Benefits

BJ’s is proud to be an industry leader in technology investments, sales building and guest satisfaction.  We are also proud of our leadership position regarding compensation and benefits for our restaurant management and hourly team members.  BJ’s offers all of the following:

Restaurant Management and Restaurant Support Center Team Members

New managers and eligible dependents are eligible to enroll in our insurance programs the first day of the month following their 30th day of employment.

Medical
California – (PPO, CDHP with HSA, and HMO)
Outside CA – Aetna (PPO and CDHP with HSA)

Dental
Aetna Dental PPO

Vision
Vision Services Plan (VSP)

Vacation
Managers accrue 10 days of vacation each year during the first five years of employment, and fifteen days of vacation per year after the fifth year.

Other Benefit Offerings
Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)*
Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)*
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with company match*
Company paid Long-Term Disability
Company-paid Life Insurance
Company-paid Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
Supplemental Term Life and AD&D Insurance
Whole Life Insurance
Accident Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Health Advocate

* Highly compensated team members are eligible for a Deferred Compensation Plan through The Newport Group instead of the 401(k) Plan and are not eligible for FSAs.

Give A Slice Program
This is an entirely team member-funded program designed to assist team members in a time of tragedy or crisis.

AMP (Advanced Restaurant Management Training Program) Honors Recognition and Reward
This rewards and recognizes AMP participants who complete training in the top 10% of graduates.

Bonus Program
All operations positions are eligible for a performance-based quarterly cash bonus program that balances restauranteuring metrics with key financial measures.

Stock Ownership Program
This offers real ownership for restaurant General Managers and Executive Kitchen Managers in the form of stock awards.

Management Referral Bonuses
For each successful management referral, eligible team members can earn up to $2000.

Top Performers Club
Top performing General Managers and Executive Kitchen Managers are invited to join our prestigious Top Performers Club. Benefits include a company leased Audi A3 and an annual all expense paid trip with your significant other for General Managers, incremental cash incentives for Executive Kitchen Managers and additional paid time off for both General Managers and Executive Kitchen Managers. Additionally, General Managers who are members of the Top Performers Club are eligible for consideration as a Managing Director candidate in their region.

Benefit offerings are subject to change, modification, and deletion at any time at the discretion of company Management.

Hourly Restaurant Team Members

New team members and eligible dependents are eligible to enroll in our insurance programs if:

  • They have been designated as a full-time team member (e.g., one expected to work over 30 hours a week) by their General Manager at the time of hire after a 60-day waiting period; or
  • They have worked an average of at least 30 hours per week during the first six months of their employment, measured from the first day of the month following their hire date through 6 months (we’re calling this a Individual Measurement Period); or
  • They have worked an average of at least 30 hours per week during a specified six-month look-back period (we’re calling this a Company Measurement Period).

Medical
Aetna CDHP

Dental
CIGNA Dental Care (DHMO) – Outside of AR, LA, NM, OR, & WA
CIGNA Dental Care (DPPO) – AR, LA, NM, OR, & WA only

Vacation
Hourly restaurant team members who have been employed for a designated waiting period accrue vacation during each pay period in which they work at least 64 hours.

Other Benefit Offerings
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with company match
Term Life Insurance
Whole Life Insurance
Accident Insurance

Give A Slice Program
This is an entirely team member-funded program designed to assist team members in a time of tragedy or crisis.

Referral Programs
For each successful hourly Team Member referral, eligible team members receive a $50 bonus.

Benefit offerings are subject to change, modification, and deletion at any time at the discretion of company Management.