Restaurant Operations Management

  • Waffle House, Inc. - Waffle House, Inc.
  • May 05, 2024
Full time

Job Description

Since 1955, Waffle House has provided outstanding careers and opportunities for professional achievement unmatched in the restaurant industry. We only promote from within, which leads to significant career opportunities with 1,850+ company-owned (not franchised) restaurants, and another 1000+ in the next 10 years. We are looking to hire high-energy leaders who value long-term career advancement.

No restaurant experience is required. A 3-month paid training program and ongoing personal and career development prepare you for a career as a restaurant manager as well as multi-unit leadership roles.

Career Path and Pay Ranges

  • Restaurant Manager - $63,000 to $80,000 (plus continuous service bonuses and a $6,000 annual bonus for having a 4-year degree)
  • District Manager (2-3 restaurants) - $83,000-$113,000 (average time to promotion 1-2 years)
  • Division Manager (6-9 restaurants) - $109,000-$138,000 (average time to promotion 3-5 years)

Company Stock Ownership

  • Unique opportunity to invest in Waffle House stock via payroll deductions of up to 10% of your income (eligible after 90 days or when promoted to Restaurant Manager).
  • Annual Stock Options granted based on % of income.
  • Career Stock Options granted at hire and with each career promotion.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance for you and your family.
  • Three 10-day vacations per year
  • Paid Medical Leave, Maternity Leave, and Family Leave available after 1 year of service
  • Work a "6 days on and 2 days off guaranteed" schedule (unmatched in the industry)

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