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Rockville, MD

$18.00 per hour
Full Time

Posted 11 days ago


First Watch Restaurants, Inc. are advertising $18.00 per hour for this role. This matches DirectlyApply's estimated salary of $18.00 per hour based on similar job postings.


Paid Time Off
Pension (401K)

Education & Experience

This role would benefit from having:

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Job Description

Text “BACON” to 25000 to schedule an interview!

Our YOU FIRST Philosophy

In addition to no night shifts, ever and our fully chef-curated menu, our #1 priority has always been our people. We care about our customers, and we care about you! That’s where our YOU FIRST culture begins – each day, we put our employees first and strive to make them happy. They are empowered with an independence to make decisions that will help provide an exceptional breakfast, brunch, or lunch experience for their customers. In fact, we like to say, we love our employees more than bacon. And that says a lot.

A Few of The Perks (and not just the coffee!)

All employees are eligible for the following

One Shift - No Night Shifts. Ever.

Opportunity to grow your career with a great company and great people!

24/7 Employee Assistance Program

Meal Discount

Complimentary premium access to the Calm App, plus 5 gift subscriptions

Unlimited access to medical and behavioral telemedicine through Cirrus MD

Tuition Reimbursement & High School Diploma Program


  • Vision

  • Health Insurance (eligibility for employees who work 30+ hours a week)

  • Total Pet Plan

  • Supplemental Insurance (accident, critical illness, indemnity)

  • Perks at Work (over 30,000 discounts on purchases for travel, fitness, auto event tickets & more)

    Childcare Discount Program

    Paid Time Off (PTO)

    401(K) Retirement Savings Program

  • Employees are eligible the first of the month after 60 days of employment

  • Employees are eligible after one year with our First Watch family

    About The Position

    Our Back-of-the-House team members have a mutual respect for quality food, and they perform their responsibilities as if placing a personal signature on every plate. Newly hired cooks will train in a specific station based on their comfort level & innate skill. In other words, you don’t need to master the art of flipping an egg to work at First Watch (unless you want to!).

    Does this sound like you? Our Cooks (just to name a few)

    Communicate well with others and believe in the importance of teamwork

    Are responsible for delivering high-quality, safe food in a fast-paced kitchen

    Follow our amazing recipes (yep - our Chef is an award winner!) & Use only the freshest ingredients

    Maintain a clean, sanitized, and organized station

    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 protein-packed Quinoa Power Bowl, Farmstand Breakfast Tacos, Avocado Toast, Chickichanga, Morning Meditation (juiced in-house daily), Vodka Kale Tonic and its famous Million Dollar Bacon. In 2022, First Watch was awarded a sought-after MenuMasters honor by Nation’s Restaurant News for its seasonal Braised Short Rib Omelet, recognized with ADP’s coveted Culture at Work award and named a Top 100 Most Loved Workplace by Newsweek and the Best Practice Institute. In 2021, First Watch was recognized as FSR Magazine’s Best Menu and as the fastest-growing full-service restaurant chain based on unit growth. There are more than 470 First Watch restaurants in 29 states and the restaurant concept is majority owned by Advent International, one of the world’s largest private-equity firms. For more information, visit .

    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.

    Pay Range

    Up to $18.00

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