Eastern Point Collective

Washington, DC


Overview: Eastern Point Collective is a dynamic and community-driven restaurant group dedicated to transforming the hospitality industry through innovation, integrity, and inclusivity. With a portfolio of unique concepts including The Duck & The Peach, La Collina, The Wells, and Meli Wine & Mezze, we are committed to redefining the guest experience and enhancing the lives of our team members.Our Story: With over 30 years of combined experience, Eastern Point Collective is a team of hospitality visionaries who believe in making a positive impact on both our bottom line and the communities we serve. From humble beginnings to Michelin-starred ventures, our collective journey is one of elevating the hospitality industry through authenticity and compassion. We are on a mission to revolutionize the landscape of dining and service.Our Purpose and Values: At Eastern Point Collective, our purpose is to change hospitality through integrity and grace.  Our driving belief is that hospitality flourishes when it embraces a people-positive, community-focused, and purpose-driven approach. We envision a future where successful businesses prioritize the well-being of employees, owners, and guests alike, fostering a harmonious and sustainable ecosystem.Our Concepts:

  • The Duck & The Peach: A culinary haven where contrasting flavors merge in harmony. Enjoy delectable dishes that celebrate the marriage of rich and delicate elements, creating an unforgettable dining adventure.
  • La Collina: Embark on a journey to the hills of Italy through La Collina's inspired Italian cuisine. Immerse yourself in the flavors of regional specialties, carefully crafted to transport you to the heart of Italy.
  • The Wells: A gathering place that bridges tradition and innovation. The Wells offers a modern twist on timeless classics, inviting guests to savor familiar flavors presented in captivating new ways.
  • Meli Wine & Mezze: Indulge in the art of mezze, complemented by an exquisite selection of wines. Meli invites you to explore the rich tapestry of Mediterranean flavors in a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Our Why 22%Short Answer: We introduce a 22% service charge to provide fair wages and stability to our hourly team members. This service charge supports equality and ensures equitable compensation for our staff. An optional gratuity line is available for acknowledging exceptional experiences, with gratuities distributed among the entire dining and kitchen team.Long Answer: Recognizing the need for change in the traditional restaurant compensation model, Eastern Point Collective is committed to rectifying the disparity between back-of-house and front-of-house staff. Through a 22% service charge, derived from the average gratuity, we uplift the entire hourly team with improved wages, fostering a motivated and content workforce.Our inclusive approach aims to overcome biases and inequalities inherent in the conventional tipping system. By providing a platform for equitable wages and benefits, we empower all team members to contribute their best to the guest experience. An optional gratuity line offers guests the chance to acknowledge exceptional service, with gratuities thoughtfully shared among the dining and kitchen staff.  Our managers are never recipients of the tips left for the hourly team, ensuring transparency and fairness in distribution. We are committed to constant innovation, seeking novel ways to enrich the lives of our employees and enhance the communities we serve.  If this gives you hope, then join us.

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