow hedge accounting, etc.)
  • Train and support accounting staff on GAAP accounting issues
  • Prepare/review journal entries, internal schedules, account reconciliations, accounting procedures, process memos

Financial Reporting

  • Preparation/review of schedules supporting the financial statements in compliance with applicable accounting standards
  • Preparation/review of financial statement disclosures to ensure compliance with US GAAP

Policy Development and Implementation

  • Develop and implement accounting policies
  • Work with various departments to communicate and educate teams on accounting policies and procedures
  • Ensure staff on the accounting team are aware of accounting policy updates for compliance
  • Monitor and assess the effectiveness of existing policies and recommend updates as needed

Internal Controls

  • Establish and maintain a strong system of internal controls
  • Collaborate with internal audit to identify and address control deficiencies
  • Implement best practices to enhance the effectiveness of internal controls

Collaboration and Communication

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including finance, treasury, operations, purchasing, etc. to address accounting-related matters
  • Communicate complex accounting issues in a clear and concise manner
  • Work closely with, train and develop accounting team members

Advisory Role

  • Provide guidance on transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other business initiatives to ensure compliance with accounting standards
  • Evaluate the financial impact of proposed transactions and provide recommendations

 


Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of GAAP
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • CPA preferred
  • Public company experience preferred
  • Extensive experience (typically 5-7 years) in accounting roles, with demonstrated progression
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a dynamic environment
  • Experience with ERP systems and proficiency in Microsoft Excel

 


Who We Are

First Watch is an award-winning Daytime Dining concept serving made-to-order breakfast, brunch and lunch using fresh ingredients. A recipient of hundreds of local “Best Breakfast” and “Best Brunch” accolades, First Watch’s chef-driven menu includes elevated executions of classic favorites along with First Watch specialties such as the Quinoa Power Bowl®, Farm Stand Breakfast Tacos, Avocado Toast, Chickichanga, Morning Meditation (juiced in-house daily), Spiked Lavender Lemonade and its signature Million Dollar Bacon. In 2023, First Watch was named the top restaurant brand in Yelp’s inaugural list of the 50 most loved brands in the U.S. In 2023 and 2022, First Watch was named a Top 100 Most Loved Workplace® in Newsweek by the Best Practice Institute. In 2022, First Watch was awarded a sought-after MenuMasters honor by Nation’s Restaurant News for its seasonal Braised Short Rib Omelet and recognized with ADP’s coveted Culture at Work Award. First Watch operates more than 530 First Watch restaurants in 29 states. For more information, visitwww.firstwatch.com.

 

First Watch is an equal-opportunity employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, First Watch will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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Director of Operations

Location: Smyrna

Overview

The Director of Operations is responsible for supporting the mission, vision and values of First Watch through all that he/she does in their role every day. The DO’s primary purpose is to develop General Managers and restaurant management teams to build and increase sales over the previous year and improve profitability, while ensuring employee and guest satisfaction, without compromising the integrity or You First culture of the concept. The Director of Operations is responsible for the success of all First Watch operations within their span of control (5-8 direct reports and 200-300 employees).

 


Responsibilities

  • Leads operational activities for a group of First Watch Restaurants by performing the following in accordance with Company guidelines regarding management development, sales, and profitability, planning and customer and employee relations
  • Trains, coaches and develops General Managers and Operations Managers, through timely performance and observation feedback and evaluations
  • Follows up on training of MIT's/CAFE’s and hourly employees. Works closely with the Training General Manager to monitor progress
  • Ensures development of Operations Managers within compliance of the FW management development programs
  • Through effective manpower planning executes the continuous development of the management team and ensures timely and cost effective recruitment of restaurant level management and their training within First Watch
  • Ensures the maintenance of a safe and harassment free workplace in all restaurants
  • Takes quick and responsible action in solving problems and able to uses reason when dealing with individual or staff performance based issues to include personality conflicts
  • Develops for prior approval and then meets or exceeds the area’s budget, including capital investments, General and Administrative expenses
  • Promotes First Watch outside the restaurant

 


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent – concentration in food & beverage, business, marketing or management is preferred
  • Five to seven years of progressive leadership experience in multi unit restaurant industry operations
  • Proven track record of achieving results and building & maintaining successful teams
  • Passion for providing excellent service and quality
  • Ability to partner and build relationships while demonstrating leadership and integrity and promoting team success
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, procedures, and best practices in the industry
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Valid driver's license and ability to travel frequently within assigned market

 


Who We Are

First Watch is an award-winning Daytime Dining concept serving made-to-order breakfast, brunch and lunch using fresh ingredients. A recipient of hundreds of local “Best Breakfast” and “Best Brunch” accolades, First Watch’s chef-driven menu includes elevated executions of classic favorites along with First Watch specialties such as the Quinoa Power Bowl®, Farm Stand Breakfast Tacos, Avocado Toast, Chickichanga, Morning Meditation (juiced in-house daily), Spiked Lavender Lemonade and its signature Million Dollar Bacon. In 2023, First Watch was named the top restaurant brand in Yelp’s inaugural list of the 50 most loved brands in the U.S. In 2023 and 2022, First Watch was named a Top 100 Most Loved Workplace® in Newsweek by the Best Practice Institute. In 2022, First Watch was awarded a sought-after MenuMasters honor by Nation’s Restaurant News for its seasonal Braised Short Rib Omelet and recognized with ADP’s coveted Culture at Work Award. First Watch operates more than 530 First Watch restaurants in 29 states. For more information, visitwww.firstwatch.com.

 

First Watch is an equal-opportunity employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, First Watch will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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