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Employee Recognition

Our people are at the core of JAE’s Culture. Our culture has a clear set of values that when embodied deliver a JAEStar! A JAEStar is a team member who demonstrates through their actions our JAE STAR Values. We promote and reward these JAEStar values.

  •  JAEstars develop their talents best by cooperating with others.
  • JAEstars are great team players who love praise.
  • JAEstars work in teams to bring out their unique skill of absorbing everything they learn and making it better by adding their own touch.
  • JAEstars have good hearts. They only wish positive things for others.
  • JAEstars focus on working for the cause instead of trying to gain personal glory. Serving community involvement causes gives us pleasure and purpose.

Every month we recognize one team member in each of our divisions as a true JAEStar. This person is nominated by another JAE employee and then voted on by a select committee at our JAE Office. These JAEStar’s are rewarded with $500, a JAEStar T-shirt and a chance to be our $2500 grand prize winner at year end.

What’s New?

A juicy, lightly-breaded Homestyle chicken breast topped with swiss cheese, three strips of Applewood smoked bacon, and a sweet maple glaze all on a flaky croissant bun. It’s sweet. It’s savory. It’s what you’ll be thinking about the rest of the day.

Mobile Ordering

Ordering has just gotten easier at Wendy’s.  Download our App to place an order at any of our participating Restaurants and receive deals.  You also now have the convenience of having your food delivered to you Door by DoorDash.

Get the perfect gift for your friends and family and celebrate special occasions with a Wendy’s gift card! Click on the picture above to get yours now.

Community Involvement

JAE is a huge supporter of “Giving Back” which represents 1 of Dave’s 5 Legacy Values. Besides supporting Wendy’s national fund raising programs that include selling Halloween Boo Books, Frosty Key Tags, donation canisters and a huge national adoption night, we have other JAE specific fund raising events. The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption (DTFA) is our #1 Cause. The DTFA works with children in foster care to find them a forever family. JAE believes like our Founder Dave Thomas believed that these children our not someone else’s responsibility, they are OUR responsibility. We take that responsibility very seriously at JAE. Those include voluntary payroll deduction campaign that employees can use to support the foundation. Our JAEStar nominees create a Facebook go fund me page for the DTFA. Our owners also demonstrate their commitment to finding forever families through their personal donations. At this year’s GM Rally the JAE Owners pledged $38,000.00. Year to Date, JAE has raised over $440,000!

Our 3rd year sponsoring the race has been a huge success . We had a lot of fun promoting Wendys of Dunnellon. Special thanks to Wendy – Adrianna Smith and Marlene Gamache who joined us early hours this morning to support JAE. We had a awesome time and met many grateful customers .


Thank you JAE, from DTFA

Date: October 25, 2018

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Date: July 3, 2018

In the world of restaurant franchising, bigger is almost always better. Reasons vary, but “scale” usually tops the list.

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Ranked number 49 on this year's Mega Ranking!

Date: June 19, 2018

Ranked number 49 on this year’s Mega Ranking! See below for a link to the full ranking:


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Date: June 19, 2018

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Date: June 19, 2018

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – A special moment for a rising star. A student at Atlantic High School in Delray Beach just got the surprise of his life.

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JAE Restaurant Group MVP Franchisee Award Winner

Date: June 19, 2018

CONGRATULATIONS JAE for being selected as the “Winner” in the Mega Growth Category for the 2017 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference Magazine Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awards. JAE was selected from one hundred nominations this year from across the nation and from all industry sectors. This is a great honor!!!

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JAE’s Facebook

Date: February 25, 2017

For many reasons we are excited to announce that we have a Facebook page: It represents our family-based culture. Employees will send their family-event pictures for the whole JAE family to view. It serves for recruitment purposes.

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BGCBC Entrepreneur Tank

Date: October 11, 2016

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Accomplishment by JAE Restaurant Group

Date: August 25, 2016

(August 2016) We added the Miami company market to our family.

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YGO Talent Contest

Date: February 25, 2016

JAE Video Contest

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