The Original Pancake House (TOPH) is an American pancake house chain. The first location was opened in 1953 in Portland, Oregon. There are over 100 TOPH restaurants across 28 states in the United States today. The chain’s signature dishes are Apple Pancake and Dutch Baby, which are both great desserts. Lately, the company opened new TOPH locations in Japan and South Korea.
The Original Pancake House Jobs
At present, TOPH locations can be found in over half of the US states. If you are not unlucky, you can find at least one TOPH location in your area. If pancakes are your favorite, we encourage you to apply at your local TOPH, since this pancake house chain is making top-quality pancakes for more than half a century. You’ll definitely love the job of serving them every day.
How to Apply
- Go to The Original Pancake House’s career website.
- Scroll down and find the “Hourly Associates” and “Restaurant Managers” section. Click the red “learn more” button under either of them.
- A new page will open.
- Click the “apply now” button.
- You find the job listings. Click a job title for more information. A new page will open again.
- Click the “Apply for this Position” button on the right side of the page. You will have started your online job application.
Minimum Age to Work: 16
Hours of Operation: Every day 6:30am-2:00pm
Job Positions: Barista, busser, dishwasher, to-go specialist, cashier, host, grill chef, guest assistant, server.
Printable Job Application Form PDF: Not available.
Positions & Salaries
Barista / Coffee Bar / TOGO Specialist: You will take food and beverage orders from guests, and enter orders in the point-of-sale system which relays orders to the kitchen and bar. Then you will deliver food and beverages from the kitchen to guests in a timely matter. You will prepare the final bill and present check to guests.
Busser / Dishwasher: You will ensure prompt delivery to guests. You will remove all unused items on tables and place them in proper dish table bins. You will maintain the cleanliness of all areas of the TOPH location.
Guest Assistant: You will make guests feel welcome and suggest them beverages. You will communicate both with the guests and the supervisors to prevent any kind of guest dissatisfaction.
The Original Pancake House Application Form PDF
Unfortunately, this pancake house chain doesn’t offer any printable job application form on the internet. You are thus recommended to visit the official career website of the company for employment. Also, you can always visit any TOPH location in your area for more detailed employment information.
The Original Pancake House Interview
After you applied for the job you’ll be called for an interview. They will interview you near 10-20 minutes or so. You’ll be asked questions such as “What are your weakness and strengths?”, “How flexible could you be with hours and days of the week?”, “What are you not capable to do while you are working?” as well as your previous job experiences, your personality, your availability, etc. They may give you certain customer service situations and ask you how would you respond. After the questions, you will be informed if you got the job or not in the following days.
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