First Watch Restaurants

Wait-List Technology Improves Consumer Relations for Restaurants

Having an entryway full of guests waiting for a table is a mixed bag. While it’s a sign the restaurant is popular, it also means cramped quarters, impatient people asking where they are on the wait list, and hosts or hostesses seeking out customers when a table opens.

First Watch Inks Largest Franchise Agreement to Date

Award-winning breakfast, brunch, and lunch restaurant First Watch announced that it has entered into an exclusive franchise development agreement with Mac Haik Enterprises to develop up to 18 restaurants in Southeastern Texas and Southwestern Louisiana.

First Watch Renews Agreement With Datum

First Watch renewed a multi-year agreement to continue outsourcing all functional IT services and strategic consulting to Datum Corporation, a national technology and consulting company specializing in the multi-unit restaurant industry.

First Watch Gives Guests Mobile Access to Wait List

First Watch, the casual-dining breakfast, brunch, and lunch concept, announced that the NoWait mobile app for wait-list management is now available at all 113 corporate-owned restaurants. The NoWait app enables guests to get in line remotely.

First Watch Plans Opening Of Third Pittsburgh-Area Restaurant

Award-winning Breakfast, Brunch, and Lunch restaurant First Watch announced plans to open its third Pittsburgh-area restaurant in mid-2014.The restaurant will be located in McCandless Crossing, a mixed-use retail center under development at the corner of McKnight Road and Cumberland Road, and will employ approximately 25 people.

First Watch Hires New Chief Financial Offer

Award-winning Breakfast, Brunch, and Lunch restaurant First Watch today announced the hiring of Paul Hineman as chief financial officer.Hineman joins First Watch with 20 years experience in the restaurant and finance industry.