Waffle House, Inc.

About Waffle House, Inc.

Waffle House is a privately held, short-order restaurant company founded in 1955 in Avondale Estates, Georgia by Joe Rogers, Sr. and Tom Forkner. Waffle House currently operates over 1,600 company units; there are also about 300 franchise units. In 2017, Waffle House, Inc. became the 4th largest operator of restaurants in America. We are proud to employ over 40,000 associates to serve our customers and communities 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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Grill Cook

June 2015 - August 2020 Duluth, GA
“The flexible work hours, management, and the co-workers. ”

management trainee

May 2021 - July 2021 Mobile, AL
“I liked learning another aspect of the food industry and the people and methods behind Waffle House.”
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