Back of House Hourly Partner
Newk's Eatery

Posted February 23, 2021

Employment Type Hourly

Compensation Depends upon Skills and Experience

Company Newk's Eatery

Location 2664 Enterprise Drive
Opelika, AL 36801



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Newk's Eatery is an express casual dining experience in a refreshing and stylish atmosphere serving fresh tossed salads, oven baked sandwiches, California style pizzas, made-from-scratch soups, and homemade cakes with an emphasis on freshness and flavor. 

The team behind Newk’s Eatery has a special talent for developing innovative restaurant concepts that not only meet consumer’s current needs, but anticipate their future needs as well. The founders pioneered the fast casual restaurant concept by defining and energizing the fastest-growing segment in the restaurant industry. The Newk’s Eatery concept has been developed and refined to meet the needs of consumers and franchise operators alike by providing customers a tantalizing variety of made-to-order menu choices and by providing franchise owners a streamlined, low labor operation designed for efficiency, site adaptability, and multiple revenue opportunities.

The guiding philosophy of Newk’s Eatery is simple: Give guests many good reasons to visit; give more good reasons to come back. There are no reasons better than a variety of delicious choices made-fresh-to-order and served quickly with a smile. 

We thank you for your interest in a career with Newk's Eatery that offers attractive compensation and a meaningful challenge. We encourage you to continue with this applicant-friendly online employment application to be considered as a member of our dynamic team.

The BOH Hourly Partner is responsible to ensure all NEWK’s guests are presented with superior products that are prepared according to NEWK’s high standards. This position also assists the restaurant team in achieving planned sales by performing all responsibilities and tasks of their position according to NEWK’s standards, policies and procedures for operational excellence. The BOH Hourly Partner also helps to protect the brand by maintaining a sanitary, safe, respectful, efficient and quality work environment while effectively managing operational/product costs.
Role-models behaviors that align with the NEWK’s Beliefs and Philosophy for Service:
BOH Hourly Partners treat all people with courtesy and respect. They are reliable, and empowered to make good decisions when it comes operating their station. They are team players that enjoy the idea of service and presenting quality products to our guests while ensuring profitability and operational excellence are maintained. The BOH Hourly Partner values training and follows the procedures and guidelines as outlined in the NEWK’s training systems.

Physical Requirements
Extensive standing without breaks.
Exposure to heat, smoke and cold.
Reaching heights of approximately six feet and depths of approximately three ft.
Must have high level of mobility/flexibility in space provided for periods of up to eight hours or longer as needed.
Effective communication with peers, managers and guests.
Lifting up to 50 pounds.
 Supervision Received

Receives direction from Manager(s) on duty
 Knowledge & Skill Required

Excellent communications skills
High School diploma preferred (college a plus)
Operating BOH P.O.S. System (Aloha Tickets).
 Preferred Experience

At least six months restaurant cooking/prep experience; or other customer service industries.

  • Greets all customers in a warm, sincere, and helpful manner
  • Helps with food preparation and cooking
  • Ensures that work areas are clean and that equipment, tools, and supplies are properly stored
  • Complies with and enforces all safety policies and procedures
  • Cross-trains in all operational positions

  • Six months restaurant cooking/prep experience preferred
  • Neat, clean, and professional appearance
  • Exhibit a sense of urgency
  • Strong stamina to work long or split shifts
  • Willingness to work on your feet
  • Basic culinary coursework or equivalent experience desired
  • Highly collaborative nature
  • Fluent English-speaking and writing skills

  • Uniforms provided
  • 50% off food purchases and after work shift
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Training
  • 401k (after 1 year)